The state government, led by Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, has taken a significant step to ensure social security for employees of the Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Limited (HPSEBL). Approximately 6,500 HPSEBL employees will now be included in the Old Pension Scheme (OPS), thanks to the government’s decision. (OPS Update For Hpseb ) This move aims to provide them with the benefits and stability offered by the OPS.
The Importance of Government Employees:
Chief Minister Sukhu acknowledges the crucial role played by government employees in the progress and development of the state. In the first cabinet meeting, the state government approved the reinstatement of the old pension scheme, benefiting over 1.36 lakh state employees. By extending this scheme to HPSEBL employees, the government ensures their inclusion in the benefits provided under the OPS.
Prioritizing Employee Welfare: (OPS Update)
The welfare of government employees is of utmost importance to the state government, according to Chief Minister Sukhu. As Himachal Pradesh continues to make rapid strides in development, the government is committed to prioritizing the well-being and empowerment of its employees. This approach aims to enable them to contribute effectively to the overall growth and development of the state.
Measures for Employee Well-being:
Apart from the decision to include HPSEBL employees in the old pension scheme, the state government has implemented various measures to enhance the well-being of government employees. Chief Minister Sukhu highlights the release of a three percent dearness allowance installment as a step towards their welfare. Despite the challenging fiscal situation, the government maintains a balanced approach and remains committed to sustaining the pace of development.
Clearing Liabilities and Financial Benefits:
Chief Minister Sukhu emphasizes that while the previous BJP government made announcements, the actual financial benefits were not provided to employees. However, the present government is determined to gradually clear all liabilities as the economic condition of the state improves. This commitment reflects the government’s dedication to fulfilling its promises and providing the deserving financial benefits to employees.
Scathing Critique: Former CM’s Handling Of National Highways Projects