Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K ChandraShekar Rao, on April 6th, announced incentive "CM gift" to health staff and sanitary workers. As a good gesture and a small way of thanking the relentless efforts put in, CM announced 10 per cent of gross salary as incentive besides full salary .
Sanitary workers serving in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation , Hyderabad Metro-politian Water and Sewerage Board to get Rs 7,500 incentive. While . The civic staff in municipalities to get Rs 5,000, this is besides full salary.
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao showered sops on staff belonging to health and municipal departments for working tirelessly to contain the spread of coronavirus. KCR also exempted sanitary workers from 10 per cent salary cut and directed officials to repay 10 per cent salary that was deducted to sanitary workers immediately.
With this 21,531 sanitary staff working in municipalities , 2,510 workers in HMWSSB and 27,690 sanitary workers in GHMC to benefit. 'Around 43,661 sanitary workers in gram panchayats were already paid
full salaries and no salary cuts were imposed on them, the CM said while he also praised the police department and exempted them from salary cut.