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70 pc of Mizoram plan fund goes to salaries


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Aizawl: The 60,000-odd state government employee get the lion’s share from the state’s annual plan fund with more than 70 per cent spent on their salaries.

The state government spent 1080.60 crore for salaries of its 46,915 regular employees during the 2009-2010 fiscal.

The implementation of the Sixth Pay Recommendations required an additional fund of Rs 154.08 crores, official sources said.

As of March 3, 2011, there were 46,915 regular employees and 2421 contract and 8,410 muster roll employees under the state government.

There were 7173 vacant posts which were being filled on contract and muster roll basis.

Besides these, there are 6,663 employees in various boards, authorities and councils which also have 1,636 vacant posts.

Finance minister H Liansailova has stated in the recent budget session that there were 17,362 employees drawing salaries under the plan fund and Rs 12,56,93,02,725 was spent on their salaries. (UNI)


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