In a good news for employees and officials working in Government-aided hostels, run by NGOs for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe students, the Maharashtra Government has decided to hike their honorary payment, said Social Justice Minister Shivajirao Moghe.
The Social Justice Department runs the Government hostels and grants aids to hostels run by NGOs in Maharashtra. The number of hostels run by NGOs in Maharashtra for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe students is 2388 and the number of employees and officials working in these hostels stands to 8104 and their honorary payments have been doubled by the Maharashtra Government, said Moghe.
Now, the Superintendents of these hostels would draw Rs 8000 as against previous honorary payment of Rs 4500 per month. Similarly, the honorary payments of cooks who were being paid Rs 3750 would now receive the honorary payments of Rs 6000. The helpers and watchmen would receive Rs 5000 as against Rs 3000 being paid previously, Moghe added.