Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Oct 7:
In what could be said as Durga Puja gift to the Havildars, Constables and Sepoys, the Odisha government today raised the monthly special diet allowance provided to them.
The state government has increaded the special diet allowance of the Havildars, Constables and Sepoys from Rs 900 to Rs 1150, Principal Secretary of Home department Asit Tripathy said here today.
Earlier, the state government had paid addition pay of one month subject to a maximum of Rs 20, 000) to the SOG, SIW, DVF and contractual personnel posted in Maoist-infested districts, apart from Havildars, Constables and Sepoys like previous years.