UP government increases daily payment for outsourced cleanliness staff
The hike was endorsed by Urban Development Minister AK Sharma as part of his effort to introduce a policy to link the cleanliness campaign to incentives, an official said
The state government has increased the daily payment to outsourced staff deployed for cleanliness. This outsourced cleaning staff would be paid ₹366.54 each a day for their work – a 10% increase in their payments that would roughly translate to an increase of ₹30 per day. In March 2021, ₹336.85 was offset as payment for outsourced staff services.
“Now, instead of the monthly payment of ₹8,758, these outsourced staff would each be paid ₹9,530 per month,” an official said, adding that the hike had been approved by Urban Development Minister AK Sharma as part of his effort to introduce a policy to link the cleanliness campaign to incentives. A government order in this regard has also been issued.
The Minister of Town Planning has already specified that the confidential annual reports (RAC) of the agents of the town planning department would also mention their contribution to cleanliness. “When writing ACRs, officers should also consider contribution to cleanliness,” one officer said.
Sharma has also set June 15 as the deadline for all city commissioners and executive officers to provide a certificate that “door-to-door garbage collection” has been fully provided. The town planning department has set up a command and control center to monitor the progress and implementation of the various departmental projects.
A green number 18001800101 has also been launched. Additionally, 202 WhatsApp groups have been formed to ensure quick sharing of photos and videos of the cleanliness task undertaken by officials under the Minister’s directives to monitor the campaign daily from 5am to 8am and report back. progress in government.
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