Amid Economic crisis, Chhattisgarh government cuts down expenditures

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  • Chhattisgarh government set out some major rules to curtail the government expenditures
  • Ban on creating new posts, transfer, organizing meetings in expensive hotels, foreign tours and purchase of new vehicles

Chhattisgarh: In the wake of coronavirus, the Chhattisgarh government set out some major rules to curtail the government expenditures. The emergence of COVID-19 in the state has affected the revenue collection. The additional resources are required to add up for revenue generation. The use of optimal utilization of resources is required for the developmental works. 

The creation of new-posts, transfer, organising meetings in the expensive hotels, foreign trips and expenses of new cars are prohibited that require government monetary support. The government has decided to put for the money in the increment of annual salary and vaccine programs.

The Finance Department of State Government has decided to restrict the recruitment of all vaccines. The prior information regarding the annual financial burden would require the permission of the department. All the pending recruitment of the posts needs the permission of the concerned authority. 

The finance department has proposed to follow standard guidelines to regular promotion but a promotion on the basis of a temporary upgrade on the same post would be discredited whereby; the payment in the promotion-upgradation would continue pending till the orders.

The state government has banned the creation of the new post, public undertaking, and municipal bodies with an immediate effect. A new post can only be created after special permission from the finance department. The department would check for the minimal transfer or transfer on one’s own expenses would be preferred. The government official is denied to travel in business class of flights and first-class passengers; the department has decided to organize meetings in government buildings via video-conference or webinars.

The utmost schemes in the current fiscal year should be reviewed and the existing scheme should be reviewed separately.  All the irrelevant schemes are to be ended. The annual increment of the state employees from July 1, 2020, and January 1, 2020, are postponed but the order would not be applicable for the employees retiring before January ,2021 and July 1, 2021.

All these expenditures are curbed for the time being. The permission of the expenses is provided only on some special occasion. The orders are effective till March 31, 2021.

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