JK NEWS TODAY
Jammu, November 23 ( JKNT) Within four days of its announcement to pay advance salary in cash to its non-gazetted employees, Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday withdrew this order and said that now all the salaries will be credited to the accounts of employees as usual.
The part of the salary was to be in cash from Thursday, as per a notification of the state finance ministry on November 19 to enable the employees to overcome the difficulties faced by them because of cash crunch following demonetization of Rs. 500/ Rs 1000 notes by Prime Minister November 8.
The state’s finance ministry in its latest order on Wednesday said, “ Reserve Bank of India has expressed difficulties in providing additional cash to Jammu and Kashmir Bank for payment of Rs.10000/- (Rupees ten thousand advance advance salary to the Non-Gazetted employees of the
Government of Jammu and Kashmir on 24th November, 2016.”
“In the abovementioned context, the salary for the month of
November, 2016 will be credited to the accounts of all employees at the
end of the month as usual.”
However, the employees are free to withdraw
cash requirement from their bank accounts within the ceiling imposed by
the RBI Central Government as on date., the order signed by state’s Finance Secretary Navin Choudhary said.