Manipur government hikes journalists’ pension

Rule 10 of the Manipur Working Journalists' Pension Rules 1996 has been amended.

The Manipur government has hiked journalists’ pension amount by amending the Manipur Working Journalists' Pension Rules 1996.

According to the latest amendment, the Manipur Working Journalists' Pension (Third Amendment) Rules, 2020, the Rule 10 has been amended.

In Rule 10 of the Manipur Working Journalists' Pension Rules, 1996, for the words and figures "Rs.4000 (Rupees four thousand only)" in clause (l) and "Rs. 2000/ (Rupees two thousand only) in clause (ii), the words and figures "Rs.8000 (Rupees eight thousand only and Rs.5000 (Rupees five thousand only)" shall be substituted respectively, said a notification issued by the information and public relations department.

The notification said that the amendment has been vetted by Law department and shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

It added that the notification was issued with the concurrence of FD(PIC), vide their U.O. No.142/2020- 2021/FD(PIC) issued on October 19.

First Published:Oct. 29, 2020, 8:05 p.m.

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