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Odisha Government ordered deferment of wages and salaries of Ministers, Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) and government servants

Bhubaneswar:31/3/20: The State government on Tuesday has ordered an austerity measure to tide over the current economic crisis on account of the coronavirus lockdown.

It has also ordered deferment of wages and salaries of Ministers, Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) and government servants.

A release from the state government said in view of the economic impact due to the lockdown and expenditures incurred to control COVID-19, the government has opted for deferment of wages and salaries with immediate effect.

The release said there will be a 70% deferment in the gross salary of the Chief Minister, Ministers, MLAs, chairperson of corporations and elected representatives of all local bodies.

Likewise, there will be a deferment of 50% of the gross salary of IAS, IPS and IFS officers with immediate effect.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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