Lucknow, October 11: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday announced a bonus of Rs 7000 for its employees ahead of Diwali. The measure is likely to benefit 14 Lakh employees of the state government. The order issued by Finance Secretary Mukesh Mittal stated the employees will get Rs 6908 whereas daily wage employees will be given Rs 1184 as bonus. The order also stated 75 percent amount of the bonus will be deposited in the provident fund accounts of the employees.
Earlier, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister