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Giving a big relief to state's government employees, Chhattisgarh government has allowed its staff to work 5-days a week from now. For pension, state's contribution to be increased from 10% to 14% as part of Anshdayi Pension Scheme.  

On the occasion of India's 73rd Republic Day, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister made other major announcements such as:

  • Necessary provisions will be made for the regularisation of business activities conducted in residential areas.
  • A law will be brought this year for regularization of all irregular building construction, the CM said in a statement.
  • Building permission will be issued without intervention for plots of 500 square meters in investment areas outside the municipal corporation.
  • Like urban areas, the government leased land in rural areas will be called freehold.
  • Simplification of the process of making learning license and a large number of transport facilitation centers will be started for youth employment.
  • In the interest of government employees, 10% plots will be reserved for entrepreneurship development in OBCs by amending the inter-industrial policy of 'Contributory Pension Scheme'.
  • In the Kharif year 2022-23, the purchase of pulse crops like moong, urad, tur etc. will also be done at the minimum support price.

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