… directs revision of honorarium of Imams, salary enhancement of Wakf employees
Srinagar, Mar 18: In a major decision, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today directed revision in the remunerations of Imams of the mosques run by J&K Muslim Wakf Board and constitution of a committee to recommend revision of salaries of its employees.
The direction came in a meeting of the members of the Muslim Wakf Board which was presided over by the Chief Minister, who is also the chairperson of the Board.
The committee to look into the salary hike of employees, as per the decision, has been asked to submit its report within 15 days.
In another significant decision, the Board also decided to enhance the retirement age of its employees from present 58 years to 60 years. The Board also decided to extend benefits of maternity leave from present 90 days to 180 days to its female employees as are available to women working in government departments.