Finance Minister gives green signal for salary hike for home guards

Monday, February 19, 2018

AP Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu agreed to hike the salaries of home guards and instructed the Director General of Police M.Malakondaiah ad Principal Secretary (Home) A.R.Anuradha to come up with a specific proposal on the extent of the increase.

Addressing a pre-budget meeting with the top brass of the Home, Energy, Revenue, Forest, Excise, Endowments and Commercial Tax Departments at the Secretariat today, he said the home guards were rendering services on par with the police and hence deserved to be given the hike in their remuneration as recommended by the DGP. He said that he would look into the request for adequate allocation for the OCTOPUS and the Greyhounds in the upcoming budget.

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