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Principals, Teachers will get Rs. 5,000 allowance from this month

Plantation Minister and Co-Cabinet Spokesperson Dr. Ramesh Pathirana yesterday said that the interim allowance of Rs 5,000 for teachers and principals will be added to their salary from this month.

He expressed confidence that the teachers and principals will resume their duties by accepting the solution provided by the Government to rectify their salary anomalies

Minister Dr. Pathirana said that the Government has already announced a gamut of measures to rectify the salary anomalies.

The Minister said that a salary increment for them in the midst of unprecedented financial constraints have also been mentioned in the solution by the Government.

It is expected to increase the basic salary of those in the Teacher and Principal services at various levels from 17 – 26 per cent and the Education Minister has already announced that increments can be granted in three stages due to the present financial constraints due the pandemic, he said.


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