Guv approves release of enhanced remuneration for Home Guards

Srinagar, Jun 28: Governor N N Vohra today approved release of funds towards remuneration/honorarium of 4300 Home Guards, which had been enhanced earlier from Rs 60 per day to Rs. 300 per day for 5 months in a year over and above the Central share.
Accordingly, Finance Department has been directed to release 50 percent of the revised budget which works out to Rs. 19.35 crores per annum.
Home Department has been directed to immediately implement the revised scheme of remuneration/honorarium to the Home Guards following the release of funds by the Finance Department for the purpose.