Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday announced a slew of sops for the government employees, including an interim relief of 27 per cent.
He also promised to scrap the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) and enhance the salaries of contract workers.
Jagan Reddy, who entered the state secretariat for the first time on Saturday after taking oath as the Chief Minister on May 30, addressed the staff, urging them to join hands with the government to provide good governance to the people.
Jagan, as the Chief Minister is popularly known, was felicitated by the Secretariat Employees’ Association. They submitted a memorandum to him. Responding to this, Jagan said that all their issues included in the election manifesto of the YSR Congress Party would be discussed in the first cabinet meeting.