30% pay hike for staff of Guwahati Municipal Corporation: Mayor

The workers will also benefit from the Employee State Insurance (ESIC) programme announced Mrigen Sarani, mayor, Guwahati


All regular and contractual staff members of the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) will enjoy a 30 per cent increment in their salaries. The same was announced by Mayor Mrigen Sarania on the occasion of Labour Day or May Day, on 1 May, 2023.

workers will also enjoy the benefits of the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), whether they are on the rolls (regular employees) or on contract under the Corporation.

The ESIC benefit ensure a monthly cash allowance for a duration of not more than two years, in case of involuntary loss of job or permanent invalidity due to non-employment injury.

Along with this announcement, the Mayor also informed the workers of the measures taken for the improvement of their condition, and the measures adopted to control the air pollution in the city, as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission.

As part of the National Clean Air Programme for Guwahati City, the Mayor inaugurated a few road sweeping machines as well as back hoe loaders to help control pollution and keep the city clean and hygienic.

He also assured that health camps will be organised at Fatashil and Ulubari to help the community maintain good health. The schools under the Corporation will also undergo major revamping and rehauling so that the quality of education offered to the children improves. The Mayor expressed confidence that the children passing out of these schools would go on to become officers under the Guwahati Municipal Corporation.

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