Kolkata, Oct 16 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced that employees of state- run Webel Ltd and techies of agencies engaged will now be treated as contractual staffers of the state government, terming it a 'Durga Puja gift'.
The chief minister said that they will get several benefits with this announcement, including job certainty till the age of 60.
'Bengal is known for its e-governance & today I'm pleased to announce my Pujo gift for young IT personnel working to improve our e-services for the people of Bengal.
Webel/WTL/agency-engaged IT staff in state govt shall now be directly engaged as contractual staff of GoWB,' she tweeted.
'They will also get 30 days leave & 10 days medical leave annually along with usual maternity leaves for women.
They'll have tenure certainty till 60 years age & get Rs 3 L on attaining 60 years as terminal benefit. Further, Swasthya Sathi will cover their medical expenses,' Banerjee added. PTI SUS SOM SOM