Govt releases Rs 566 crore for payments

SRINAGAR: The Finance department released Rs 566 crore from various treasuries in the state to pay employees and workers, the government said on Thursday.
“All the payments for which the bills or cheques were received at the treasuries up to September 23 were paid particularly in respect of salaries, wages, contractors or firms, land compensation, and local bodies. The payments were also made to general public and employees,” an official handout issued here said.
It said the Director General, Accounts and Treasuries visited all the treasuries here in order to ensure that the payments are made smoothly, without any inconvenience to the general public.