Port Blair, May 8: The issue for regularization of the services of Home Guard with all consequential service benefits in compliance to the verdict of the Hon’ble High Court/Supreme Court of India was pending with the Ministry since UPA Govt. Such undue delay in settlement of legitimate demands was brought to the notice of Shri Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament.

Shri Bishnu Pada Ray has accordingly raised the matter with the Ministry and also in the Parliament on various occasions, besides personnel meeting with Shri Rajnath Singh, Hon’ble Minister of Home Affairs. 

After the extensive efforts of the MP and best possible efforts of the Administration, the Ministry of Home Affairs has accepted the proposal. The Ministry has conveyed their approval vide letter bearing No.U-114040/22/2009-ANL Dated 28.04.2015 for admissibility of service benefit of pay scale in PB-1 Rs: 5200-20200 with grade pay of Rs: 1800/- and also for the admissibility of HRA & ACP/MACP to the Home Guards of A & N Islands. 

The MP has also expressed his gratitude to the A&N Administration, especially the Director General of Police for extending all possible efforts in getting the service benefits to Home Gaur Personnel of A & N Islands.    

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