Uttar Pradesh Government has taken a beneficial step for home Guards. Government hiked the Home Guards stipend by around 33%, making it the largest increase in the stipend in UP till date.
The stipend has increased to Rs 300 from Rs 225 and it will benefit around 1, 00,000 home guards in the state. This step will surely help them to overcome their problems.
The improved rates will come into effect from April 1. A welfare fund for Home Guards families is also in place.