Civil servants in Selangor will get a special Aidilfitri bonus of one month in conjunction with the Hari Raya celebration.
Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari announced the news of the special payment today during a speech at a Ramadan event with civil servants.
A total of 19,244 Selangor civil servants will receive a bonus of one month’s salary, while the 739 federal staffers serving in the state will receive RM1,000 each.
"The special financial aid called Insentif Mahabbah Selangor, with an allocation of RM33.84 million, will be paid out on June 7," he said
A one-month bonus will also be given to 1,521 government-linked company (GLC) staff and those working in strategic planning organisations like Universiti Selangor (Unisel), Yayasan Hijrah Selangor, Tourism Selangor, Invest Selangor and Yayasan Warisan Anak Selangor, with the amount totalling RM5.621 million.
The state government will also be distributing RM4.17 million worth of Insentif Mahabbah Ramadan to those running the 2,053 surau and 390 mosques in the state.
"Mosque workers are made up of the nazir, a couple of imam, bilal and siak who will receive RM400 each. Surau staff will receive RM300 each," he said.
Amirudin said the state government has also decided that Selangor civil servants will receive two months’ bonus at the end of the year.
Meanwhile, the Pahang state government today also announced that it would give Aidilfitri bonus of RM600 to all state civil servants from Grade 54 and below.
Menteri Besar Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail said the bonus was expected to be paid by May 24.
Some 8,000 civil servants are expected to receive the bonus.