Bhopal: Panchayat election dates have been announced. Earlier, taking an important decision, the government issued an order to pay an honorarium to the priests of the state. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh had announced to increase in the salary of priests in a function organized on the occasion of Parshuram Jayanti. Now the government has issued its order.
In this regard, the religious trust and religious department of the Madhya Pradesh government have issued orders in this regard. The government had announced that those temples which do not have agricultural land, those temples will be given an honorarium of 5 thousand rupees per month to the priests. The government will give an honorarium of 2,500 rupees per month to the priests of the temples where they have 5 acres of agricultural land. The priests of temples which own more than 10 acres of land will not be paid any separate salary.
Recently, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh had announced an honorarium to priests in the wake of the Akshaya Utsav ceremony at the cave temple in Bhopal. Then, the Shivraj Cabinet allowed it. Now orders have also been issued to implement it. Apart from this, Chief Minister Shivraj had also announced to include the text related to Lord Parshuram in the syllabus. The Chief Minister had also announced the introduction of scholarships for students studying Sanskrit.