BHOPAL: The finance department has once again rejected the proposal of the home department to pay special allowance to the special task force (STF).At present only the security personnel of governor and CM are paid special allowance but the home department is forwarding the proposal to pay special allowance to the STF under the pressure of police officials. The finance department had rejected the proposal of special allowance in the past twice and now for the third time it has rejected it.

According to sources, CM Chauhan also wants the special allowance to be paid to the STF due to which the decision in this matter would be taken by him. The STF is in limelight these days after the expose of the scams in professional examination board and various other scams.

The police officials working in the STF are demanding for additional staff along with the special allowance. The STF was constituted for controlling the interstate crimes.The finance department feels that the STF is not doing any additional work for which they should be paid special allowance at the same time they feel that due to it the other branches of police would start demanding special allowances.

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