**Bhubaneswar:** The State Government has decided to hike the salary of teachers and employees appointed in approved posts in Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan (OAVS), based on the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission.
Odisha Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera on Friday approved a proposal of the School and Mass Education department to revise the salary of the teachers and employees under the OAVS.
The revised salary will be paid retrospectively from January 1, 2016.
The Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan was established on September 19, 2015 as a society under the Society Registration Act of Odisha.
The General Body is the apex body of the Sangathan headed by the School & Mass Education Minister as Chairman. There is an Executive Body headed by the Development Commissioner-cum-Additional Chief Secretary (DC-cum-ACS) as Chairman.
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