Hyderabad, Nov 29 : The Telangana government will pay its employees Rs 10,000 in cash in their salary for November to “mitigate their hardships” due to demonetisation. The decision was taken following a request from the President of Telangana Non-Gazetted Officers Union Central, Hyderabad, a circular issued by the state Finance department said.

The State Bank of India, Andhra Bank and other nationalised banks have been addressed in this regard, it said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on November 8, had scrapped Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 currency notes.