Special Correspondent

HYDERABAD: The Government on Thursday issued orders extending till February 28, the last date for submitting study certificates by teachers and employees for ascertaining local status under G.O. 610.

It had earlier fixed January 31 as the date before which teachers and employees must submit their local status certificates, failing which salaries for January, 2007, would be withheld.

In an order issued on Wednesday night, the General Administration Department asked all the Drawing and Disbursing Officers not to withhold salaries to employees who were yet to submit information regarding local status.