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7th Pay Commission Latest News – Sources Indicate – As per reports, the secretaries group may recommended a 30 percent increase in minimum and maximum basic pay.
The buzz around the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission recommendations (7th CPC) is increasing, both with regard to the date of implementation and the quantum of hike that will benefit about 47 lakh Central government employees and 52 lakh pensioners.
The meeting of the empowered committee of secretaries headed by cabinet secretary P K Sinha to decide the fate of 7th pay commission report did not take place last Saturday as scheduled, and is likely to be held on Tuesday, reliable sources in anonymous said. Though there is no official confirmation yet.
The revised salaries are likely to reflect in the July pay of government employees. “Central government employees could get the revised pay-scales with their July salaries that would be credited on Aug. 1,” a finance ministry official in anonymous said.
The Empowered Committee of Secretaries is functioning as a Screening Committee to process the recommendations with regard to all relevant factors of the Commission in an expeditious detailed and holistic fashion.
Reliable sources further added that after getting final nod from the Empowered Committee of Secretaries, (hopefully today) Finance Ministry will take only a few days to implement the higher pay package for central government employees.
As per reports, the secretaries group may recommended a 30 percent increase in minimum and maximum basic pay structures along with doubling of existing rates of allowances and advances.
The 7th pay commission had recommended a minimum monthly basic salary of Rs. 18,000 and maximum Rs. 2,50,000. A 30 percent increase would translate into minimum salary of Rs. 23,400 and maximum at Rs. 3,25,000, respectively.
Source: Zee Media