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7th Pay Commission News – latest developments – Source also indicate, the Government is contemplating to give around 19 percent raise on the existing minimum basic salary.
Reportedly within two to three months all the required formalities will be completed so that increment can be handed to government staff at the earliest.
Sources said, notification for salary increment will be issued after State Assembly elections. Most likely it will be done in May. Union Cabinet may approve recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission in the month of June. The Government will implement the recommendations of the 7th Pay commission most likely in July. The central government employees will be paid six months arrears along with final increment.
Source also indicate, the Government is contemplating to give around 19 percent raise on the existing minimum basic salary. Reports say that Empowered Committee of Secretaries will suggest minimum pay Rs 20,000 in place of Rs 18,000 which was proposed earlier.
However, the central government employees demand for a minimum Rs.26,000.
Pay commission has suggested abolition of many privileges and facilities including risk allowance, small family allowance, festival advance and motor cycle advance etc in its recommendations. However, Sources indicate that the Government won’t be making any changes in the existing advances and facilities, enjoyed by Central government employees.
Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha headed empowered committee which was appointed to overview whole process was told to accept pay commission’s recommendations without diluting the same. Sources however say, PM Modi asked Committee of Secretaries to provide maximum possible benefits to central the staff.
Source: One India