West Bengal Pay Commission- Cabinet approves 14.22% Pay Hike

West Bengal Pay Commission- Cabinet approves 14.22% Pay Hike

The Cabinet Committee yesterday approved the 6th CPC recommendations and implement to the State Government employees of West Bengal

Revised Pay Structure

Dearness Allowance merged with existing basic pay and grade pay to arrive new revised basic pay.

The revised pay structure will come into effect from 1.1.2020.

No arrears will be paid

Example of Pay Hike

Pre revised basic pay is Rs. 100

125% Dearness Allowance Rs. 225

14.22% increase in pay Rs. 256

3% Notional increment from 1.1.2016 Rs. 280.90


Gratuity will be increased two fold from Rs. 6 lakh to Rs. 12 lakh

House Rent Allowance

The House Rent Allowance will be doubled from Rs. 6000 to Rs. 12000 , even though the pay committee recommended Rs. 10500.

Medical Allowance

The existing amount of Medical allowance is Rs. 300. The pay committee had suggested to hike Rs. 400. But, the State Government further increased and fixed Rs. 500.

WB 6th Pay Commission

The 6th Pay Commission was constituted on 27th November 2015 headed by the Professor Abhirup Sarkar to revise the pay and allowances of state government employees of West Bengal.

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