7th Pay Commission: Cheers for govt employees! Centre to start paying increased salary from July.
New Delhi: In what could bring smiles to lakhs of central government employees, the Centre might start paying the increased salary, recommended by Seventh Pay Commission, from July onwards, as per media reports.
say that Government will also pay six months' arrears along with the increment.
It is being said that Government wants to complete all the formalities regarding the implementation of Sevent pay Commission till the end of the State Assembly elections.
Report say that this time Government will follow pay-fixation method while giving increment to 48 lakh employees and 52 lakh pensioners. Pay Commission in its recommendations had suggested pay-fixation method instead of pay grade..
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try sources was quoted by a online website as saying, "We're at the final stage for issuing the notification and 3-4 more months will be required to implement, so we hopefully say that they will get new pay and arrears in the July".
It is being believed that due to model code of conduct in place till May 21, Government will issue notification regarding pay commission in the month of June.
Elections in five states-Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry is scheduled from April 4. State polls will be continued till May 16.
Sources say that Modi Government doesn't want to sully its image by announcing any such decision during the poll period. At the same time, Centre also doesn't want to give Opposition extra ammo to attack it during the election time.