Cabinet clears 7th Pay Commission
7th Pay Commission
Mr Arun Jaitley said that the Pay Commission hike will be effective January 1, 2016.
The Seventh Pay Commission, which submitted its report in November, had recommended an overall 23.5 per cent increase in salaries and pension of central government employees.
Cabinet approves Implementation of the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission Press Information Bureau Government Of India Cabinet 29-June-2016 Cabinet approves Implementation of the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the implementation of the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission.
The 7th Pay Commission report will be effective from January 1, he said, adding that the Cabinet will decide if the arrears for the six months have to be paid in one go or in installments.
While the Budget for fiscal year 2016-17 did not provide an explicit provision for implementation of the 7th Pay Commission, the government had said the once-in-a-decade pay hike for government employees has been built in as interim allocation for different ministries.