Rajasthan government employees may get a big salary hike gift from CM Vasundhara Raje led state government this Diwali. According to a report in Jansatta, at least 8 lakh government employees are expected to get salary hike gift on Diwali as DC Samant led committee has submitted its report to Raje government. It is reported that the Rajasthan government employees may get a big salary hike of 15%. The announcement may be made before Diwali.
In Feb this year, the Rajasthan government had set up a committee headed by a retired IAS officer D C Samant to examine and implement the recommendations of seventh pay commission for the state employees. News agency PTI had reported that two retired officers of Rajasthan Account Service D K Mittal and M P Dixit will be the members of the committee which will look into the recommendations of the commission and submit its report to the state government with its recommendations for revising and fixing pay level, assessment of financial burden on the government and examine various allowances given to the employees.
The appointment order was issued by the administrative department.
The Modi government in the month of June had approved the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission on allowances with 34 modifications, which will benefit 48 lakh central government employees.