7th Pay Commission: Arrears to be paid in one installment with hiked salary in August

By: | Published: July 29, 2016 8:22 PM

Since the notification on the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission issued on Tuesday, the employees will get a revised pay in their salaries from August.

7th pay, 7th pay commission, 7th pay and investmentThe hike of 20 per cent in the 6th Pay Commission was doubled during its implementation in 2008. Recommendations on Minimum Pay.

Under the 7th Pay Commission, arrears shall be paid in one cash installment along with the salary without pre-check of pay fixation in the respective revised pay scales for the month of August. But, the disbursement won’t be available for Government employees who had renounced service because of dismissal, resignation, discharge, retirement etc after the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission are implemented.

Since the notification on the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission issued on Tuesday, the employees will get a revised pay in their salaries from August.

The hike of 20 per cent in the 6th Pay Commission was doubled during its implementation in 2008. Recommendations on Minimum Pay. Rationalisation Index, Pay Matrices, Fitment Factor etc was accepted with no changes in the exceptions in the Defence Pay Matrix so that an equal pay scale can be maintained with the Central Armed Police Forces.

The increments will now be granted on 1st January and 1st July every year, but each employee will be entitled to only one annual increment based on the appointment date, promotion and the financial raise.

A committee chaired by the Finance Secretary and Secretary (Expenditure) and Secretaries of Home Affairs, Health and Family Welfare, Defence, Railway Board, Posts and Chairman, Personnel and Training as members will look after the recommendations on Allowances and the report will be submitted within four months of time.

The remunerations of the Central Government employees are expected to hike by 23.6%. In June, the Union Cabinet approved the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission that proposed Rs 18,000 as the minimum basic salary for government jobs and Rs 2,50,000 basic salary as the maximum limit.

The recommended and approved hikes would result in an increased expenditure of Rs 1.02 lakh crore by the Central Government.

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