It’s a big financial gift to civic employees of Puducherry government. The Puducherry government has said that it would soon implement the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission pay panel report for civic employees also. PWD and Local Administration Minister A Namassivayam said already the government staff had been sanctioned the revised pay structure in keeping with the recommendation of the Seventh Pay Commission.
There had been demands from the employees and workers of the municipalities and commune panchayats that the pay panel report should be implemented to revise their pay structure and ensure it comes on par with government staff, PWD and Local Administration Minister A Namassivayam said in a release. Namassivayam added that the demand of the civic staff was taken into consideration and the government would soon implement the 7th Pay Commission report for civic employees also. He said he had held talks with the representatives of Associations of the Civic Staff in this connection today and assured them that the government would spare no efforts to extend the benefits of the pay panel to the civic staff also.
Meanwhile, Haryana government has decided to revise pension and family pension with effect from January 1, 2016 in respect of all state government employees, who retired or died prior to January 1, 2016. The government decided to revise pension and family pension by notionally fixing their pay in the pay matrix recommended by the 7th Central Pay Commission in the level corresponding to the pay in the pay scale or pay band and grade pay at which they retired or died, an official release said. The Haryana government had notified the service rules under Haryana Civil Service (Revised Pension) Part-I Rules, 2017, which were applicable with effect from January 1, 2016 for revision or re-consolidation of the pension of pre-January 1, 2016 retirees.