7th Pay Commission house rent allowance: Good news for these government employees announced
7th Pay Commission house rent allowance: The government has also accepted other recommendations of the committee linked to 7th pay commission regarding the payment of hill area allowance to the employees posted in Assam House in Shillong and special teaching allowance to the teachers of Deaf and Dumb School.
7th Pay Commission house rent allowance: This state has finally agreed to implement the recommendations of the Pay Anomaly Committee, which will eventually result in providing various benefits to these state government employees. The major benefit on House rent allowance (HRA) will see the these state government employees posted in Guwahati get HRA at the rate of 10 per cent of their pay, Employees posted in the district and sub-divisional headquarters and others will get HRA at the rate of 8 per cent and 7 per cent of their pay. These government employees belong to the state of Assam.
"The state government has agreed to pay the revised rate of HRA as recommended by the Pay Anomaly Committee."said Himanta Biswa Sarma, Finance minister, commenting on the 7th pay commission related reports, according to a The Telegraph report.
The government has also accepted other recommendations of the committee linked to 7th pay commission regarding the payment of hill area allowance to the employees posted in Assam House in Shillong and special teaching allowance to the teachers of Deaf and Dumb School.
"Trained graduate teachers of lower primary, junior basic and pre-primary schools will get a grade pay of Rs 7,400 while untrained graduate teachers and trained undergraduate teachers of these schools will get grade pay of Rs 6,800 and untrained undergraduate teachers will get grade pay of Rs 6,200.", said Sarma.
Trained graduate teachers of middle English, middle vernacular, senior basic schools will get a 7th pay commission grade pay of Rs 8,700, untrained graduate teachers and trained undergraduate teachers of these schools will get a grade pay of Rs 6,800, while the untrained undergraduate teachers will get a grade pay of Rs 6,200.
Adding further, Sarma said, "Graduate teachers of high school and higher secondary schools will get a special allowance of Rs 300."
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The state government had constituted the Pay Anomaly Committee under the chairmanship of P.K. Dutta, IAS (retd), which submitted its report in December last year. It was constituted for the examination of anomalies in the recommendation of 7th Assam Pay and Productivity Pay Commission and to listen to the grievances of the employees.
Even as this positive happening has spread joy among state government employees, the wait of their colleagues, the central government employees just keeps on increasing. Centre is yet to grant their demands for a pay hike beyond the recommendations of the 7th pay commission as per fitment factor of 3.68 times that would boost the minimum level pay to Rs 26,000.