7th pay commission good news: States and Centre give sops to government employees; check details

Sep 14, 2018, 17:48 PM IST
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7th pay commission: Salary hikes are on the agenda of every employee or worker who is linked in some way with the government. Notably, their demands are being met as is clear from the fact that many state governments have showered love aplenty on their employees by making salary hike announcements as per the 7th Pay Commission recommendations or even dearness allowance hikes. Among these states are Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, and the latest is Jammu and Kashmir. In these states, the ruling dispensation accepted the pay hike demands of their employees.  Image source: PTI

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Most recently, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has made an announcement for implementation of the 7th Pay Commission recommendations for the teachers of the state government colleges, universities and also for non-government colleges getting 100 per cent grants, even as the date for Assembly elections are inching closer. The Chhattisgarh government is also extending the enhanced salary for teachers from January 1, 2016. Image source: Reuters

 

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The Madhya Pradesh government has already made an announcement to its employees, as per the 7th Pay Commission recommendations, and it would be implemented with retrospective effect of January 1, 2016. Image source: PTI

 

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The CM Vasundhara Raje led Rajasthan government has also announced a 2 per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) hike for its employees, who will get 9 per cent DA at par with the central government employees from July 1, 2018. Image source: PTI

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Similarly, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has also showered benefits to teachers and Professors in the state on the Teachers Day, by implementing the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission. Image source: PTI

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State administrative council (SAC) in Jammu and Kashmir, which works under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik, has hiked dearness allowance (DA) of employees by two per cent. This additional installment of 2 per cent DA will be released with effect from July 1, 2018. It has been hiked from the current 7 per cent of the basic pay/pension. This will cost the state Rs 118 crore for the current financial year. Annually, it will cost the exchequer about Rs 177 crore. Image source: PTI

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At the Centre, Union Cabinet has ordered an increase in the DA of the central government employees from 7 per cent to 9 per cent under the 7th pay commission recommendations. Image source: PTI

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