7th Pay Commission: Central govt employees expect PM Narendra Modi may consider their demand
7th Pay Commission: High economic growth in quarterly figures has rekindled their hope, and they also believe that Union Minister Arun Jaitley's promise on June 30, 2016 to hike their pay beyond the recommendations of 7th Commission would be taken care. The pressure of next year's general elections is a key reason that may compel the Modi government to think of not annoying this huge chunk of voters.
7th Pay Commission: Central government employees find a ray of hope because Prime Minister Narendra Modi may make an announcement in his Independence Day speech. Image source: PTI