7th Pay Commission: Central Govt Employees' may see revision in annual salary
The government is mulling over increasing the salaries of the central government employees before the 2019 General elections in a bid to get their support.
7th Pay Commission: The 7th Pay Commission has been in headlines for many reasons, and the latest news which is being circulated is that the NDA government may soon make revision in annual salaries and allowances of central government employees. This move is expected to be announced before 2019 General elections. It needs to be noted that, the government employees have been waiting for clarity in regards to their minimum pay matrix and fitment factor for quite sometime now. However looks like, the government may just revise annual salaries, instead of the minimum pay scale.
According to Sen Times report, the government is mulling over increasing the salaries of the central government employees before the 2019 General elections in a bid to get their support.
Not only this, the report also laims that following the footsteps of the Madhya Pradesh government, the Centre is also likely to increase the retirement age of the central government employees from 60 to 62 years.
However, the government is yet to disclose about such developments.
Meanwhile, itt has emerged that the Union government is virtually certain to not listen to government employees demands. In June 2016, the government last revised the minimum pay to Rs 18,000 from previous Rs 7,000 per month, along with fitment factor of 2.57 for central government employees. However, showing dissatisfaction employees demand fitment factor of 3.68 times with minimum pay scale of Rs 26,000.
It was known that, the government may hike minimum pay to Rs 21,000 and fitment factor to 3.00 times. However, the NDA government at centre claimed that they are looking to hike minimum pay beyond the recommendations of the 7CPC.
A total of 48 lakh central government employees are living in hope that the government will increase their minimum pay and fitment factor this year.