Searching for 8th Pay Commission date? What Central government employees should know
The Minister was asked whether the government proposes to ensure timely constitution of Pay Commission for central government employees.
8th Pay Commission date: The Central government has informed that no proposal is under consideration to set up 8th Pay Commission for the revision of government employees' salary.
"No such proposal is under consideration with the government for constitution of 8th Central Pay Commission for the central government employees," MoS for Finance Pankaj Chaudhary submitted in written to the Lok Sabha on Monday.
The Minister was asked whether the government proposes to ensure timely constitution of Pay Commission for central government employees so that it could be implemented on January 1, 2026.
In order to compensate central government employees for erosion in the real value of their salaries on account of inflation, dearness allowances (DA) is paid to them and the rate of DA is revised periodically every six months on the basis of rate of inflation as per All lndia Consumer Price lndex for Industrial Workers released by Labour Bureau under the Ministry of Labour & Employment, the Minister added.
The 7th Pay Commission was set up in February 2014 by the government and the recommendations of the panel were effective from January 1, 2016.
(With PTI inputs)
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