7th Pay Commission: PM Modi clears pay hike for 23 lakh retired teachers, non-teaching staff

Jun 12, 2018, 04:12 PM IST

7th Pay Commission: Lakhs of retired teaching and non-teaching staff, including retired employees of the Central Universities and Colleges have reason to rejoice, as PM Narendra Modi led Cabinet has raised their wages in accordance with the 7th CPC report recommendations. Here are 7 other facts that you would also like know:


1. The latest central government decision on 7th Pay Commission is likely to benefit as many as 23 lakh retired teachers and non-teaching staff of universities. Image source: Reuters


2. 7th Pay Commission benefit for 25,000 present pensioners of Central Universities and UGC maintained deemed to be universities will be from Rs 6000 to Rs 18,000. Image source: PTI


3. Government's latest decision will also extend benefits to around 8 lakh teachers, 15 lakh non-teaching staff, who retired from State Public Universities and affiliated colleges, who may adopt or have already adopted the pay scales recommended by the 7th Pay Commission for Central universities. Image source: PTI


4. Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted, "The @narendramodi govt has revised pension of retired faculty & other non-teaching staff in Central Universities and Colleges as per the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission. Around 25000 present pensioners will benefit in Central Universities and #UGC maintained #Deemed to be #Universities to the tune of Rs. 6000 to Rs.18000.” Image source: PTI


5. Javadekar tweeted further  on this 7th Pay Commission step and posted this, “This move of govt will benefit approx 8 lakh teachers & 15 lakh non–teaching staff who retired from State Public Universities & affiliated colleges, who wish to adopt or have adopted Pay Scales prescribed for Central Universities.” Image source: PTI


6. As fas as central government employees are concerned, while 7th Pay Commission has been implemented for them quite some time ago, they are still demanding a hike in minimum salary as well as the fitment factor beyond the recommendations of the 7th CPC. Considering Centre has cleared 7th CPC benefits for quite a number of sections recently, the chances of them getting their demands met have risen manifold. Image source: PTI


7. Recently, the Mizoram government decided to increase pay scale of the state government staff according to the 7th CPC recommendations. The state staff would be entitled to get an enhanced pay effective from January 1, 2016, but enjoy financial benefits with effect from September 1, 2018. The decision would benefit 42,000 regular employees and 34,000 other employees. Image source: PTI