7th Pay Commission latest news today: More money in pocket! New ex-gratia policy to HRA hike, these government employees get great news
7th Pay Commission latest news today: In a move that will put more money in their pockets, new ex-gratia policy to HRA (house rent allowance) hike for government employees has been announced. As many as 350,000 employees in Haryana have been granted 7th CPC house rent allowance.
7th Pay Commission latest news today: In a move that will put more money in their pockets, new ex-gratia policy to HRA (house rent allowance) hike for government employees has been announced. As many as 350,000 employees in Haryana have been granted 7th CPC house rent allowance. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced this money bonanza for government employees, granting them house rent allowance as per the recommendations of Seventh Pay Commission report recommendations. He also announced to revive the ex-gratia policy for dependents of the deceased employees that had been discontinued since 1996. Eyeing the forthcoming Assembly elections, CM announced several other benefits for the state government employees on Sunday.
The state govt has also announced a six-month maternity facility for women employees engaged under the outsourcing policy. It also announced to reopen the channel of promotion for the employees of Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies in the central cooperative banks.
Here are the latest details about 7th Pay Commission based HRA, ex-gratia and more for Haryana government employees:
When will new 7th Pay Commission HRA be implemented?
The revised 7th Pay Commission HRA would be implemented with effect from August 1 and it would benefit about 3.5 lakh employees. This decision would put an additional expenditure of Rs 1,900 crore on the state exchequer, a government statement said.
When will new 7th Pay Commission ex-gratia policy be implemented?
The new policy will also be implemented with effect from August 1 and would cover those employees, whose age was 52 years or less or had completed more than five years of service.
The dependents of the deceased employee would be given two options - either to get 7th Pay Commission based salary of the remaining period of service or get a government job of Group C and D category for that period, as per the qualification, provided that none of the family member is in the government service.
Those who have not yet got the financial benefit after the employee's death can still opt for the option of the government job, he added.
7th Pay Commission based Maternity leave facility
The facility of six months maternity leave will also be given to those women employees who are engaged under the outsourcing policy of the State government.
Benefits for government employees from Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies
CM ML Khattar said that the government had also taken a decision to reopen the channel of promotion for the employees of Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies in the central cooperative banks. The govt has constituted a committee to remove the pay anomalies of tube well operators of Public Health Engineering Department working on contractual basis.
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