7th Pay Commission: Budget 2020 is coming; Two big news may come for central government employees

7th Pay Commission: As the Budget 2020 (#BUDGET2020ZEE) is fast approaching, the central government employees are eagerly waiting for two big announcements from the central government. 

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Jan 29, 2020, 03:46 PM IST

7th Pay Commission: As the Budget 2020 (#BUDGET2020ZEE) is fast approaching, the central government employees are eagerly waiting for two big announcements from the central government. The central government is expecting two big salary hike announcements for the central government employees around the Budget 2020. First and foremost is to increase the minimum wages under the 7th CPC from Rs 18,000 to Rs 26,000 and second is DA announcement for H1-2020.

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Nirmala Sitharaman taking a call on Feb 1

Nirmala Sitharaman taking a call on Feb 1

7th Pay Commission: The government may accept this demand of the central governments in the upcoming budget 2020 getting presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on 1st February 2020. Photo: Reuters

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Salary revision on cards

Salary revision on cards

7th Pay Commission: The Central Government employees are expecting the minimum wage hike demand to be met on 1st February 2020 by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. In a series of salary revision, the Narendra Modi Government may increase the minimum salary as recommended under the 7th CPC and modify the fitment factor of the central government employees in Budget 2020. The central government employees have been long demanding the minimum salary to be increased from Rs 18,000 to Rs 26,000. Photo: Reuters 

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Big DA announcement

Big DA announcement

7th Pay Commission: Second, is the announcement of the 4 per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) for H1-2020. According to experts, if the 4 per cent DA hike is announced, the central government employees will get a monthly salary hike from Rs 720 to Rs 10,000 depending upon the Level and Pay Matrix of the employee. Photo: Reuters

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Time for DA announcement

Time for DA announcement

7th Pay Commission: Post-budget 2020 presentation, the government may also announce the DA hike immediately after the budget 2020 presentation in the month of March. The DA announcement would bring relief to around 1.1 crore central government employees and pensioners. Photo: Reuters

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DA Calculation

DA Calculation

7th Pay Commission: Currently, central government employees DA is existing at 149 per cent of their basic pay scale. If the DA is announced at 4 per cent, then their DA percentage would increase to 153 per cent. Photo: Reuters

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DA rule book

DA rule book

7th Pay Commission: According to the DA hike rules, Centre announced DA hike for the central government employees twice in a year. It is given on a half-yearly basis by dividing the entire year in two parts — January to June and July to December. Since the new year has come, central government employees are waiting for the DA announcement for H1-2020. Photo: Reuters