7th Pay Commission: From allowances, pay, pension to latest government jobs, 5 developments you may have missed recently

7th pay commission: The festival season has already begun and raised expectations of central government employees and with a knock-on effect that of state government employees too. They have been waiting to get their salary-related issues resolved for quite some time now. 

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Oct 07, 2019, 03:42 PM IST

7th pay commission: The festival season has already begun and raised expectations of central government employees and with a knock-on effect that of state government employees too. They have been waiting to get their salary-related issues resolved for quite some time now. The clock has been ticking away yet there is no reaction so far from government as far as pay hike based on any new fitment factor, as demanded by staffers, is concerned. However, even as pay has been moved to backburner, what is now on employees mind, is the overdue allowances. Among these is the announcement of a Dearness Allowance (DA) hike. The DA announcement for H2-2019 has been hanging for the last two months. Few decisions like monetary benefits to Army Ordnance Corp employees, bonuses for Indian Railways employees, Salary boost for central employees etc also need to be looked into. Here then, are the latest developments, from  government jobs to hike in pay scale related to 7th Pay Commission (7th CPC) benefits:

 

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7th Pay Commission: Diwali bonus

7th Pay Commission: Diwali bonus

The central government has announced a huge Diwali bonus for Group B and Group C non-gazetted central government employees. Center has announced these bonuses under the Non-Product Linked Bonus (NLPB). By looking at the timing of this NLPB announcement, the central government's announcement has come as bumper 7th pay commission linked Diwali bonanza for the non-gazetted Group B and Group C central government employees.

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7th Pay Commission: Rs 1,000 as cooking allowance

7th Pay Commission: Rs 1,000 as cooking allowance

Even as the Central government employees are yet to get a hike in their minimum pay beyond the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission from the Narendra Modi government, the Diwali gift has been extended for these Central staff in the form of an allowance. The government has decided to give Rs 1,000 as a cooking allowance to confectioners and assistant confectioners working in government canteens, and this would be effective from October 1, 2019.

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7th Pay Commission: UPSC jobs

7th Pay Commission: UPSC jobs

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has invited applications from aspirants for the recruitment to various Group A posts under the Directorate of AYUSH, Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of NCT of Delhi. The candidates should know that the last date for submission of online recruitment application (ORA) through ORA website is October 17, 2019 (11:59 PM), while the last date for printing of completely submitted online application is October 18, 2019, till 11:59 PM.  Notably, these jobs fall under the 7th Pay Commission Pay Matrix.

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7th Pay Commission: Indian Railways Job

7th Pay Commission: Indian Railways Job

The Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC) of Western Railway has invited applications from eligible candidates for the positions of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technician Grade III against GDCE Quota Level-02 of 7th pay commission Pay Matrix with initial pay of Rs 19,900 plus other allowances as admissible." The last date for submission of application at the official website--www.rrc-wc.com, is November 11, 2019. Notably, selected candidates for Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) & Technician Grade III will get pay scale under the 7th Pay Commission.

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7th Pay Commission: Pension hiked

7th Pay Commission: Pension hiked

The Central Government has given a big relief to Ex-servicemen. The Central Government has decided to revise the pension of the Ex-servicemen who retired before 2006. After revision, the Ex-servicemen will get pension under the 7th pay commission report recommendations and this revised pension for the Ex-servicemen would be applicable from 1st January 2016. The Central Government's decision to revise pension of the Ex-servicemen, who retired before 2006, will be beneficial for those government employees in the armed forces whose monthly salary was below Rs 17,000.