7th Pay Commission Salary Hike Announced in This State; 7th CPC Arrears to be Paid too

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Jan 12, 2021, 06:47 PM IST

7th Pay Commission: In a bid to bring joy to nearly 5 lakh Chhattisgarh state government employees, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has cleared a proposal to approve salary hike along with arrears. According to the Chhattisgarh government, the increased 7th CPC linked salary will be effective from January 2021.

 

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7th CPC Arrears

7th CPC Arrears

Also, these government employees will also get arrears from July 1, 2020, to December 31, 2020, for which the state exchequer will bear the cost of Rs 300 crore, the Chhattisgarh Finance department said in a press release. Reuters Photo

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DA Hike Expectations

DA Hike Expectations

Meanwhile, according to the media reports, the central government employees are expected to get four percent increase in dearness allowance which is expected in January 2021. This increase is expected to be in accordance with the accepted 7th CPC formula, which is based on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission, the Zee Media Bureau reported. Reuters Photo

 

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What Happened in March 2020

What Happened in March 2020

In March 2020, the Union Cabinet had approved release of an additional instalment of dearness allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners w.e.f. 01.01.2020. The Ministry of Finance had informed that here will be an increase of four percent over the existing rate of 17 percent of the Basic Pay/Pension, to compensate for price rise. Reuters Photo

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DA, DR Impact

DA, DR Impact

The combined impact on the exchequer on account of both Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief was fixed at Rs 12,510.04 crore per annum and Rs 14,595.04 crore in Financial Year 2020-21 (for a period of 14 months from January, 2020 to February, 2021). According to the report, the decision benefits about 48.34 lakh Central Government employees and 65.26 lakh pensioners. Reuters Photo

 

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Disability Compensation for these government employees cleared

Disability Compensation for these government employees cleared

In the end week of December 2020, the central government also decided to extend "Disability Compensation" for all serving employees, if they get disabled in the line of duty while performing their service and are retained in service in spite of such disablement. Reuters Photo