7th Pay Commission latest news today, more: From pay hike to increase in pensions, check full list of top things affecting government employees

7th Pay Commission latest news today: Centre has made many big announcements that have had a very positive impact on government employees over the last few days.

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Aug 21, 2019, 07:04 PM IST

7th Pay Commission latest news today, more: Centre has made many big announcements that have had a very positive impact on government employees over the last few days. From hike in allowances in Uttar Pradesh to increase in pensions, there have been quite a few amazing gifts provided to government employees. The Indian Railways was not far behind, as it recruited around 1800 employees with massive 7th pay commission pay scales recently. Other decisions include change in charge allowance and no hike announcement in Dearness Allowance so far for central government employees. Here find the 7th Pay Commission latest news full list. 

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1. 7th Pay Commission: Allowances of government employees hiked

1. 7th Pay Commission: Allowances of government employees hiked

The Uttar Pradesh government has accepted the proposal of doctors and employees of King George Medical College (KGMC) and Ram Manohar Lohia Institute (RML) to provide them allowances equal to the 7th pay commission pay scale. The decision to this effect was taken in a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, headed by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, wherein the proposal was approved to give allowances to all doctors and employees of RML Institute and King George Medical College according to the 7th pay commission on the lines of PGI. Pixabay

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2. 7th Pay Commission: Pension hiked

2. 7th Pay Commission: Pension hiked

The Central Government has given a big relief to Ex-servicemen. The Central Government has decided to revise 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. Reuters

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3. Indian Railways recruits 1,800 employees under 7th Pay Commission

3. Indian Railways recruits 1,800 employees under 7th Pay Commission

About 1,800 employees have been recruited under the 7th CPC in the Delhi Division of Indian Railways. Posting orders of 100 of these candidates were issued on Monday 19.08.2019. They will be getting salaries as per the 7th Pay Commission based system. Reuters

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4. 7th Pay Commission: Charge Allowance

4. 7th Pay Commission: Charge Allowance

It has been revealed by an official statement that Group A Officers of Indian Railways will no longer be able to draw this allowance. The Railway Ministry has actually abolished the Charge Allowance for the officers in Group A. The decision is taken after considering the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission. The same issue was being followed up ever since the report was first unveiled. In the order issued by the Railway Board, the allowance is being terminated w.e.f. July 1, 2017. Reuters

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5. 7th Pay Commission: DA hike announcement pending

5. 7th Pay Commission: DA hike announcement pending

The Central Government employees will have to wait for a some more time as the government is not yet ready to announce Dearness Allowance (DA) in August, 2019. According to sources, the Central Government is mulling to announce the DA for central government employees in September. Currently, central government employees DA is 12 per cent and they are expecting 5 per cent more DA hike from the central government to 17 per cent. IANS