7th Pay Commission: Diwali celebrations come early! These teachers' salaries have been hiked by government

Sep 27, 2018, 07:27 PM IST

7th Pay Commission: Diwali has come very early for these teachers as their salaries have been hiked just ahead of the start of the festive season.


7th Pay Commission latest news: The central government employees have been getting the pay as per the recommendation of the 7th pay commission. However, many state government employees were not so lucky. Though some of them are still waiting to get the pay hike as per 7th Pay Commission, some state governments have recently announced a pay hike for their employees.  (PTI)


7th Pay Commission: While Haryana has announced 2 per cent Dearness Allowance hike for its staff, Rajasthan has also made a big announcement for its teachers. Rajasthan Higher Education Minister Kiran Maheshwari has announced that the state will be implementing seventh pay commission recommendations for college teachers in this week.  (PTI)


7th Pay Commission: However, Jammu and Kashmir teachers are not so lucky. They have been demanding the implementations of the recommendations of the 7th pay commission for long. Recently, 250 teachers from the state staged a protest in Delhi demanding the pay hike. However, they are yet to get a word or assurance from the authorities. If implemented, 41,000 teachers will benefit from the move.  (Reuters)


7th Pay Commission: On the other hand, the central government employees have also been demanding a pay hike over and above the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission. They are getting a pay as per the fitment factor of 2.57 times which has set the minimum salary at Rs 18,000. However, they are demanding a pay hike as per the fitment factor of 3.68 times which will set the minimum salary at Rs 26,000. (Reuters)


7th Pay Commission: The only good news they have received recently was in August when the Centre had announced 2 per cent DA hike for them. There are around 11 million central government employees and pensioners. The news of pay hike announcements by some state governments has also kept their hopes alive that their demands may get fulfilled before the general elections next year. (Reuters)