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7th Pay Commission: 5 top decisions that you may have missed recently

Mar 02, 2019, 10:33 AM IST
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7th Pay Commission: Lok Sabha elections are just two months away and no government, be it central or state, can afford to keep its employees unhappy. In February,  Centre announced 3 per cent Dearness Allowance hike while it resisted from tinkering with the 7th Pay Commission fitment factor. The move is said to have benefitted over 1.1 crore central government employees and pensioners. Here, we list 5 of the latest pay hike-linked developments that you may have missed:

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7th Pay Commission: Benefit For Rajasthan Employees

7th Pay Commission: Benefit For Rajasthan Employees

7th Pay Commission: Following the DA hike by the Centre, Rajasthan was the first state to gift its flock of over 11 lakh employees and pensioners a gift. The state government has also increased the Dearness Allowance to 12 per cent making it at par with the central employees. (Reuters)

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7th Pay Commission: Benefit for 7 lakh Employees

7th Pay Commission: Benefit for 7 lakh Employees

7th Pay Commission: Odisha has also announced the a hike for its employees and pensioners. It has also increased the DA and DR for its employees and pensioners respectively to 12 per cent. The last DA increase was approved by the state government in October, 2018. (Reuters)

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7th Pay Commission: Benefit For Jammu and Kashmir Employees

7th Pay Commission: Benefit For Jammu and Kashmir Employees

7th Pay Commission: Presently, under President's Rule, Jammu and Kashmir has also increased the Dearness Allowance to 12 per cent for its staffers. According to reports, the decision will benefit about 4.50 lakh state government employees and 1.60 lakh pensioners. (IANS)

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7th Pay Commission: Benefit For Gujarat Employees

7th Pay Commission: Benefit For Gujarat Employees

7th Pay Commission: Over 2.5 lakh state government employees of Gujarat ahve been demanding a hike in pay. Recently they staged  a 'gherao' of the State Assembly. The employees included over 2 lakh teachers and over 45,000 Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation. The state government has formed a three-member committee to look into the 7th pay commission-linked pay hike demand of the employees. (PTI)

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7th Pay Commission: Benefit for teachers

7th Pay Commission: Benefit for teachers

7th Pay Commission: Centre had announced the extension of 7th Pay Commission benefits for academic staff of the state governments and government-aided technical institutions. The government had said that the revised pay scales will come into effect retrospectively from 1.1.2016. However, the UGC later confirmed that the pay hike would be implemented from July 1, 2017. (Reuters)

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