Fri, Jun 02, 2023
In a move that will bring relief to millions of central government employees, the 7th Pay Commission is expected to announce a significant hike in salaries. The decision is anticipated to raise the Dearness Allowance (DA) and Fitment Factor, ensuring a substantial increase in monthly incomes.
Mon, Jul 09, 2018
Recent steps of the Centre has rekindled hopes of about 50 lakh Central government employees and almost equal number of pensioners waiting for fulfilment of their demands for hike in pay and fitment factor beyond the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission.
Tue, May 15, 2018
The work to clear the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) benefits was on at a fast pace, according to the Tripura deputy chief minister and Finance Minister Jishnu Devvarma, and that revised perks will be implemented soon. He said, "We have commissioned a committee. It shall be done soon". Trotting out some facts, he said that Tripura had the highest rate of government employees proportionate to the states population.
Mon, May 14, 2018
7th Pay Commission: Notably, the government is worried that the massive outgo of finances on salary hike may have a massive impact on the sarkari exchequer. However, a number of good news has come from various sources, institutions and agencies that say the position of the Indian economy is getting stronger by the day. In fact, IMF says the going is so good that India has become the fastest growing economy in the world for 2018 at 7.4 percent. Another foreign agency has held out an even better forecast.
Fri, May 11, 2018
7th Pay Commission: The recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission report for employees and pensioners of the central government has been implemented, but over 48 lakh staff is still waiting for a hike in their salary as well as fitment factor beyond the recommendations as the same has been promis
Wed, May 09, 2018
7th Pay Commission: Many states have already indicated that they may have ordered the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission recommendation, but they at the same time flagged the impact on their revenues. While no such thing has been mentioned by the Centre, there is no doubt that such a big expenditure by government on its staff will hurt the revenues and raise prospects of dreaded deficit raising its head.
7th Pay Commission: The staff had proposed march to the Secretariat to pressurize the state government for their demands. However, the move was thwarted by police who detained as many as 7,500 protesters. Notably, there are about 12 lakh government employees and 7.42 lakh pensioners. It has been revealed that 70 per cent of the tax revenue of TN govt was spent on their salaries and pensions.
Tue, May 08, 2018
7th Pay Commission: The government has so far not given any concrete indication in this regard, but the employees are hopeful that their demand for a hike in fitment factor to 3.68 times with minimum pay scale of Rs 26,000 would be fulfilled as economy is witnessing positive changes. The most recent factor that can be counted is related to better tax collection in indirect taxes through goods and services tax, besides the government has also seen a spike in income tax collections.
Mon, May 07, 2018
7th Pay Commission: According to a statement issued by the All India Railwaymen's Federation (AIRF) today, despite several meetings of the AIRF with leaders of the central government organisations and Home Minister, Finance Minister, Railway Minister and Minister of State for Railways, the government has not taken any decision on their demands.
Fri, May 04, 2018
7th Pay Commission: The problem with the entire issue is the whopping financial outgo that the central government will have to bear if the hike, as per demands, is granted. A number of states and yes, even the Indian Railways, have raised the issue of their revenues being affected. From down in Tamil Nadu to up there in Jammu And Kashmir, the issue of the impact of 7th pay commission outgo on sarkari revenues, that may drive deficits to new highs, have been raised time and again.
Tue, May 01, 2018
7th Pay Commission: No chance of central government employees' salaries getting hiked as per raised fitment factor? Well, things may just have changed enough to make authorities think again.
Mon, Apr 30, 2018
On the 7th Pay Commission side, there is finally some good news and the impact may well be positive. It is now being reported that the Indian economy is growing faster thereby increasing the likelihood of a jump in revenues. And not just that, official data is showing one amazing fact, that may ensure an even rosier future for the economy.
Fri, Apr 27, 2018
7th Pay Commission: For a change there was some positive movement as far as some government servants waiting for a hike in their salaries was concerned.
Thu, Apr 26, 2018
7th Pay Commission: Lalsawta added that the state government would have to spare an additional expenditure of Rs 563.24 crore to implement the report. Earlier, he had informed the state legislature that the Mizoram government intended to implement the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission during the financial year 2018-2019.
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
7th Pay Commission: The full implementation of the 7th CPC recommendations has affected the finances of the government and this may well be the reason it is shying away from making any further commitment over the present demands other central government employees.
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
7th Pay Commission: Millions of central government employees, waiting for their minimum pay and fitment factor hike beyond the 7th CPC recommendations from this year, have maintained a stoic silence, hoping their demands will be fulfilled by the government ahead of general elections in 2019 now.
Wed, Apr 18, 2018
7th Pay Commission: Just days ago, teachers and non-teaching employees of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan held a big protest outside the KVS headquarters in Delhi through which they sought to highlight their plight. They are demanding that 7th Pay Commission recommendations must also be implemented for them. They came in big numbers from across a various states to stage the protest, which was held last Monday
Tue, Apr 17, 2018
7th Pay Commission: KVS pensioners from different parts of the nation including Jalandhar, Bhatinda, Dehradun, Agra, Kolkata, Delhi and NCR, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Pune, Bhopal and Nasirabad, congregated in Delhi to protest 7th Pay Commission non-implementation.
Mon, Apr 16, 2018
7th Pay Commission: The employees expected that the government would hike minimum pay to Rs 21,000 and fitment factor to 3 times. Several minister including Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley gave their assurances that a high level committee will look into the matter.
7th Pay Commission: Demanding minimum pay and fitment factor hike beyond 7th CPC report recommendation, about 48 lakh central government employees are still continuing to hold on to hope of things changing for the better soon.
Fri, Apr 13, 2018
The Union cabinet presided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently gave nod for implementation of this hike for the LGs. This decision was taken just two months after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had announced in his 2018-19 Budget that emoluments of the President would be revised to Rs 5 lakh, Rs 4 lakh for the vice president and to Rs 3.5 lakh per month for the governors.
Tue, Apr 10, 2018
7th Pay Commission has acquired another big windfall opportunity courtesy a move by a big state government. Now, retirement age of the central government employees has been put on the table of negotiations.
Mon, Apr 09, 2018
7th Pay Commission: In June 2016, the government last revised the minimum pay to Rs 18,000 from previous Rs 7,000 per month, along with fitment factor of 2.57 for central government employees. However, showing dissatisfaction employees demand fitment factor of 3.68 times with minimum pay scale of Rs 26,000.
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