Seventh Pay Commission: Cabinet approval expected in 15 days
The implementation of much awaited Seventh Pay Commission soon to become a reality as the Cabinet is expected to approve it in next 15 days.
The Empowered Committee of Secretaries headed by P K Sinha held a meeting on Tuesday in which it has recommended 30 per cent more than the basic salary proposed by the pay panel in its November report.
The approval is expected after the Finance Ministry will prepare a note and present it before the Cabinet in the next 15 days.
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AK Mathur led 7th pay panel had proposed a minimum monthly basic salary of Rs. 18,000 and maximum Rs. 2,50,000 for the central government staff. With 30 per cent more, the minimum will become 23,400 and maximum at Rs. 3,25,000.
Sources say that government will go by the recommendations of secretaries panel as later has taken into account concerns of all stakeholders including employees’ unions and trade Unions.
A number of paramilitary chiefs held meeting with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday to discuss the issues related to Seventh Pay Commission.