A source within Finance Ministry reportedly said that, “the proposal will be placed before the cabinet for nod after the Finance Minister’s review”. (Also Read: 7th Pay Commission: Cabinet Secretary met PMO, Government to take final decision this week)
There are possibilities that the secretaries committee will won’t be able to hand over the proposal to Finance Minister this month as they want two more meetings to make final decision to overcome the difficulties.
The Pay Commission headed by Justice A K Mathur proposed minimum pay hike of 30 per cent and the fitment factor is likely to be raised to around 2.7, up from 2.57 as recommended by the commission.
Around 47 lakh central government employees are eagerly waiting for their salary hike along with the 52 lakh pensioners who are expecting a significant increase in their monthly pensions. The panel suggest that everyone’s salary should be ‘automatically’ increased when the minimum pay is increased.
It has been earlier reported that the central government employees will get bonus as well as arrears ahead of coming festive season Dussehra, according to the pay scales of 7th Pay Commission, they confirmed.
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