Central Govt employees’ pay likely to hike as govt gets green signal.
Central Government employees may soon get a major relief by Government apart from the recommendation of the 7th Pay Commission; the government has given the green signal National Anomaly Committee (NAC) to take further action to increase the minimum wage and the fitment factor. The NAC was formed to look into the pay anomalies rising out of the 7th Pay Commission recommendations. Now the government can increase the fitment factor by 3 times and this would increase the minimum wage from Rs 18,000 to Rs 21,000. According to the reports, the government realizes that it has the funds to increase the pay of the CG employees. This is the reason why it gave the green signal to the NAC to go ahead to hike the minimum pay of employees.It is also mentionable that the government has increased the minimum basic pay to 18,000 according to the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission, while the workers demand that it be increased to 26,000 rupees per month.The allowances of Siachen jawans have been increased from Rs 14,000 to Rs 30,000. On the other hand, the allowance given to the officials on duty in high risk area has been increased from Rs 21,000 to Rs 42,500. The government has also increased the rate of nursing allowance from Rs 4,800 per month to 7,200 rupees per month. Allowance for Operation Theater has also been increased from 360 rupees to 540 rupees per month. Apart from this, the allowances of marine commandos have also been increased. Now the marine commandos will get from Rs 10,500 to Rs 17,300 every month.
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