Decks cleared for implementation of 6th pay commission in UP

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Lucknow, Nov 20 (UNI) The decks have been cleared for implementation of sixth pay commission recommendations in Uttar Pradesh as the high-powered committee to study the recommendations today submitted its report to the state government.

The Committee headed by a retired bureaucrat S A T Rizvi and principal Secretary Alok Ranjan, Finance Secretary V N Dixit and Ajay Agarwal as its members today finalised and signed the first report of the Committee much to the joy of over 12 lakh state employees including government teachers who would be benefited from it.

UP Chief Minister Mayawati had constituted the committee to study the modalities of implementation and subsequent implications, immediately after the Centre had made public the recommendations.

The state government would incur an additional burden of about Rs 14000 crore towards arrears and pension effective from January 1, 2006 beside over Rs 5000 crore annual expenditure towards the salary, official sources told UNI here. Being benevolent towards the employees, the Committee has recommended some allowances like CCA and HRA payable to them.

The new pay scales would come in force with retrospective effect from January 1,2006. The state government employees would get start getting salary with new scales from January 1,2009 i.e from December 2008 salary.


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