New Delhi, June 13: Wait of government employees is yet not over as a meeting of the group of secretaries headed by Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha which was suppose to take place on June 11 did not take place.
In the meeting, the group was suppose to give final shape to the changes on 7th Pay Commission recommendations.
"The meeting is expected to take place on Tuesday, June 14. When we met the Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha on June 3, he told us that we would be meeting on June 14", V P Mishra, President, Indian Public Service Employment Federation was quoted as saying in the report.
The recommendations when implemented would have bearing on remuneration of 47 lakh central government employees and 52 lakh pensioners. Subject to acceptance by the government, the recommendations will take effect from January 1, 2016.
The 7th Pay panel suggested 23.55% hike in pay and allowances of government employees. Pay will go up by 16%; increase in allowances will be 63%; increase in pension will be 24%.
Reportedly, Government will disburse revised pay scales 'increment' in the first week of August.
Sources close to Finance Ministry official was quoted by Financial express as saying, "Central government employees could get the revised pay-scales with their July salaries that would be credited on August 1".