Seventh Pay Commission: Govt staff to get six months arrears in one installment; likely in October

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New Delhi, June 16: This news will give central government employees another reason to celebrate. Reportedly, Government staff will get their six months arrears in one installment in the month of October.

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It is being said that Government will implement Seventh Pay Commission most likely from July. Employees will get increased payout in their July salary and it will be credited in their account on August 1.

7th CPC:Govt staff to get arrears in Oct

Latest media reports say that six months arrears from January to July will be handed over just ahead of the Dusshera festival in October.

An official working on the implementation of 7th CPC was quoted as saying, "Central government employees could get the revised pay and allowances from their August salaries and arrears are to be paid ahead of festival season in one installment".

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It is being said that P K Sinha headed Empowered Committee of Secretaries held a meeting on Tuesday. Reportedly, secy panel in its final report has recommended 30 per cent more than what was proposed by the pay panel in its November report.

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.

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