Reportedly, the Empowered Committee of Secretaries is yet to take a final call on basic pay hike during its meeting last week.
The approval is expected after the Finance Ministry will prepare a note and present it before the Cabinet.
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.
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.
A number of paramilitary chiefs held meeting with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday to discuss the issues related to Seventh Pay Commission.