It is confirmed that new pay hike beyond the 7th Pay Commission will come into effect from April 1 2018.
Date for NAC meet
The meeting of the National Anomaly Committee which was to be held in October was indefinitely postponed. The new date for the NAC meet has been fixed for December 15.
Following the NAC meet, the matter would be placed before the Department of Expenditure. Once the files are cleared it would go up before the Cabinet. The Cabinet will approve both what the NAC and DoE suggests and implement the same by April 2018.
New pay hike on April 1 2018
The new pay hike will be in force from April 1 2018, latest reports suggest. Earlier it was being said that the hike in basic minimum pay would come into force from January 2018. However this has been postponed and now it will be effective from April 1 2018.
Protest against 7th Pay Commission
Unhappy with the 7th Pay Commission,trade unions had gone on strike. However the news of the pay hike coming in April may have come as a blesing.