7th Pay Commission: Latest update on fitment factor, to be raised 3 times
The recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission were cleared is the hike in basic minimum pay. For this to happen, the government will have to raise the fitment factor to 3 times. Sources confirm that the government will raise the fitment factor to 3 times. This would mean the minimum pay of the Central Government employees will go up to Rs 21,000 from the existing Rs 18,000.