The much awaited 7th pay commission is likely to be hiked by Rs 21,000. As published in tkbsen.in, the Finance Ministry is speculated to raise the 7th Pay Commission from Rs 18, 000 to Rs 21, 000. The recommendation of the Seventh Pay Commission for the central government employees was approved by the cabinet on July 29. The seventh Pay Commission will also get implemented from January 1, 2016 enabling over 48 lakh central government employees along with more than 50 lakh retired personnel who will get the hike in their pensions too.
Hike of Rs 21000 in the seventh pay commission
In a statement given by Arun Jaitley, the Finance Minister of India committed to raising the minimum pay of the employees of the central government more than Rs 18,000. The National Anomaly Committee on the behalf of the government has agreed on recommending the seventh pay commission of Rs 21000, which is like three times higher than what it was proposed 2.57 times earlier.
However, the central government employees had demanded the center the minimum hike in the 7th pay commission of Rs 26000 but the National Anomaly Committee had recommended of Rs 18000 only. But now the Finance Minister along with the National Anomaly Committee have considered recommending the seventh pay commission for the central government employees.
Why is the seventh pay commission implemented
The seventh pay commission is implemented to retain the central government employees for a longer stay and keep them motivated for the good work. The seventh pay commission is the hike in the salaries of the central government employment just like the annual appraisals in any private firm, which gets implemented according to the grade pay and post of the employee.
The minimum recommended 7th Pay Commission is between Rs 7,000 to Rs 18,000 per month while Rs 80,000 to Rs 2.25 lakh per month is the maximum pay hike by far. The National Anomaly Committee has also recommended Rs 2.5 lakh as the minimum hike for the cabinet secretary, the senior & most civil servant with a fitment factor of 2.57, which is proposed to implement for all employees, uniformly. The National Anomaly Committee was constituted on September 2016 that comprises of 22-members chaired by Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT).