7th Pay Commission: Five fold hike in incentives, are you eligible, check here

Vicky Nanjappa

New Delhi, Apr 22: There is some good news relating to the 7th Pay Commission for the Central Government employees who have been awaiting a pay hike for long.

A new notification relating to incentives has been released, which has come as relief fort the CG employees. The Department of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has released a notification announcing a five fold hike in incentives.

This would be applicable for the employees who pass a higher degree after coming into service.

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The Central government employees acquiring fresh higher qualifications after coming into service would be granted incentive ranging from Rs 30,000 to Rs 10,000 (as one-time lump-sum amount), says the notification.

Those employees who will acquire a degree or diploma of a three year duration or less or equivalent after getting into service will get Rs 10,000 incentive.

New Incentive list:

  • PhD or equivalent: Rs 30,000
  • PG degree/diploma of duration of more than a year or equivalent: Rs 25,000
  • PG degree/diploma of duration of less than one year or equivalent: Rs 20,000
  • Degree/Diploma of duration of more than 3 years or equivalent: Rs 15,000
  • Degree/Diploma of duration of less than 3 years or equivalent: Rs 10,000

This would come as a some good news for the CG employees who have been awaiting good news on the 7th Pay Commission. The CG employees have been demanding a hike in their basic minimum pay from Rs 18,000 to Rs 26,000.

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