7th Pay Commission: Minimum Wage Hike For Central Government Employees With 3 Time Fitment Factor; Check Out Here
New Delhi, Oct 16: In what can be called as a good news for the Central government employees, the National Anomaly Committee (NAC) is likely to meet after Diwali to discuss the hike in their pay structure beyond the 7th Pay Commission.
Though no official date has been proposed, reports say that the NAC has made all necessary arrangements to meet before the end of this month, after which a report will be examined by the Empowered Committee of Secretaries headed by Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha and the Department of Expenditure. The meeting was scheduled to take place on October 7 but was postponed then.
On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet approved the revision of pays for teachers and academic staff in universities, colleges and other centrally-funded institutions. The decision will directly benefit 7.58 lakh teachers and staff in the 106 universities and colleges funded by the UGG; 329 universities funded by state governments and around 12,912 aided college teachers.
The Union Cabinet is also expected to take up the issue of by the end of January 2018. Last year, Modi government had approved the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission, making the minimum basic pay from Rs 7,000 to Rs 18,000 month. The maximum pay decided was from Rs 80,000 to Rs 2.5 lakh.