New Delhi: The Implementation Cell in the Finance Ministry which works as the Secretariat of the Empowered Committee of Secretaries for processing the report of the Seventh Pay Commission before cabinet nod, is now working on an effective mechanism for implementation of the 7th Pay Commission award by resolving the issues that arose over minimum pay and pay gap.
A proposal for raising minimum salary of the central government employees to Rs 20,000 from the Seventh pay commission recommendation Rs 18,000 also under study, officials close to the implementation cell told us.
However, central government employees unions demanded minimum pay Rs 26,000. “we think it should not be touched to Rs 26,ooo,” the implementation cell official said.
Once the minimum pay is hiked, salaries of 48 lakh central government employees will automatic automatically increase, depending on their length and post of service than the seventh Pay Commission recommendations and it’s the solution for resolving the pay gap.
But the final decision on the row over minimum pay and pay gap is expected to come from Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
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