7th pay commission: Revision of Employees’ Pay Scale Announced
The Tripura government has announced revised pay scale for employees and pensioners at par with the 7th central pay commission (CPC).
Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, while addressing a presser at the state secretariat yesterday, said that the revised pay scale would come into effect from October 1, 2018.
The new formula was reportedly prepared based on recommendations made by a committee headed by former Assam Chief Secretary PP Varma for implementing the 7th CPC awards in Tripura and it has been accepted in a special cabinet meeting , the CM said.
“The expert committee recommended the best possible package for employees, workers and pensioners of Tripura. After careful consideration of the position of state finances, the government has very promptly examined the recommendations and in a special meeting held today, the council of ministers approved the implementing of recommendations made by the committee”, Chief Minister Deb told the press conference.
As per the revised scale, minimum pay at the entry level of the pay matrix would be Rs. 18,000 per month for Group-C employees, which is at par with 7th CPC recommendations and Rs. 16,000 per month for Group-D employees, The Indian Express reported.