While the Central government employees are still waiting for a hike in minimum pay and hope that the Modi government will come up with an announcement in this regard on August 15, the Manohar Lal Khattar led BJP-government in Haryana on Friday announced revision of pay scales as per the 7th Pay Commission for its teaching and non-teaching staff working on different posts in various universities and colleges.
The enhanced emoluments will be implemented with retrospective effect from January 1, 2016. It will reportedly put an extra burden of around Rs 230 crore on the government exchequer.
"With this decision, teaching and non-teaching staff working on 2,853 posts in various universities and colleges in the state would be benefited," Finance Minister Abhimanyu said in a statement.
While assistant professors of universities and colleges will now get Rs 57,700 – Rs 79,800, associate professors and professors will now receive Rs 131,400 and Rs 144,200 - Rs 182,200, respectively.
Non-teaching staff like assistant librarians, deputy librarians and librarians of universities and colleges will now be paid Rs 57,700 – Rs 68,900, Rs 79,800 -Rs 131,400 and Rs 144,200, respectively.
7th Pay Commission for CG Employees’ Minimum Pay Demand: The present minimum pay of the CG employees is Rs 18,000 but they are demanding the government to increase it to Rs 26,000- a hike of Rs 8,000.