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Tag: Pay Commission

7th Pay Commission: Salary Increased; here’s the hike details

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Centre has increased the salary of the Lieutenant Governors of Union Territories made it on a par with the emoluments of secretaries of the central government. The decision has been taken by the BJP-led central government at a meeting of the Union Cabinet presided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. The […]

7th Pay Commission: Annual salary revision for Govt employees!

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: At a time when the Central government employees are still in a state of ambiguity related to the further increase in their minimum pay by the Narendra Modi-led BJP government, a news is doing the rounds that the government may consider annual revision of salary and allowances. The government is yet to take […]

7th Pay Commission: 3.68 times fitment factor hike just a ‘April fool’

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Demand of Central government employees to hike the minimum pay, citing that the recent hike recommended by the 7th Pay Commission failed to have any impact on their financial position, was hit when on March 6, Minister of State for Finance P. Radhakrishnan ruled out any hike in the near future. The […]

7th Pay Commission: April ‘disaster’ ahead, threaten govt employees

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: “It has been enough. Our demands have been made a joke. We were promised but the matter was intentionally dilly-dallied by the ruling BJP government,” said a Central government employee. If the government will not take note of our demands, it will have to face dire consequences as we are not fools to […]

7th Pay Commission: April ‘shocker’ for govt employees; no further hike

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Central government employees have been expecting a further hike in the minimum pay next month after several news related to a possible increase in pay were published in the media. However, it seems the expectations have been crushed again as reports are there that the Centre is not going to increase the minimum […]

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7th Pay Commission: Motive behind increasing tax-free gratuity and more

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on Thursday. The Bill, one passed, will enable the government to fix period of maternity leave and tax-free gratuity amount with an executive order. Meanwhile, the motive of government behind increasing the tax-free gratuity is an inclusive one. Moving the bill […]

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No more Sikhya Sahayaks; Now they are Junior teachers

Bhubaneswar: In a major development, the state government has finally abolished the post of Sikhya Sahayak and decided to appoint them as Junior teachers. Odisha School & Mass Education Minister Badrinarayan Patra after holding discussions with the agitating teachers informed that the Sikhya Sahayak post will be abolished and the teachers will be posted as […]

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7th Pay Commission: Odisha govt to clear arrears

Bhubaneswar: In what could bring more cheer for employees and pensioners, Odisha government has decided to clear arrears pending on account of retrospective implementation of 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations from 01.01.2016 As per sources from the Chief Minister’s office, the state government will be clearing the arrears during 2017-18 and 2018-19 financial years. While the […]

7th Pay Commission: Centre hikes Dearness Allowance by 2 %

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: In what comes as good news amidst uncertainty with Centre yet to take a final call on the further hike in basic pay demand of the employees as per the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission, the Union Cabinet today hiked the Dearness Allowance (DA) of the central government employees and pensioners by 2 […]

7th Pay Commission: CM orders pay revision for PSU employees

Bhubaneswar: In what comes as a joy for employees of State PSUs, CM Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday ordered for a revision of their salary as per recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission. The revision will be effective retrospectively from January 1, 2016, a statement issued by the CMO said. In August last year, the CM […]

7th Pay Commission: New salary without arrears from April

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The end of the 2017-18 financial year is likely to bring in good news for the lakhs of government employees as reports are there that the Narendra Modi-led Central government is mulling to take a final call on the further hike in basic pay demand of the employees. It is believed that the […]

7th Pay Commission Big Announcement: New salary details

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: While the central government employees are still ambiguous of the government further increasing the minimum pay, a big news is making rounds that the Centre will increase the minimum pay further as recommended under the 7th Pay Commission taking into consideration the demand of the employees. According to media reports, the government will […]

Changes in ‘already implemented’ 7th Pay Commission on the cards?

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: In the history of pay commissions, the Central government employees would have never found themselves in such a catch-22 situation where they had to spend so much of their time pondering over its recommendations. Since the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission, resentment among the employees has been brewing; they are protesting, threatening […]

No more Pay Commission in Future; Jaitley to announce soon?

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Central government employees will no longer get their salary and allowances ‘revised’ as per the recommendations of a pay commission in future as the Centre has “almost” decided not to form any pay commission in future. A top official in the Finance Ministry, on condition of anonymity, has confirmed that no new […]

No further 7th Pay Commission benefits as Govt comes up with new decision?

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: If we believe the rumours that are making rounds and go by the way the issue of further hike in minimum pay of the Central government employees has been dilly-dallied, the employees will have to forget about any further hike as the Centre has reportedly come up with a new proposal prior to […]

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7th Pay Commission: More pain than gain; hopes crushed?

Putting an end to all the rumours surrounding the news of further hike in the minimum pay of the Central government employees, a finance ministry source has confirmed that there will not be any hike in the employees’ basic pay against what has already been recommended by the 7th Pay Commission. The news has indeed […]

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Hassle free pension: CM launches Arpana app for Odisha pensioners

Bhubaneswar: Pensioners, retired before 2016, who were confused about the revision of their pension can now breathe a sigh of relief. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday launched an online application, Arpana, to ensure they receive their due in a hassle free manner. Under the e-governance applications of the Finance Department, the new pension application […]

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7th Pay Commission Update: Central govt employees’ minimum pay to go up soon

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: After months of assumptions and presumptions, it seems something good is going to happen for the lakhs of Central government employees as the Centre has finally given its nod to increase the minimum pay of the employees. The National Anomaly Committee (NAC) and the Department of Expenditure will now take a final call […]

Committee to be set up to study 7th Pay Commission recommendations

Aizawl: The Mizoram government has decided to form a committee soon to study the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission. The decision of the government came even after it agreed in principle to implement it in the State. The 42,457 regular state government employees would require additional allocation of Rs 563 crore annually if the […]

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For Central govt employees 7th Pay Commission remains a mirage

It has already been over two months since news of the Modi government further increasing the basic pay, recommended under the 7th Pay Commission, of the Central government employee has been hitting the newsstands every other day. However, till now nothing has been confirmed by the government leaving lakhs of the government employee in lurch. […]

7th Pay Commission update: CG employees ambiguous of Modi govt increasing basic pay

The National Anomaly Committee (NAC) meeting, scheduled to be held on October 7, has been postponed disappointing and adding to the woes of the lakhs of Central government employees who had been waiting for a ‘Diwali bonanza’ from the Narendra Modi-led Central government. The committee was to meet last week and take a call on […]

Diwali bonanza for teachers in UGC-funded varsities, colleges, courtesy Pay Commission

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Much to the delight of teachers in the state as well as centrally funded universities and colleges, the Central government has extended the benefits of the Seventh Pay Commission for the teaching faculty of central and state universities and other aided colleges. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting under the chairmanship […]

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7th Pay Commission: All that you need to know about your new pay in January!

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: With reports making rounds that the Finance Ministry is likely to hike the minimum pay of the Central government employees to Rs 21,000 from the present Rs 18,000, the employees seem to be in a state of confusion regarding their January pay. Here’s a look at what we know so far! The National […]

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7th Pay Commission: Modi govt is anti-employees, feel central govt employees

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Central government employees were happy prior to the implementation of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) but since the day of its implementation, a huge disappointment has engulfed all. They were to get the fruit of 10 years of hard work but all that they received is a rotten fruit, says a […]

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7th Pay Commission: No arrears for Central govt employees on revised pay?

While the government is likely to revise the minimum pay of the 4.8 million Central government employees, news making rounds is the Narendra Modi-led BJP government will not grant arrears on the revised higher minimum pay. The government is ready to hike the minimum pay under the 7th Pay Commission to Rs 21,000 from the […]