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Cabinet approves 7th Pay Commission recommendations

Cabinet approves 7th Pay Commission recommendations

The pay panel had in November last year recommended 14.27 per cent hike in basic pay at junior levels, the lowest in 70 years.

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the recommendations made by the 7th pay commission, news agency ANI reported.

The details of the approval, which will be made public soon, is likely to see a higher increase in the basic pay than the nearly 15 per cent recommended by the 7th Pay Commission for over 1 crore government employees and pensioners.

The pay panel had in November last year recommended 14.27 per cent hike in basic pay at junior levels, the lowest in 70 years. The previous 6th Pay Commission had recommended a 20 per cent hike which the government doubled while implementing it in 2008.

After considering the increase proposed in allowances, the hike in remunerations comes to 23.55 per cent.

The 7th Pay Commission report will be effective from January 1, he said, adding that the Cabinet will decide if the arrears for the six months have to be paid in one go or in installments.

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