Jun 20, 2016

Good news - Starting salary likely to be recommended at Rs 23,000; fitment factor to rise

New Delhi,June 19: A good news is there the for central government employees as the recommendations by the empowered group of secretaries have said that the minimum salary as well as the fitment factor should be raised in the Seventh Pay Commission. The empowered group which is headed by Cabinet Secretary, is said to have recommended so in its report. 
Secretary Panel submits report;recommendations to be implemented soon As per a Zeenews report, "According to the sources, the starting salary of government employees is expected to be around Rs 23,000, up from Rs 18,000 as recommended by AK Mathur led panel. Sources said that the fitment factor is likely to be raised to around 2.7, up from 2.57 as recommended by the 7th Pay Commission." ALso read: Good News! Seventh Pay Commission: Cabinet approval expected in 15 days According to a Dainik Jagran report, "The Cabinet Secretary met the PMO officials on Wednesday and apprised them about the secretaries panel's recommendations on the salary and allowances hike recommended for central government employees. The secretaries panel reviewing the 7th pay commission's recommendations have submitted its report to the Finance Ministry. The Finance Ministry will prepare a note and present it before the Cabinet in the next 15 days."
Source - one india