7th Pay Commission Latest NEWS – Empowered Committee Meeting may be held Today
7th Pay Commission: Secy panel to give final nod to salary hike on Tuesday
New Delhi: The Empowered Committee of Secretaries headed by the Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha will now meet on Tuesday (
June 13 June 14) to finally process the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission which will have bearing on the remuneration of 47 lakh central government employees and 52 lakh pensioners.
As per sources, the meeting of the Empowered Group of Secretaries, to finalize the payout to the central government employees did not take place as scheduled earlier on Saturday (June 11).
The Empowered Committee of Secretaries is functioning as a Screening Committee to process the recommendations with regard to all relevant factors of the Commission in an expeditious detailed and holistic fashion.
Government had earlier decided to set up a high-powered panel headed by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha in January this year to process the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission.
Media reports further state that after getting final nod from the Empowered Committee of Secretaries, Finance Ministry will take only a few days to implement the higher pay package for central government employees.
As per reports, the secretaries group may recommended a 30 percent increase in minimum and maximum basic pay structures along with doubling of existing rates of allowances and advances.
The 7th Pay Commission had suggested a maximum basic pay of Rs 2,50,000 and a minimum of Rs 18,000. A 30 percent increase would translate into maximum monthly salary of Rs 3,25,000 and minimum at Rs 23,400, respectively. Source : http://zeenews.india.com/
7th Pay Commission review panel to hold final meeting to pay hike today: The Sen Times
New Delhi: The final meeting of the Empowered Committee of Secretaries, who is processing the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission is set for today as the secretaries’ committee hopes to make its final recommendations before the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley within this month.
Secretaries’ committee has been comparing notes, taking into account concerns from employees’ unions, Trade Unions and departments demands through Implementation Cell of Pay Commission recommendations in Finance Ministry which works as the Secretariat of the Empowered Committee of Secretaries.
“This will be the final meeting of the Empowered Committee of Secretaries. After that, Pay Commission award will come out,” an official in Finance Ministry said adding “we have kept our fingers crossed on the Pay Commission award.”