Union cabinet approved the implementation of the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission which will give a substantial raise to the salaries and pensions to one crore central government employees of central government employees that will be implemented from January 1, 2016.
Upon this the entry level pay to be raised to Rs.18,000 per month from the current Rs.7,000 a month while maximum pay fixed at Rs. 2.5 lakh per month, up from Rs.90,000 per month that would be drawn by the Cabinet Secretary.
7th Commission Recommendations:
The Central Pay Commission was Chaired by Justice A. K. Mathur had submitted its report on November 2015.
It has financial impact of the recommendations is expected to be Rs.1,02,100 crore that results 27 per cent hike in basic pay at junior levels, 23.55 per cent overall hike in salaries, allowances and pension.