Published On : Tue, Nov 17th, 2015

Joy for Govt employees/ pensioners: 15% hike in salary/ pension!

Nagpur: It is hoped that there is going to be 15% hike in the salary/ pension of government employees/ pensioners during implementation of 7th Pay Commission Recommendations.

According to sources, the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission may be submitted to the central government’s finance department on November 20, 2015. If the central cabinet grants its approval soon, the recommendations may be effected from January 1, 2016.

More than 50 lakh employees and about 54 lakh pensioners are to be benefited by the recommendations, said the sources, adding that they may get 15% hike in their salary structure.

According to sources, the 7th Pay Commission has not touched the retirement age.