New Delhi, July 15: The Bharatiya Janata Party government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is considering to end the Central Pay Commission and will revise salary on yearly basis. The Sen Times reported that the government is considering adjusting salaries of its 5.2 million pensioners and 4.8 million employees every year after taking inflation and price rise into account.
The report further suggests that the government is likely to want to take decisions on raising central government employees’ salaries and allowances each year. The government objective is to keep central government employees salaries in balance with prices in the market. Also Read – 7th CPC Latest News: Full List of Allowances Which Have Been Doubled Post Pay Commission Roll-out in July
The Sen Times further added that, for this, in future, the government won’t appoint pay commissions every ten years. The Department of expenditure will be responsible to regularly monitor salaries and allowances of central government employees and consider salary and allowance disparities in the service. Also Read – 7th CPC Impact: Post Pay Commission Allowances Roll-out, Know What Will be the In-Hand Salary of Employees For July Month
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the department of expenditure will also investigate inflation rates and will submit a report to the Ministry.
The salaries and allowance paid to central government employees can be adjusted in time after reviewing the report from the department of expenditure.
The Sen Times said that this is a significant change and therefore the government should hold detailed discussions on the issue.
The Central Government hiked the salaries of its employees from August 2016. The employees also got arrears from January 2016 on the recommendation of the 7th Pay Commission.
In June the government increased allowances, which came into effect on July 1, 2017, which made resentment of the central government employees.