New Delhi, June 15: The recommendations of 7th Pay Commission are likely to implemented from next month. Government employees will receive hiked salaries from August 1. Thier monthly salary from July will be incremented by 30 per cent more than what the Commission had recommended originally. Empowered Committee of Secretaries has given the final approval to the revised recommendations presented by the Secretaries Panel. Apart from the hiked salaries, they would also be provided the arrears for the past 6 months. (ALSO READ: Implementation of 7th Pay Commission to impact government’s fiscal math) Also Read - Maruti Suzuki Unveils Special Offers For Govt Employees, Benefits Up to Rs 11,000
However, it is not clear whether the arrear amount of past six months would be credited directly or through monthly installments. Also Read - Fact Check: Report Claims Centre Is Planning to Sack 5 Lakh Government Employees, PIB Says It's Fake
Ahead of the revision done by Panel Secretaries, the minimum salary was stated to be Rs 18,000, whereas, the maximum salary was capped at Rs 2,50,000. It has now been increased by 30 per cent, making the minimum amount Rs 23,500, whereas, the maximum salary would be Rs 3,25,000. Also Read - 7th Pay Commission Latest News: Tamil Nadu Freezes DA Till July 2021, Suspends Earned Leave Of Its Employees For One Year
The 7th Pay Commission will impact a total of 47 lakh central government employees, apart from 52 lakh pensioners. It would increase the total burden on the exchequer by Rs 102 lakh crores for the financial year 2016-17. The amount contributes to nearly 0.7 per cent of the GDP.