Gandhinagar, March 2: Gujarat government on Thursday made a final announcement that the central government employees will get arrears from the 7th Central Pay Commission from March onwards in three monthly instalments.Also Read - 7th Pay Commission: DA Hiked By 3 Per Cent In THIS State For Govt Employees. Complete Details here

Gujarat state Finance Minister and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel announced this in the assembly through a motion for a matter of public importance. The arrears will be paid by Gujarat government in three monthly instalments. According to a rough estimate, a total of Rs 3,279 crore will be spent on this. Also Read - 7th Pay Commission: Centre Likely to Increase Basic Salary of Govt Employees to Rs 26,000 Before Assembly Polls

“As the 7th Pay Commission was implemented with retrospective effect, employees and pensioners are eligible for arrears. The arrears will be paid from March onwards and in three instalments every alternate month. Government employees will get arrears for seven months and pensioners for nine. These benefits will go to 4.65 lakh employees and 4.12 lakh pensioners of the Gujarat government.” Also Read - 7th Pay Commission News: Retirement Age Increased To 62 With 23.39 Per Cent Salary Hike In THIS State | Find Out Here