7th Pay Commission Latest News: The revised allowances for teachers, equivalent academic staff, registrars, finance officers and controller of examinations in Central Universities and colleges as per the recommendations of the 7th pay commission (‘7CPC) will come into effect from July 1, 2017.
Earlier on January 15, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), had approved a proposal to extend the 7th Central Pay Commission to the teachers and other academic staff of the state government and government-aided degree level technical institution in the country, with granting of Rs 1,241 crore. (7th Pay Commission Latest News: Government Extends Benefits to Teachers, Other Academic Staff – Check Details Here)
While announcing the proposal, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar had said that the move will help technical institutions on attracting and retaining faculty of high academic standards. (7th Pay Commission Latest News)
Meanwhile, on January 28, the University Grants Commission (UGC), had ordered to enhance honorarium for Guest Faculty to Rs 1,500 per lecture subject to a maximum of Rs.50,000 per month. Prior to this, they were getting an honorarium of minimum Rs. 1000 and maximum Rs. 25,000 a month.
The decision for the UGC order, issued on the basis of the 7th Pay Commission recommendations, was taken in the recently-held 537th meeting.