7th Pay Commission Latest News:  After disappointing over 50 lakh central government employees by not making any announcement regarding their demands of a hike in fitment factor and minimum pay beyond 7th Pay Commission recommendations on Republic Day 2019, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) on Monday issued orders for revision of allowances of teachers, equivalent academic cadre, registrars, finance officers and Controller of Examinations in the Universities and Colleges as per the recommendations of 7CPC. (7th Pay Commission Latest News)

The development comes days after the Centre approved a proposal to extend the seventh pay commission recommendations to academic staff of government and aided technical institutions with granting of Rs 1,241 crore for the purpose.

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“This will directly benefit a total of 29,264 teachers and other academic staff of state government funded institutes. Besides, about 3.5 lakh teachers and other academic staff of private colleges or institutions within the purview of All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) will also benefit from the approval,” Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar had said.

The minister had claimed that the move will help technical institutions on attracting and retaining faculty of high academic standards.