Odisha to implement 7th Pay Commission recommendations
In a Diwali bonanza for the state government employees, chief minister Naveen Patnaik announced Odisha’s decision to implement the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission.
“The state government has decided to implement the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission. A fitment committee has been formed to work out the modalities. This will benefit the state government employees and pensioners”, Patnaik said.
The revised pay structure is set to benefit about 4,00,000 employees and close to 3,00,000 pensioners.
Implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission is to bring an additional burden of Rs 5000 crore per year for the state exchequer.
Source : http://www.business-standard.com/