7th pay commission in Assam is likely to implemented from April next year
Amidst demonetization, Assam government on Monday announced that new pay commission is likely to be implemented by April next year.
The minister said that financial implication for 2017-18 is estimated to be Rs 3,238.28 Crore, of which Rs 2,942.07 Crore is for the revision of salary and pension, including Rs 60 Crore for the additional quantum of pension recommended for pensioners above 80 years of age.
State government has constituted a committee to study the various aspects of the 7th pay commission. State cabinet will examine the same on February.
The pay commission has recommended 2.62 times hike in minimum pay prescribed by the 2008 Assam Pay Commission. The commission has recommended that minimum pay will be Rs 15,900.
In 2008 Assam Pay Commission the minimum pay was Rs 6000. The commission has recommended city compensation allowance for employees working in Guwahati.
Source : Economic Times