Odisha 7th Pay Commission : Key Decisions
Odisha Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik approved Implementation of 7th Central Pay Commission Scales for state Government employees, as recommended by Fitment Committees. Other key decisions from the meeting:
• Amendment of rules for revised remuneration for contractual Group- B, C & D employees in lieu of 7th Central Pay Commission.
• Cabinet approved interest-free loan to Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. for 15 years as viability gap funding
• Approval of Mobile Towers, Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) and related Telecom Infrastructure Policy, 2017; covers modalities on installation of mobile towers, streamlining of application process, special provisions for KBK and LWE affected areas etc.
• Approval of Food & Procurement Policy for Kharif Marketing Season, 2017-18 will ensure steady & efficient paddy procurement from farmers by state Government
Chief Minister Shri Patnaik reiterated commitment towards all-round development & welfare of the state.