7th Pay Commission: News

The Pay Commission is set up by the Central Government to review the structure of salary, rank structure, allowances and pension of all central government civilian employees. Constituted in February 2014, the 7th Pay Commission headed by Justice AK Mathur will benefit over 55 lakh central government civilian employees.

19 Aug 2019


#CareerBytes: SSC-CGL or SBI PO Exam - What to choose?

In India, Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC-CGL) and the Bank Probationary Officer (PO) Exam conducted by State Bank of India (SBI) are two of the most competitive exams for graduates.

730-day child care leave allowed for single, male Central-govt employees

Single fathers working in the Central government have been handed some good news ahead of the New Year.

05 Sep 2018


Punjab: 6,000+ teachers protest for pay raise on Teachers' Day

On Teachers Day, over 6,000 government and non-government college teachers in Punjab proceeded on mass leave in support of their demands, including raise in pay scale.

07 Aug 2018


Maharashtra: 17 lakh govt-employees on 3-day strike for salary hike

Around 17 lakh employees of the Maharashtra government began their three-day strike today to press for various demands, including implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission report.

03 Aug 2018


Haryana to implement 7th pay panel scale in varsities, colleges

The Haryana government today approved the pay scale recommendations to the teaching and non-teaching staff of government universities, government colleges and government-aided colleges with effect from January 1, 2016, as per the 7th pay commission.

22 Jul 2018


Maharashtra-govt employees to get 7th pay panel salaries from Diwali

The Maharashtra government will implement recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission for its employees from Diwali (falls in November this year), State Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said.

7th Pay Commission: Overtime pay discontinued for most government employees

According to an order issued by the Personnel Ministry, the government has decided to discontinue overtime pay for most Central government employees, except operational staff who are all non-ministerial non-gazetted Central government employees directly involved in smooth operation of the office.

26 Jun 2018


Govt to discontinue overtime allowance for employees except operational staff

Given the rise in the pay over the years, the Center has decided to discontinue overtime allowance given to its employees except for operational staff, according to an order issued by Personnel Ministry.

01 May 2018


PhD degree to become mandatory for professors in Universities

From 2021, PhD degree will be mandatory for University professors, even for assistant professors.

FY18: Railways may clock its worst-ever operating ratio at 98.5%

Railways' operating ratio, the direct indicator of working of the government-run transporter is expected to settle at 98.5% for 2017-2018, recording its worst performance ever since 2000-2001 when it was 98.3%.

08 Feb 2018


7th Pay Commission: 50L govt-employees expect pay-hike

About 50L government employees are waiting for official confirmation about the increase in the minimum pay hike and increased fitment factor as per the 7th Pay Commission.

31 Jan 2018


SC, HC judges get 200% salary hikes effective from 2016

The President has finally approved massive hikes for judges of the Supreme Court (SC) and the 24 high courts (HC), a nearly 200% rise.

16 Jan 2018


SC officials get washing allowance up to Rs. 21,000 annually

After tedious bargaining, the Finance Ministry has allowed a dress and washing allowance of up to Rs. 21,000 per annum for the officers in the apex court, effective from December 14, 2017.

06 Nov 2017


DA of judges hiked as salary increase bill awaits approval

Judges of the SC and 24 HCs will now get raised dearness allowance (DA) in accordance with the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission (CPC).

26 Oct 2017


2,000 AIIMS doctors start hunger strike, but will keep working

About 2,000 resident doctors at AIIMS will go on a hunger strike from today- but continue working- in protest against "improper implementation" of the 7th Pay Commission's recommendations.

17 Oct 2017


Lakhs stranded as MSRTC employees launch strike during Diwali

Employees of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) launched an indefinite strike at midnight.

11 Oct 2017


7th Pay Commission: Pay hike announced for 7.5lakh college teachers

In a move that would benefit 7.5 lakh teachers of central and state universities, Union Cabinet has given its nod for extending the benefits of the 7th Pay Commission to them.

05 Sep 2017


The challenges faced by India's new Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Of all surprises that Modi sprang at us during the cabinet reshuffle, appointing Nirmala Sitharaman defence minister was the biggest of them all.

15 Aug 2017


RBI rate cut unlikely, July retail inflation surges to 2.36%

The possibility of a near-term interest rate cut by the apex bank of India looks bleak, as India's retail inflation reversed its downward trend and stood at 2.36% in July from 1.46% noticed in June.

19 Jul 2017

Tamil Nadu

Amid farmers' protests, Tamil Nadu MLAs get 100% salary hike

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami has announced a 100% salary hike for the state's MLAs, taking their pay from Rs. 55,000 to Rs. 1.05L a month.

08 Jul 2017


7th Pay Commission: Revised allowances for govt employees from July

In a move that would benefit over 48 lakh central government employees, Finance Ministry asked Central Ministries and Departments to ensure the Cabinet-approved revised allowances are paid from July.

29 Jun 2017

Arun Jaitley

7th Pay Commission recommendations: What has the Cabinet changed?

Benefiting over 48 lakh central government employees, the Cabinet approved the Central Pay Commission's (CPC) recommendations after introducing 34 changes to it.

26 May 2017


IIT-B hikes fees, but still does not have full autonomy

IIT-B has increased fees, ranging from 100-300%, for several categories including hostel, gymkhana, medical expenses and exam charges.

20 Apr 2017

Arun Jaitley

7th Pay Commission: Lavasa Committee on Allowances to submit report

The high-level Committee on Allowances headed by Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa under the 7th Pay Commission is likely to submit its much-delayed report to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley this week.

25 Oct 2016

Indian Air Force

Government downgrades ranks of defence officers

According to communications from the Defence Ministry, the government has downgraded the status of military officers vis-a-vis their civilian counterparts.

12 Oct 2016


Disability pension not reduced, but significantly increased: Centre

Rubbishing media reports, the Centre said the disability pension for Indian Armed Forces Personnel hadn't been reduced but rather "significantly increased".