7th Pay Commission

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.

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

28 Dec 2018

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

26 Jun 2018

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.

Govt to discontinue overtime allowance for employees except operational staff

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.

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

20 Apr 2018

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%.

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

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.

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

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.

DA of judges hiked as salary increase bill awaits approval

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).

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

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.

Lakhs stranded as MSRTC employees launch strike during Diwali

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

19 Jul 2017

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.

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

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.

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

29 Jun 2017

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.

7th Pay Commission: Cabinet approves recommendations on HRA, allowances

28 Jun 2017

7th Pay Commission: Cabinet approves recommendations on HRA, allowances

Ahead of the GST roll-out, the Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the recommendations of the Lavasa Committee for higher allowances including HRA.

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

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.

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

20 Apr 2017

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.

SC deems perks given to former MPs, MLAs 'unreasonable'

23 Mar 2017

SC deems perks given to former MPs, MLAs 'unreasonable'

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to respond why facilities given to former MPs and MLAs should not be scrapped.

TN: Palaniswami govt can't woo RK Nagar voters

10 Mar 2017

TN: Palaniswami govt can't woo RK Nagar voters

The Election Commission has clarified that the Tamil Nadu government cannot announce any new projects under the upcoming budget announcement specifically in RK Nagar.

TN's Palaniswami, PM Modi to hold talks on Feb 27

27 Feb 2017

TN's Palaniswami, PM Modi to hold talks on Feb 27

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami arrived in New Delhi on February 26 for a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.

Economic improvements under new TN govt

23 Feb 2017

Economic improvements under new TN govt

Under the new CM, the Tamil Nadu government constituted a five-member committee to implement the 7th Pay Commission recommendations which would benefit government employees, teachers, and pensioners.

Tamil Nadu CM orders shutting of 500 liquor shops

21 Feb 2017

Tamil Nadu CM orders shutting of 500 liquor shops

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami kickstarted his regime by paying homage to the portrait of Jayalalithaa and approving to shut 500 state-run liquor shops (TASMACs).

Indian Government plans salary hike for President

26 Oct 2016

Indian Government plans salary hike for President

The 7th Pay Commission's recommendations place the salary of the Indian President at Rs.1 lakh lesser than the country's highest-tier bureaucrat, the Cabinet secretary.

Government downgrades ranks of defence officers

25 Oct 2016

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.

'Anomaly Committee' to look into 7th pay commission grievances

18 Aug 2016

'Anomaly Committee' to look into 7th pay commission grievances

The Centre announced the setting up of an "Anomaly Committee" to look into the grievances voiced by certain quarters over the 7th Pay Commission.

Pensioners finally have a reason to celebrate

08 Aug 2016

Pensioners finally have a reason to celebrate

Pensioners of the Central Government will now receive a minimum pension of Rs.9000 instead of Rs.3,500. The maximum pension is capped at Rs.125,000.