Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: The Cabinet is likely to approve higher increase in basic pay than the nearly 15 percent recommended by the 7th Pay Commission for over 1 crore government employees and pensioners on Wednesday.
However, there are several reports in the media about the Pay Commission's recommendations that might not go down well with the government employees.
Here are five recommendations that might disappoint the central government employees.
1. As per a CNBC TV18 report, the Cabinet might adhere to 7th Pay Commission recommendation on basic pay hike. It means that there is no extra increment in basic pay over and above the pay commission's recommendation.
2. As per a report in Financial Express, the disbursement of allowance will not be made retrospectively. It will be done prospectively.
3. Another report in the Financial Express has said that 10 percent of arrears will be deducted and be deposited in NPS. It means that employees will get 10 percent less arrears than has been calculated.
4. Several media reports have said, the Pay Commission has recommended that non-performing central government employees should not given annual increments. The Commission has recommended to upgrade performance benchmark to “very good” from “good”.
5. There will be delay in getting the arrears as per 7th Pay Commission's recommendations. As per a report in the Financial Express, Central government employees will not get the arrears which was touted to be effective from January this year. Instead they will get it in the next financial year.