7th Pay Commission: Government likely to raise entry-level salary to Rs 20,000

With central government employees threatening to go on strike demanding modifications in the entry level pay and fitment factor, the may agree to increase the entry level pay from Rs 18,000 to Rs 20,000

Updated: Jul 09, 2016, 10:16 AM IST
7th Pay Commission: Government likely to raise entry-level salary to Rs 20,000

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: With central government employees rebutting the 7th Pay Commission's recommendations and demanding modifications in the entry level pay and fitment factor, the government on July 6 announced the high level committee to look into the demand of the government employees.

As per media reports, the government may not be able to meet the demand of Rs 26,000 as the minimum salary demanded by the unions, but may agree to increase the minimum salary to Rs 20,000.

The Staff Side of the unions have requested the government that before arriving at a final conclusion, the staff side should be given a fair chance to present and discuss the case with the government.