Zee Media Bureau
Chandigarh: State government employees of Haryana will soon get the benefit of the 7th Pay Commission as per media reports.
A report in the Times of India said that the government will make the announcement soon after Diwali.
“The announcement for the implementation of recommendations is expected to be made during Haryana Day celebrations in Gurgaon on November 1,” the TOI report said.
With a view to extend the benefit of the 7th Pay Commission to the employees in the state, the government had constituted a Committee of Finance Department and about 176 representations or suggestions have been received by it, which are being examined, Haryana Finance Minister Abhimanyu had last week said.
It is for the first time in the history of the country that the Central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has in a time-bound manner decided to implement the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission, an official release issued here quoted him as saying.
The Central government has set a record by immediately accepting and implementing the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission, Abhimanyu said and reminded that the recommendations of the 6th Pay Commission "were implemented after two years of the Commission's report".
With PTI Inputs