New Delhi: Despite facing a financial crunch, the North Delhi Municipal Corporation has decided to implement the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission for its employees.
"After the notification of recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission by the Centre, it has been decided that NDMC would also implement the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission for its employees as it is," NDMC Standing Committee Chairman Pravesh Wahi said.
"We hope this would boost the morale and improve efficiency of the employees," he said.
The matter would soon come up in the NDMC House and sources said it is likely to be cleared by it.
"The civic body had made a provision for implementing it in its budget. And, now it will come up before the Standing Committee and is likely to get cleared by it and the House," a civic official said.
"Although we are facing a financial crunch yet this decision has been taken keeping in view the interest of the employees," Wahi said.
He claimed, once the process is completed, NDMC would be the first local body to implement the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission.
"Employees of the corporation have to work under pressure, besides facing situations arising due to financial position, yet they work in the interest of citizens. Hence, it has been decided in their interest...And, we hope, this would certainly improve our services too," Wahi said.