Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: The implementation of 7th Pay Commission recommendation seems to be like an endless wait for the central government employees.
However, an important point made by the Pay Commission's recommendation might not go down well with many.
As per reports in the media, 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”.
It has also recommended introduction of the Performance Related Pay (PRP) for ascertaining the performance of the central government employees.
In other reports, the central government employees and pensioners are likely to get their 6 months of arrears in October.
Reports further say that increased salary of July will be credited to the 47 lakh central government employees and 52 lakh pensioners' accounts on August 1, 2016. But the arrears of last 6 months will be credited in one installment in October.
As per sources, the Empowered Committee of Secretaries headed by the Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha has recommended a 30 percent increase in minimum and maximum basic pay structures along with doubling of existing rates of allowances and advances.