Assam government Wednesday proposed to hike the salaries and allowances of Chief Minister, Ministers, Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Leader of Opposition and all present and former MLAs by over 90 per cent with immediate effect.
Trade union representing central government employees today welcomed the announcement to set up the 7th Pay Commission, but demanded that recommendation be implemented with retrospective effect from January 1, 2011.
The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday said that it would order an inquiry into why madarsa teachers were not paid salaries despite grants by the Centre in November last year and initiate strict action against those found guilty.
Over two lakh employees in Tamil
Nadu will get a hike in their salaries with the state
government accepting the recommendations of the one-man
Commission arising out of the
sixth pay commission recommendations.
Calls for reining in astronomical salaries for corporate head honchos notwithstanding, the number of top management personnel getting a pay package running into crores of rupees has crossed the century mark.