7th CPC latest news: Central govt employees’ demands likely to be met

7th CPC latest news: The Central government, which will present the annual budget for 2020-21, is likely to accept the long-standing demand of central government employees for an increase of the minimum wages under the 7th Pay Commission (7th CPC) from Rs 18,000 to Rs 26,000.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget on 1st February 2020.

The central government employees have been demanding the minimum salary to be increased from Rs 18,000 to Rs 26,000 under the 7th Pay Commission proposals.

Besides, the government may announce 4 per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) hike for H1-2020.

If the 4 per cent DA hike is implemented, the central government employees will get a monthly salary hike from Rs 720 to Rs 10,000 depending upon the Level and Pay Matrix of the employee, said experts.

Expectations of central government employees

  • Centre may modify the fitment factor of the central government employees.
  • Indian Railways employees are expecting medical and privilege pass facility to the dependent parents of these employees under the 7th Pay Commission recommendations