Bhubaneswar:17/6/17:The 7th Pay Commission recommendations is likely to grant a hike of 14.5 percent to the State government employees, the notification of which will be declared by June end. This will be implemented as per the fitment committee report which was set up to finalise the modalities of the 7th pay commission recommendations.
According to sources, the hike could range between 14 to 15 percent, plus, if the allowances based on the commission’s report are implemented, the hike could also rise up to 23 percent.
mplementation of the pay panel recommendations will put an additional burden of about Rs 5,500 crore on the state exchequer while about 4.5 lakh State government employees and pensioners will be benefited from it.
It may be mentioned that, the 6-member fitment committee had been constituted on October 31 under chairmanship of Development Commissioner, R Balakrishnan. It was supposed to submit its report on February 28 which had been earlier extended by 2 months.