7th Pay Commission: There is good news for about 5 lakh employees of Chhattisgarh government.
The Bhupesh Baghel government has approved an increase in the salaries of employees with salaries and arrear. The increased salary will be considered applicable from January 2021. This information has been given in a press release issued by Chhattisgarh Finance Department. Pension Rules: Big announcement for central government employees on new year, improvement in pension rules
Chhattisgarh government’s decision
State government employees will also be given arrears from 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2020. This will cost the state government Rs 300 crore. Meanwhile, media reports are saying that in January 2021, dearness allowance to the central government employees may increase by 4 percent. This increase in dearness allowance will be based on the suggested accepted formula of 7th Central Pay Commission. 7th Pay Commission: The government gave a big gift to these government employees, money will come to the account soon
Central employees will get 4% more DA
In a Cabinet meeting chaired by PM Modi in March 2020, the Central Government employees and pensioners were given additional installment of Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) from 1 January 2020. The Finance Ministry has informed that there will be an increase of 4 percent over the existing DA 17 percent.
Government will bear the burden
Combining both Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief, the government will incur an annual burden of Rs 12,510.04 crore, compared to a total burden of Rs 14,595.04 crore in FY 2020-21. (January 2020 to February 2021, ie 14 months) This decision is expected to benefit about 48.34 lakh central government employees and 65.26 lakh pensioners.
Disabled allowance will also continue
In the last week of December 2020, the Modi government also announced to continue Disability Compensation for all employees. If they become crippled during their service and still join the office, then they will be given this allowance. Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) personnel like CRPF, BSF, CISF will be the biggest beneficiaries of this order. Because there are more risks for them while on duty, because their nature of work is like this.