7th Pay Commission : No announcement for hike in minimum pay in Budget 2018 – Confederation
The 7th Pay Commission had recommendations of raise of the basic pay from Rs 7,000 to Rs 18,000 per month, maximum basic pay from Rs 80,000 to Rs 2.5 lakh and fitment factor to 2.57. The central government employees, have been demanding a hike in minimum pay from Rs 18,000 to Rs 26,000 and fitment factor from 2.57 to 3.68 times.
Central Government Employees & Unions expected announcement for increase in minimum pay and fitment formula in the Union Budget 2018. But there is no such announcement in the Budget. Central Government Employees are disappointed after the Union Budget. Confederation also expressed concerns about no such announcement.
Confederation Statement about Budget
BUDGET — NO MENTION ABOUT INCREASE IN MINIMUM PAY AND FITMENT FORMULA.
We are publishing below the Budget Speech of Sri Arun Jaitley , Finance Minister and Press Statements issued by Central Trade Unions CITU , AITUC & BMS . As far as Central Government Employees are concerned the budget is disappointing.
Source : Confederation