7th Pay Commission: Decision unlikely today on hike in allowances for Central govt employees
The hike in salary component for Central government employees is as recommended by the 7th Pay Commission but the increase in allowances is getting dragged.
Central government employees’ wait for higher HRA and other allowances is likely to get longer, given that the Cabinet is unlikely to take a decision on the issue. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is on an official visit to South Korea, and therefore the Modi government would most probably defer the issue.
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