7th Pay Commission Current Affairs, GK & News

7th Pay Commission: Family Pensions Ceiling Enhanced

The Union Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office and Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Dr. Jitendra Singh, stated on February 12, 2021 that the upper ceiling for family pension has been increased from Rs 45,000 to Rs 1,25,000 per month. Highlights This decision was taken in order to bring Ease of Living for the ..

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COVID-19: Maharashtra and Telangana Government announce major salary cuts

On March 31, 2020, the Maharashtra and Telangana State Governments announced major salary cuts. Highlights The Maharashtra Government had cut 60% of salary from the Chief Minister and other members of Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council and other representatives of the local governing bodies. The Class A and Class B employees of the government are ..

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Ministry of Defence: One Day Salary to PM-CARES Fund; Rs 500 crore contribution

On March 29, 2020, Ministry of Defence approved the proposal to contribute one day salary of the employees to the PM-CARES fund. This will amount to Rs 500 crores. Highlights The salary will collectively include funds from Army, Air Force, Navy and other Defence PSUs. The contribution is voluntary and employees willing to opt out ..

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Cabinet approves revised salaries and pension for Judges of Supreme Court and High Courts

The Union Cabinet approved revision in salaries, gratuity, allowances, pension etc. of Judges of Supreme Court and High Courts and retired Judges of Supreme Court and High Courts. The decision follows implementation of recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission in respect of Civil Servants. Key Facts The increase in salary and allowances will benefit 31 ..

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Disability pension for defence forces at par with civilians: Government

The Union Government has accepted recommendations of National Anomaly Committee (NAC) to maintain disability pension for defence forces in parity with civilians under 6th Central Pay Commission (CPC). With acceptance of recommendations of NAC, Government will not go ahead with new disability pension parity regime recommended by 7th CPC and continue earlier system of disbursing ..

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