Around six lakh government employees in Madhya Pradesh will get fatter pay packets with the state cabinet accepting recommendations of the State Pay Commission.
A decision in this regard was taken at the meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, it was officially stated on June 10.
The cabinet decision was taken yesterday in the light of the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission and will be implemented with retrospective effect from January 1, 2006, an official release said.
Accordingly, the State Pay Commission headed by A K Agrawal would fix the emoluments including pay structure, allowance and fringe benefits for the employees of the local bodies and the statutory bodies constituted by the state government through its resolution of September 10, 2008.
The Commission would also consider the need for continuing the separate pay allowance and service conditions for the employees drawing salaries from Contingency Fund.
It would also consider measures to modernise the institutions of the state government and to make them more professional.