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Rajasthan government notifies 7th pay panel for central services

The pay scale will be applicable from January 1, 2016, including arrears.

jaipur Updated: Nov 01, 2017 20:13 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan times
Rajasthan,Central pay commission,Vasundhara Raje
Two days before Diwali, the government had announced to extend the benefits of 7th pay commission to state government and officials.(HT File Photo)

The Rajasthan government Wednesday issued notification for implementation of 7th central pay commission for IAS, IPS and IFS officials. The pay scale will be applicable from January 1, 2016, including arrears.

The department of personnel said that the central government has accepted the recommendations of the 7th pay commission for revision of the pay scale of All India Services. In this context, ministry of personnel, public grievances and pension department of personnel and training, Government of India had issued notifications for IAS on September 8, 2016; IPS on September 23, 2016 and IFS on September 28, 2016.

The state government has decided to apply the pay scale with effect from January 1, 2016 after sanction by the Governor, it said.

Earlier, two days before Diwali, the government had announced to extend the benefits of 7th pay commission to state government and officials. It issued a notification on October 30. The notification, issued by the finance department, is effective from October 1, 2017. The decision will benefit over 12 lakh government employees and pensioners, according to officials.

First Published: Nov 01, 2017 20:13 IST