8th Pay Commission: In the Lok Sabha, the Minister of State has clarified the information regarding the salary of central employees and the Eighth Pay Commission.
A new information has come out about government employees. The Narendra Modi government at the Center said on Monday that there is no plan to bring the 8th Pay Commission. However, information has also been given about the DA (Dearness Allowance) and pension of the employees. In the Lok Sabha, the Minister of State has clarified the information regarding the salary of central employees and the Eighth Pay Commission.
On Monday, Congress MP of Chhattisgarh and BJP MP Rarnadan Singh Sigriwal had sought answers to the question for bringing 8th Pay Commission and giving its benefits to government employees from 2026.
In a written reply, Union Minister of State for Finance Pankaj Choudhary said that no such proposal is being made. He informed that the 8th Central Pay Commission will not be constituted to revise the salary, allowances and pension for the Central Government employees and pensioners.
When will the allowance and pension of employees increase
He said that the salary, pension and allowances will be reviewed under the 7th Pay Commission being given to the employees . On this basis, the salary of government employees will be increased. Also dearness allowance and pension allowance will also be considered later. The Seventh Central Pay Commission was reportedly set up by the Government of India on February 28, 2014.
The first pay commission came in 1946
The first Pay Commission in India was established in January 1946. The constitutional structure of the Pay Commission comes under the Department of Expenditure (Ministry of Finance). Significantly, on March 31, 2022, the Center had increased dearness allowance by three per cent to 34 per cent for 47.7 lakh central government employees and similarly in dearness relief as a step to provide relief to 68.6 lakh pensioners. increase was announced.