Employees New Pay Commission: Employees may get a big gift soon. In fact, there may be an increase in their salary, pension and dearness allowance. For this, a big step has been taken by the state government. The Chief Minister has approved the appointment of the Pay Revision Committee.
Employees in Telangana had been demanding the formation of a new pay revision committee for a long time. Meanwhile, Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Monday approved the appointment of the request committee. The committee will be headed by retired IAS officer Shiv Shankar. In which another retired IAS officer B Ramaiah will be a member.
5% interim relief also announced
Shanti Kumari has issued an order in this regard. The state government has also announced 5% interim relief to government employees and pensioners. In such a situation, PRC is going to prepare its recommendations. With the PRC formulating recommendations, there will be a major increase in the salaries and pensions of employees including dearness allowance.
The primary objective of the committee is to recommend revised pay scales for state government employees and pensioners. Instructions have been given to submit recommendations to the government within 6 months. The department has also been directed to allocate funds and staff to ensure smooth functioning of the PRC.
70% increase in salary of employees in 9 years
Let us tell you that the Chief Minister had given this assurance to the government employee pensioners during a brief discussion in the Assembly in August this year. In which Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao had said that PRC approval would be received soon. Along with this, the state government is also committed to distribute the benefits of the economic development of the state among all sections including employees. Employees will soon get its benefits. Let us tell you that under the next PRC, the salary of employees has been increased by 70% in 9 years by the VRS government.
The recommendations made in the Pay Revision Commission were made effective from 1 July 2018 and the government is going to implement the new pay scale for the employees from 1 July 2023. However, the government had given notional benefits to the employees from July 1, 2018. In the previous PRC the cash benefit was implemented from 1 April 2021. The commission has been directed to submit its report every six months.
In such a situation, along with giving the benefits of regularization to the employees, some important announcements can be made including increase in salary, pension and dearness allowance for the outsourcing employees. The government is actively considering bringing Anganwadi teachers under the ambit of the Pay Revision Commission. Although this will put additional burden on the government treasury, but the employees can get benefit from it.