8th Pay Commission today news: For the past few days, it is discussed that the 8th Pay Commission will not come. The government is considering increasing the salary of central employees by some other formula. But, the employees union has something else to say. Let’s know the latest updates.
8th Pay Commission Latest Updates: The recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission for central employees are applicable across the country and the employees are also getting its benefits. However, the employees complain that they are getting less salary than what was recommended for them. Employees unions say that they are preparing a memorandum in this regard, which will soon be submitted to the government. Meanwhile, Union Minister of State for Finance Pankaj Choudhary has made it clear in the House that the government is not considering the 8th pay yet, but the union says that according to the recommendations in this memorandum, there is a demand to increase the salary or bring 8th Pay Commission. Will be done, and if needed strike will also be done.
Workers can strike
According to our affiliate website, All India Defense Employees Federation AIDEF has made it clear that if the government does not restore the 8th Pay Commission and old pension, then the employees can go on strike indefinitely. Central and state employees can jointly participate in this strike. However, it was taken out directly from the Union Minister of State for Finance Pankaj Chaudhary that the 8th Pay Commission would not come.
Minimum salary can be up to 26 thousand rupees
According to the affiliate website Zee Business, central employees’ organizations say that at present the minimum wage limit has been kept at Rs 18 thousand. In this, a lot of prominence has been given to the fitment factor in the increment. At present, this factor is 2.57 times, although in the 7th Pay Commission it has been recommended to keep it up to 3.68 times. If this happens, then the minimum wage of the employees will increase from Rs 18 thousand to Rs 26 thousand.
Government can also launch a new system
According to sources, now after the 7th pay commission, the new pay commission will not come. Instead, the government is going to implement such a system, which will automatically increase the salary of government employees. This can be an ‘automatic pay revision system’, in which if the DA is more than 50 percent, there will be automatic revision in the salary. If this happens, then 68 lakh central government employees and 52 lakh pensioners will get its direct benefit. However, the government has not yet taken any final decision on this. When the government will take a decision on this, it will be made official by issuing a notification.
Salary may increase more for lower income group
According to an official of the Finance Ministry related to the matter, in view of the inflation, the salary of the middle level employees should increase from the lower level. In such a situation, if the government brings a new salary formula in the year 2023, then the middle level employees may not get much benefit but the lower income group employees can get good benefits. His basic salary can increase by Rs 3 thousand to Rs 21 thousand.