The minimum wage is going to increase! Great news for central government employees ahead of budget –

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman can make a big announcement in the budget proposal on February 1 of this year. Central government employees will open their foreheads in that new budget. As per the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission, the salaries of central government employees are going to be increased again, sources said. At least their salary can be increased from Tk 18,000 to Tk 26,000. Also, there can be major changes from the center, in fitment factor.

According to official reports, the labor unions have been talking about increasing the fitment factor from 2.57 times to 3.68 times for a long time. Currently, this budget is said to be effective from January 1. The budget proposal also states that if the fitment factor of the employees is also increased, then their salaries will easily go up a lot.

It is pertinent to know that by June 2017, the Union Cabinet and staff approved the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission by proposing 34 amendment bills. As a result, the basic entry level or minimum salary was increased from Rs 7,000 to Rs 18,000 per month and the highest salary i.e. state secretary level was increased from Rs 90,000 to Rs 2.5 lakh. is

Besides, first class officers earn Rs 56,100. The central government has said that even though the increase fitment factor of the employees has been increased, they will not be given DA for the time being from January 2020 to June 2021. Although the workers claimed that dearness allowance was also stopped during Corona, but now the central government has also said that they will not be given that 18 months of DA.

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