CM announces panel to revise salary of govt staff

CM announces panel to revise salary of govt staff

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has announced formation of a committee to recommend to the government on the revision of salary of its employees, in line with those of Seventh Pay Commission.

The committee, which has top officials as its members, has been asked to submit its report within four months’ time before 30 June.

The Seventh Pay Commission recommended a 14.27 per cent hike in basic pay. The state committee will study the implementation of revised salary and pension payouts under the pay commission.

Following the submission of the report, those working with the Tamil Nadu government can expect an increase in their pay.

Palaniswami said in a statement that the committee would have to submit its report to the government before June 30. “The committee comprises the Finance Secretary, Home Secretary, School Education Secretary, Labour Secretary and a Member-Secretary.

This committee will suggest measures to implement the 7th Pay Commission recommendations as in vogue for Central government employees. The committee will have to tweak the recommendations to adapt them to the local requirements, said the statement.