Government Employees and Pensioners to Get Arrears from March
7th Pay Commission: Over 8.77 lakh government employees and pensioners to get arrears from March
The Gujarat government on Friday, March 2, announced that all government employees and pensioners will receive arrears from the 7th Central Pay Commission this month onwards.
The payment will be made in three monthly instalments – alternate months -said Gujarat deputy chief minister and finance minister Nitin Patel in the assembly. This will benefit about 4.65 lakh Gujarat government employees and over 4.12 lakh pensioners, setting the exchequer back by about Rs Rs 3,279 crore.