Haryana will be the first state to give the benefit of 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) to its employees with effect from January 1, 2016, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Wednesday. The Chief Minister said that the state government has decided in principle to grant the benefit of revised pay package to its employees broadly on the pattern of the pay package extended by the Central Government to its employees based on the recommendations of the 7th CPC from next pay, said an official spokesman.
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Earlier, the state cabinet considered and approved the report of the committee for implementation of recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC). The Chief Minister said that the contractual employees like Anganwadi workers and Data Entry Operators and those engaged under the outsourcing policy would also be benefitted in the same proportion in which other employees would get the benefit of the CPC.
The Chief Minister said that the state departments would submit their proposals in this regard within a week. Also, the risk allowance admissible to the police personnel would continue upto March 31, 2017, whereas earlier it was admissible upto the year 2015. The Committee had received more than 200 representations, which were considered while formulating the report.