7th Pay Commission: Change in Minimum Pay for CG Employees?
7th Central Pay Commission Minimum Pay and Fitment Factor issues are major demands of Central Government Employees.
33 lakhs Central Government Employees under the banner of National Joint Council of Action (NJCA) comprising Railways, Defence and Confederation has struggled with long pending demands of CG Employees.
NJCA Leaders frequently remember the situation of a crucial meeting with Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitly and Railway Minister Shri Suresh Prabhu on 30th June 2016. After discussing the demands raised in the Charter of demands, the Ministers assured that a high level committee will be constituted to consider the demands raised by NJCA especially the demand for improving the minimum wage and fitment formula.
As no written communication or minutes regarding the assurances given by Group of Ministers is forthcoming, the NJCA met again and 6th July and decided to go ahead with the strike decision. Again Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh called the NJCA leaders for discussion on 6th July and reiterated the assurances already given on 30th June and stated that the Finance Minister will issue a press statement on 6th July itself confirming the assurances given by the Group of Ministers.
There will be a new scope with our new Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and expect some goog news soon in this regard!