7th Pay Commission: Agreed on fitment factor, Big news for 52 lakh central employees
In the 7th Pay Commission, the salary of central employees is decided by the fitment factor. If the fitment factor increases, then the minimum salary of central employees will increase.
There is great news for central employees. The government can take a decision on the next fitment factor. This will increase the minimum basic salary of the employees. A draft will be prepared for this, which will be shared with the government.
After submitting the draft, a meeting can be held on this issue by the end of July. Union has given this new update. If this is agreed, then the basic salary of more than 52 lakh central employees can be increased under the fitment factor.
New dearness allowance may be applicable for central employees from July 1, 2022. In fact, according to the AICPI data, from July 1, 2022, there may be an increase in dearness allowance by 4 to 5% i.e. 38 to 39 percent DA. So far, the numbers of the AICPI index till April have come. But, after the numbers of May and June, the government can announce it. Meanwhile, if the government agrees on the fitment factor, then the salary and pension of central employees and pensioners will increase.
In the 7th Pay Commission, the salary of central employees is decided by the fitment factor. If the fitment factor increases, then the minimum salary of central employees will increase. The salary of central employees increased by more than two and a half times. At present the fitment factor of the employees is at the rate of 2.57 times. On this basis, the minimum basic salary is Rs 18000 and the maximum basic salary is Rs 56900.