The Odisha government today announced to implement the recommendations of 7th pay commission for its employees.
“I am happy to announce that the state government will implement the 7th pay commission recommendations. A fitment committee is formed for working out the modalities. This will benefit the state government employees and pensioners,” Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said.
According to sources, the State government has decided to set up a fitment committee to lay out the guidelines for implementation.
The 7th pay commission’s recommendation will benefit about 4 lakh state government employees and more than 3 lakh pensioners.
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.
Haryana 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.