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Bihar state Pay Commission submits report to Nitish

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

The Pay Commission headed by former state Chief Secretary G S Kang today submitted its report to

"We have submitted our report to today," Kang told PTI.

He said the Commission has made its recommendations for effecting a hike for state employees and pensioners on the lines of the Centre's recommendations.

The state cabinet had on December 21, 2016 set up a three-member pay commission headed by Kang to decide the hike in salaries and allowances of employees and pensioners.

The recommendations, if accepted by the state government, will impact around 4.5 lakh state employees and 3.5 lakh pensioners.

The Commission was supposed to submit its report within three months, which was later extended by another two months, Kang said adding, it took time because more than 350 representations were made before the Commission by various groups, associations and individuals.

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First Published: Mon, May 15 2017. 20:48 IST