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Tripura revises pay structure of govt employees

Press Trust of India  |  Agartala 

The government on Tuesday revised the pay structure of its two lakh employees with effect from October 1 this year and claimed that it is on a par with the 7th Central

The revised pay scale was prepared based on recommendations made by a committee headed by former Assam Chief P P Varma, told a press conference.

The recommendations were submitted to the government on Friday and accepted in a special cabinet meeting on Tuesday, Deb said.

The BJP had had pledged for implementation of the 7th for the employee before the assembly election.

"The (previous) left left a burden of Rs 11,000 crore. Despite that, we could fulfil the demands of the employees. We implemented our promises in a tough situation," He said,

He said 9 per cent DA is still pending for the employees, but that chapter is yet to be closed.

As per the revised scale, minimum pay at the entry level of the pay matrix would be Rs 18,000 per month for Group-C employees, and Rs 16,000 for Group-D employees.

Fixed pay employees would get benefits at par with regular employees under the revised salary structure, Deputy Jishnu Devvarma, who also holds the portfolio, said.

Pensioners would enjoy a minimum pension of Rs 8,000 per month and a maximum of Rs 1,07,450 per month.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 22:30 IST