7th Pay Commission: Karnataka employees can get a big gift in the month of November. Indications of this have started coming from the state government. In fact, the state government constituted the panel to implement the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission in Karnataka. It is expected that the panel may submit its recommendations to the state government next month i.e. November. Meanwhile, state home minister G Parameshwara said that the state government will take appropriate decisions if necessary. The panel was asked to submit recommendations in November.
State Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has already assured to decide to implement the commission’s report. He said government employees need not worry. It will be implemented.
NPS will end
Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara has said that the government will scrap the New Pension Scheme (NPS) and implement the Old Pension Scheme (OPS). The Congress had promised to implement the old pension in its manifesto for the assembly elections held in May. A committee has been formed in this regard. The state government will take a decision based on the report. He said the government would soon launch the Karnataka Aarogya Sanjeevani scheme to provide free treatment to state government employees and their families. The state government will fill up 2.5 lakh vacancies in the next 5 years.
DA demands 23% increase
State Government Employees Union president CS Shadakshari has appealed to the minister to implement the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission as soon as possible. Along with this, there is a demand to increase Dearness Allowance (DA) by 23 percent.