7th pay commission latest news today 2023, DA – Fitment Factor Latest Update: Government employees are getting salary according to the provisions of 7th pay commission from 2016 till yet. The government is continuously working for welfare of their employees from many years and implements new pay commissions according to the situation. However the latest Pay Commission in the central government is 7th pay commission, but employees are now waiting to get salaries according to the next 8th Pay Commission. If you are also a government employee which is getting salary from Central or state government, so you should read this article where we are providing the latest information of 7th pay commission in this article and will also provide the updates on 8th pay commission from the central government.
7th pay commission 2023
The central government has created a bench of senior judges and other state holders to prepare the seventh pay commission on 2014. After that the government has implemented the provisions of 7th pay commission from 1 January 2016. Now all the employees are getting salaries from the central government according to the provisions of 7th pay commission. There are multiple provisions in 7th pay commission which have increased the salary of Central employees, some famous provisions are dearness allowance, fitment factor, changes in pay scale and pay slab etc.
DA in 7th Pay Commission 2023
According to the latest decision of the Centre Government, employees will get the increased dearness allowance in the salary of October month. Employees were getting 42% dearness allowance from the government till yet. But now they will get 46% DA in the salary of October 2023. Apart from this, employees will get the rest amount of the day from 1 July 2023 till 1 October 2023 in the salary of October month. The government has increased DA of the employees due to providence of 7th pay commission to increase DA twice in a year. So, the central government increases DA of their employees for January to June and July to December session. It’s mean, employees will get the increased DA from the salary of January 2024. The dearness allowance of the employees is calculated according to the all India CPI index. It is the dearness index which is maintained by the government of India for each month. So, the government has recently extended the 4% DA of the employees according to the AICPI.
Fitment factor in 7th pay commission
The fitment factor is a number which is used by the central government under 7th Pay Commission to prepare the basic pay of the employees. The government is following 2.57 fitment factor in the 7th pay commission. The government has multiplied the basic salary of the employees of 6th pay commission with 2.57. After that, the salary of all the Government employees of all pay bands have increased in the 7th pay commission. The minimum basic salary of the government employee was 7000 in 6th pay commission, and after calculating it to 2.57 the minimum message salary has increased till 18000. This is the big achievement of 7th Pay Commission to provide facilities of Government employees. However, now employees are demanding to increase the fitment factor again to provide an 8th pay commission.
8th Pay Commission
The central government has not modified about the implementation of 8th pay commission. But Central employees are demanding to increase the salary of Central Government employees by implementing the new Pay Commission. According to various ministers and officers, the pay commission is Sustainable Commission which is developed for many years, at least 10 years. So if you are also waiting to get the benefit of new Pay Commission, you should wait for the year of 2026, because the 10 years of 7th pay commission will be completed in 2026. But employees have also hope from the latest central government to increase their salaries before the elections. However, you get updated about the latest Pay Commission news from this website.