With the draft on higher allowances and HRA as per the 7th Pay Commission ready, central government employees will have to wait just one more day for a clear update. The draft rules are being discussed by the Empowered Committee of Secretaries (E-CoS). On June 1 the same will be placed before the Union Cabinet.
Sources say that the Cabinet would discuss the issue. A final call would be taken after Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns from his four-nation tour which began yesterday. A high-level committee headed by the Finance Secretary, Ashok Lavasa had on April 27 submitted its report to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.