7th Pay Commission: Rs 29,300 cr for allowances, HRA to be set aside by Govt
The Empowered Committee of Secretaries which submitted its report on higher allowances and HRA as per the 7th Pay Commission has also recommended a hike. It is to been seen if the Cabinet will take up the matter on Wednesday and clear all the proposals made by the E-CoS. If the hikes are good, then there is expected to be a rush to fill up the vacancies. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said in his budget speech that the government intends to bring in 2.83 lakh jobs vacancies. The same would be generated by next year.