7th pay panel bonanza for 12 lakh state employees
The notification of the new pay scales as per recommendations of the 7th pay commission was issued on Monday. The new rules have come into force from October 1 this year and is now called Rajasthan Civil Services (Revised pay) Rules,2017. Also, the nomenclature has been changed from pay band to pay matrix.
Under this,the pay in applicable level in the pay matrix shall be the pay obtained by multiplying the existing basic pay by a factor of 2.57.The figure that will be arrived at will be listed in a particular level in the pay matrix.The same shall be the pay.
For example, in case of existing running pay band of PB-1, if the existing grade pay of 2,400 is considered and existing pay in running pay band is 8,160,then the existing basic pay was 10,560 (8160+ 2400). This will be multiplied by 2.57 as per the new calculation and 27,139.20 is obtained. This is being rounded off to 27,139. The level corresponding to this comes in L7 cell which is 27,600. The revised pay therefore in pay matrix is 27,600, as it should either be equal to or should be next higher to 27,139. In general, the new pay scale will …read more