New Delhi, 29th June, 2016 (OdishaLIVE Bureau): The recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission have been approved by the Central Cabinet, today. This approval will be resulted in hike in salaries of over one crore government employees and pensioners.

The 7th Pay Commission had in November last year recommended 14.27 per cent hike in basic pay at junior levels. The entry level pay has been recommended to be raised to Rs 18,000 per month from current Rs 7,000 while the maximum pay, drawn by the Cabinet Secretary, has been fixed at Rs 2.5 lakh per month from current Rs 90,000.

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