Central staff pension up by 157%
Retired central government employees will now get a minimum pension of Rs 9,000, up 157.14 per cent from the current Rs 3,500, following the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations.
The ministry of personnel, public grievances and pensions has notified acceptance of pay panel’s recommendations for the pensioners.
The ceiling of gratuity has also been enhanced from the existing Rs 10 lakh to Rs 20 lakh.
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