Madhya Pradesh Government on Saturrday announced to implement the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission with effect from January 2006, a decision aimed to benefit around five lakh government employees in the state.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, in an official communication, said the benefit of the Pay Commission's recommendations will be payable to state government employees with effect from January 1, 2006 to February 28, 2009.
The mode of payment for benefits from January 1, 2006 to August 31, 2008, will be decided by the government at a later date, the communication said.
However, benefits from September 1, 2008 to February 28 this year will be paid along with the salary payable on April 1.
The notification said the decision would also help around three lakh pensioners and there would be a proportionate increase in salaries of government school teachers and Panchayat Secretaries
Source : The Hindu.