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Govt grants benefits of 7th pay commission to employees from J&K, Ladakh


New Delhi: There is a good news for employees from Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

Two months after the Parliament passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Bill, 2019, the government has now announced to grant benefits of the 7th pay commission to the employees from these two union territories.

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Union Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah has approved the proposal of payment of all 7th CPC allowances to the Government employees of UT of Jammu & Kashmir and UT of Ladakh, which will come into existence from 31st October, 2019, according to a PIB press release issued on Tuesday.

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The move will benefit 4.5 lakh Government employees, who are working in the existing State of Jammu & Kashmir and will become the employees of UT of Jammu & Kashmir and UT of Ladakh from October 31, 2019.

The annual financial implication of 7th CPC allowances like Children Education Allowance, Hostel Allowance, Transport Allowance, LTC, Fixed Medical Allowance etc. in respect of 4.5 lakh Government employees of existing State of Jammu & Kashmir will be Rs4,800 crores tentatively.

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