Govt fixes Rs 18,000 as minimum disability pension for soldiers
Sunday, January 27, 2019, 7:24 AM
The Defence Ministry fixed minimum war injury/disability pension for soldiers to Rs.18,000/month. The approval is expected to benefit soldiers who have been permanently disabled while on duty or during combat. While the seventh pay commission had earlier suggested a slab-based system for fixing disability pension for soldiers, government has now agreed to meet the demands to fix minimum disability pension at Rs.18,000.
7th Pay Commission: 50 Lakh Central Govt Employees Likely to Get Hike
Sunday, June 24, 2018, 9:38 AM
Around 50 lakh central government employees might get a good news as Centre is expected to fulfil their demand of hike in minimum basic pay in forthcoming days. Earlier their hopes were shunted after Minister of State for Finance P. Radhakrishnan in Lok Sabha had said that the government has no plans to increase the minimum salary beyond the seventh pay commission recommendations.