The Cabinet Committee yesterday approved the 6th CPC recommendations and implement to the State Government employees of West Bengal
West Bengal Pay Commission: Cabinet approves Pay Hike 14.22%
Revised Pay Structure
Dearness Allowance merged with existing basic pay and grade pay to arrive new revised basic pay.
The revised pay structure will come into effect from 1.1.2020.
No arrears will be paid
Example of Pay Hike
Pre revised basic pay is Rs. 100
125% Dearness Allowance Rs. 225
14.22% increase in pay Rs. 256
3% Notional increment from 1.1.2016 Rs. 280.90
Gratuity will be increased two fold from Rs. 6 lakh to Rs. 12 lakh
House Rent Allowance (HRA)
The House Rent Allowance will be doubled from Rs. 6000 to Rs. 12000 , even though the pay committee recommended Rs. 10500.
The existing amount of Medical allowance is Rs. 300. The pay committee had suggested to hike Rs. 400. But, the State Government further increased and fixed Rs. 500.
West Bengal 6th Pay Commission
The 6th Pay Commission was constituted on 27th November 2015 headed by the Professor Abhirup Sarkar to revise the pay and allowances of state government employees of West Bengal.