Bureaucracy Delays Pay Commission Award
New Delhi: Central government employees has blamed “government bureaucracy” for delays in implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission Award.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, “We have enough funds to implement the Seventh Pay Commission Award shortly.”
The Seventh Pay Commission turned out to be complicated to implement because convincing every section of government employees was not easy, a senior official in Finance Ministry, who familiar with the pay commission matter said.
The Pay Commission took 21 months to finalise its report.
“Hence, the government officials of implementation cell observed the entire procedure to finalise in short time to get benefit to central government employees, and then immediate cooldown with dry ice, as they got one year time to review it” he added.