The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government on Tuesday approved the proposal of payment of all 7th Central Pay Commission allowances to the government employees of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh. The decision will come into existence on 31st October 2019.
The Union Home Ministry has issued the necessary orders in this regard. The Centre's decision to allow the 7th Pay Commission will benefit at least 4.5 government employees in these two territories.
The government employees of the new Union Territories -- Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh -- will get salaries and other benefits as per the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission from October 31.
Home Minister Amit Shah has approved the proposal of payment of all 7th CPC allowances to the government employees of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh, which shall come into existence from October 31.
The central government had on August 5 announced the abrogation of the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 and its bifurcation into two UTs.