While a climb in Dearness Stipend (DA) is set to be reported soon for focal government workers, there is likewise expanding whiz around contemplations on eighth Compensation Commission pushing ahead. For some time, there has been a demand for talks about replacing the 7th Pay Commission’s rules with 8th Pay.
In the past, there were rumors that the Center might announce some information regarding the plan to implement the 8th Pay Commission in the Union Budget 2023. However, on February 1, 2023, there was no such welcome piece of good news for government employees.
Government workers are expecting the 8th Pay Commission to take over for the 7th Pay Commission next year, according to recent reports. For government employees, pay commission rules are typically modified every ten years. The recent 5th, 6th, and 7th Pay Commissions’ implementations followed the same pattern.
Although there is currently no official information regarding the 8th Pay Commission’s progress, recent reports suggest that the government may begin working on it and announce its findings in 2024. There are two distinct scenarios outlined in the reports.
One of the claims is that the government might announce the 8th Pay Commission before the Lok Sabha Elections in 2024, giving thousands of government workers a huge boost before the polls. On the other hand, according to reports, talks won’t really start until the election results are announced and a new government is formed.
The announcement that the 8th Pay Commission will take over for the 7th Pay Commission could be made by the end of 2024 in either scenario. The recommendations may be put into action by 2026 in the event that this occurs. From the lowest to the highest levels of the salary scale, the 8th Pay Commission will increase the basic salary, fitment factor, and allowance for government employees.