7th Pay Commission – What is happening on the front of Hike in Minimum Pay and Fitment Factor? Latest Update

| December 25, 2017

New Delhi, December 24: The 7th Pay Commission has been remodelling the salary structure of every department in the government. Earlier, this month several media companies confirmed that the bill to increment the salaries of all the judges working at the Supreme Court of India and 24 High Courts of India by two folds. The bill was also presented before the Lok Sabha.

Since last couple of months, there has been the ongoing debate on incrementing the minimum pay of the central government employees. The struggle to implement the minimum pay hike is going on under the 7th Pay Commission, the Lok Sabha earlier was presented with the bill to increase the salaries of the Supreme Court and High Court judges by two-folds.

Once the recommendation of 7th Pay Commission to increment the minimum monthly pay of judges is approved, the judges will get salaries by double. The bill was presented before Lok Sabha and as soon as the bill is passed and implemented, the Chief Justice will get the monthly salary of Rs 2.8 lakhs and Supreme Court judges will get a salary of Rs 1 lakh per month. The recommendation of incrementing the salaries of the judges was next in line with the minimum pay hike under process.

If the bill of increasing the salaries of the Supreme Court and Hugh Court judges is passed, it will become a law. The High Court along with the Supreme Court judges (salaries and Conditions of service) amendment bill 2017 also has the bill to revise the rate of house rents. The bill presented before the Lok Sabha and the order for its implementation is waiting.

In total there are 25 judges in Supreme Court that is less that the approved strength of 31 judges.

According to the approved strength, high courts in India have 1079 judges working, but at present, there are only 682 judges. This bill will not only benefit the working judges but will also benefit all the retired judges.

On the passing of the bill by the Lok Sabha the salaries of the judges in India will increase as per the recommendation of the 7th Pay Commission.

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