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‘0.32 factor hike yet on hold for Tripura employees, pensioners as No hike in salaries, pension this year’
TIWN Nov 7, 2018
‘0.32 factor hike yet on hold for Tripura employees, pensioners as No hike in salaries, pension this year’

AGARTALA, Nov 7 (TIWN): A minimum hike of 0.32 factor yet hasn’t received by Tripura State employees and pensioners as the effect of RoP to be started from January-2018. inance Dept has approved RoP for the recently announced Pay Revision ‘Tripura Pay Matrix’, but even though the dues have been started from October 2018, but the pay hike will be given from the next year January only.Even after announcing Pay Matrix from October-2018 effect no salary, pension of the employees, pensioners has been hiked this month, according to the records of the bank deposits and no hope in next two months of salary hike. As a result pay-scale difference between State and Centre couldn't be measured. On October 9, Tripura Pay Matrix 2018 was announced after Tuesday's cabinet meeting. The decision was taken based on Verma Committee's report was submitted. Even though employees were expecting 7th Pay Commission with the effect of 2016 , but the Pay-Matrix's effect will be from 2018, October, unmatched with BJP's promise to the employees, pensioners done before election.

In the press release it has been said, "The committee has recommended that the date of effect of the revision of Pay / Wages / Pensions shall be from 1.10.2018. 

In case of regular employees, the New Pay Structure may be in the form of 'Tripura State Pay Matrix 2018'which was earlier prepared by 2.25 factor now may be raised at 2.57 factor", a merely 0.32 factor hike than the CPI-M Govt's pay structure. 

Features of Pay Hikes of BJP Govt:

1) Tripura State Pay Matrix 2018 subject to be condition that whatever the revised pay works out higher than the corresponding pay as per 7th CPC recommendations, as a result of application of multiplication factor of 2.57, suitable adjustments shall be made with a view of keeping parity with 7th Pay Commission recommendation. As a resultmultification factor to be slightly lower than 2.57 factor,

2) Minimum pay at the entry level of the Pay Matrix shall be Rs. 18,000 per month for Group-C and Rs. 16000 per month for Group-D,

3) Employees recruited on fixed basis against formal creation pf fixed pay posts by keeping in abeyance regular-scal posts, there shall be no change in the formula. Their pay shall be fixed at 75% of the initial pay in the relevant level of Tripura Pay Matrix 2018 and will get same benefit as regular employees,

4) Regarding daily workers/ part time workers revised pay shall be arrived by dividing the existing rates by 2.25 and then multiplying by 2.57,

5) Pensioners, family pensions of the State Govt pensioners shall also be revised using the same methodology as adopted by Revision of Pay. Minimum pension shall be from Rs. 8,000 to Rs. 1,07,450.Existing rates of additional pension shall be continue.

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