DIMAPUR, April 11 - Nagaland Government today announced the implementation of Seventh Pay Commission for State Government employees.
According to a notification issued by Finance department, the pay and pension of the employees shall be revised corresponding to the recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission.
The revision of pay and pension shall come into effect from June 1 for the purpose of notional pay fixation in the revised pay structure, and for the fixation of monthly pension in respect of the employees retiring from service on or after June 1.
However, actual payments on the basis of revised pay structure will be effective only from January 1, 2018. Accordingly, no arrears of salary or pension will be payable for the period prior to January 1, 2018, the notification said.
Except for payments and pensions of employees under the New Pension Scheme, the increased salary on account of revision of pay will be impounded to the GPF accounts of the employees till February 28, 2020.
The notification also said, a Pay (Fitment) Committee will be appointed by the State Government to examine the matter relating to revision of pay/pensions of employees and recommend fitment of their pay scales/pensions vis-�-vis Seventh Central Pay Commission recommendations. Subsequently, a detailed notification for revision of pay/pensions will be issued after acceptance of the recommendations of Pay (Fitment) Committee by the State Government.
It said after notional fixation of revised pay on June 1, 2017, a government servant will be entitled to annual increment (notionally) on December 1, 2017 subject to the condition that he/she has completed service of not less than six months on that date in the revised pay structure.
The revised pay/pension will be applicable to all categories of work-charged employees, persons paid out of contingencies, persons employed on contract, except where the contract provides otherwise and persons re-employed in government service after retirement.