State finance minister Bhanu Lal Saha said,”The state cabinet accepted almost all recommendations of the Pay and Pension Review Committee. An average 19.68 per cent pay hike has been approved for the employees, regular and fixed pay, and pensioners after reviewing the state’s financial capacity.” Tripura government announced on Tuesday an average 19.68% pay hike for its employees and pensioners which effect from April 1, 2017. An average increment for Group-D employees will be Rs 4,000, for Group-C employees, it will be Rs 5,500, for Group-B officials the average increment will be Rs 9,500 and for Group-A officials, it will be Rs 15,000 per month. Benefits for pensioners- It will be effected by multiplying the basic pension or family pension by 2.25 and the minimum pension has been increased from Rs 3,120 to Rs 7,020, while the maximum pension has been increased from existing Rs 38,500 to Rs 1,05,720.

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