8th Pay Commission Latest Updates: A pay commission is formed every ten years to make changes to the salary structure of central government employees. On the basis of the pay commission recommendations, the salaries of central government employees are fixed. The government has set up seven pay commissions that have been set up on a regular basis.
Government preparing for the 8th Pay Commission?
The recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission for Central Government Employees are applicable across the country and the employees also getting benefit from it. However, the employees complain that they are getting less salary than what was recommended for them. The question arises whether the government is now preparing to set up the 8th Pay Commission.
Recently, when the Finance Minister was asked in Parliament whether the government has under consideration the proposal of the Eighth Central Pay Commission for central government employees so that it can be implemented from January 1, 2026. The government denied the claim that the government is going to set up the Eighth Central Pay Commission.
In this regard, Union Minister of State for Finance Pankaj Choudhary made it clear in the House that the government is not considering the 8th salary yet. Now central government employees want to know the plan.
According to the reports, now the salary of the employees will be decided by the Aykroyd formula. With this, the salary of the employees will be linked to inflation, cost of living, and performance. Accordingly, the promotion of employees will also be done. However, no such formula has been considered yet. Let us inform that in the recommendation of the 7th Pay Commission, Justice Mathur had said to fix the pay structure according to the Aykroyd formula. Cost of living is also taken into account in this rule. This formula was given by Aykroyd, Wallace Ruddell