The BCCI president and the member of Parliament from Hamirpur Mr. Anurag Thakur hailed the Central Government for the hike in salaries and allowances of government officers, employees and pensioners.
Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Thakur said, “I would like to congratulate the Central Government officers, employees, pensioners on their salary hike and allowances through the 7th Pay Commission. This move by the Central Government will benefit a large section of the society and also contribute towards the economic growth of the nation. Owing to this decision of the NDA Government, 47 lakh central employees and government officers will benefit. Additionally, close to 52 lakh pensioners will get increased pension starting January 1, 2016 onwards. This initiative of the central government will account to additional burden of Rs. 1.02 lakh crore.”
Adding further he said, “The approval of 7th Pay Commission by the Central Government highlights the commitment of our Honourable Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi ji and Finance Minister Sh. Arun Jaitley ji towards the Central Government officers, employees, pensioners. I would urge each one of you to work harder in the service of the nation and take the country to new heights.”