Pay hike for state government employees on cards
Bangalore, Mar 13 (PTI) An official committee set up to recommend revision of pay to Karnataka Government employees headed by Development Commissioner and Additional Chief Secretary Subir Hari Singh has submitted its report to the state government. The comittee submitted the report to Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda yesterday, official sources said.
The committee was set up last year following the demand by the government employees to recommend ways to remove anomalies between the pay scales of the State and Union Government employees, subsequent to the implementation of the Sixth Pay commission by the Centre. The Chief Minister, who also holds the Finance portfolio, is expected to announce the pay hike for nearly six lakh government employees in the State budget to be presented in the state legislature on March 21.