7th Pay Commission: The Delhi doctors may receive some good news in the new year 2019 as the government is likely to implement the benefits of the 7th pay commission for Delhi doctors, say reports. The officials have given an assurance to the doctors in the national capital, who were threatening to go on strike. The doctors have been demanding implementation of the 7th pay commission benefits and removal of disparities in the payment process. A delegation of doctors has received positive assurances from the authorities of implementation the 7th Pay Commission within 15 days.

Dr Sumedh Sandanshiv, President, Federation of Resident Doctors Association (FORDA) reportedly said, “It was a great day for resident doctors of Delhi Government Hospitals today! After multiple meetings with the concerned authorities with no fruitful result, to calling for a Strike on December 19, we have achieved the desired result. 7th pay commission has been implemented in Delhi Government Hospitals and the salaries of Resident Doctors will be upgraded accordingly.”

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The reports suggest that the Central Government employees will get the pending arrears of 36 months after the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission. The 7th pay commission has not been implemented in many states till now and employees are continuously demanding hike in basic salaries and clearance of all pending dues. To resolve the issue the government has formed Central Pay Commission committee to resolve the issues.

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