From a correspondent
Agartala, March 18: Former Chief Secretary of Assam PP Verma will head the three-member expert committee that is formed for implementation of the 7th Central Pay Commission for the State government employees of Tripura.
The other two members of the committee will be from the State administration. A formal notification in this regard will be issued on Monday, sources in the Fince Department said.
Verma’s me was considered as he was the chairman of the committee that recommended pay structure for employees and teachers in Assam. The State government considered his me due to his previous experience.
Both Chief Minister Biplab Deb and Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Debbarma, who are looking after the Fince Department, took the decision after consultation with Assam Fince minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
The implementation of the 7th Central Pay Commission recommendations for the government employees of Tripura was one of the assurances given by the BJP during its election campaign.
The State Cabinet, after reviewing the State’s fincial position, found the dismal fincial situation of the State, and decided to urge the Centre for special grant.
The Chief Minister accompanied by Chief Secretary Sanjib Ranjan and Fince Secretary LK Gupta left for Delhi on Sunday to discuss on the issue.
It is the first visit of the Chief Minister after assuming the office and is likely to meet Prime Minister rendra Modi, Fince minister Arun Jaitley and several other ministers. He is also scheduled to visit the BJP head quarter to meet party president Amit Shah and other leaders.
According to a rough estimate of the Fince Department, an additiol Rs 1200 crore will be required for implementation of the 7th CPC recommendations.