Here’s good news for government employees in Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. They will get 7 CPC allowances from 31st October. After the passage of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Bill, 2019 in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said in his address to the nation August 8, 2019 that all financial facilities being given to employees of other Union Territories (UT), as per the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission, would soon be extended to the employees of UT of Jammu and Kashmir and UT of Ladakh.
The Home Minister today said in a statement that in accordance with the announcement made by PM Modi, Union Home Minister, Amit Shah has approved the proposal of payment of all 7 CPC allowances to the Government employees of UT of Jammu and Kashmir and UT of Ladakh. The decision will come into existence from 31st October, 2019. The Home Ministry has also issued orders in this regard, the statement said.
According to the official statement, the annual financial implication of 7 CPC allowances like Children Education Allowance, Hostel Allowance, Transport Allowance, LTC, Fixed Medical Allowance etc. in respect of 4.5 lakh Government employees of existing State of Jammu & Kashmir shall be Rs. 4800 crore tentatively.