‘Odisha to implement 7th Pay Commission recommendations soon’

Bhubaneswar, Aug 24: Notwithstanding its bad liquidity position, Odisha government is likely to implement the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission for its employees and pensioners soon. Finance Minister S B Behera said “we have received the report from the fitment committee and the government is considering to implement the new pay scale for the employees soon.” However, Behera said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik would take a decision on how soon the employees would receive their salary with the enhanced amount. (PTI)