7th Pay Commission — The Central government might take its decision on revising the fitment factor in the New Year. The employees union have for a long time been demanding for a hike in the fitment factor across various pay bands. The demand has been to raise the fitment factor from 2.57 times to 3.68 times.
As per reports in the media, the government can take a decision the fitment factor hike after next year’s Union Budget. Considering that the big festival after the Budget is Holi. A previous Zee Hindi report had suggested that the Modi government could announce a hike in fitment factor as a Holi gift to the emploees.