The Finance Ministry has notified the salary hike based on Seventh Pay Commission recommendations. The minimum pay in central government with effect from January 1, 2016 will now be Rs 18,000 per month; at the highest level, it will be Rs 2.5 lakh. The notification was issued on Monday. Arrears, which is to be paid from January 1, 2016, will be credited to the government employees within financial year 2016-17.
Gazette Notification of 7th Central Pay Commission