New Delhi : “7.51 lakh teachers in universities will get benefits of the 7th pay Commission. We must attract talent into academics,” Union Human Resource Development Minister Praksh Javedkar said. The minister said teachers of all centrally-funded deemed universities and 43 central universities will get the benefit of the 7th Pay Commission. He said the hike would be anywhere between Rs, 10,000 and 50,000. Javedkar also said all assistant and associate professors of 329 state universities and 12912 colleges will also get benefits of the 7th Pay Commission, which will be restrospectively effective from January 1, 2016.
The pay panel’s recommendations will eventually benefit over 48 lakh government employees.