It is learnt that the Cabinet Note relating to approval of cadre restructuring proposal of CBEC has been finally prepared/ approved on 26.11.2013 by Cabinet Secretary. The date for next cabinet meeting is yet to be fixed. It is expected that CR of CBEC may likely to be approved in the next cabinet meeting.
With this hike the difference with central employees will come down to 32% (presently is is 38%). But with a likely D.A. increase (10 or 11%) of the central employees from January 2014, the gap may be wider to 42% or more.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced an additional instalment of dearness allowance for state government employees, sparking protests by the Opposition CPI-M and Congress.