West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced the state government will accept the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission and said she will try implementing them from January 1 next year. "Today, I got the first part of the Sixth Pay Commission's report. We will accept recommendations of the Commission and sympathetically consider them. I will try to implement them from January 1," Banerjee said at a government employees' federation event at Netaji Indoor Stadium here.
"The minimum basic salary was around Rs 7,000. It has been raised to Rs 17,990," she added. A state Cabinet meeting is scheduled to be held on September 23 during which the government is likely to approve the report.
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