The decision was announced by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar during a cabinet briefing. Javadekar said that this decision will be beneficial for 48 lakh employees and 65 lakh pensioners; this will benefit 1.13 crore families.
Since the decision will be effective from January 1, 2020, central staff will be getting arrears for three months.
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