Major News and Events of 29 June 2016
What Happened on 29 June 2016
Union Cabinet Approves Recommendations for 7th Pay Commission
29 June, 2016: Anil Kumble, former team India captain, has interacted with the media for the first time after he has taken the position of the head coach. He spoke in Bangalore about the team, which will attend the preparatory camp before it starts its tour to West Indies for the four tests, which will be starting from 21st July. He also said he does not know for how long he will hold this position as it is a journey.
Recommendation made by the 7th pay commission has been approved by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday. The approval will be made public very soon, and the basic pay rise is likely to see a higher increase for more than 1 Crore employees and pensioners. The reports of the 7th pay commission will be effective from 1st January.