Agartala, Mar 10 (PTI) The Tripura government will form an expert committee regarding implementation of the 7th Pay Commission recommendations for the state government employees, the new Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said today.
This decision was taken at the first meeting of the council of ministers held here during the day, Dasgupta, who took oath as the chief minister in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday, told a press conference.
Deb said he would not elaborate more on the issue since the Model Code of Conduct is on as polling is scheduled to be held on March 12 at the Charilam constituency.
Election to the constituency was countermanded due to the death of CPI(M) candidate Ramendra Narayan Debbarma, a week before the Feb 18 elections in the state.
The BJP had promised in its manifesto that the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission would be implemented during the first meeting of the cabinet if the BJP and its ally the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) were voted to power.