#RealtyNewsRoundup: Central Govt Staff May Start Receiving Revised Salaries From July
According to media report, over 4.9 million employees of the Central government will start receiving revised wages after July 18, as recommended by the Seventh Pay Commission. As there has been a delay of 18 months in implementing the wage hike, the government might partly compensate the staff with a more generous house rent allowance than recommended by the panel, say media reports citing sources.
The housing ministry has set up a panel to come up with a model to use construction cess to develop rental housing for construction workers. As much as Rs 20,000 crore collected as construction cess is lying unused with the government. The panel is likely to give the report within three months.
Little camera-mounted drones could soon be flying over and around your property in the city measuring the structure from all angles to identify possible violations as the Greater Chennai Corporation is considering expanding the scope of its Geographical Information System (GIS) mapping project.
The National Highways Authority of India has widened the exit eight service lane of the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway to decongest the stretch. For daily commuters, the expansion of lane has reduced their travel time by 15-20 minutes.
Source: Media Reports