The nurses union of AIIMS claimed that the hospital administration has introduced contract terms to their employment which forced them to pre-empt their strike. It said that the decision has come as shock to the whole fraternity.
The commission will take into account the inputs of the Finance Secretary but the COVID slump will not affect the recommendations, sources said. This is because the COVID impact is deemed temporary.
The commission had curtailed its activities, including visits to other states, as part of cost-cutting measures.
Higher land tax, cap on government expenditure, freeze on postings, massive redeployment of government officials and a hunt for tax defaulters and suppressors are some of the measures already on the table.
The 11th pay revision commission has been issued special instructions to study and resolve the issues faced by women employees.