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Government Employment and Employees' Compensation

By 2004-05, as compared to 1950-51, the compensation structure of central government employees had gravitated substantially towards deferred payments. Though the average wage compensation of a central government worker is higher than the per worker gross domestic product, the latter has grown at a faster rate in the past few years. The number of central government workers has been declining and the aggregate expenditure towards employee compensation as a proportion of net non-debt revenue receipts has also fallen. Hence, at the aggregate level, there is no grave concern regarding the fiscal implications of wage and retirement benefits

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