Economy 7th Pay Commission: In New Year bonanza, Maharashtra government employees to get fat pay hikes Updated : December 31, 2018 09:58 AM IST Currently, there are as many as 362 pensioners in the state in the 100 years above category who will get the maximum benefits of the revised pension rules as per the 7th Pay Commission. Various unions of state government employees had gone on a 3-day strike in August to press for the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission recommendations and other demands. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.