Thursday, April 28, 2016

7th Pay Commission – Centre all set to Implement Recommendations – Source added, Centre will issue notification most likely in the third week of June after Cabinet’s nod to the recommendations of 7th pay Commission.


7th pay commissionThe Central Government is all set to implement recommendations of 7th Pay Commission. Reportedly, the notification for the ‘increment process’ will be issued in the month of June.
Source added, Centre will issue notification most likely in the third week of June after Cabinet’s nod to the recommendations of 7th pay Commission.
A Finance Ministry source was quoted by a news website as saying, “But in case it’s not issued in third week of June, it will be issued at the beginning of fourth week of June. Usually it takes around one week to issue a notification, after cabinet nod”.
Ministry is also hopeful that Empowered Committee of Secretaries which is looking after the recommendations at the moment, will submit its report by June 15.
Most likely, increased payout will be handed over to central government employees earliest at the end of June or latest by July. However, sources suggest that Empowered Committee of Secretaries which has been entrusted the responsibility to overview recommendations will not make much change into it.
Earlier, the government conceded that implementation of new pay scales proposed by the 7th pay commission is estimated to put an additional burden of Rs 1.02 lakh crore which is around 0.7 per cent of GDP.
Giving details of financial implications of the recommendations, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha informed Parliament that the burden on pay head would increase by Rs 39,100 crore to about Rs 2.83 lakh crore in the current fiscal.
Sinha also said that the announcement of Dearness Allowance has no impact on the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission.
The Empowered Committee of Secretaries headed Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha to process the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission was set up in January. The recommendations of the Pay Commission will have bearing on the remuneration of 47 lakh central government employees and 52 lakh pensioners.
Source: One India
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