FAQs on 7th Pay Commission
When was constitution of Seventh Pay Commission approved?
Seventh Pay Commission was approved for its constitution on 25th September 2013 by the then Prime Minister Man Mohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram.
Where is seventh pay commission headquartered?
The 7th Pay Commission has its headquarters in New Delhi.
When could the recommendations of seventh pay commission come into effect?
The recommendations of seventh pay commission would come into effect from January 01, 2016.
Who is the Chairman and members of Seventh Pay Commission?
The Chairman and members or seventh pay commission are as under:
Chairman: Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur, Retired Supreme Court Judge
Member (Full Time): Vivek Rae, Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
Member (Part Time): Dr. Rathin Roy, Director, NIPFP
Secretary: Meena Agarwal, OSD, Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance
Which category of employees are covered under seventh pay commission?
Following categories of employees would be covered under seventh pay commission:
- Central employees from both industrial and non-industrial sectors
- All personnel of the Union Territories of Indian
- All personnel from All India Services
- All employees and officers or Indian Audit and Accounts Department
- All members of regulatory bodies of India including those of RBI
- All employees and officers of Supreme Court of India
What are the objectives of seventh pay commission?
- The objective of seventh pay commission is as under:
- To evolve with a sustainable and development oriented pay scale for all concerned government employees.
- To review and examine the changes and pay hikes in the past in order to build necessary roadmap for the new pay commission
- To devise and design well deserving pay and emolument structure
This would apply to all categories of employees mentioned above including those from the Defense Services. The commission would be responsible for working out the framework within which the emoluments would attract the fit talent to services in government and thus promote accountability, efficiency and responsibility of work culture.
What recommendations is seventh pay commission supposed to make?
The seventh pay would be responsible for making necessary recommendations considering the following aspects:
- The need of fiscal prudence in the country and the overall economic condition of the nation
- Adequate resources should be brought in and made available for the development and welfare of the officials concerned.
- The impact of recommendations of the commission should be considered on the financial conditioning of the respective state government. These are the state governments who would follow the recommendations and implement it through minor customizations.
- To ensure that best global practices are brought together for the governance and should be relevant in Indian conditions.
What procedures would seventh pay commission devise?
The commission is responsible for devising its own procedures and appoint necessary assistance such as Institutional Consultants, Advisors and Experts, whatever it may feel fit for a particular purpose. It may call for information from any source, wherever and whatever it deems fit for the completion of the report.
What are the controversies surrounding seventh pay commission?
One year after the constitution of the seventh pay commission, some retired government officials came forward against the inclusion of an Administrative Services office in the commission. This was challenged on the grounds of bias that an administrative service officer should not be a part to the commission. This was the first ever controversy that took place against the seventh pay commission.
What are the suggested DA as per seventh Pay Commission?
The DA should ideally be revised to 128 per cent in place of 124 per cent as on 01st January 2016. The DA was at 107 per cent in 2014 and was raised by 06 per cent effective January 2015.
What are the Multiplication Factor in determining the 7th Pay Commission?
There was a set method adopted by the sixth pay commission and the seventh pay commission is going to adopt the same methods as well in terms of multiplication factors. Here is how it would look like:
|Component A and B – Pay in pay band and Grade Pay as on 01.01.2016||1|
|Component C – 124 % 128% 120% Dearness Allowance on Pay in pay band and Grade Pay (** See the Note Below)||1.24 1.281.20|
|Total Multiplication Factor||2.24 2.28*2.20*|
What are the projected pay scales for Seventh Pay Commission?
Following are the projected pay scales for Seventh Pay Commission:
|Pre RevisedPay Scale||PB||6 CPCPay bands||GradePay||7th CPCPay Band||7th CPCGrade Pay|
What are National Mazdoor Conference expectations from Seventh Pay Commission?
Last year, NMC has urged before PM Narendra Modi in order to direct/suggest for necessary recommendations for the seventh pay commission.The commission also stated that the pay commission panel should visit every states governments to obtain views on its findings.
To sum it up, not even a single government employee would be present in India who would not be eagerly waiting for the Seventh Pay Commission to come into effect. They and their families are the ones who are directly or indirectly going to be benefitted by Seventh Pay Commission. Once the pay commission comes with its report, it would be implemented in the start of 2016 and should be followed by respective state governments using the same parameters.
7th Pay Commission committee has been granted 4 months extension.