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7th Pay Commission – Centre to set up Anomaly Committee for implementation

7th Pay Commission – Centre to set up Anomaly Committee – This announcement came following concerns by unions of employees over the delay in setting up the high level committee.

The centre on Wednesday announced setting up of an Anomaly Committee to settle issues arising out of the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission recommendations from August 1.

This announcement came following concerns by unions of employees over the delay in setting up the high level committee, assured by the Group of Ministers to review the minimum wage and multiplication factor as well as anomalies which have crept in following implementation of the new Pay Commission recommendations.

A notification issued by the Department of Personnel said here that Anomaly Committee would consist of representatives of the official side and the staff side. It also said that the Committee would be guided by specified conditions.

It said that definition of Anomaly will include where the official side and the staff side are of the opinion that any recommendation is in contravention of the principle or the policy enunciated by the Seventh Central Pay Commission itself without the Commission assigning any reason.

As per the notification there will be two levels of Anomaly Committees — National and Departmental, consisting of representatives of the Official Side and the Staff Side of the National Council and the Departmental Council respectively.

The National Anomaly Committee will deal with anomalies common to two or more Departments and in respect of common categories of employees. The Departmental Anomaly Committee will deal with anomalies exclusive to the Department concerned and having no repercussions on the employees of another Ministry/Department.

The Anomaly Committee shall receive anomalies through Secretary, the staff side of respective Council up to six months from the date of its constitution and it will finally dispose of all the anomalies within a period of one year from the date of its constitution. Any recommendations of the Anomaly Committee to resolve the anomaly shall be subject to the approval of the Government.

Cases where there is a dispute about the definition of “anomaly” and those where there is a disagreement between the staff side and the official side on the anomaly will be referred to and “arbitrator” to be appointed out of a panel of names proposed by the two sides. However, this arbitration will not be a part of the JCM Scheme.

On August 12 the National Joint Council of Action (NJCA) in a communication to all its constituents had said that it has asked the Cabinet Secretary to hold a Special discussion with on the issue.

It had said its representatives have conveyed strong `resentment’ over decision to allow the first option given to the pensioners be implemented subject to feasibility.

“We have reiterated that while we are open to discussion as to the methodology of verification of the claims of individual petitions in respect of Option No.l, we would not be able to countenance of the non implementation of the recommendation of the 7th pay commission on the flimsy ground of non availability of records”.

It also had asked the Constituents Organisations to forward the various anomalies on the implementation of the 7th pay commission notification within in 15 days.

Read in Hindi

केन्द्र सरकार के सभी विभागों को सातवें वेतन आयोग की सिफारिशों के क्रियान्वयन से होने वाली वेतन संबंधी विसंगतियों पर गौर करने के लिए समितियां गठित करने को कहा गया है.

कार्मिक मंत्रालय की ओर से जारी आदेश के अनुसार राष्ट्रीय और विभागीय, दो स्तर की विसंगति समितियां होंगी जिनमें राष्ट्रीय परिषद और विभागीय परिषद के सदस्य आधिकारिक पक्ष और कर्मचारी पक्ष के प्रतिनिधि होंगे.

आदेश के अनुसार विभागीय विसंगति समिति की अध्यक्षता अतिरिक्त सचिव या संयुक्त सचिव (प्रशासन) करेंगे. इस तरह का कोई पद नहीं होने पर मंत्रालय या विभाग का वित्त सलाहकार विभागीय विसंगति समिति का एक सदस्य होगा.

आदेश में कहा गया है, ‘‘राष्ट्रीय विसंगति समिति सामान्य श्रेणी के कर्मचारियों के संदर्भ में दो या दो से ज्यादा विभागों की साझा विसंगतियों से निबटेगी. विभागीय विसंगति समिति सिर्फ संबंधित विभाग से जुड़ी विसंगतियों से निबटेगी, जिनका वित्त सलाहकार के विचार में किसी अन्य मंत्रालय या विभाग पर कोई असर नहीं पड़ेगा.’’

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