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Committee to look into pay and pension related issues of defence services

The Government has decided to constitute a Committee, for which Cabinet Secretary will be the chair person  to look into pay and pension related issues of relevance to defence services personnel and ex-servicemen. The other members of the Committee will be:

(i) Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister

(ii) Defence Secretary

(iii) Secretary, D/o Expenditure

(iv) Secretary, D/o Ex-Servicemen’s Welfare

(v) Secretary, D/o Personnel and Training

The Committee’s ‘terms of reference’ will be to look into the following issues relating to:

(i) Defence services personnel:

  • Common pay-scale for in-service JCOs/ORs
  • Initial pay-fixation of Lt. Col/Colonel and Brigadier/equivalent
  • Review and enhancement of grade pay
  • Placing of all Lts General in HAG+ scale
  • Grant of non-functional upgradation (NFU) to armed forces personnel

(ii) Ex-servicemen:

  • One-rank one-pension
  • Enhancement of family pension
  • Dual family pension
  • Family pension to mentally/physically challenged children of armed forces personnel on marriage

The Department of Expenditure will service the Committee. The Committee may co-opt any other member. The Committee will finalize its recommendations and submit its report to the Prime Minister by 8th August, 2012.

Source: Press Information Bureau


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