Merger of DA with Pay and Interim Relief – National Council (Staff Side), JCM writes to 7th Pay Commission
Finance Ministry has informed National Council (Staff Side), JCM that as per 7th CPC terms of reference, 7th Pay Commission to send Interim Report and that Staff Side might approach the Pay Commission for a report on Interim Relief and Merger of Dearness Allowance. Hence, Staff Side, JCM has written now to 7th Pay Commission for payment of Interim Relief and Merger of Dearness Allowance with pay as Dearness Allowance as DA crossed 100%.
The Text Staff Side, JCM lettr dated 21.08.2014 addressed to 7th CPC is as follows
Shiva Gopal /Mishra
National Council (Staff Side)
Joint consultative Machinery for Central government employees
13-C, Ferozshah Road, New Delhi –110001
The Hon’ ble Chairman,
7th Central Pay Commission
Chatrapati Shivaji Bhawan,
1st Floor, B-14/A, Qutab Institutional Area,
New Delhi -110016
Reg : Payment of Interim Relief and Merger of Dearness Allowance with Pay.
The Staff Side of National Council (JCM) , had raised the issue regarding payment of interim relief and merger of dearness allowance with pay , as an Agenda Item of the Standing Committee of National Council (JCM ) in its meeting held on 7th May, 2014.
After detailed deliberations , it was stated by the Secretary (Expenditure), Ministry of Finance on this item that since the terms of reference enables the 7th CPC to send Interim Report , as such, the Staff Side might approach the Pay Commission for a report on Interim Relief and Merger of Dearness Allowance, as recorded in the Record Note of meeting, forwarded to Staff Side vide Director(JCA), Government of India, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensioners , Department of Pension and Pensioner’s Welfare ‘s letter No. 3/9/2014/JCA dt.24/7/2014.
We, therefore, humbly request you to kindly favourably consider our demand of payment of Interim Relief and Merger of Dearness Allowance with pay as Dearness Allowance, has since crossed the value of 100% on 1st January, 2014 and a number of Government Employees are superannuating every month,who would be deprived of the benefit of the same.
(Siva Gopal Mishra )
Secretary (Staff Side)
Copy to : Secretary, 7th CPC, Govt. of India, New Delhi for information and necessary action.