Payment of arrears on ad-hoc basis of pay to Defence Forces Personnel pending issuance of Notification accepting 7th Central Pay Commission Award
Analysis on 7th Pay Commission bunching Benefit discussed in Para 5.1.36 and Para 5.1.37 of 7th Pay Commission report – Pay in Grade Pay of Rs. 5400, 6600, 7600 and 8900 will be entitled to additional increment as bunching benefit
Here are some areas of 7th Pay Commission report which are much beneficial to Central Government Employees. If Govt accepts these recommendations as such overall compensation package of Central Government Employees will be more attractive.
A summary of Expectations of Central Government Employees on changes required in 7th Pay Commission report which is being processed by Empowered Committee of Secretaries
In the case of upgraded grade pay that has been granted now to certain cadres / posts, the new basic pay will be computed using the upgraded grade pay. This new basic pay will be multiplied with 2.57. New 7CPC will be corresponding to this BP multiplied with 2.57 and level corresponding to higher grade pay in the Pay Matrix.
7th Pay Commission has recommended that more than fifty Allowances are to be abolished. It has also provided its recommendations relating certain important allowances such as Fixed Medical Allowance applicable to Pensioners to the effect that there is no need for revising those allowances.
Encashment of Earned leave at the time of retirement – 7th Pay Commission has recommended for continuation of the existing ceiling of 300 days of Earned Leave could be encashed at the time of retirement apart from 60 days encashment during the service.
It is a general view of all Central Government Employees that certain allowances, reimbursement and advances which have been abolished or restricted in 7th CPC report are to be allowed to continue
7th CPC has recommended for abolition of Family Planning Allowance since the level of awareness regarding appropriate family size has gone up among the government servants. 7th CPC is of the view that many benefits relates to children, viz., Children Education Allowance, Maternity Leave, LTC, etc., are available now.
There were many demands from Staff Side as far as Leave Travel Concession is concerned before 7th Pay Commission. Some of them are increase the frequency of LTC, especially of the “All India” visit, and extend LTC to foreign countries
7th Pay Commission feels that Tax neutrality should be ensured across various long term savings for post retirement incomes such as PPF, EPF, CPF, NPS etc, which is not the case now.
The Empowered Committee will function as a Screening Committee to screen the recommendations of the Commission after taking into account the views of the concerned stakeholders, viz, the Ministries/Departments, Staff Associations and the JCM, so as to firm up the final conclusions for approval of the Cabinet
7th Pay Commission recommends that heads of three institutions viz., National Defence College (NDC), New Delhi, National Defence Academy (NDA), Khadakwasla, Pune and Defence Services Staff College (DSSC), Wellington should be upgraded to Apex Scale
7th CPC recommends Junior Press Assistant (JPA) , Senior Press Assistant (SPA), Off-set Machine Operator, Machine Man and Electrical Supervisor, grade pay of 1800, 1900, 2400, 1900, and 4200 respectively
7th Pay Commission recommends that Assistant Store Keeper and Store Keeper (Tech) in IBM should be first upgraded to GP 2400 and GP 4200 respectively and then placed at the appropriate level in the pay matrix.