Special Pay recommended for Paramilitary Personnel at par with Army

Special Pay recommended for Paramilitary Personnel at par with Army – Govt’s Proposal to 7th Pay Commission

As informed by Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assam Rifles (AR), the detail of strength of CAPFs and AR is as under:

Force AUTHORISED STRENGTH
GOs SOs ORs Total
Central Reserve Police Force 4,997 39,123 259,415 303,535
Border Security Force 5,034 34,341 212,684 252,059
Central Industrial Security Force 1,506 24,789 115,047 141,342
Indo-Tibetan Border Police 2,095 12,680 74,663 89,438
Sashatra Seema Bal 2,061 12,044 77,129 91,234
Assam Rifles 1,269 4,603 60,540 66,412
Total 16,962 127,580 799,478 944,020

A proposal for grant of Para Military Service Pay (PMSP) to Central Armed Police Force personnel at par with Army personnel has been referred to the 7th Central Pay Commission vide MHA O.M. dated 05.11.2014. The rate of Para Military Service Pay requested is @ Rs. 2,000/- per month to Personnel Below Officer Rank (PBOR) and Rs.6,000/- per month to officers upto Dy. Inspector General of Police rank, based on the rates of Military Service Pay. State Armed Police Forces are under the administrative control of State Governments. As such, present proposal does not include State Armed Police Forces.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to Shri A.U. Singh Deo in the Rajya Sabha recently

Source: PIB

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