Unit Run Canteen Employees are not Government Employees

Unit Run Canteen Employees are not Government Employees – Says Defence Minister

Demands from various forums have been received for implementation of Sixth Pay Commission recommendations in respect of URC employees, however, these recommendations have not been accepted as URC employees are not government employees.
The sales turnover and profit generated by CSD is as under:
(Rs. in Crore)
Year
FY 2011-2012
FY 2012-2013
Sales
Rs.9746.59
Rs.10245.35*
Profit
Rs.216.30
Rs.219.34*

*Unaudited figures.

As URC employees are not Government employees. They are given pay and allowances as per the rules regulating the terms and conditions of the services of the civilian employees of the URCs, issued by Army Headquarters. Consequent to Sixth Pay Commission, the basic pay of all categories has been increased by 50% w.e.f. 01.02.2009 and 15% w.e.f. 01.12.2009. Another 15% raise has been given w.e.f. 03.04.2013.
This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a written reply to Shri Hukumdev Narayan Yadavin Lok Sabha

Source: PIB

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