September 18, 2017Posted by rajkumar sathishNo Comments
The central government is mulling not to form any Pay Commission for increasing
salaries and allowances of
central government employees and and pensioners in
of inflation would be submitted to the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley once every
No new commission may be formed in future for
increasing salaries of central government employees, a senior Finance Ministry
official told The Sen Times on condition of anonymity.
government is going to take a policy decision in this regard,” official told
our reporters after cabinet nod of the 7th Pay Commission allowances.
an idea about an alternative arrangement, he said that the 7th Pay Commission
Chairman Justice A K Mathur had earlier told The Financial Express in an
interview, “The government should review the salary of central government
employees every year looking into the data available to it and based on the
The 7th Pay
Commission recommended that the pay matrix may be reviewed periodically without
waiting for the long period of ten years. It can be reviewed and revised on the
basis of the Aykroyd formula which takes into consideration the changes prices
of the commodities that constitute a common man’s basket, which the Labour
Bureau at Shimla reviews periodically.
Commission also suggested that this should be made the basis for revision of
that pay matrix periodically without waiting for another Pay Commission.
So, it will
not be necessary to form a new pay Commission after every 10 years for central
government employees and pensioners and whether any change is required
regarding pay and allowances would be made considering inflation.
the central government is to follow this proposal of the Pay Commission and to
discontinue the practice of appointing pay commissions in future to suggest
salary structure and other perks for all central government employees and
pensioners, the official gave his views.
said the report of inflation would be submitted to the Finance Minister Arun
Jaitley once every three years.
He added the
changes regarding pay and allowance would be made considering inflation