The Haryana Government has constituted a Pension Revision Committee to examine the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission.
The Committee, headed by Additional Chief Secretary of Finance, will also devise modalities for their implementation in the State with regard to revision of pension, family pension, gratuity, commutation of pension and other related issues for pensioners and family pensioners of the State Government, an official spokesman said in Chandigarh on Sunday.
He said that the State Government had also invited individual employees and pensioners, and Unions and Associations to send their views, suggestions and representations in this regard by November 30, 2016. The 7th Central Pay Commission had recommended that the Union Cabinet hike salaries and pensions of nearly one crore Central government employees and pensioners by 23.5%. The increase in both salary and pension is 2.57 times more over the 6th Pay Commission.
The Cabinet also improvised on the recommended salaries to defence personnel to give a hike of 2.67 times as against 2.57 times to the civilians to ensure parity with the para-military forces. Those in the armed forces got the highest hike in pay – from Rs 21,000 to Rs 31,500.