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Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Govt has to decide on 7th Pay Commission before Indefinite Strike

The Indefinite Strike Called by National Joint Council of Action from July 11th will play a vital role to determine the fate of the 7th Pay Commission. The amount of pressure exerted on the Government through this agitation may change the Govt Views over Pay Commission. It is evident that the present NDA Government is not in favour of Bapus. And the Public opinion about Government Employee’s attitude and work Culture is too not in favour of CG Employees. So it is now the unity among Central Staffs and their undisputed faith over Unions, Staff Associations and Federations only will get them expected results.  At this juncture, somehow, the call for Indefinite Strike is a timely decision taken by NJCA and it is the only weapon, through which the powerless Central Staffs can intimidate the Government to do Justice for them in respect of Pay Revision and Improving Service Conditions. That is why Federations are keep on telling the CG Staffs to be prepared for Indefinite Strike. They are, however, alarming the affiliated unions to be vigilant about the rumors about 7th Pay Commission. They informed that Social Media and Some News Agencies are publishing the false news which may deteriorate the Spirit of Govt Servants. The Success rate of agitation Programs to be conducted by NJCA in order to prepare the Central Government Employees for Indefinite Strike will be the Pressure indicator to the Central Government to take decisions on 7th CPC issues and Pending demands prior to the Strike. The Indefinite Strike is a well-defined and calculated move by NJCA to give the pressure to the Central Government as the Govt is reluctant to address the issues of CG Staffs and implement the 7th CPC recommendations.    It is inevitable to the Government to take decision on 7th Pay Commission before the commencement of Indefinite Strike

Here's how the 7th Pay Commission can affect your pay, most likely from August 2016!

The 7th pay commission has everything to make a central government employee happy and satisfied! The Commission is most likely to decide on a 30% hike on the basic pay. The minimum basic monthly salary recommended by the Commission was Rs 18000 and a 30% hike will make it to Rs 23500! The 7th Pay Commission headed by Justice AK Mathur (Vivek Rae, retired IAS Officer; Rathin Roy, economist and Meena Agarwal, Secretary of the Commission are some of the other members of the Commission) had submitted its report to the Finance Minister earlier this year in the month of January.
The Commission had suggested several recommendations like 23.55% increase in the pay and allowance, 24% hike for pensioners and OROP (One Rank One Pension) for central government employees and paramilitary personnel. The exact decision of the Commission is impending. The Empowered Committee of Secretaries (13 member secretary level Committee to review the recommendation of the Pay Commission) is likely to make comparisons between the recommendations of the 7th pay commission and the comments from various stakeholders on the 7th Pay Commission. An Implementation Cell has been created in the Finance Ministry to work as the Secretariat of the Empowered Committee of Secretaries.

A Layman’s Guide to Pay Commission Pay Commission has been set up by the Government of India, since Independence. The Commission is involved in giving recommendations regarding the salary structure of the Central government employees working in the civil and military divisions. Till date seven pay commissions have been set up for the same purpose.
The announcement for the 7th pay Commission was made on 04 February 2014. While Justice AK Mathur was the head of the Commission, other notable members included Vivek Rae, Dr. Rathin Roy and Meena Agarwal. What will be the lowest and highest basic salary under 7th Pay Commission?
Under 7th Pay Commission the lowest and highest basic salary are Rs 18000 and Rs 250000, respectively. However the 30% hike will round the figures to Rs 23500 and Rs 325000 respectively.

The figures reveal the drastic difference between the salary structure of the 7th Pay Commission with that of the 6th Pay Commission. When is it likely to be implemented? As mentioned above, the decision regarding implementation of the 30% hike is impending. However as per the latest reports it is likely to be implemented in August 2016.

What are the other salient features of the 7th Pay Commission?

Annual increment has been hiked to 3%. HRA has been increased to 27%, 18% and 9%, if the DA crosses 50%; and further revision to 30%, 20% and 10%, when DA crosses 100%.

Introduction of Health Insurance Scheme replacing the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS).

Introduction of OROP pension scheme for defence personnel

Child Care Leave to be granted at 100% of salary for first 365 days and at 80% for next 365 days.

CCL to be granted for single male parents.

7th Pay Commission: Defence personnels can now calculate their hiked salaries using this new pay scale calculator!

The final announcement on 7th Pay Commission is expected to be made by the end of the month.

New Delhi, June 21: The much awaited recommendations of 7th Pay Commission is likely to be implemented shortly. As per the latest developments, the salary hike would be implemented from July, with Central Government employees, along with Defence personnels receiving their hiked salaries from August 1. Click here to access the new pay scale calculator which would predict the upcoming salaries of defence personnels. In the link which appears, enter the data which is required in the respective fields. One needs to enter his basic pay as of January 2016, along with the pay band and grade pay. In the next field, enter the amount of transport allowance, followed by the rate of HRA (Housing Rate Allowance). Apart from the above data, one also needs to enter his city, non ‘practicing allowance’, ‘military service pay’ and ‘Group X Pay’.

Upon entering the details, click on ‘calculate’ tab. In the new window, your upcoming salary will be predicted. The final announcement on 7th Pay Commission is expected to be made by the end of the month. The implementation of 7th CPC will positively impact nearly 47 lakh Central Government employees along with 52 lakh pensioners. The defence personnels constitute 29.7 per cent of the total Central Government workforce. It would put an additional burden on state exchequer of Rs 1,00,000 crores. The recommendations of the AK Mathur-led commission were submitted to Centre in January. The recommendations were reviewed by an empowered committee of secretaries led by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha.

According to reports, it has increased the revised amount of salaries by additional 30 per cent. The minimum salary of government employees is expected to be increased to Rs 23,500, whereas, the maximum salary would be escalated to Rs 3,25,000.

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