Pay panel allowances notified; to be reflected in this month’s salary

New Delhi, July 7

The Central Government’s decision on recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) on allowances was notified in the Gazette of India on Thursday.
All allowances have been given with effect from July 1. The ministries concerned have been advised to issue their orders on allowances governed by them immediately so that the revised rates of allowances get reflected in the current month’s salary bills of the government employees.

Based on the Report of Committee on Allowances (CoA) and the recommendation of empowered committee of secretaries, the Cabinet had earlier approved the modifications in 34 Allowances.
It will benefit 34 lakh civilian employees and 14 lakh defence forces personnel. The combined additional financial implication is estimated at Rs 30748.23 crore per annum.
The 7th CPC projected additional financial implication at Rs 29,300 crore per annum and the modifications too have additional implication of Rs 1448.23 crore.
The 7th CPC examined 197 allowances, recommending abolition of 53 allowances and subsuming 37 in others. It recommended revised rates commensurate with Dearness Allowance.
The government decided not to abolish 12 allowances in view of specific functional requirements. Three of 37 subsumed allowances will continue as separate identities due to unique nature of these allowances.New Delhi, July 7 The Central Government’s decision on recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) on allowances was notified in the Gazette of India on Thursday. All allowances have been given with effect from July 1. The ministries concerned have been advised to issue their orders on allowances governed by them immediately so that the revised rates of allowances get reflected in the current month’s salary bills of the government employees. (Follow The Tribune on Facebook; and Twitter @thetribunechd) Based on the Report of Committee on Allowances (CoA) and the recommendation of empowered committee of secretaries, the Cabinet had earlier approved the modifications in 34 Allowances. It will benefit 34 lakh civilian employees and 14 lakh defence forces personnel. The combined additional financial implication is estimated at Rs 30748.23 crore per annum. The 7th CPC projected additional financial implication at Rs 29,300 crore per annum and the modifications too have additional implication of Rs 1448.23 crore. The 7th CPC examined 197 allowances, recommending abolition of 53 allowances and subsuming 37 in others. It recommended revised rates commensurate with Dearness Allowance. The government decided not to abolish 12 allowances in view of specific functional requirements. Three of 37 subsumed allowances will continue as separate identities due to unique nature of these allowances.

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