GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-2097
Pay scales of staff of hostel organisations of IITs
2097 . SHRI A.A. JINNAH
(a) whether the pay-scales of staff of hostel organizations of Indian Institutes of Technology, such as Caretakers, Assistant Caretakers are the same in all the IITs and if not, the reasons therefor;
(b) the reasons for not revising the pay bands of staff of hostel organization of I.I.T., Delhi, particularly Caretakers, Assistant Caretakers, etc., so far;
(c) whether the pay-scales of staff of hostel organization in Delhi are due for revision; and
(d) if so, the details of upward pay bands proposed to be granted to such staff and by when they are to be implemented?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (SHRI JITIN PRASADA)
(a): In most of the older Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), the hostels / mess are managed or supervised by variously designated regular staff as Managers, Assistant Managers, Supervisors, Senior Assistants, Junior Assistants, etc, with pay-scales depending on their designations.
Under the Modified Recruitment & Career Progression Scheme (RCPS), introduced with effect from 01.05.1998, in respect of the non-teaching Groups B, C & D employees of all the IITs, including IIT-Delhi, the posts of Caretakers and Assistant Caretakers were re-designated as Senior Assistants (pre-revised pay-scale: Rs. 4500-7000) and Junior Assistants (pre-revised pay-scale: Rs. 3200-4900) respectively. The pay-scales of these posts were subsequently revised as per the recommendations of the VIth Central Pay Commission to the Pay-Band Rs. 5200-20200 with Grade Pays of Rs. 2800 and Rs. 2000 respectively.
In the case of new IITs, posts for hostel staff have not been sanctioned and the hostels are managed either by the project staff or through outsourcing agencies.
(b) Does not arise.
(c) No, Sir.
(d) Does not arise.
Source: Rajya Sabha Q&A
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