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7th Pay Commission Terms of Reference by INDWF


Date : 09.12.2013

Affiliated Unions of INDWF

Sub: Terms of Reference of 7th CPC

Dear Colleagues,

Hon’ble Union Finance Minister made an announcement on 25th September, 2013 for constituting 7th Central Pay Commission; the Government has invited the leaders of the Federations (JCM National Council) for a meeting on 24.10.2013 to discuss the probable terms of reference of 7th Central Pay Commission.

In the meeting held on October, 24, 2013 at North Block, Room No.190, Chaired by Secretary, DOP&T the Federation leaders pointed out the following issues needs to be considered and settled.

  • Anomalies arisen consequent upon the implementations of VI CPC.
  • Anomalies relating to MACP Scheme vis-a-vis ACPs to be resolved as already discussed in Anomaly Committee
  • Merger of DA with Pay as was done during the year 2004.
  • All Cadre Review proposals should be cleared and should be de-linked with 7th CPC.

The Draft Terms of Reference – Finalised by the staff Side is given below:

(A) To examine the existing structure of pay, allowances and other benefits/facilities, retirement benefit like Pension, gratuity, other terminal benefits etc., to the following categories of employees.

  • Central Government employees – industrial and non-industrial. 
  • Personnel belonging to All India Services. 
  • Personnel belonging to the Defence forces. 
  • Personnel called as Grameen Dak Sevak belonging to the Postal department. 
  • Personnel of Union territories. 
  • Officers and employees of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department. 
  • Officers and employees of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department. 
  • Officers and employees of the Supreme Court. 
  • Members of Regulatory bodies (excluding RBI) set up under Act of Parliament.

(B)  To work out the comprehensive revised pay packet for the categories of Central Government employees mentioned in (A) above as on 01.01.2014.

(C)  The Commission will determine the pay structure, benefits facilities, retirement benefits etc., taking into account the need to provide minimum wage with reference to the recommendation of the 15th Indian Labour Conference (1957) and the subsequent judicial pronouncement of the honourable Supreme Court thereon as on 01.01.2014.
(D) To determine the Interim relief needed to be sanctioned immediately to the Central Government employees and pensioners mentioned in (A) above.
(E)  To determine the percentage of Dearness Allowance/Dearness relief immediately to be merged with pay and pension.
(F) To settle the anomalies reached in various fora of JCM.
(G) To work out the improvement needed to the existing retirement benefits, like pension, death cum retirement gratuity, family pension and other terminal or recurring benefits maintaining parity amongst past, present and future pensioners and family pensioners including those who entered in service on or after 01.01.2014.
(H) To recommend methods for providing cashless/hazzle free Medicare facilities to the employees and pensioners including postal pensioners.
Yours fraternally, 
General Secretary


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