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Letter from 7th Central Pay Commission to GOI Secretaries for data contribution regarding questionnaire on OGD Platform



NEW DELHI – 110001

No. 7CPC/21/Secy.’s
Dated: May 2, 2014


This is further to my DO letter No.
7CPC/15/Questionnaire dated 9th April 2014, enclosing a Questionnaire
through which the views of your Ministry were sought on the various
aspects of the broad issues that the Seventh Pay Commission is mandated
to address.
2. While examining the various issues that it is required to look at,
apart from the views already sought, the Commission would also need
specific data / information on some of the focus areas viz., personnel
position, expenditure on salaries and allowances, deployment of
contractual staff, training and skill development of personnel, etc.
Accordingly, templates for seeking the necessary data have been prepared
and are enclosed herewith. Each of the focus areas is covered in a
separate Annexure. Data provided by the Ministries / Departments will be
crucial in analyzing the key parameters to be studied by the

3. This composite data template is being
shared through the Open Government Data(OGD) platform (
The nodal officers of your Ministries / Department for data collation
activity the pre-designed spreadsheets in XLS format and fill them in
offline. Once this data collation activity is completed those sheets can
be uploaded through the The Data Controllers of are already familiar with process and methodology of
uploading data on to this site. In case your Ministry has not yet
nominated the Data Controller, this may kindly be done in accordance
with the instructions as contained in the letter of the Cabinet
Secretary dated July 18, 2012 in this regard. The weblink of the letter
4. Instructions may please be issued to
the concerned Nodal Officer designated to deal with Pay Commission to
furnish replies to the template, complete in all respects. All
expenditure related data may kindly be got vetted/ obtained from the
Principal CCA/CA of the Ministry / Department in ease of Civil
Ministries and by the counterpart officers in the case of Defence,
Railways and Posts.
5. I shall be grateful if the data as sought for is furnished to the Commission by 10 June 2014.
With regards,
Yours Sincerely,
(Meena Agarwal)

All Secretaries in Government of India


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