7th CPC Army Pay Rules Amendment Notification reg Defence X Group Pay [TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART-II, SECTION
THE GAZETTE OF INDIA,
New Delhi, the 20th March, 2019
S.R.O…….(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to
article 309 of the Constitution, the President hereby makes the following rules
to amend the Army Pay Rules, 2017, namely: –
1. Short title and commencement. – (1) These rules may be called the Army Pay
(Amendment) Rules, 2019.
(2) They shall be deemed to have come into force on the 1st day of January,
2. In the Army Pay Rules, 2017, in rule 5, in sub-rule (3), for clause (v), the
following clause shall be substituted, namely:-
“(v) Group ‘X’
Pay shall be counted as pay for the purpose of computation of dearness
allowance and pension”.
Memorandum – The recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission have
been implemented with effect from the 1st day of January, 2016. Likewise, the
Defence Personnel of the Union of India are eligible for Seventh Central Pay
revision with effect from the 1st day of January, 2016. Accordingly, the said
rules have been given retrospective effect with effect from the 1st day of
January, 2016. It is hereby, certified that by giving retrospective effect to
the said rules no one will be adversely affected.
Note:- The Army Pay Rules, 2017 were published in the Gazette of India,
Extraordinary, Part II, section 4 vide notification number S.R.O. 9(E), dated
the 3rd May, 2017.