Grant of increment on 1st January & 1st July to those employees retiring on 30th June/ 31st December- Apex Court order
AGENDA DISCUSSED DURING THE STANDING COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON 26.2.2021 – DECISIONS TAKEN
New Agenda items for the meeting of Standing Committee (received on 08.02.2021)
Agenda Item No. and Ministry / Deptt.: 9/21/SC Estt : Pay, DOPT
Brief: Grant of increment on 1st January & 1st July to those employees retiring on 30th June/ 31st December- Apex Court order.
The Staff Side has requested to issue instructions to all Ministries to grant increment on 1st January & 1st July to those employees retiring on 30th June/31st December
Comments from concerned Ministry/ Department: Establishment Pay Division, DoPT informed through their letter dated 23.02.2021 DoPT examined judgement of the the matter in consultation with D/o Legal Affairs and D/o Expenditure and necessary instructions have been issued to all concerned vide OM 19/ 2/ 2018-Estt (Pay-I) dated 03.02.2021 which were also put in public domain.
Decision/ comments in the meeting of 26.2.2021: The Staff Side stated that since the judgement of the Hon’ble Supreme Court has not been accepted for implementation in rem, hundreds of court cases are coming up. To avoid multiplicity of court cases, it was requested to extend the benefit of the court case to all similarly placed employees.
The Chair agreed to examine the issue in consultation with all concerned, viz, Ministry of Law, D/ o Expenditure etc.
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