Bunching of steps in the 7th CPC pay structure, 18-19 increments were required to be granted: Minutes of 48th NC JCM Meeting
Minutes of the Meeting held under the Chairmanship of Secretary (P) on 30.07.2021 discuss the left-out items of the Meeting of the National Council (NC) of the Joint Consultative Machinery (JCM), held on 26.06.2021 issued vide DoP&T No. No.3 / 4/ 2021-JCA dated 18.08.2021)
Item No. NC -48/8/21 (e) Bunching of steps in the revised pay structure
The demand of the Staff Side was to review the O.M., dated 03.08.2017, which has taken away the benefit given by the Pay Commission.
AS(Pers), DoE informed that issue of clarification, dated 03.08.2017, on bunching was a right step, as without issuing this clarification, in some cases, 18-19 increments were required to be granted. As stated by her, further clarification on the issue had been issued on 07.02.2019.
Decision: Since the matter has been examined in detail and necessary clarification issued, the matter may be treated as closed.