1. 7th Pay Commission on pay, pension allowances: The ticking pension time bomb

7th Pay Commission on pay, pension allowances: The ticking pension time bomb

The 7th Pay Commission on pay, pension allowances and much else for central government employees has generated much debate. However, aside from the basic figures, there is not much clarity in terms of data in the public domain.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: December 8, 2015 5:57 PM

The 7th Pay Commission on pay, pension allowances and much else for central government employees has generated much debate. However, aside from the basic figures, there is not much clarity in terms of data in the public domain. Here we look to cut through the data fog and provide the requisite numbers of bureaucrats who are about to retire in the near future and who will power the ticking pension time bomb for the government which is looking to crack down on expenditure. Check out the 7th Pay Commission numbers:

Employees (in lakh) In 50-60- yr group % share
Railways 13.16 4.94 37.54%
MHA 9.8 0.68 6.94%
Defence (civil) 3.98 1.51 37.94%
Posts 1.9 0.79 41.58%
Urban devp 0.31 0.19 61.29%
Atomic energy 0.32 0.11 34.38%
Health 0.21 0.07 33.33%
Accts & audit 0.48 0.16 33.33%
Revenue 0.96 0.33 34.38%
Others 1.86 0.7 37.63%
Total 32.98 9.48 28.74%

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    M R
    Dec 9, 2015 at 5:38 am
    What will be my new pension from 1st January, 2016 as per 7th Pay Commission Report? (my present pension basic is Rs 9244/- DP as per sixth Pay commission scale 9300-34800 and grade pay Rs.4200/-). My date of birth is ^th June, 1940.
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