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7th Pay Commission report: From gratuity to OROP, top 5 key takeaways

Mon November 23 2015, 3:22 pm
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    7th Pay Commission report recommended that a 23.55 per cent hike in salary, allowances and pension involving an additional burden of Rs 102,000 crore has been recommended to central government employees and pensioners. The Seventh Pay Commission report more than doubled the entry and top level pay while favouring a virtual One Rank One Pension (OROP) for civilians. The 900-page report of the 7th Pay Commission headed by Justice A K Mathur was presented to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with a recommendation that the new scales be implemented from January 1, 2016.(Image Source: PTI)
    Here are the top 5 key takeaways:

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    1. 7th Pay Commission report recommends gratuity, fully-funded 1-yr course
    Seeking to infuse more young blood into the armed forces via the Short Service Commission, the 7th Pay Commission today recommended that they be paid gratuity and entitled to a fully-funded one-year course at a premier institute of higher learning. The Commission has also recommended the maximum risk and hardship allowance to the Army personnel posted at Siachen, the world's highest battlefield.(Image Source: PTI)

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    2. 7th Pay Commission report wants martyr status for CAPF troops killed on duty
    The 7th Pay Commission has batted for granting "martyr" status to personnel of central paramilitary forces, on the lines of armed forces. "The Commission is of the view that in case of death in the line of duty, the force personnel of Central Armed Police Forces should be accorded martyr status, at par with the defence forces personnel," the recommendations submitted by the Commission today said.(Image Source: PTI)

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    3. 7th Pay Commission report proposes new matrix for hardship allowance to troops
    The 7th Pay Commission has recommended creating a new matrix for risk and hardship allowance for security and defence forces personnel even as it said that the top grade Military Service Pay (MSP) should be granted only to defence forces. The Commission, which submitted its report today, said they have proposed to create a new "nice-cell risk and hardship matrix" with one extra cell at the top for army troops deployed along the Siachen glacier, the world's coldest and highest battle field.(Image Source: PTI)

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    4. 7th Pay Commission report recommends 2-fold hike in Military Service Pay
    The 7th Pay Commission today recommended more than doubling the 'Military Service Pay' to defence personnel, and suggested that Short Service Commissioned Officers should be allowed to exit the Armed Forces at any point in time between 7 and 10 years of service. The Commission, which submitted its report to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, also recommended a significant increase in 'Risk and Hardship Allowance'.(Image Source: PTI)

  • 5. 7th Pay Commission report wants OROP for civilians too
    The 7th Pay Commission report on Thursday recommended ‘One Rank One Pension’ (OROP) for all employees, including defence personnel and civilian government employees, retiring before January 1 next year. “This formulation will bring about parity between past pensioners and current retirees for the same length of service in the pay scale at the time of retirement,” read an official statement.(Image Source: Express Photo)

  1. Virendra Sason
    Nov 20, 2015 at 10:57 pm
    7th Pay Commission # Pay of Secretary GOI (increase) = 62.25% # Pay of Peon (increase)= 38.85% # Secretary GOI Peon # Basic Pay 80000=00 7000=00 # DA@119% 95280=00 8330=00# Total 175280=00 15330=00# Pay to be 1.1.16 225000=00 18000=00# Pay increase 49720=00 2720=00# % Increase on basic pay 62.25% 38.85%# Is it justified?

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