[AI] Highlights of the Sixth Pay Commission's Report.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Amiyo Biswas" <amiyo.biswas at gmail.com>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Monday, March 24, 2008 7:00 AM
Subject: [AI] Highlights of the Sixth Pay Commission's Report.


> Hello Everybody,
>
> The said report has some special recommendations for disabled employees. I 
> think, list members serving under the Central Government will find these 
> features useful, if implemented, of course. I am pasting below the 
> highlights for you. The pdf file did not have the menu options. So I 
> simply had to use ctrl+a and ctrl+c to copy the text. The formatting will 
> look very bad, however, it is sufficient for Jaws users.
> Best regards,
> Amiyo.
> Cell: +91-9433464329
>
> highlights.pdf
> REPORT OF THE SIXTH CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION
> HIGHLIGHTS
> Report submitted to the Government on March, 24, 2008. The 18 month tenure 
> of the
> Commission was till 4.4.2008.
> Full text of the Report available at http://india.gov.in and 
> http://www.finmin.nic.in
> Salient features of the Report
> .
> Implementation of the revised pay scales from January 1, 2006. 
> Recommendations relating to allowances to be implemented prospectively.
> .
> To remove stagnation, introduction of running pay bands for all posts in 
> the Government presently existing in scales below that of Rs.26,000 
> (fixed).
> .
> Four distinct running pay bands being recommended - one running band each 
> for all categories of employees in groups 'B' and 'C' with 2 running pay 
> bands
> for Group A posts.
> .
> The posts of Secretary to Government of India/equivalent and Cabinet 
> Secretary/equivalent to be kept in distinct pay scales.
> .
> A separate running pay band, designated as -1S scale, is not to be counted 
> for any purpose as no future recruitment is to be made in this grade and 
> all
> the present Group D employees not possessing the prescribed qualifications 
> are to be upgraded and placed in the Group 'C' running pay band PB-1 after 
> they
> are suitably retrained. Group D employees possessing the minimum 
> prescribed qualifications to be placed in PB-1 pay band straightaway.
> .
> Minimum salary at the entry level of PB-1 pay band to be Rs.6660 (Rs.4860 
> as pay in the pay band plus Rs.1800 as grade pay). Maximum salary at the 
> level
> of Secretary/equivalent to be Rs.80000. The minimum: maximum ratio 1:12.
> .
> Every post, barring that of Secretary/equivalent and Cabinet 
> Secretary/equivalent to have a distinct grade pay attached to it. Grade 
> pay (being a fixed
> amount attached to each post in the hierarchy) to determine the status of 
> a post with a senior post being given higher grade pay.
> .
> The total number of grades reduced to 20 spread across four distinct 
> running pay bands; one Apex Scale and another grade for the post of 
> Cabinet Secretary/equivalent
> as against 35 standard pay scales existing earlier.
> 1
> .
> At the time of promotion from one post to another, the grade pay attached 
> to posts in different levels within the same running pay band to change. 
> Additionally,
> increase in form of one increment to be given at the time of promotion. A 
> person stagnating at the maximum of any pay band for more than one year 
> continuously
> to be placed in the immediate next higher pay band without any change in 
> the grade pay.
> .
> Annual increments to be paid in form of two and half percent of the total 
> of pay in the Pay Band and the corresponding grade pay. The date of annual 
> increments,
> in all cases, to be first of July. Employees completing six months and 
> above in the scale as on July 1 to be eligible.
> .
> Another form of variable increments for Group A Pay Band PB-3, where 
> annual increments in the band will vary depending upon the performance. 
> Eighty percent
> or more employees in the grade to be allowed normal increment at the rate 
> of 2.5% with the high performers (not exceeding 20 percent) during the 
> year being
> allowed increment at the higher rate of 3.5%. Government advised to extend 
> the scheme of variable increments in running pay bands PB 1 and PB 2.
> .
> The following scheme of revised pay bands is being recommended:-
> (In Rs.)
>
> table with 5 columns and 18 rows
>
> Pre-Revised
> Revised
> Pay Scale
> Pay Scale
> Pay Band
> Corresponding Pay Bands
> Grade Pay
> S-1*
> 2550-55-2660-60-3200
> -1S
> 4440-7440
> 1300
> S-2*
> 2610-60-3150-65-3540
> -1S
> 4440-7440
> 1400
> S-2A*
> 2610-60-2910-65-330070-4000
> -1S
> 4440-7440
> 1600
> S-3*
> 2650-65-3300-70-4000
> -1S
> 4440-7440
> 1650
> S-4
> 2750-70-3800-75-4400
> PB-1
> 4860-20200
> 1800
> S-5
> 3050-75-3950-80-4590
> PB-1
> 4860-20200
> 1900
> S-6
> 3200-85-4900
> PB-1
> 4860-20200
> 2000
> S-7
> 4000-100-6000
> PB-1
> 4860-20200
> 2400
> S-8
> 4500-125-7000
> PB-1
> 4860-20200
> 2800
> S-9
> 5000-150-8000
> PB-2
> 8700-34800
> 4200
> S-10
> 5500-175-9000
> PB-2
> 8700-34800
> 4200
> S-11
> 6500-200-6900
> PB-2
> 8700-34800
> 4200
> S-12
> 6500-200-10500
> PB-2
> 8700-34800
> 4200
> S-13
> 7450-225-11500
> PB-2
> 8700-34800
> 4600
> S-14
> 7500-250-12000
> PB-2
> 8700-34800
> 4800
> S-15
> 8000-275-13500
> PB-2
> 8700-34800
> 5400
> table end
>
> *Employees in these scales to be eventually placed in pay band PB-1
> 2
>
> table with 5 columns and 22 rows
>
> Pre-Revised
> Revised
> Pay Scale
> Pay Scale
> Pay Band
> Corresponding Pay Bands
> Grade Pay
> New Scale
> 8000-275-13500 (Group A Entry)
> PB-3
> 15600-39100
> 5400
> S-16
> 9000
> PB-3
> 15600-39100
> 5400
> S-17
> 9000-275-9550
> PB-3
> 15600-39100
> 5400
> S-18
> 10325-325-10975
> PB-3
> 15600-39100
> 6100
> S-19
> 10000-325-15200
> PB-3
> 15600-39100
> 6100
> S-20
> 10650-325-15850
> PB-3
> 15600-39100
> 6500
> S-21
> 12000-375-16500
> PB-3
> 15600-39100
> 6600
> S-22
> 12750-375-16500
> PB-3
> 15600-39100
> 7500
> S-23
> 12000-375-18000
> PB-3
> 15600-39100
> 7600
> S-24
> 14300-400-18300
> PB-3
> 15600-39100
> 7600
> S-25
> 15100-400-18300
> PB-3
> 15600-39100
> 8300
> S-26
> 16400-450-20000
> PB-3
> 15600-39100
> 8400
> S-27
> 16400-450-20900
> PB-3
> 15600-39100
> 8400
> S-28
> 14300-450-22400
> PB-4
> 39200-67000
> 9000
> S-29
> 18400-500-22400
> PB-4
> 39200-67000
> 9000
> S-30
> 22400-525-24500
> PB-4
> 39200-67000
> 11000
> S-31
> 22400-600-26000
> PB-4
> 39200-67000
> 13000
> S-32
> 24050-650-26000
> PB-4
> 39200-67000
> 13000
> S-33
> 26000 (Fixed)
> Apex Scale
> 80000 (Fixed)
> Nil
> S-34
> 30000 (Fixed)
> Cab. Sec./ Equ.
> 90000 (Fixed)
> Nil
> table end
>
> .
> Defence Forces given running pay bands and grade pay on par with those 
> recommended for civilians.
> .
> In addition, Military Service Pay for all personnel of Defence Forces till 
> the rank of Brigadier/equivalent @ Rs. 6000 p.m.for officers, Rs.4200 p.m. 
> for
> Military Nursing Service officers and Rs. 1000 p.m. for Personnel Below 
> Officer Ranks. The Military Service Pay to count for all purposes 
> excluding increments.
>
> .
> Director General (Armed Force Medical Services) placed in the Apex grade 
> of Rs. 80,000(fixed).
> .
> In Defence Forces, only two trade groups to be retained for Personnel 
> Below Officer Ranks with the earlier trade groups Y and Z being merged. 
> The personnel
> in trade group X to have an additional X Group Pay of Rs. 1400 per month.
> .
> Certain posts in Senior Administrative Grade (SAG) and Higher 
> Administrative Grade (HAG) requiring technical or specialized expertise 
> and not encadred in
> any of the services to be opened up for being filled by suitable officers 
> within the Government as well as by outsiders on contract. Shift from 
> career
> based to post based selection in the higher echelons of Government in 
> order to get the best domain based expertise.
> 3
> .
> Creation of additional posts in Senior Administrative Grade/equivalent/ 
> higher grades in future to be strictly on functional considerations with 
> such posts
> invariably being created outside the cadre to be filled by method of open 
> selection including contractual appointment from within or outside the 
> Government.
>
> .
> Introduction of Performance Related Incentive Scheme (PRIS) in the 
> Government under which employees to be eligible for pecuniary remuneration 
> over and above
> the pay. PRIS to replace ad-hoc bonus scheme immediately and eventually 
> replace Productivity Linked Bonus. PRIS to be budget neutral.
> .
>System put in place for giving market driven compensation package to young 
>scientists and posts requiring special expertise and professional skills.
> .
> Parity established between Field and Secretariat Offices
> .
> The Secretariat and Stenographers cadres to stand merged in future. All 
> future recruitment in Secretariat to be made as Executive Assistants with 
> minimum
> qualifications of Graduation and one year Diploma in Computers. Executive 
> Assistants to discharge the functions presently being carried out by 
> Assistants
> as well as the Private Secretaries.
> .
> Scale of Rs.26,000 (fixed) corresponding to the revised pay scale of 
> Rs.80,000 (fixed).
> .
> Base year of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for computation of dearness 
> allowance to be revised as frequently as feasible. Formulation of a 
> separate CPI
> for Government employees by National Statistical Commission for 
> computation of dearness allowance suggested.
> .
> Existing rates of most of the allowances to be doubled both in case of 
> Defence Forces as well as civilian employees.
> .
> Existing rate of HRA to be retained for A-1 cities. A, B-1 & B-2 cities to 
> be given this allowance at the higher rate of 20%. C and Unclassified 
> cities
> to be given the allowance at the higher rate of 10%.
> .
> CCA to be subsumed in Transport Allowance and the rates of this allowance 
> to be increased by 4 times.
> .
> Travel entitlements to be paid on actuals.
> .
> Reimbursement of education allowance to be raised from existing Rs.50 to 
> Rs.1000 per child per month, subject to the maximum of two children. 
> Hostel subsidy
> to be raised from existing Rs.300 p.m. to Rs.3000 p.m.
> .
> Risk allowance to be replaced by risk insurance.
> 4
> .
> All fixed allowances made inflation proof with provisions of automatic 
> revision whenever dearness allowance payable on revised pay bands goes up 
> by 50%.
> Transport Allowance to be increased every year on the basis of the 
> increase in the dearness allowance.
> .
> Encashment of Earned Leave in case of Defence Forces personnel delinked 
> from the number of years of service. All Defence Forces personnel to be 
> eligible
> for leave encashment of upto 300 days at the time of retirement/discharge.
> .
> A new medical insurance scheme recommended for Government employees. The 
> scheme to be optional for existing Central Government employees and 
> pensioners.
> New Government employees and new pensioners to be compulsorily covered by 
> the scheme.
> .
> Fitment formula recommended for serving employees to be extended in case 
> of existing pensioners/family pensioners.
> .
> Rates of Constant Attendant Allowance for disabled pensioners to be 
> increased by five times to Rs.3000 p.m.
> .
> Pension to be paid at 50% of the average emoluments/last pay drawn 
> (whichever is more beneficial) without linking it to 33 years of 
> qualifying service for
> grant of full pension.
> .
> A liberal severance package for employees leaving service between 15 to 20 
> years of service.
> .
> Higher rates of pension for retirees and family pensioners on attaining 
> the age of 80, 85, 90, 95 and 100 years.
> .
> Revision of the commutation table suggested for commutation of pension.
> .
> In case of Government employees dying in harness, family pension to be 
> paid at enhanced rates for a period of 10 years.
> .
> Framing of an appropriate insurance scheme suggested for meeting the OPD 
> needs of pensioners in non-CGHS areas.
> .
> A new mechanism for grant of advances under which an employee will take 
> the advance from an approved bank and the Government will give an interest 
> subsidy
> equal to two percentage points on the rate of interest being charged by 
> the bank to the employee. Existing limits of various advances increased 
> and provisions
> made for their automatic revision periodically.
> .
> Continuation of five day week. Government offices to remain closed only on 
> the three national holidays. All other gazetted holidays to be abolished 
> and
> compensated by increasing the number of restricted holidays from two to 
> eight days in a year.
> .
> Benefits like staggered working hours, special leave for child care, 
> enhanced maternity leave of 180 days, better accommodation facilities in 
> the form of
> working women's hostels, etc. specifically for women employees.
> 5
> .
> Government employees with disabilities recommended various benefits like 
> enhanced number of casual leave, special aids and appliances for 
> facilitating office
> work, higher interest subsidy for automobile loans, liberal flexi hours, 
> higher rate of transport allowance, better prosthetic aids and proper 
> grievance
> redressal machinery. Extra allowance for disabled women employees to take 
> care of young child till the time the child attains the age of two years.
> .
> Lateral movement of all Defence Forces personnel (both Personnel Below 
> Officer Ranks & Short Service Commission Officers) at appropriate levels 
> in Central
> Police Organizations/Central Para Military Forces as well as to the 
> various posts of defence civilians in Ministry of Defence.
> .
> Steps leading to improvement in the existing delivery mechanisms by more 
> delegation, delayering and an emphasis on achieving quantifiable and 
> concrete end
> results. Emphasis to be on outcomes rather than processes.
> .
> Greater emphasis on field offices/organisation at the cutting edge of 
> delivery.
> .
> Enhanced pay scales for Nurses, Teachers, Constabulary and Postmen with 
> whom the common citizen has most frequent interaction. Forest Guards also 
> to get
> higher pay scale.
> .
> Better deal for training academies.
> .
> Normal replacement pay band, grade pay and allowances for the existing 
> Members of regulatory bodies. A revised method of selection with a higher 
> pay package
> to those recruited through the revised process of selection in selected 
> organisations.
> .
> All the recommendations to be treated as an organic whole as partial 
> implementation will bring in several anomalies and inconsistencies.
> .
> The recommendations contained in the Report to cost Rs.12,561 crore in the 
> year 2008
> 09.
> Savings of Rs.4,586 crore likely to accrue on account of various measures 
> suggested in the Report. The net financial implications of the 
> recommendations
> contained in the Report estimated to be Rs.7,975 crore for the year 
> 2008-09. An additional, one-time burden of Rs.18,060 crore on payment of 
> arrears.
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