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

Amiyo Biswas amiyo.biswas at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 02:23:29 EDT 2008


Hello,

Sorry for coming back once more. You will find many more details and studies
on the sixth pay commission's site at
http://india.gov.in/govt/paycommission.php

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> From: "Amiyo Biswas" <amiyo.biswas at gmail.com>
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> Subject: [AI] Highlights of the Sixth Pay Commission's Report.
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> > 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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