7th CPC: Latest Updates On Allowance Committee Report

7th CPC: Latest Updates On Allowance Committee Report

7th Pay Commission: Latest Updates On Allowance Committee Report

The allowance committee had held a meeting on the issue of 7CPC alloawances
on April 6 which some employee union officials termed as “conclusive”,
however a top employee union official said that the allowance committee
looking into the 7th CPC recommendations is likely to submit its
report to the government soon. There has not been any official word on
whether the allowance committee has been submitted its report. 
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7th Pay Commission: Latest Updates On Allowance Committee Report

The allowance committee looking into the 7th pay recommendations is likely
to submit its report to the government soon, a top employee union official
said. “I believe that there has been some delay in the finalisation of the
report as some allowance panel members were outside the country on an
official visit,” he said. There has not been any official word on whether
the allowance committee has been submitted. The government had earlier said
that the decision on allowances will be taken after the committee on 7th
Pay Commission submits its report.

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The allowance committee had held a meeting in this regard on April 6 which
some employee union officials termed as ”

conclusive

“. The 7th pay commission had examined a total of 196 existing allowances
and recommended abolition of 51 allowances and subsuming of 37 allowances.

The 7th Pay Commission had recommended that house rent allowance or

HRA be paid

at the rate of 24 per cent, 16 per cent and 8 per cent of the new basic
pay, depending on the type of city. The 7th Pay Commission had also
recommended that the rate of HRA be revised to 27 per cent, 18 per cent and
9 per cent when DA crosses 50 per cent, and further revised to 30 per cent,
20 per cent and 10 per cent when DA crosses 100 per cent. With regard to
allowances, employee unions have demanded HRA at the rate of 30 per cent,
20 per cent and 10 per cent.

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At a meeting held on March 28, the allowance committee on 7th Pay
Commission recommendations had sought comments from the ministries of
defence, railways and posts on treatment of some allowances. The government
had in June accepted the recommendation of Justice AK Mathur-headed Seventh
Pay Commission in respect of the hike in basic pay and pension. But the 7th
Pay Commission’s recommendations relating to allowances were referred to
the Ashok Lavasa committee.

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