7th Pay Commission: Lavasa Committee on 7CPC Allowances Submitted Report

7th Pay Commission: Lavasa Committee on 7CPC Allowances Submitted Report

7th Pay Commission : Lavasa Committee on 7CPC Allowances
Submitted Report – NDTV * A high-level committee headed by the Finance
Secretary Ashok Lavasa submitted on Thursday its report on allowances to 47
lakh government employees to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. The report will
now be examined by the empowered committee of secretaries and following
that it will be placed before the Cabine. Lavasa also said the government
will take the final call on the date of payout of revised allowances to
government employees 
7CPC lavasa committee report on allowance


7th Pay Commission: Lavasa Committee on 7CPC Allowances Submitted
Report – NDTV 

 
The government had earlier said that the decision on allowances will be
taken after the committee on 7th pay commission recommendations submits its
report.
The Ashok Lavasa committee examining 7th pay commission recommendations on
allowances today submitted its report to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
After submitting the report to Mr Jaitley, Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa
said the committee has taken into account representations made by various
stakeholders. Mr Lavasa also said the government will take the final call
on the date of payout of revised allowances to government employees.
Meanwhile, representatives of central government employees are scheduled to
meet top government officials next week and they are likely to take up
allowances regarding 7th pay commission in the meeting, a top union
official told NDTV.
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The government had earlier said that the decision on allowances will be
taken after the committee on 7th pay commission recommendations submits its
report.

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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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.

A delegation of faculty members of various universities had on April 19
approached the UGC seeking redressal of their demands including the request
to make public a committee’s report on the 7th pay commission. Union HRD
Minister Prakash Javadekar had earlier said that a committee to review the
recommendations made by a UGC panel on implementation of the 7th pay
commission in educational institutions has been formed. 

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