Salient Features Of 7th Assam Pay Commission Report

Salient Features Of 7th Assam Pay Commission Report



He further added that the recommendations made by the State Pay Commission would be placed before the cabinet for approval in February following which it will be implemented from April, 2017. On the other hand, the dearness awareness (DA) will be increased with retrospective effect from January 1, 2016.

Here's the salient features of 7th Assam Pay & Productivity Pay Commission:

1. The minimum pay has been fixed at Rs 15,900 which is around 2.62 times the minimum pay recommended by the Assam Pay Commission 2008.

2. There will be an increase of 16.44% over the previous minimum pay. This proposed raise in pay is greater than what central government employees got following a 14.3% increase.

3. The proposed pay structure has five Pay Bands and one fixed pay while the number of Grade Pay has been reduced from 30 to 24.

4. There will be a City Compensatory Allowance for employees working in Guwahati and a special allowance for Special Branch personnel.

5. There will be an additional 20% pension for pensioners above 80 years while family pension equal to the original pension has been recommended till seven years after the death of the pensioner or till date the pensioner would have attained the age of 67 years, whichever is earlier.

6. In case of an employee who dies before retirement, the original pension will continue for ten years with a ceiling of 67 years of age.

7. New salary and pension structures will cost Government an additional amount of Rs 3238.28 crore in the next financial year.

Details can be seen at www.assam.gov.in .


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