7th Pay Commission Allowances Committee yet to submit its report to Govt – Lok Sabha Q & A – Minister Replies in Parliament
Lok Sabha Press Release regarding 7th Pay Commission Allowances Committee – Minister says committee is yet to submit its report to Govt
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
UNSTARRED QUESTION No.1778
ANSWERED ON : 10.03.2017
TO BE ANSWERED ON FRIDAY, THE 10TH MARCH, 2017
PHALGUNA 19, 1938 (SAKA)
COMMITTEE ON ALLOWANCES OF SEVENTH CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION
1778. SHRI SULTAN AHMED:
SHRI DUSHYANT CHAUTALA:
Will the Minister of FINANCE be pleased to state:
(a) Whether the Government has set up a committee to examine the various allowances in the light of recommendation made by the Seventh Central Pay Commission.
(b) if so, the details and terms of reference thereof:
(c) Whether the said Committee on allowances has submitted its report to the Government, if so, the recommendations made by the Committee along with the follow-up action taken by the Government thereon:
(d) if not, the reasons therefor and the time by which the said report is likely to be submitted; and
(e) whether the Government proposes to give arrear of House Rent Allowance and other Allowances with effect from the month of notification of implementation of Seventh Central Pay Commission, if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(SHRI ARJUN RAM MEGHWAL)
(a) & (b): Yes the committee on Allowances has been constituted vide order dated 22.07.2016. The committee is to examine the recommendations of the 7th CPC in regard to various allowances having regard to the representations made by the Staff Associations and the suggestions of the concerned Ministries/Departments and make recommendations as to whether any changes in the recommendations of the 7th CPC are warranted and if so, in what from.
(c) & (e): The Committee has not submitted its report to the Government. The deliberations of the Committee are in the final stages. Decisions on implementing the Report will be taken after the Report is submitted by the Committee.