7th Central Pay Commission gets extension by four months now expected to submit report by 31 Dec 2015

The Cabinet on Wednesday extended the term of the Seventh Pay Commission by four months.

The 7th Central Pay commission was set up by the UPA governmentin February 2014 to revise remuneration of some 48 lakh central government employees and 55 lakh pensioners with a target to submit its report by August-end. Previous Pay Commissions Time Taken report

The commission will now have time until December 31.2015 to submit its report.Also Read:7th CPC Latest Projected Pay Scales

"The Cabinet approves extension of the term of the 7th Central Pay Commission by four months, that is up to December 31, 2015," an official spokesperson tweeted.

Government constitutes the Pay Commission almost every 10 years to revise the pay scale of its employees and often these are adopted by states and Public Sector undertakings after some modifications.

The 7th CPC has already completed discussions with various stakeholders, including organisations, federations, groups representing civil employees as well as Defence services, and is in the process of finalising its recommendations.

The recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission are scheduled to come into effect from January 1, 2016.The commission is headed by Justice A K Mathur.
Meena Agarwal is secretary of the commission. 7th CPC committee members profile

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