7th CPC Military Service Pay (MSP) for Navy
Military Service Pay (MSP) for Honorary Commissioned Officers, and all other Sailors in Navy as per the 7th CPC Gazette Notification issued by the Ministry of Defence on 3.5.2017 as follows…
Existing basic pay means pay drawn in the prescribed existing Pay Band and Grade Pay but it does not include any other types of pay like Special Pay, Military Service Pay, Group ‘X’ Pay etc;
Existing Military Service Pay in relation to a Sailor means the amount of Military Service Pay applicable to the rank held by him as on date immediately before coming into force of these regulations;
Existing emoluments” mean the sum of (i) existing basic pay (ii) Existing Military Service Pay; (iii) existing Group X Pay; and, (iv) existing dearness allowance at the index average as on 1st day of January, 2016;
“Military Service Pay” in relation to a Sailor means the Military Service Pay applicable to the rank held by him on drawal of pay in the prescribed Level in the Pay Matrix;
Revised emoluments” means the sum of (i) basic pay; (ii) Military Service
Pay; and, (iii) Group ‘X’ Pay;
Military Service Pay is compensation for the various intangible aspects linked to the special conditions of service in Navy;
(ii) Military Service Pay shall be admissible on drawal of pay in the prescribed Level in the Pay Matrix, at the rate of Rs 15,500 for Honorary Commissioned Officers, and Rs 5,200 for all other Sailors;
Military Service Pay shall be counted as pay for the purpose of computation of dearness allowance and pension only;
Mode of Payment of Arrears of Pay.– (1) The arrears, computed after deduction of subscription at enhanced rate of AFPP Fund with reference to revised pay, shall be paid after deduction of adhoc arrears paid as per GoI MoD letter No 1(11)2016/D(Pay/Services) dated 10/ 10/2016.
Explanation.– For the purpose of this regulation, “arrears of pay” in relation to Sailor, means the difference between,–
(i) the aggregate of the pay, dearness allowance, Group ‘X’ Pay and Military Service Pay to which he is entitled on account of the revision of his pay under this Regulation for the period effective from the 1st of January, 2016; and; 13 (ii) the aggregate of the pay, dearness allowance, Group ‘X’ Pay and Military Service Pay to which he would have been entitled (whether such pay and dearness allowance had been received or not) for that period had his pay and dearness allowance not been so revised.