Casual Labourers Level 1 Pay: Rs.18000 – 7th CPC Pay Matrix
The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has issued a statement to make it clear that casual laborers (who do not have temporary status) must receive at least the minimum pay that is equivalent to Level 1 of the Pay Matrix, as per the guidelines set forth by the 7th Pay Commission. This means that they should not be paid any less than Rs. 18,000/-, which is the minimum Pay of Level 1.
Government Of India
Ministry Of Communications
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi – 110 001
The undersigned is directed to refer this Directorate OM No.2-53/2011-PCC dated 22.01.2015 vide which rate of remuneration payable to Full Time Casual Labour (Other than Temporary Status) Part time Casual Labour/Workers engaged on contingency basis w.e.f 01.01.2006 was issued. The para No.s 1 (i) & (ii) of ibid OM have been exmined for revision of remuneration payable to these casual labourers w.e.f 01.01.2016 in consultation with DoP&T and the DoP&T has clarified that:-
“Minimum pay for Calculation of pay of Casual Labourers ( without temporary status) may be considered as the minimum Pay of Level 1 of the Pay Matrix as per the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission i.e.Rs.18000/-“.
2. It may be ensured that the concerned casual Labourers are engaged in strict adherence to the DoP&T OM No.49019/1/95-Estt-(C) dated 14.06.2016 (Copy attached).
This may be brought to the notice of all concerned.
Asstt. Director General (GDS/PCC)
What is the 7th CPC Pay for Casual Labourers?
The 7th CPC Pay for Casual Labourers is at Level 1 of the Pay Matrix, with a pay scale of Rs. 18,000.
What is the Pay Matrix?
The Pay Matrix is a chart that shows the correlation between the existing pay scale and the new pay scale recommended by the 7th Pay Commission.
Who are considered Casual Labourers?
Casual Labourers are those employees who are not appointed on a regular basis and are employed only on an ad-hoc or casual basis.
How does the 7th CPC Pay affect Casual Labourers?
The 7th CPC Pay has increased the pay scale for Casual Labourers to Rs. 18,000, which is a significant increase from their previous pay scale.
What other benefits do Casual Labourers receive?
Casual Labourers are eligible for certain benefits such as paid leave, medical benefits, and accident compensation. However, these benefits may vary depending on the nature of their employment and the policies of their organization.