National JCM demanded hefty hike in pay for central employees
Memorandum submitted to seventh pay commission.
Salient features of Memorandum to VIIth CPC submitted by the National JCM on common issues.
Pay Band & Grade Pay: Staff side decided to demand reversal of the PB & GP System to distinct pay scale system.
Highest Salary: It is suggested that this ratio should be 1 : 8.
Proposed Pay Structure: See Below (at the end of this article)
Rate of Increment: Demanded the rate of annual increment at 5%.
Fitment Formula: Demanded a uniform multiplication factor (26000/ 7000 = 3.7) to be applied uniformly in all the cases to arrive at the revised pay in the new scale of pay.
Fixation of Pay on promotion: The benefit on promotion should be “Two increments in the feeder cadre with a stipulation that the amount of benefit so arrived at must not be less than the difference of the minimum of the scale of pay of the feeder cadre and the minimum of the scale of the cadre to which one is promoted
Date of effect: 1. To implement the recommendations of VII CPC with effect from 1.1.2014 especially in the background that the desirable tenure of the earlier Commission’s recommendations expired on 1.1.2011.
2. To merge DA and treat the same as pay for all purposes and ad when the DA entitlement reaches 50%
3. To set up the next wage revision body or Pay Commission sufficiently before the expiry of five years.
Dearness allowance: The existing formula of computation of DA and its payment with effect from 1st January, and 1st July, may continue.
House Rent allowance: Rates of HRA is given below…
|Rates of HRA|
|X classified cities||60%|
|Y classified towns||40%|
|Z classified places||20%|
Compensatory City allowance:
|Pay Range||X classified city||Other places|
|Pay upto Rs. 50,000||10% of pay||5% of pay|
|Pay of more than Rs. 50000||6% of pay||3% of pay|
|Pay Range||X classified city||Y classified towns.|
|Pay up to Rs. 75,000||Rs. 7500 + DA||Rs. 3750 +DA|
|Above Rs. 75,000||Rs. 6500 +DA||Rs. 3500+ DA|
Classification of Posts: All cadres, which were characterised as “Gazetted” may be placed in the Group of Executive and the rest in non-executive.
Suggested Pay structure:
|S-12||75500-80000||HAG & HAG||75500||193000|
|S-13||80000( Fixed )||Apex Scale||80000||213000|
|S-14||90000 (Fixed)||Cab Secy||90000||240000|
[Above table is arranged as Pay Band, PB 1/2/3/4, Grade Pay, Minimum in existing scale and Proposed Initial Pay(in bold)]