Seventh Pay Commission May Recommend Permanent Pay Panel
Delhi: The Seventh Pay Commission is likely to recommend the government
to form a permanent pay panel to give recommendations to the government
from time to time on issues pertaining to pay structure of central
The four-member Seventh Central Pay Commission team headed by its Chairman Justice A K Mathur (second from right siting).
The permanent pay panel would recommend regular salary hikes in keeping with the rate of inflation.
formation of the permanent pay panel would help raise the salaries and
allowances of central government officials and employees, an official of
the pay panel said.
added the permanent pay panel would recommend salary and allowance
hikes in keeping with the rising inflation rate, which will be
implemented by the government. “Then it will not be necessary to form a
new commission during the next several years for central government
However, the Seventh Pay Commission got one month extension to submit its recommendations.
Accordingly it is expected to submit its report by the end of September. The time allotted for the commission ends this month.
government appointed the Seventh Pay Commission on 28 February 2014
under chairman, Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur, with a time frame of 18
months to make its recommendations
are some data points that are missing, which we hope to get by this
month end. We are trying to submit the report by 20 September,” the
official of the pay panel also said.
government’s salary bill will rise by 9.56% to Rs 1,00,619 crore with
the implementation of the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission,
according to a statement tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister Arun
Jaitley on August 12.
The recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission, is likely to be implemented in April, next year.