6th Central Pay Commission to be set up this month, PM tells union
New Delhi, July 3 (UNI) The Sixth Central Pay Commission for central government employees will be set up before the month-end, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today assured a delegation of employees' unions.
''The Prime Minister told us that the notification setting up the Commission will be issued within this month,'' said S K Vyas, Secretary General of the Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers.
The delegation, which met the Prime Minister, was led by CPI (M) leader Basudeb Achariya.
The delegation also comprised of the Confederation's chairman C C Pillai, Mr Vyas and its secretary KKN Kutty.
A letter submitted to the Prime Minister by the delegation also demanded Rs 1,000 as interim relief till the new pay scales are announced as well as retrospective effect for the Commission from January 1 this year.
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