7th Pay Commission: Good News! PMO orders to speed up review process; notification soon
New Delhi, Feb 6: This will definitely cheer up all the central government employees who are disappointed at the moment as government is delaying the implementation of Seventh Pay Commission. Sources say that after One Rank One Pension, notification for 7th CPC could be released in coming months.
Reportedly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ordered officials to speed up review process so that it could be implemented soon. Modi has asked Committee of Secretaries to provide maximum benefits to central staff.
Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha headed empowered committee which was appointed to overview whole process has been told to accept pay commission's recommendations without diluting them.
PMO wants committee to review all the recommendations as soon as possible, so that Cabinet could take final decision over the same.
One of the officials was quoted by the Express News as saying, "The committee has been told to address the genuine concerns raised by stakeholders and accommodate their demands as much as possible. Although, there is indication that the committee may suggest some changes keeping in mind representations from middle and junior level, the decision will be taken after consultations with all the stakeholders. The entire process will take a couple of months".
Meanwhile, reports also say that in coming months, notification for 7th pay commission could be issue. A Finance Ministry source was quoted by news reports as saying, "One Rank One Pension (OROP) is now going to be implemented after notification. Hence Finance Ministry will issue the notification of ‘Pay Commission award' in forthcoming months".