7th Pay Commission: Latest updates on allowances
Following the 7th Pay Commission recommendations the government has announced the grant of allowances to the employees of autonomous organisations and statutory bodies.
The undersigned is directed to invite attention to this Department's OM of even number dated 13/1/2017, regarding extension of revised pay scales based on the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission in respect of employees of Qunsi-Government Organizations, Autonomous Organizations, Statutory Bodies set-up by and funded/controlled by the Central Government and to say that in terms of para 6 thereof, it was mentioned that the Central Government has not taken any decision in regard to various allowances based on the recommendation of the 7th Pay Commission in respect of Central Government employees and, therefore, until further orders, the existing allowances in the autonomous organizations shall continue to be admissible as per the existing terms and conditions, irrespective of the revised pay scales having been adopted.
The decision of the Central Government on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission in regard to allowances in respect of Central Government employees have since been announced as per this Department's Resolution No.11-1/2016-IC dated 6.7.2017 and the consequent Government orders have also been issued by this Department in regard to allowances like HRA, Travelling Allowance, Transport Allowance, Family Planning Allowance, etc. The attention is also invited to this Department's OM No.29/1/2017-E-IIB dated 11th July, 2017 regarding non-disbursal of discontinued allowances.
Quasi government organisations
Accordingly, it has been decided that such of the existing allowances at present admissible in case of employees of Quasi-Government Organizations, Autonomous Organizations, Statutory Bodies set-up by and funded/controlled by the Central Government, as are exactly as per the Central Government pattern, may be revised in accordance with the decision contained in the aforesaid Resolution dated 6.7.2017 read with the Government orders issued in the matter.
The provisions contained in this Department's OM No. 29/1/2017-E-IIB dt. 11th July, 2017 regarding non-disbursal of discontinued allowances shall also be strictly followed.
All other stipulations including the Modalities for additional financial impact on allowances, as contained in the OM dated 13.1.2017 referred to in pars 1 above, shall continue to be applicable in regard to these orders.
Consequent upon the acceptance of the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure Resolution No.11-1/2016-IC dated July 6, 2017, the President, in supersession of all existing orders issued on the subject from time to time, is pleased to decide that Sumptuary Allowance in all the Training Establishments/Academies/Institutes stands abolished.
These orders shall be effective from 1st July, 2017. In so far as the employees working in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders are issued with the concurrence of the Comptroller and Auditor General.