7th Pay : Latest Update On Allowances (Including HRA)

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For about 50 lakh Central government representatives, the long sit tight for recompenses could end today as the Narendra Modi-drove bureau meets to talk about and settle on the modified stipend structure.

In the wake of screening the Ashok Lavasa write about recompenses, the Empowered Committee of Secretaries (E-CoS) has sent the report alongside its proposals to the administration.

As indicated by a few reports, the E-CoS has topped House Rent Allowance (HRA) rates at 25-27 for every penny. It is, be that as it may, for the Union bureau to accept a last approach remittances, including the HRA.

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The Seventh Pay Commission suggested a 14.27 for each penny climb in fundamental pay for Central government representatives, which is the most minimal in 70 years.

It stays to be checked whether the Central government can convey some cheer to its workers who have been sitting tight for over a year to get overhauled remittances under the Seventh Pay Commission.


1.The Seventh Pay Commission prescribed getting rid of 53 of the 196 remittances that Central government representatives get other than subsuming 36 recompenses into greater ones.

2.The compensation commission additionally prescribed lessening the HRA rates for Central government workers relying upon their sort of urban areas. For metros, the Seventh Pay Commission recommended bringing the HRA down from 30 for every penny to 24 for each penny.

3.Such suggestions by the compensation commission were met with solid resistance from Central government representatives. The Narendra Modi government constituted a board under Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa to survey the suggestions.

4.The Committee on Allowances under Ashok Lavasa was at first given a four-month due date to present its report which was later stretched out to February 22 this year. The Ashok Lavasa board, in any case, at long last presented its answer to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on April 27.

5.In the wake of presenting the answer to Arun Jaitley, Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa said the Committee on Allowances has considered the portrayals made by different partners.

6.On April 28, an announcement was issued by the Finance Ministry on Lavasa board’s report accommodation. It said that “alterations have been proposed in a few stipends which are appropriate generally to all Central government representatives and in addition certain different recompenses which apply to particular worker classes”.

7.The particular representative classes recognized by the Lavasa advisory group incorporate railwaymen, specialists, researchers, safeguard work force, specialists and medical attendants, the Finance Ministry proclamation said.

8.The Ashok Lavasa report was first checked on by the Department of Expenditure and afterward put before the Empowered Committee of Secretaries (E-CoS).

9.Prior to the E-CoS meeting on June 1, delegates of Central government workers kept in touch with Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha and expresseed dissatisfaction over the long postponement in usage of stipends. Focal government representatives likewise disclosed to Cabinet Secretary that they were not educated about the suggestions made by Ashok Lavasa board in its report.

10.As the Union bureau meets today, Central government representatives will trust that the Center considers their requests before taking an official conclusion. In the event that the compensation commission proposals on recompenses are executed completely, at that point the evaluated cost to the exchequer will associate with Rs 29,300 crore.