GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE
RAJYA SABHAUNSTARRED QUESTION No. 532
TO BE ANSWERED ON TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2023 SRAVANA 3, 1945 (SAKA)
“Constitution of Eighth Central Pay Commission”SHRI JAVED ALI KHAN Will the Minister of Finance be pleased to state: (a) whether Government has not considered para 1.22 contained in 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) report which recommended that pay matrix of Central Government employees may be reviewed periodically without waiting for long period of 10 years on the basis of Aykroyd formula; (b) if so, whether Government would constitute Eighth CPC in view of the highest inflation in last 30 years and constitution of Seventh CPC in the year 2013; (c) if so, the details thereof; and (d) if not, the reasons therefor? ANSWER: MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE (SHRI PANKAJ CHAUDHARY) (a): The Government has not considered this issue while according the approval of the revision of pay and allowances based on Seventh Central Pay Commission. (b) to (d): No such proposal is under consideration with the Government for constitution of Eighth Central Pay Commission for the Central Government employees. Download in PDF – Click Here
Whether the Government constitutes the 8th Central Pay Commission to Revise Salaries, Allowances and Pension of Central Govt Employees and Pensioners
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION No. 1807 TO BE ANSWERED ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 02, 2022 SRAVANA 11, 1944 (SAKA)
“Review of salary/allowances/pension of Central Government employees/pensioners”
1807: Shri Naranbhai J. Rathwa Will the Minister of Finance be pleased to state:
(a) whether it is a fact that Government is considering not to constitute 8th Central Pay Commission (CPC) to revise salaries, allowances and pension of Central Government employees and pensioners;
(b) if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor;
(c) whether it is also a fact that 7th CPC had recommended that Government should review the salary, allowances and pension of employees and pensioners every year rather than forming a new Pay Commission after a long period of ten years; and
(d) if so, the reasons for not implementing the recommendations of 7th CPC so far?
ANSWER MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE (SHRI PANKAJ CHAUDHARY)
(a) No, Sir.
(b) Does not arise.
(c) The Chairman of 7th CPC in his forwarding of the Report in Para 1.22 had recommended that the matrix may be reviewed periodically without waiting for the long period of ten years. It can be reviewed and revised on the basis of the Aykroyd formula which takes into consideration the changes prices of the commodities that constitute a common man’s basket, which the Labour Bureau at Shimla reviews periodically. It is suggested that this should be made the basis for revision of that matrix periodically without waiting for another Pay Commission.
(d) This issue has not been considered by the Union Cabinet while according the approval for the revision of pay and allowances based on 7th CPC.Source: RAJYA SABHA