Resolution on pensionary matter on recommendation of 7th CPC
(TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF (EXTRAORDINARY), PART SECTION III)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPARTMENT OF EX-SERVICEMEN WELFARE
New Delhi, the
30th September, 2016
The Terms of Reference of the Seventh Central Pay Commission as contained in Ministry of Finance (Department or Expenditure) Resolution (A), dated 28.2.2014, as amended vide Resolution, dated 8.9.2015, inter- alia , included the following:-
“To examine. review, evolve, and recommend changes that are desirable and feasible regarding the principles that should govern emoluments structure, concessions and facilities/benefits, in cash or kind well the retirement benefits of the personnel belonging to the Defence Forces, having regard to the historical and traditional parities, with due emphasis on the aspects unique to these personnel”.
2. The Commission submitted its report to the Government on 19th November, 2015. Government has considered the recommendations of the Commission on pensionary benefits to the personnel belonging to the Defence Force contained in Chapter 10.2 of the Report of the Commission and have decided that the recommendations shall broadly accepted subject to certain modifications.
3. Detailed recommendations the Commission relating to pensionary benefits and decisions taken thereon by the Government are listed in the statement annexed to this Resolution.
4. The revised provisions regarding pensionary benefits will be effective from 01.01.2016.
Joint Secretary the Govt. of India