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7th Pay Commission: Central Govt Employees Get Protection Of Pay

The Narendra Modi government has issued protection of pay order for the Central government employees in the 7th Pay Commission scenario. The new order will be effective from 1st January 2016.

The protection of pay is consequent to appointment to a new post in different service or cadre through direct recruitment where either higher duties and responsibilities are involved or not, as the case may be, under FR 22-B(1), in the 7th CPC Scenario, a release by the Department of Personnel & Training read.

“Consequent upon the implementation of 7th CPC Report and CCS (RP) Rules, 2016, the President is pleased to allow protection of pay in the light of the provisions laid down under FR 22-B(1) to Central Government employee who is appointed as probationer in another service or cadre either carrying higher responsibilities or not, as the case may be and subsequently confirmed in that service or cadre…,” the government notification read.

A Central Government Employee on his appointment to a post in lower level in different service or cadre in Central government which does not carry duties and responsibilities of greater importance than those attached to the post held earlier by him on regular basis before such appointment and having a provision of probation period in new post, may during probation draw the presumptive pay of the post held earlier by him on regular basis, if it is higher than the minimum of the Time Scale of the new post.

He would also draw annual increments on such presumptive pay. However, it is to be ensured that during probation, presumptive pay should always be greater than the pay of the new post after drawl of increment, it added.

For more details related to the Protection Of Pay under 7th Pay Commission Scale, go through the official website of Department of Personnel & Training.

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