Constitution, Implementation and Scope of the Seventh Central Pay Commission
On 07.02.2014, in the Lok Shaba, while answering to question no. 243 raised by Shri M. Krishnaswamy, related to the 7th Pay Commission, P Chidambaram, the Honourable Minister of Finance stated the following:
Chairman and Members of the 7th Central Pay Commission
The Finance minister replied that the Government has decided to constitute the 7th Central Pay Commission under the Chairmanship of Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur, Retired Judge of the Supreme Court and Retired Chairman of Armed Forces Tribunal and with Vivek Rae, Secretary, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dr. Rathin Roy, Director, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy and Smt. Meena Agarwal, Secretary, OSD, Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance as members.
Date of Implementation
Mr. P Chidambaram declared that the date of effect of the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission will be decided once the pay commission report is submitted.
Constitution and Scope
The Finance Minister further said that the constitution of the 7th Central Pay Commission shall be in line with the constitution of the previous Central Pay Commissions. The scope of the task before the Central Pay Commission is framed in such a fashion as to enable the Commission to examine holistically all aspects of emoluments structure of various categories of Central Government employees, including personnel of Defence Forces, having regard, inter-alia, to the issues specific to them and make recommendations thereon.