Regulation of initial pay on promotion or appointment to a higher post – Benefit of at least one increment – Pay Commission’s recommendation regarding
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Expenditure)
New Delhi-2, dated the 20th March, 1961.
Subject:- Regulation of initial pay on promotion or appointment to a higher post – Benefit of at least one increment – Pay Commission’s recommendation regarding.
The undersigned is directed to say that the Government of India have had under consideration the recommendation of the Pay Commission contained in paragraph 6 of Chapter X of their Report that on promotion to a higher post upto and inclusive of those from the present Class II to the level of Class I, the pay of the employee should first be increased by one increment in the lower scale and then fixed in the higher scale at the stage next above, and that no distinction should be made for this purpose on the ground that the lower post was held in a quasi-permanent or temporary and not permanent capacity.
2. It has been decided to accept the recommendation of the Pay Commission and the President has accordingly been pleased to decide that in respect of all promotions occurring on or after the 1st April 1961 the fixation of pay shall be done in the manner indicated in the preceding paragraph.
3.The relevant provisions in the Fundamental Rules, viz., F.R..22 and F.R.31 in respect of fixation of pay on promotion may be deemed to have been modified accordingly in so far as persons covered by these orders are concerned. Necessary amendments to the Fundamental Rules will be notified in the due course.
4.These orders will not apply to cases of Government servants who are appointed to higher posts with the approval of Union Public Service Commission and in whose case the Commission have made a specific recommendation regarding the pay to be given.
Deputy Under Secretary to the Government of India.