7th Pay Commission latest news: 7th CPC, salary and allowance rules for central government employee

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Sep 05, 2020, 11:27 AM IST

7th Pay Commission latest news: In the wake of some recent decisions by the Centre in regard to the central government employees, it becomes important for the employees to know about the changes in their pay and perks and what does the latest rules say in regard to their Salaries and linked Dearness Allowance, Travel Allowance, House Rent allowance, children Education Allowance, hostel subsidy allowance, etc. We list out the latest decisions of the center and the rules applicable on various allowances being given to the central government employees.

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Relief in regard to Pension Payment Order (PPO)

Relief in regard to Pension Payment Order (PPO)

With an aim to provide relief to the central government employees who are going to retire, the central government has decided to provide a 'DigiLocker' facility to them. The decision will enable central government pensioners to place their PPO (Pension Payment Order) in this digital locker to avoid any kind of problem of misplacement. The Department of Pension & Pensioners' Welfare has validated an e-copy of the PPO, in case the original copy of the PPO is not available. The Department of Pension & Pensioners' Welfare made its decision public through an Office Memorandum on 26th August 2020. Photo: Pixabay

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Pay Protection Order for 7th CPC beneficiaries

Pay Protection Order for 7th CPC beneficiaries

The government at the Centre issued protection of pay order for all central government employees who are appointed through direct employment where either higher duties and responsibilities are involved or not, as the case may be, under FR 22-B(1), in the 7th Pay Commission (CPC) Scenario. The decision came a week ahead of Independence Day. Photo: Pixabay

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Pay Protection Order extension for PSU, bank employees

Pay Protection Order extension for PSU, bank employees

After providing pay protection to the central government employees who are appointed through direct employment where either higher duties and responsibilities are involved or not, the govt extended pay protection order to the government PSUs and bank employees appointment to Central Government posts on Direct Recruitment basis. The Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) issued Office Memorandum in this regard on 13th August 2020. Photo: Pixabay

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Periodic performance review of central government employees

Periodic performance review of central government employees

After much buzz on the periodic performance review of the central government employees, the Government finally took a decision in this regard on 28th August 2020. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) issued an Office Memorandum on periodic Review of Central Government Employees for strengthening of administration under Fundamental Rule (FR) 560)1(l) and Rule 48 of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972. The objective of this move is to strengthen the administrative machinery by developing responsible and efficient administration at all levels and to achieve efficiency, economy and speed in the disposal of Government functions. Photo: Pixabay

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What does this DoPT Office Memorandum means

What does this DoPT Office Memorandum means

After the periodic performance review in place, the DoPT Office Memorandum clarifies, "The Appropriate Authority has the absolute right to retire a Government servant under FR 56(j), FR 56(l) or Rule 48 (1) (b) of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 as the case may be, if it is necessary to do so in public interest." Photo: Pixabay