7th Pay Commission Latest News: BIG ANNOUNCEMNT! Pay fixation deadline EXTENDED - also check DA restoration and other details here

ZeeBiz WebTeam | May 05, 2021, 01:38 PM IST

7th Pay Commission Latest News: The central government employees should know that the three pending tranches  of Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) for pensioners will be restored from July 1, 2021. The government has assured them of this restoration. The DA was frozen from last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to this, the central government employees have yet another gift from the government. Let see why central government employees have a reason to celebrate!

 

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Pay fixation deadline extended

Pay fixation deadline extended

 As per an office memorandum from the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, mentions that central government has extended the pay fixation deadline within the three months from the date of issuance of this MO, that is April 15, 2021. Hence, the central government has extended the deadlines for pay fixation. Source: PTI

 

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Central government employees' request

Central government employees' request

The central government employees had requested the department to extend the deadline. This request came from the central government employees as they were unable to take the exercise in the time allotted earlier. Source: PTI

 

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Option for the central government employees

Option for the central government employees

The experts think that this extension of the deadline will give central government employees options to choose whether they want their pay fixed on the basis of the date of promotion or on the basis of the date of increment. Source: PTI

 

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Government order

Government order

The government order said, "The decision by the Centre comes after large number of references were received by the department seeking condonation of delay and allowing another opportunity to exercise/re-exercise the option for pay fixation as the employees have faced time constraints etc. In exercising their option for pay fixation." Source: PTI

 

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Statement by Finance Ministry

Statement by Finance Ministry

"The issue has been examined in this Department and the Competent Authority in the partial modification has approved for allowing another opportunity to government employees to exercise/re-exercise option for pay fixation within 3 months from the date of the issue of this office Memorandum (April 15)," said the statement by the concerned department of the Finance Ministry. Source: PTI

 

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No further extensions

No further extensions

The central government employees must note that no further requests of any extensions will be entertained. Source: PTI