Seperate pay commission for armed forces

Seperate pay commission for armed forces
PTI
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First Published: Thu, Jan 01 2009. 01 08 PM IST
Updated: Thu, Jan 01 2009. 01 08 PM IST
New Delhi: In a major new year bonanza for the defense personnel, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has informed the defence ministry that the armed forces personnel would henceforth have a separate pay commission, which is delinked from the civilian pay panel.
In a communication to the defence ministry the PMO also granted the demand for placing 12,000 odd Lieutenant Colonels under equivalence in Navy and Air Force in the pay band four of the sixth central pay commission.
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First Published: Thu, Jan 01 2009. 01 08 PM IST