Govt approves higher pay for CPSE officers

Govt approves higher pay for CPSE officers

New Delhi: The government has approved increased pay for officers of Central Public Sector Undertakings with effect from 1 January, 2007.

The decision, taken by the Cabinet at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was based on recommendations given by the Second Pay Revision Committee.

“The package would include revision in Dearness Allowance and other allowances, besides performance related incentives," Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office Prithviraj Chavan said.

Extra outgo on account of the new pay structure would be borne by individual CPSUs and no budgetary support is involved.

“The revised pay scales would be implemented by issue of Presidential Directive in respect of each CPSE separately by the administrative ministry concerned," he said.

While the new pay structure would be implementable from 1 January, 2007, the new allowances would accrue to employees only after the decision is notified by individual units.

Earlier, the government had approved implementation of the Sixth Pay Commission for central government staff and it was implemented from 1 September, this year.