Implementation of Seventh Pay Commission Report
The following steps have been taken to implement the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission Report in respect of Armed Forces personnel:
- (i) Issue of Resolution dated 25th July 2016 by Ministry of Finance.
- (ii) Issue of Resolution dated 5th September 2016 by Ministry of Defence.
- (iii) Issue of orders dated 10th October, 2016 by Ministry of Defence for payment of ad-hoc arrears equal to 10% Basic Pay and Dearness Allowance.
The order for revision of pension to ex-servicemen pursuant to the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission Report was issued on 29th October, 2016. As per information available in respect of pre-2016 pensioners, 24 public sector banks have revised pension of 18,99,697 pensioners and have paid Rs.5883.27 crore (approx) on account of arrears of pension / family pension.
This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri Arvind Sawant in Lok Sabha today.
Source: PIB News