Sixth Central Pay Commission Recommended Military Service Pay (MSP)
Recommendations of Sixth CPC on Military service pay
This Sixth Central Pay Commission vide Paras 2.3.12, 2.3.14 and 2.3.26 of its report had recommended Military Service Pay (MSP) at the rate of Rs. 6000/- per month in respect of officers upto the level of Brigadier and Rs. 1000/- per month in respect of Personnel Below Officer Rank (PBOR) of the Defence Forces.
However, the Government while accepting the recommendations of the Commission had enhanced the MSP for PBOR to Rs. 2000/- per month.
The above information given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 25.07.2017.