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All 3 Services Chiefs Meet Government High Powered Committee to Resovle Anomalies of Sixth Pay Commission

A high-powered Committee of Secretaries constituted by the Prime Minister with the three service chiefs, led by Admiral Nirmal Verma, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CoSC) along with his colleagues, Chief of Air Staff ACM, NAK Browne and Army Chief General Bikram Singh met to resolve the anomalies in the implementation of the Sixth Pay Commission award for the Armed Forces on 18th July 2012.

In this meeting they have decided to concentrate on some core issues that directly affect both serving and retired armed forces. 

The issues are:

Fixing common pay scales for all JCOs and ORs
Grant of NFU (non-functional upgradation) status to commissioned officers
Correcting difference in rank pay of commissioned officers
Extending the HAG+ (Higher administrative Grade Plus) scale to all three star officers
Granting One-Rank-One-Pension to retired personnel

The six-member committee, comprising the Cabinet Secretary with the Defence Secretary, Secretary Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Secretary DoPT, Expenditure Secretary and Principal Secretary to PM, as members  was set up by the Prime Minister after a Rajya Sabha panel last year recommended granting One Rank One Pension to the retired Defence personnel. The government has asked the committee to submit its report by August 8 because the Prime Minister wants to make a grand announcement from the ramparts of the Red Fort on August 15.

For the uninitiated, the One-Rank-One-Pay scheme implies that uniform pension be paid to the armed forces personnel retiring in the same rank with the same length of service irrespective of their date of retirement, and any future enhancement in the rates of pension be automatically passed on to past pensioners. But the issue that has upset and angered serving Defence personnel is NFU for those not in uniforms it needs a bit of an explanation.

Yielding under pressure from Group organised Services under the Central Government like Border Roads Organisation, Military Engineering Services, Postal Services, the Sixth Pay Commission gave them a special concession.

It allowed the officers in these services to be placed in a grade pay scale equivalent to an IAS officer two years behind of that particular IAS batch. The upgradation will be done on a ‘non-functional’ basis.

With over 97 per cent Armed Forces Officers retiring in the Grade Pay of 8700, their exclusion from the NFU is seen as grossly unfair. This differential not only disturbs financial parity, it pushes down the Defence services in status as even direct recruit officers of Group B services attain a better pay and promotional avenue and manage to reach the level of Joint Secretary/Major General before retiring. Both the OROP and granting the NFU status to Armed Forces officials is not going to be expensive either.

Military officials have pointed out that this has adversely affected organisational command and control in multi-cadre environment. It also led to lowering the status of Armed Forces Officials vis-a-vis organized Group A officers and IPS Officers. Organized Group A and IPS Officers reach HAG (Higher Administrative Grade) Scale at 32 years while only 0.2 per cent of Armed Forces Officers can ever reach that level.

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j g kale Posted on: July 25, 2012
anomalies against vi cpc
grade pay of submaj is 4800/-. it is too less,because this rank is highest rank of sub ordinatein of armed forces.also increment against promotion from one rank to another rank is @ 3% is too less because as per v cpc one rk to next higher ranki s fixed.ie rank of Hav toNb sub is about 2000/- but this time only 600/- as per @3% it is too less.also those pers have exercised option in case of promotion from hav to nb sub in jan to jun 2006 ,those are not giving annual increment ,they are given increament after16 to17 months.pl conf.
Sarita Shrma Posted on: July 29, 2012
Anomalies of Sixth Pay Commission: Defence
Since Defence Force personnels are kept above normal centeral Govt employees of equal carder they shouldn't be kept low in the aspect of Grade Pay. The length of service for a particular grade pay cannot be neglected. In any case the grade pay of central govt civilian employees should not be more than the grade pay of corresponding JCOs and ORs. In this regard govt is requested to settle the subject issue without further delay.
Lt Col AVTAR SINGH Posted on: July 30, 2012
broad banding DISABILITY PENSION of ARMED FORCES PERSONNELS
Hon'ble SCgave out judgement on 31 march 2011 common cause vs uoi &capt KJS BUTTER VS UOI For broad banding of disability pension of retired / discharged military personnels wef from 1-1-1996 as applicable to Invalided personnels of defence forces
SERGIENT SINGH TOMAR Posted on: August 10, 2012
VI TH PAY COMMISSSION BONANJA ONLY FOR OFFICERS NOT FOR JAWANS
IN BRITSH RULE, OFFICERS ARE MOSTLY BRITISHES , JAWANS AND JCOSs ARE INDIANS. INDIA GOT FREEDOM BUT CULTURE OF DEFENCE FORCES NOT CHANGED TILL DATE. IF WE COMPARISION PAY SCALES OF VTH COMMISSION TO VI TH COMMISSION, MAIN BENIFECIARY ARE ONLY OFFICERS. AFTER IMPLEMENTATION OF AVC REPORT, PROMOTION OF OFFICERS BECAME VERY FAST AND VI TH PAY COMMISSION HAS GIVEN BETTER PAY SCALES. IN VTH PAY COMMISSION, THE HIGHER PAY SCALE OF JAWANS WAS 7400- 10200 (SUB MAJOR, MWO). HONRARY LETINENT/ HFO- 10500, HON. CAPT-10,800. WHICH ARE MORE THAN INITIAL SCALE OF MAJOR. BUT IN VI TH PAY COMMISION, REALITY KNOWN TO EVERY ONE.ONE EXAMPLE, MILLITARY SERVICE PAY PAID TO JAWANS ONLY Rs. 2000/- WHERE AS OFFICERS GET Rs. 6000/-. IN SERVICE, OFFICERS OF TRI SERVICES GET ALL FACILITIES ANY WHERE , WHERE JAWANS LIVE IN ANIMAL LIKE CONDITIONS IN OPERATIONAL AREAS. WHY THIS DISPERITY, COZ JAWANS COME FROM 'AM ADMI FAMILY'. THE STRUGGLE ALWAYS COUNTED AS FIGHT FOR DEFENCE PERSONAL BUT ALWAYS GOES TO IN FAVOUR OF OFFICERS. OFFICERS GET PROMOTED IN TIME SCALES, NOW NON FUNCTIONAL STATUS TWO JUNIOR TO IAS. WHAT ABOUT JAWANS WHY WE ARE THROWN OUT FROM SERVICE IN THE NAME OF NO VACANCY OR RANK. WHY WE ARE AWARDED ALWAYS 1/3 ALLOWANCES COMPARE TO OFFICERS?WHY WE ARE HARRASHED IN THE NAME OF DISCIPLINE ? I URGE ALL MY SENIORS PLEASE LOOK INTO MATTER AND THINK ABOUT THE SOLDIERS OF TRI SERVICES. UPGRADE OUR PAY SCALES AND CREATE MORE VACANCY OF JCO.
EVERY SOLDIER SHOULD BE AWARDED TO JCO PAY SCALE AFTER THIRTEEN YEARS OF SERVICE IN SPITE OF HIS RANK.(AS FOR LT COL). PLEASE DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE,. WE ARE ALSO CONTRIBUTING TO THE NATION.
LT COL [RETD] AVTAR SINGH Posted on: September 07, 2012
BROAD BANDING OF DISABILITY PENSION IMPLEMENTATION VIDE RULING OF HON"BLE SC IN SPECIFIEDTIME
The arrears of dissability broad banding needs to be paid w.e.f. 01.01.1996 as ruled by HON"ble SC within laid down period with interest varrying 6% to 10%. As ruled by HON"BLE SC in the case of Rank pay which was pending since 1986.
sks Posted on: September 30, 2012
anomaly in giving increments upto sep12
Sir,
Hearty Congratulaions and Thanks to the Honourable NAC members in doing justice though late ,to those unfortunate employees whose DNI falls between Feb 2006-June 2006 by granting one increment in the pre-revised scale on 1st Jan 2006 and granting them one increment in Revised Scale on 1st July 2006 ,as a one time gesture.
Inorder to avoid the desparity ,it is only a similar and fair justice to grant one increment in the revised scale on 1st July 2006 to those employees who opt for their Pay revision on their date of Promotion between Feb 2006-June 2006 ,as a one time gesture.
I request the immediate attention of the Honourable NAC members for favourable consideration ,towards issue of the necessary Office Orders .
Otherwise people some people will enjoy by availing 2-3 annual increments within a span of 1 year ,some unfortunate employees will suffer due not gettint any annual increments for 2years due to the unnoticed big anamoly as I have explained below:-
Dear sir
i m facing great anamaly in my pay fixation.i was drawing more payment as compare to my senior and junior batch before pay implementation .But after implementation of 6th pay commission in Oct 08 my pay hike become much less as compare to senior and junior batch. On Jan 06 my basic was Rs 5400 and its increment date was Mar 06 how ever unfortunately i got promotion to new basic pay 6000 in Feb 06 in pre-revised scale. So after pay fixation my pay was fixed from Feb 06 i.e 1.86x6000 with grade pay 4200 but I was not given any increment in in Jul 06 due to non completion of 6months ,hence my new revised basic pay lag behind to my friends for (Rs 800less) who got promotion in 31st Dec 05 to basic pay 6000 as they got increment in Jul 06. Again when the anomaly redressal committee told people will get one increment for those who has increment due from 2nd Jan to 30 Jun 06 in pre-revised amount. But again i was not given that increment to my basic amount 5400 as i got promotion in Feb 06 to rs 6000 basic pay just one month before increment month. and my juniors who got promotion to rs 6000 basic pay in may 06 got increment f additional to their previous rank as it was falling in Mar 06. IT IS CLEAR THAT I WAS NOT GIVEN ANY ANNUAL INCREAMENT FROM MAR 2005 TO JUL 2007. However rest all people got 3-4 increments in this period i.e one in jul 06 in revised scale,one in pre revised scale in jan 06 and one in jul 07 causing less arrears and basic pay for me as compare to others. With warm Regards and Greetings.please forward my case to the anamoly redressal committee.
SREE KUMAR KK Posted on: October 07, 2012
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OFFICERS AND JAWANS
DEAR READERS

EVERY BODY KNOWS THAT ON 15 AUG 1947 INDIA HAS BECOMES AN INDEPENDENCE ACCORDINGLY INDEPENDENCE DAY IS OBSERVING ON 26 JAN 1950 INDIA BECOMES REPUBLIC THEN WE ARE OBSERVING REPUBLIC DAY ON THAT DAY. IN SIMILAR WAY WE (BELOW OFFICER RANKS FROM BOTH CIVIL AS WELL AS SERVICE) IS REQUIRED TO GET INDEPENDENCE FROM OFFICERS AS THE BEHAVIOUR OF OFFICERS ARE TOO BRUTUAL AND RASH, SOME TIME WE CANNOT TOLLERATE , THESE BASTERD OFFICERS NEVER THINK ABOUR POOR JAWANS AT DEFENCE FORCES AS WELL AS AT OUT SIDE THE BASTERD IAS LOBBIES WANT MORE BENEFITS AND THINKING ABOUT THEIR SUBORDINATES.

IN INDIA EVERY THING CAN BE HAPPENED AS AS PER MY VIEW THE PRESENT UPA GOVERNMENT HAS GIVEN MORE BENEFITS TO OFFICERS AND SOME PEANUTS TO JAWANS AS ANNOUCED ON 24 SEP 2012. THE MAIN CULPRIT IS THE TRAGIC PRIME MINISTER MAN MOHAN SINGH AS WRITTEN BY WASHINGTON EDITOR IS EXACT AND CORRECT, MAN MOHAN SINGH IS TOY OF SONIA, ONE MORE MAIN BASTERD IS PATTI CHIDAMBRAM THE MAIN CULPRIT IS IAS LOBBIES.
SUKHVIR SINGH DHULL Posted on: February 07, 2013
increase in pension oh Hon. flying officer
in there any increase in pension of H F O who retired in NOvember 1995.

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