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    DOING AWAY WITH ALLOWANCES UNDER 7TH CPC


    Doing away with allowances under 7th CPC

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
    MINISTRY OF FINANCE

    RAJYA SABHA

    QUESTION NO 2447
    ANSWERED ON 08.08.2017

    Doing away with allowances under 7th CPC

    2447 Shri A. K. Selvaraj

    Will the Minister of FINANCE be pleased to satate :-

    (a) whether the Central Government employees will not get Family Planning Allowances;

    (b) whether it is a fact that the diet, haircutting and soap toilet allowances given to select categories of employee have been discontinued; and

    c) whether it is also a fact that a raft of grants and allocations made to various sections of Government employees have been done away with or revised as per the recommendations of the Committee on Allowances, if so, the details thereof?

    ANSWER

    FINANCE MINISTER
    (SHRI ARUN JAITLEY)

    (a): The 7th Central Pay Commission recommended that Family Planning Allowance should be abolished. The Government has accepted the recommendation with effect from 1st July, 2017. 

    (b): The 7th Central Pay Commission recommended that Diet Allowance granted to deputationists in Bureau of Immigration should be abolished. The 7th Central Pay Commission in paras 8.17.22 to 8.17.24 of its report recommended, inter-alia, that Haircutting Allowance and Soap Toilet Allowance admissible to Personnel Below Officer’s Rank of Defence Forces, as components of Composite Personal Maintenance Allowance(CPMA), should be increased by 50%. The Government has accepted these recommendations with effect from 1st July, 2017.

    (c): The Committee on Allowances was set up in July, 2016, to examine the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission pertaining to allowances. 


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