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    Thursday, 17 March 2016

    MILITARY SERVICE PAY (MSP): DISCRIMINATION IN STRUCTURE OF GIVING MILITARY SERVICE PAY TO ARMED FORCES PERSONNEL

    Military Service Pay (MSP): Discrimination in structure of giving MSP

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
    MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
    RAJYA SABHA
    QUESTION NO 1970
    ANSWERED ON 15.03.2016

    Discrimination in structure of giving MSP

    1970 Shri Mahendra Singh Mahra

    Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to satate :-

    (a) whether it is a fact that Government is paying Military Service Pay (MSP) to Armed Forces Personnel, whose genesis is based on amount of the degree of “Hardship and Risk
    Factor” they undergo while discharging their duties;

    (b) whether the MSP being paid to the Armed Forces Personnel is equal, and whether they face equal hardships and risk to life;

    (c) if not, whether it is the failure of the genesis and violation of principle of Natural Justice and Equality; and

    (d) whether Government contemplates to remove this discrimination?

    ANSWER

    MINISTER OF DEFENCE
    SHRI MANOHAR PARRIKAR

    (a) to (d): Military Service Pay (MSP) is being paid to the Armed Forces Personnel w.e.f. 1st September, 2008. It is a compensation paid to the Armed Forces personnel as a recognition for the intangible aspects linked to the special conditions of their service. On recommendation of 6th Central Pay Commission, MSP was introduced for the first time in respect of Armed Forces.

    The MSP being paid to Armed Forces Personnel is in two slabs:-

    (i) For Officers - Rs.6,000 per month

    (ii) For JCOs/OR - Rs.2,000 per month.

    However, Government has separately provided a number of allowances based on risks and hardships involved at a location / in an operation, such as High Altitude Allowances, Field Area / Modified Area Allowances, Counter Insurgency Allowance etc.

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