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Government of India
Ministry of Finance
25-September-2013 11:50 IST
FM: Prime Minister Approves the Constitution of Seventh Central Pay Commission; Recommendations are Likely to be implemented with effect from 1st January, 2016


                                  The Finance Minister Shri P.Chidambaram in a statement said here today that the Prime Minister has approved the constitution of the Seventh Central Pay Commission.

            The fourth, fifth and sixth Central Pay Commissions’ recommendations were implemented as follows:


4th CPC                       1.1.1986

5th CPC                       1.1.1996

6th CPC                       1.1.2006


            The average time taken by a Pay Commission to submit its recommendations has been about two years.  Accordingly, allowing about two years for the 7th CPC to submit its report, the recommendations are likely to be implemented with effect from 1.1.2016.


            The names of the Chairperson and members as well as the terms of reference (ToR) of the 7th Pay Commission will be finalised and announced shortly after consultation with major stakeholders.