Increase of Fitment Factor Under 7th CPC

Increase of Fitment Factor Under 7th CPC

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2273
TO BE ANSWERED ON TUESDAY, THE AUGUST 7, 2018
SHRAVANA 16, 1940 (SAKA)

INCREASE OF FITMENT FACTOR UNDER 7TH CPC

QUESTION

2273. SHRI RAVI PRAKASH VERMA SHRI NEERAJ SHEKHAR

Will the Minister of FINANCE be pleased to state:

(a) whether Government is contemplating to increase fitment factor from 2.57 to 3.68 under 7th CPC to all pay levels, as demanded by employees associations:
(b) if so. the details thereof and by when it would be announced; and
(c) if not, the reasons for betrayal from assurances given by Home Minister and Railway Minister etc. to employees associations in 2016?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
ISHRI P. RADHAKRISHNAN}

(a) to (c): The Minimum Pay of Rs. 18.000 p.m. and Fitment Factor of 2.57 are based on the specific recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission in the light of the relevant factors taken into account by it. Therefore, no change therein is at present under consideration.

Defence Accounts Pensioners Welfare Association

DAPWA came into existence on 27/10/2007 to look into the welfare of pensioners of Defence Accounts Department for settlement of their grievances with regards to their pending pension claims, expediting documentation for sanction/ issue of family pension medical claims and to provide moral support in adverse circumstances of brother pensioners.

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