FIFTH

PUNJAB PAY COMMISSION







REPORT

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE REPORT OF THE FIFTH PUNJ AB PAY
COMMISSION
• Pa y Sca les , Allowa n ces a n d Pen s ion s of Pu n ja b Gover n men t
employees r evis ed. Aver a ge in cr ea s e t o be a r ou n d 27%.

• Th e Ret ir emen t a ge for a ll employees t o be 60.

• Implemen t a t ion of t h e r evis ed pa y s ca les fr om J a n u a r y 1,2006.

• Recommen da t ion s r ela t in g t o a llowa n ces t o be implemen t ed fr om
t h e da t e of n ot ifica t ion by t h e Gover n men t .

• Five dis t in ct r u n n in g pa y ba n ds wit h lon ger s pa n s bein g
r ecommen ded-on e r u n n in g ba n d ea ch for a ll ca t egor ies in gr ou ps
D,C a n d B a n d 2 r u n n in g pa y ba n ds for Gr ou p ‘A’.

• Ea ch pos t h a s a dis t in ct Gr a de Pa y a t t a ch ed t o it . Gr a de pa y is
lin ked t o it s s en ior it y in t h e h ier a r ch y.

• Tot a l n u mber of Pa y Sca les t o r ema in 32, s pr ea d a cr os s five
dis t in ct r u n n in g pa y ba n ds .

• Sever a l ca t egor ies of employees s u ch a s Tea ch er s , Nu r s es ,
Con s t a bu la r y t o get h igh er pa y s ca les .

• A per s on s t a gn a t in g a t t h e ma ximu m of a n y pa y ba n d for mor e
t h a n on e yea r con t in u ou s ly t o be pla ced in t h e immedia t e n ext
h igh er pa y ba n d wit h ou t a n y ch a n ge in t h e gr a de pa y.

• Th e followin g s ch eme of r evis ed Pa y Ba n ds a n d Gr a de Pa y h a s
been r ecommen ded:
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(in Rs . )
Pr e -r e vis e d Re vis e d Sr .
No.
Gr ou p Pa y Sc a le
Pa y
Ba n d
Gr ou p
Cor r es pon din g
Pa y Ba n ds
Gr a de
Pa y

In it ia l
Pa y
1. D
2520-100-3220-110-
3660-120-4140
PB1 D 4900-10680 1300 6200
2. D
2720-100-3220-110-
3660-120-4260
PB1 D 4900-10680 1400 6700
3. D
2820-100-3220-110-
3660-120-4260-140-
4400
PB1 D 4900-10680 1650 6950
4. C
3120-100-3220-110-
3660-120-4260-140-
4400-150-5000-160-
5160
PB2 C 5910-20200 1900 7810
5. C
3120-100-3220-110-
3660-120-4260-140-
4400-150-5000-160-
5800-200-6200
PB2 C 5910-20200 1950 7960
6. C
3330-110-3660-120-
4260-140-4400-150-
5000-160-5800-200-
6200
PB2 C 5910-20200 2000 8240
7. C
4020-120-4260-140-
4400-150-5000-160-
5800-200-6200
PB2 C 5910-20200 2400 9880
8. C
4400-150-5000-160-
5800-200-7000

PB2 C 5910-20200 2800 11170
9. C
4550-150-5000-160-
5800-200-7000-220-
7220
PB2 C 5910-20200
3000


11470
10 C
5000-160-5800-200-
7000-220-8100
PB3 C 10300-34800 3200 13500
11 C
5480-160-5800-200-
7000-220-8100-275-
8925
PB3 C 10300-34800 3600 14430
12 C
5800-200-7000-220-
8100-275-9200
PB3 B 10300-34800 3800 14590
13 B
6400-200-7000-220-
8100-275-10300-
340-10640
PB3 B 10300-34800 4200 16290
14 B
7000-220-8100-275-
10300-340-10980
PB3 B 10300-34800 4400 17420
15 B
7220-220-8100-275-
10300-340-10980
PB3 B 10300-34800 4600 18030
16 B
7220-220-8100-275-
10300-340-11320
PB3 B 10300-34800 4800 18250
17 A
7220-220-8100-275-
10300-340-11660
PB3 A 10300-34800 5000 18450
18 A
7880-220-8100-275-
10300-340-11660
PB3 A 10300-34800 5400 20300
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Pr e -r e vis e d Re vis e d Sr .
No.
Gr ou p Pa y Sc a le
Pa y
Ba n d
Gr ou
p
Cor r es pon din g
Pa y Ba n ds
Gr a de
Pa y
In it ia l
Pa y
19 A
7880-220-8100-275-
10300-340-12000-
375-13500
PB4 A 15600-39100 5400 21000
20 A
9200-275-10300-
340-12000-375-
13500-400-13900
PB4 A 15600-39100 5700 22820
21 A
9750-275-10300-
340-12000-375-
13500-400-14700
PB4 A 15600-39100 6000 24140
22 A
10025-275-10300-
340-12000-375-
13500-400-15100
PB4 A 15600-39100 6600 25250
23 A
12000-375-13500-
400-15100
PB4 A 15600-39100 7400 31120
24 A
12000-375-13500-
400-15500
PB4 A 15600-39100 7600 31320
25 A
12000-375-13500-
400-15900-450-
16350
PB4 A 15600-39100 7800 31520
26 A
13125-375-13500-
400-15900-450-
16350
PB4 A 15600-39100 8200 32620
27 A
13500-400-15900-
450-16800
PB4 A 15600-39100 8400 33510
28 A
14300-400-15900-
450-18150
PB5 A 37400-67000 8600 46000
29 A
14300-400-15900-
450-18600
PB5 A 37400-67000 8700 46100
30 A
14300-400-15900-
450-18600-500-
20100

PB5 A 37400-67000 8800 46200
31 A
16350-450-18600-
500-20100
PB5 A 37400-67000 8900 48590
32 A 18600-500-22100 PB5 A 37400-67000 10000 54700


• Un ifor m An n u a l in cr emen t t o be t h r ee per cen t of pa y for a ll
employees .

• Th e pr es en t s ys t em of Dea r n es s Allowa n ce on Cen t r a l pa t t er n t o
con t in u e.

• Exis t in g fixed a mou n t of a llowa n ces t o be dou bled a n d ma de
in fla t ion pr oof wit h a pr ovis ion of 25% a u t oma t ic in cr ea s e
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wh en ever dea r n es s a llowa n ce pa ya ble on r evis ed pa y s ca les goes
u p by 50%.

• 5 per cen t a ge poin t s in cr ea s e in Hou s e Ren t Allowa n ce (HRA) for a ll
a r ea s in Pu n ja b. However , Cit y Compen s a t or y Allowa n ce t o be
dis con t in u ed.

• Ru r a l Ar ea Allowa n ce t o con t in u e a t 6%.

• TA/ DA r a t es r evis ed u pwa r ds .

• Tr a n s por t Allowa n ce for blin d a n d or t h opedica lly h a n dica pped
employees t o con t in u e wit h en h a n ced limit of Rs . 450/ -.

• Employees a llowed t o en ca s h 10 da ys of lea ve a t t h e t ime of
a va ilin g LTC wit h a ma ximu m of 60 da ys du r in g t h e en t ir e ca r eer .
60 da ys lea ve en ca s h ed n ot t o be dedu ct ed fr om a ccu mu la t ed
lea ve of 300 da ys .

• Edu ca t ion a llowa n ce of Rs . 500/ - per ch ild per mon t h u pt o 2
ch ildr en r ecommen ded.

• Fixed Medica l Allowa n ce r a is ed t o Rs . 500/ - per mon t h .

• Mobile a llowa n ce va r yin g fr om Rs . 100 t o 500 r ecommen ded for a ll
employees .

• Non -Pr a ct icin g Allowa n ce of 25% of Ba s ic Pa y (NPA) t o be given t o
Ayu r vedic, Homeopa t h ic a n d Vet er n a r y Doct or s bes ides PCMS
Doct or s a n d Den t is t s .

• Officer s on depu t a t ion a s Fa cu lt y Member s t o Tr a in in g In s t it u t ion s
t o get 30% Depu t a t ion Allowa n ce.
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• Ris k a llowa n ce t o be r epla ced by r is k in s u r a n ce cover for
employees r a n gin g fr om Rs . 5 la kh s t o Rs . 15 la kh s .

• On e in cr emen t r ecommen ded for Gr ou p ‘C’ a n d ‘D’ employees for
limit in g Fa mily s ize t o t wo ch ildr en . An a ddit ion a l in cr emen t
r ecommen ded for r es t r ict in g fa mily s ize t o t wo ch ildr en even wh en
bot h ch ildr en a r e gir ls .

• Ex-gr a t ia t o be in cr ea s ed fr om Rs . on e la kh t o Rs . 3 la kh s in ca s e
of dea t h in h a r n es s a n d fr om Rs . 3 la kh s t o Rs . 10 la kh s for dea t h
in t h e cas e of per for ma n ce of du t y s u ch a s dea lin g wit h r iot s ,
t er r or is t a t t a ck or en emy a ct ion .

• A n ew mech a n is m for gr a n t of a dva n ces t o employees t h r ou gh
a ppr oved ba n ks s u gges t ed wit h a n in t er es t s u bs idy equ a l t o t wo
per cen t a ge poin t s (4 per cen t a ge poin t s for dis a bled employees ) by
t h e Gover n men t . Exis t in g limit s of va r iou s a dva n ces a ls o in cr ea s ed
wit h a pr ovis ion ma de for t h eir a u t oma t ic r evis ion per iodica lly.

• All pen s ion er s t o h a ve a fit men t ben efit on Cen t r a l Pa t t er n .

• Pen s ion t o be pa id a t 50% of t h e a ver a ge emolu men t s / la s t pa y
dr a wn a ft er 20 yea r s of s er vice wit h ou t lin kin g it t o 33 yea r s of
qu a lifyin g s er vice for gr a n t of fu ll pen s ion .

• A liber a l s ever a n ce pa cka ge r ecommen ded for employees lea vin g
s er vice bet ween 15 t o 20 yea r s of s er vice.

• High er r a t es of pen s ion for r et ir ees a n d fa mily pen s ion er s on
a t t a in in g t h e a ge of 80, 85, 90, 95 a n d 100 yea r s wh ile con t in u in g
wit h t h e exis t in g old a ge a llowa n ce on a t t a in in g 65 a n d 75 yea r s .
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• In ca s e of Gover n men t employees dyin g in r iot s or t er r or is t a t t a ck
or en emy a ct ion , fa mily pen s ion t o be pa id a t en h a n ced r a t e for 10
yea r s .

• Devis in g of a n a ppr opr ia t e in s u r a n ce s ch eme s u gges t ed for
meet in g t h e medica l n eeds of exis t in g employees a n d pen s ion er s .

• Cit izen ’s Ch a r t er t o be compu ls or y for a ll t h e depa r t men t s .

• E-gover n a n ce a n d u s e of n ew in for ma t ion t ech n ology
r ecommen ded for deliver y of pu blic s er vices .

• Toll fr ee h elp lin es t o be s et u p by t h e depa r t men t s for effect ive
deliver y of Gover n men t Ser vices .

• Us e of Lok Ada la t s for dis pu t e r es olu t ion en cou r a ged.

• Specifica lly des ign ed Tr a in in g Pr ogr a mmes r ecommen ded for
officer s t o en s u r e s u cces s of Pu blic Pr iva t e Pa r t n er s h ip (PPP)
in it ia t ives .

• In -s er vice t r a in in g ma de n eces s a r y for pr omot ion t o h igh er gr a des
a ft er complet ion of 9 a n d 14 yea r s of s er vice.

• Mu lt i-s killin g of Gr ou p ‘D’ employees t o en cou r a ge.

• Mer ger of t h e Secr et a r ia t a n d Per s on a l St a ff ca dr es s u gges t ed in
t h e Civil Secr et a r ia t . All fu t u r e r ecr u it men t t o be ma de a s
Execu t ive As s is t a n t s wit h min imu m qu a lifica t ion s of Gr a du a t ion
a n d on e yea r Diploma in Compu t er s . Execu t ive As s is t a n t s t o
dis ch a r ge t h e fu n ct ion s pr es en t ly bein g ca r r ied ou t by As s is t a n t s
a s well a s t h e Per s on a l St a ff.
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• Recommen da t ion s of t h e Commis s ion wou ld lea d t o a n a ddit ion a l
expen dit u r e of Rs . 2050 cr or es per a n n u m for s er vin g employees
a n d Rs . 650 cr or es for pen s ion er s .

• Recommen da t ion s of t h e Commis s ion a r e es t ima t ed t o cos t Rs .
3450 cr or es for s er vin g employees a n d Rs . 1350 cr or es for
pen s ion er s for pa ymen t of a r r ea r s .

• All t h e r ecommen da t ion s t o be t r ea t ed a s a n or ga n ic wh ole a s
pa r t ia l implemen t a t ion will br in g in a n oma lies a n d
in con s is t en cies .
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TABLE OF CONTENTS


Sr . No. Ch a pt e r Pa ge No.
1
In t r odu ct ion
1-5
2
Pu n ja b Econ omy a n d it s Fis ca l Hea lt h
6-22
3
Gu idin g Pr in ciples
23-25
4
Recommen da t ion s on t h e Pa y St r u ct u r e,
Fixa t ion a n d Age of Ret ir emen t
26-67
5
Recommen da t ion s on Upgr a da t ion a n d Ch a n ge
in Des ign a t ion
68-112
6
Allowa n ces

113-145
7
Pen s ion s

146-157
8
As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme

158-165
9
Ch a n gin g Con t ou r s of Pu blic Ser vice Deliver y:
Pr omot ion of Effect ive, Res pon s ive a n d Cit izen -
Fr ien dly Admin is t r a t ion
166-174
10
Su gges t ion s for Recr u it men t Pr ocedu r es

175-178
11
Fin a n cia l Implica t ion s of t h e r ecommen da t ion s

179-180


(Con t d. )

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Sr . No. An n e xu r e s Pa ge No.
(a ) In t r odu c t ion – Ch a pt e r 1
1
(i) Con s t it u t ion of t h e Commis s ion -
An n exu r e I

181-183

(ii) Ter ms of Refer en ce of t h e Commis s ion -
An n exu r e II
184-187
(iii) Pu blic Not ice (1)-An n exu r e III 188-190
(iv) Pu blic Not ice (2)-An n exu r e IV 191
(v) Pu blic Not ice (iii)-An n exu r e V 192
(vi) Depa r t men t a l Qu es t ion n a ir e-An n exu r e VI 193-199

(vii) Qu es t ion n a ir e for Gen er a l Pu blic-
An n exu r e VII
200-210
(b) As s u r e d Ca r e e r Pr ogr e s s ion Sc h e me – Ch a pt e r 8

(i) As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme,
Let t er da t ed 17
t h
Apr il, 2000-
An n exu r e VIII
211-216

(ii) As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme,
Let t er da t ed 25t h Sept ember , 1998-
An n exu r e IX
217-223

(iii)As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme,
Let t er da t ed 3r d November , 2006-
An n exu r e X
224-230

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CHAPTER 1
In t r odu c t ion
1.1 Th e pa y s t r u ct u r e of t h e St a t e Gover n men t employees h a s a lwa ys
been of gr ea t con cer n t o t h e s t a keh older s , i.e. t h e employees , t h e
St a t e Gover n men t a n d t h e pu blic a t la r ge. Gen er a lly, t h e pa y
s t r u ct u r e of t h e Gover n men t employees is r evis ed on ce in a deca de
on t h e ba s is of t h e r ecommen da t ion s of a Pa y Commis s ion . Th e
St a t e of Pu n ja b t oo h a s been followin g t h is pr a ct ice. Th e St a t e h a d
la s t r evis ed t h e pa y s t r u ct u r e of it s employees on t h e ba s is of t h e
r ecommen da t ion s ma de by t h e Fou r t h Pu n ja b Pa y Commis s ion
(Not ifica t ion No. 7/ 1/ 97-FPI/ 7370 of 19
t h
Ma y 1998) a n d
t h er ea ft er , a n An oma ly Commit t ee wa s con s t it u t ed by t h e St a t e of
Pu n ja b (Not ifica t ion No. 8/ 1/ 94-6PP3/ 14357 of 7
t h
J u ly, 1998).
Con s equ en t u pon t h e r ecommen da t ion s of t h e Commit t ee, cer t a in
modifica t ion s wer e ma de t o t h e n ot ifica t ion of 19
t h
Ma y 1998.

1.2 Th e Fift h Pu n ja b Pa y Commis s ion wa s con s t it u t ed by t h e St a t e
Gover n men t on 19
t h
December , 2006 (Not ifica t ion No. 8/ 2/ 03-
6PP3/ 18365) wit h t h e followin g (An n exu r e-I):

(i) Sh r i S.K. Tu t eja , IAS (Ret d.) Ch a ir ma n
(ii) Sh r i A.S. Ober a i Member
Dir ect or (Ret d.),
In t er n a t ion a l La bou r
Or ga n iza t ion (ILO)
(iii) Pr of. B.S. Gh u ma n Member
Hea d, Depa r t men t of
Pu blic Admin is t r a t ion ,
Pa n ja b Un iver s it y

(iv) Sh r i R.C. Na yya r , IAS Member
Secr et a r y

1.3 Th e Ter ms of Refer en ce of t h e Commis s ion wer e is s u ed on 3
r d

Ma r ch , 2008 (Not ifica t ion No. 8/ 2/ 03-6PP3/ 3134 (An n exu r e –II).
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Th es e a r e r epr odu ced below:

(i) To exa min e t h e pr in ciples a n d t h e da t e of effect t h er eof t h a t
s h ou ld gover n t h e s t r u ct u r e of pa y, a llowa n ces a n d ot h er
fa cilit ies / ben efit s , wh et h er in ca s h or in kin d, t o a ll
ca t egor ies of employees in t h e St a t e of Pu n ja b t o wh om t h e
Pu n ja b Civil Ser vices Ru les , Volu me I, Pa r t I a pply, except
t h e employees wh os e s ca les of pa y h a ve been det er min ed on
t h e r ecommen da t ion s of t h e Un iver s it y Gr a n t s Commis s ion ;

(ii) To s u gges t wa ys a n d mea n s t h r ou gh wh ich s er vices in t h e
St a t e Gover n men t depa r t men t s ca n be developed a s
pr ofes s ion a lis ed, cit izen -or ien t ed & cit izen -fr ien dly wit h
efficien cy a n d effica cy in gover n a n ce t h r ou gh t h e u s e of
moder n in for ma t ion a n d commu n ica t ion t ech n ologies .
Wh ile ma kin g s u ch s u gges t ion s , s pecia l emph a s is s h ou ld be
on impr ovin g t h e deliver y of pu blic s er vices t o t h e people,
r es t r u ct u r in g/ r een gin eer in g t h e Gover n men t bu s in es s
pr oces s es a n d pr omot in g s er vice deliver ies in t h e Pu blic
Sect or -Pr iva t e Sect or -Pa r t n er s h ip mode;

(iii) To wor k ou t a compr eh en s ive a n d s implified pa y pa cka ge for
t h e ca t egor ies of St a t e Gover n men t employees men t ion ed in
(i) a bove, lin ked t o t h e mea s u r es t h a t pr omot e efficien cy,
pr odu ct ivit y, a ccou n t a bilit y, r es pon s ibilit y, s er vice
or ien t a t ion dis ciplin e a n d t r a n s pa r en cy;

(iv) Wh ile ma kin g r ecommen da t ion s , t h e fin a n cia l con dit ion of
t h e St a t e, h a vin g r ega r d t o t h e pr ovis ion s of t h e Pu n ja b
Fis ca l Res pon s ibilit ies a n d Bu dget Ma n a gemen t Act , 2003,
be kept in view. To cu r b n on -pr odu ct ive expen dit u r e, t h e
Commis s ion s h a ll s u gges t a ca p on expen dit u r e on s a la r ies ,
wa ges a n d pen s ion s a s a per cen t a ge of Reven u e Receipt s of
t h e St a t e a n d ot h er econ omy mea s u r es t o fu n d t h e
a ddit ion a l expen dit u r e on t h e implemen t a t ion of it s
r ecommen da t ion s . Wh ile doin g s o, n ew s t a ffin g s t r u ct u r es /
n or ms ma y be s u gges t ed, h a vin g r ega r d t o ch a n ged r ole of
t h e Gover n men t a n d I.T. a pplica t ion ;


(v) To exa min e t h e pr in ciples wh ich s h ou ld gover n t h e s t r u ct u r e
of pen s ion , dea t h -cu m-r et ir emen t gr a t u it y, fa mily pen s ion
a n d ot h er t er min a l or r ecu r r in g ben efit s h a vin g fin a n cia l
implica t ion s t o t h e pr es en t a n d for mer St a t e Gover n men t
employees , a ppoin t ed befor e J a n u a r y 1, 2004;

(vi) To exa min e t h e As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme; a n d

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(vii) To exa min e t h e is s u e of Fixed Medica l
Allowa n ce/ r eimbu r s emen t of medica l expen dit u r e a lon g wit h
t h e a s pect of ot h er bet t er a lt er n a t ives / pos s ibilit ies s u ch a s
Medica l In s u r a n ce et c. in t h is r ega r d.

1.4 Th e Ter ms of Refer en ce of t h e pr es en t Pa y Commis s ion differ fr om
t h a t of t h e Fou r t h Pu n ja b Pa y Commis s ion s ign ifica n t ly, a s
t h is Commis s ion h a s s pecifica lly been a s ked t o ma ke
r ecommen da t ion s a bou t t h e deliver y of pu blic s er vices in a
pr ofes s ion a lized, cit izen –or ien t ed a n d cit izen -fr ien dly ma n n er wit h
efficien cy a n d effica cy. Cla u s e - (iv) of t h e Ter ms of Refer en ce
r equ ir e t h e pr es en t Commis s ion t o ma ke it s r ecommen da t ion s
a ft er t a kin g in t o a ccou n t t h e fin a n cia l pos it ion of t h e St a t e, wh ich
h a s t o a dh er e t o t h e Pu n ja b Fis ca l Res pon s ibilit y a n d Bu dget
Ma n a gemen t Act , 2003.

1.5 Th e fir s t meet in g of t h e Commis s ion wa s h eld on 22 December ,
2006. Th e Commis s ion evolved it s own pr ocedu r es t o con du ct it s
wor k a s per it s Ter ms of Refer en ce. Th e commis s ion t ook a
con s ciou s decis ion t o keep t h e pa per wor k t o t h e min imu m a n d t o
u s e mor e of web-ba s ed a pplica t ion s for it s fu n ct ion in g. Th e
Commis s ion a ls o got pu blis h ed Pu blic Not ice in r ela t ion t o it s wor k
t h r ice in n ews pa per s (Th e Tr ibu n e, Th e Hin du s t a n Times , Ajit ,
Pu n ja b Kes r i a n d Da in ik Bh a s ka r ) on 17
t h
Apr il, 2008, 1
s t
Ma y,
2008 a n d 16
t h
J u n e, 2008 (An n exu r e –III, IV & V).

1.6 In r es pon s e t o t h e Pu blic Not ice, t h e Commis s ion r eceived 510
r epr es en t a t ion s fr om in dividu a ls a n d employees ’ a s s ocia t ion s /
or ga n iza t ion s in wr it in g a n d 56 r epr es en t a t ion s t h r ou gh web-
ba s ed e-ma ils . All t h e r epr es en t a t ion s wer e dis pla yed on t h e web
s it e of t h e Commis s ion (www.pu n ja bgovt .gov.in ). Th e Commis s ion
in t ima t ed t o a ll t h e in t er es t ed in dividu a ls a n d employees ’
a s s ocia t ion s / or ga n iza t ion s t h r ou gh n ot ice on t h e web-s it e of t h e
Commis s ion a s well a s t h r ou gh t h e Pu blic Not ice pu blis h ed in t h e
n ews pa per s on 28
t h
Au gu s t , 2008 a n d 25
t h


Sept ember 2008 t h a t
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t h ey wou ld be h ea r d in per s on on t h e in dica t ed da t e a n d t ime. Th e
Commis s ion u s u a lly h eld it s s it t in gs t wice a da y, on ever y
Th u r s da y a n d Fr ida y du r in g Sept ember -Oct ober 2008 for pu blic
h ea r in g.

1.7 Aft er h ea r in g t h e in t er es t ed in dividu a ls a n d employees ’
a s s ocia t ion s / or ga n iza t ion s , t h e Commis s ion pr epa r ed a br ief of
t h e is s u es r ela t in g t o ea ch of t h e Admin is t r a t ive Depa r t men t a n d
cir cu la t ed t o t h e con cer n ed Admin is t r a t ive Secr et a r ies a n d Hea ds
of Depa r t men t in November , 2008, wh o wer e t h en r equ es t ed t o
meet t h e Commis s ion a n d give t h eir views , in pa r t icu la r on t h e
followin g t h r ee is s u es :-

(i) t h e limit a t ion s / con s t r a in t s / difficu lt ies fa ced by t h e
depa r t men t s in pr ovidin g pr ofes s ion a lized, cit izen –or ien t ed
a n d cit izen -fr ien dly s er vices ;

(ii) t h e n eed for r es t r u ct u r in g/ r een gin eer in g of office s ys t ems
a n d pr ocedu r es wit h a view t o pr omot in g a ccou n t a bilit y,
t r a n s pa r en cy a n d pr odu ct ivit y; a n d


(iii) t h e r equ ir emen t s for Hu ma n Res ou r ce Developmen t , in
pa r t icu la r t h e In Ser vice Tr a in in g t o ma ke deliver y of
Gover n men t Ser vices mor e pr ofes s ion a lized a n d efficien t .

1.8 Fu r t h er t o en s u r e fu ll pa r t icipa t ion of a ll t h e Admin is t r a t ive
Depa r t men t s , t h e Commis s ion cir cu la t ed a St r u ct u r ed
Qu es t ion n a ir e (An n exu r e – VI) t o elicit n eces s a r y in for ma t ion /
s u gges t ion s a bou t t h e fu n ct ion in g of t h e in dividu a l Depa r t men t s .
In a ddit ion , Gen er a l Pu blic wa s r equ es t ed t h r ou gh pu blic n ot ice
on t h e web s it e a n d in t h e n ews pa per s t o s en d t h eir r es pon s es t o a
s pecifica lly des ign ed Qu es t ion n a ir e (An n exu r e –VII).

1.9 Th e r es pon s es t o t h es e Qu es t ion n a ir es wer e r eceived in ma n y
ca s es in wr it in g, a lt h ou gh t h e r equ es t wa s ma de t o s en d r eplies by
u t ilizin g t h e web s it e of t h e Commis s ion . In a ll, 34 r es pon s es fr om
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Admin is t r a t ive Depa r t men t s a n d 332 r es pon s es fr om Gen er a l
Pu blic wer e r eceived.

1.10 Aft er t h e collect ion a n d compila t ion of a ll t h e r eleva n t in for ma t ion ,
exa min in g t h e r epor t s of t h e pr eviou s Pu n ja b a n d Cen t r a l Pa y
Commis s ion s a n d ba s ed on Na t ion a l a n d In t er n a t ion a l exper ien ce,
t h e Commis s ion developed it s Gu idelin es for det er min in g a n
equ it a ble a n d ju s t pa y s t r u ct u r e for t h e employees of t h e St a t e.
Mos t of t h e da t a / r epr es en t a t ion s / is s u es / r es pon s es , et c. h a ve
been pla ced on t h e web s it e of t h e Commis s ion s o t h a t in t er es t ed
per s on s / or ga n iza t ion s ca n h a ve a cces s t o it . To ma ke t h e r epor t
mor e r ea da ble a n d fu n ct ion a l, effor t s h a ve been ma de t o keep it a s
br ief a s pos s ible.

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CHAPTER 2

Pu n ja b Ec on omy a n d it s Fis c a l He a lt h

2.1 As men t ion ed in Ch a pt er 1, t h e Ter ms of Refer en ce of t h e
Commis s ion r equ ir e t h a t t h e fin a n cia l con dit ion of t h e St a t e
s h ou ld be kept in view wh ile ma kin g it s r ecommen da t ion s . Th e
Commis s ion h a s a ls o been a s ked t o s u gges t a ca p on expen dit u r e
on s a la r ies , wa ges a n d pen s ion s a s a per cen t a ge of Reven u e
Receipt s of t h e St a t e. Accor din gly, t h e Commis s ion u n der t ook a n
exer cis e t o t a ke s t ock of t h e s it u a t ion r ega r din g gr owt h pr ofile of
t h e Pu n ja b econ omy a lon g wit h it s fis ca l h ea lt h , in clu din g t h e
complia n ce of pr ovis ion s of t h e Pu n ja b Fis ca l Res pon s ibilit ies a n d
Bu dget Ma n a gemen t Act , 2003.

Gr owt h Pr ofile

2.2 Pu n ja b econ omy en joyed a ver y dis t in ct pos it ion a mon g t h e In dia n
St a t es by exper ien cin g a r a t e of gr owt h a bove 5 per cen t per
a n n u m for mor e t h a n 20 yea r s s in ce t h e mid 1960s . Ot h er St a t es
of In dia t r ied t o emu la t e Pu n ja b model of gr owt h . Th e r a t e of
gr owt h , h owever , h a s s lowed down du r in g t h e 1990s a n d t h e t r en d
is s t ill con t in u in g. Needles s t o men t ion , In dia a t t a in ed 9 per cen t
gr owt h in t h e r ecen t pa s t .

2.3 Ta ble 2.1 s h ows t h a t Pu n ja b econ omy r ecor ded a r a t e of gr owt h
4.39 per cen t per a n n u m bet ween 1999-2000 a n d 2006-07.
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Ta ble 2.1
Gr os s St a t e Domes t ic Pr odu ct At Con s t a n t Pr ices (1999-2000)

(Rs . in Cr or e s )
Sr.
No.
State
1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07
Compound
Growth
Rate %
1.
Andhra
Pradesh
129403 139679 145543 150281 164213 175641 190957 207904 6.81
2. Gujarat 109861 104494 113277 122500 140598 153079 170200 185802 8.90
3. Haryana 51278 55477 59850 63659 69388 75676 82604 92053 8.53
4.
Himachal
Pradesh
14112 15004 15786 16585 17925 19281 20928 22854 7.04
5. Karnataka 97303 103203 106304 111005 115223 124496 133769 142097 5.45
6. Kerala 68617 71242 74914 80273 85253 92075 98817 106833 6.66
7. Maharashtra 247830 242615 253072 270170 290468 314312 343501 376783 6.13
8. Punjab 67176 69836 71174 73172 77212 81229 85729 91148 4.39
9. Tamil Nadu 134187 141973 139790 142366 150915 167775 180120 193404 5.32
10. West Bengal 135182 140400 150721 156415 165410 176533 189746 206570 6.14
India 1786525 1864300 1972606 2048287 2222758 2388384 2612847 2864309 6.95
Sou r ce: Econ omic a n d St a t is t ica l Or ga n is a t ion , Pu n ja b.

2.4 Th e gr owt h r a t e of St a t es s u ch a s Gu ja r a t (8.90 per cen t ), Ha r ya n a
(8.53 per cen t ), Hima ch a l Pr a des h (7.04 per cen t ), An dh r a Pr a des h
(6.81 per cen t ), Ker a la (6.66 per cen t ), Wes t Ben ga l (6.14 per cen t ),
a n d Ma h a r a s h t r a (6.13 per cen t ) wa s a r ou n d on e a n d a h a lf t imes
mor e t h a n t h a t of Pu n ja b. Th e In dia n econ omy a ls o gr ew a t a
h igh er r a t e (6.95 per cen t ) du r in g t h e per iod u n der r eview.

2.5 Pu n ja b h a s a ls o exper ien ced er os ion in t er ms of per ca pit a in come.
Pu n ja b en joyed fir s t pos it ion a mon g t h e In dia n St a t es in per ca pit a
in come s in ce mid 1960s . However , a lon g wit h deceler a t ion in t h e
over a ll r a t e of gr owt h , Pu n ja b’s fir s t pos it ion in per ca pit a in come
is a ls o r elega t ed t o fift h pos it ion du r in g 2006-07. St a t es like Goa
(Rs . 52,530), Delh i (Rs . 50,565), Ha r ya n a (Rs . 35,779),
Ma h a r a s h t r a (Rs . 30,750) r ecor ded per ca pit a in come h igh er t h a n
t h a t of Pu n ja b (Rs . 30,158).
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Ta ble 2.2
Per Capit a Net St a t e Domes t ic Pr odu ct
At Con s t a n t Pr ices (1999-2000)
(in Rs . )
S. No.
State
1999-
2000
2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07
Compound
Growth
Rate %
1.
Andhra
Pradesh
15507 16622 17260 17486 18961 19871 21334 22835 5.45
2. Delhi 38673 38623 38627 40492 40898 43745 46239 50565 3.83
3. Goa 42296 38989 39339 40602 42206 45394 48419 52530 3.72
4. Gujarat 18864 17227 18200 19509 22387 23346 25487 27027 6.59
5. Haryana 23121 24328 25557 26622 28484 30502 32724 35779 6.31
6.
Himachal
Pradesh
20806 21824 22543 23234 24377 26278 272332 28235 4.57
7. Karnataka 16703 17405 17505 18045 18400 19692 20866 21931 3.87
8. Kerala 19294 19724 20519 21699 22848 24217 25657 27284 5.24
9. Maharashtra 23011 21892 22242 23422 24707 26359 28433 30750 4.75
10. Punjab 25611 25990 25994 26065 26955 27851 28872 30158 2.58
11. Tamil Nadu 19378 20249 19691 19628 20672 22835 24308 25898 2.40
12.
West
Bengal
15826 16185 17173 17515 18232 19191 20396 21953 4.65
India 15881 16172 16764 17101 18317 19325 20858 22553 5.06
Sou r ce: Econ omic a n d St a t is t ica l Or ga n is a t ion , Pu n ja b.

2.6 Pu n ja b exper ien ced lower r a t e of gr owt h (2.58 per cen t per a n n u m)
a s compa r ed t o a ll In dia (5.06 per cen t ) a n d mos t ot h er St a t es (See
Ta ble 2.2).

2.7 Moder n ized a n d commer cia l a gr icu lt u r a l s ect or wa s t h e ma jor
s ou r ce of gr owt h of Pu n ja b econ omy t ill r ecen t ly. New Agr icu lt u r a l
St r a t egy popu la r ly kn own a s Gr een Revolu t ion St r a t egy in t r odu ced
du r in g t h e mid 1960s h elped t h e St a t e t o emer ge a s a lea der
a cr os s t h e In dia n St a t es . Th e developmen t exper ien ce a cr os s t h e
Globe s u gges t s t h a t a gr icu lt u r a l s ect or es pecia lly cr op h u s ba n dr y
ca n n ot be a r elia ble s ou r ce of gr owt h on s u s t a in ed ba s is . Th e
gr owt h s t or y of Pu n ja b is in con s on a n ce wit h t h is developmen t
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exper ien ce. Th e a gr icu lt u r e, t h e t r u s t ed en gin e of gr owt h s t a r t ed
s lowin g down it s s peed. Agr icu lt u r a l s ect or , wh ich gr ew a t a r a t e of
a r ou n d 5 per cen t per a n n u m u p t o 1980s , h a s en t er ed t h e
deceler a t ion ph a s e. Agr icu lt u r e s ect or h a s exper ien ced a r a t e of
gr owt h below 1 per cen t bet ween 1999-2000 a n d 2006-07. Th e
ma jor con t r ibu t in g fa ct or s for t h e s lidin g down of a gr icu lt u r a l
gr owt h a r e t h e declin in g t r en d in la n d pr odu ct ivit ies of t wo
pr in cipa l cr ops n a mely wh ea t a n d pa ddy. For exa mple t h e yield
r a t e of wh ea t wa s 4221 kgs per h ect a r e du r in g 2004-05. It ca me
down t o 4210 kgs per h ect a r e in 2006-07. Simila r ly in ca s e of
pa ddy t h e pr odu ct ivit y ca me down fr om 3943 kgs per h ect a r e in
2004-05 t o 3868 kgs per h ect a r e in 2006-07. Ot h er fa ct or s
a dver s ely a ffect in g r a t e of gr owt h of a gr icu lt u r a l s ect or a r e
t ech n ology a n d policy fa t igu es , declin in g t r en ds in t h e a r ea u n der
cu lt iva t ion , det er ior a t ion in t h e qu a lit y of s oil, deplet ion of
u n der gr ou n d wa t er , et c.

2.8 In s pit e of s lidin g down , a gr icu lt u r a l s ect or , in clu din g live s t ock, is
s t ill con t r ibu t in g a r ou n d on e- t h ir d t o St a t e in come, wh ich is
mu ch h igh er t h a n t h a t of an y ot h er developed s t a t e (See Ta ble
2.3).
Ta ble 2.3
Sh a r e of Agr icu lt u r a l Sect or in St a t e In come of Select ed St a t es
At Con s t a n t Pr ices (1999-2000)
(Pe r c en t age)
S. No. State 1999-2000 2006-07
1. Gujarat 14.54 15.29
2. Haryana 30.92 21.07
3. Himachal Pradesh 19.00 18.30
4. Maharashtra 14.61 12.63
5. Punjab 36.95 31.31
6. Tamil Nadu 15.03 11.91
India 22.99 16.97
Sou r ce: Econ omic a n d St a t is t ica l Or ga n is a t ion , Pu n ja b.
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2.9 Th e in t er n a t ion a l developmen t exper ien ce s u gges t s t h at
a gr icu lt u r a l gr owt h is followed by in du s t r ia l gr owt h . Un for t u n a t ely
t h is h a s n ot h a ppen ed in t h e ca s e of Pu n ja b. Th e level of in du s t r ia l
developmen t mea s u r ed in t er ms of s h a r e of in du s t r ia l s ect or in
s t a t e in come s h ows t h a t Pu n ja b is r ela t ively low in du s t r ia lized
St a t e. Th e s h a r e of ma n u fa ct u r in g s ect or in St a t e in come wa s
14.49 per cen t du r in g 2006-07 in Pu n ja b wh ich is lower t h a n t h e
n a t ion a l a ver a ge (15.39 per cen t ). Sever a l St a t es , s u ch a s Gu ja r a t
(29.89 per cen t ), Ma h a r a s h t r a (19.34 per cen t ), Ta mil Na du (19.21
per cen t ) a n d Ha r ya n a (19.28 per cen t ) en joy h igh er in du s t r ia l
developmen t t h a n t h a t of Pu n ja b (See Ta ble 2.4).

Ta ble 2.4
Sh a r e of Ma n u fa ct u r in g Sect or in St a t e In come of Select ed St a t es
At Con s t a n t Pr ices (1999-2000)
(Pe r c en t age)
S. No. State 1999-2000 2006-07
1. Gujarat 30.75 29.89
2. Haryana 20.30 19.28
3. Himachal Pradesh 11.85 11.98
4. Maharashtra 20.64 19.34
5. Punjab 14.93 14.49
6. Tamil Nadu 19.78 19.21
All India GDP 14.78 15.39
Sou r ce: Econ omic a n d St a t is t ica l Or ga n is a t ion , Pu n ja b.

2.10 Th e ma jor fa ct or s con s t r a in in g in du s t r ial developmen t in t h e St a t e
in clu de loca t ion a l dis a dva n t a ges of t h e St a t e fr om ma jor n a t ion a l
ma r ket s , por t s , la ck of min er a l r es ou r ces , in cen t ives a n n ou n ced
by t h e cen t r a l gover n men t t o in du s t r y in t h e n eigh bou r in g h illy
s t a t es like Hima ch a l Pr a des h , Ut t a r a kh a n d, J a mmu & Ka s h mir
a n d pr oximit y t o a s en s it ive in t er n a t ion a l bor der .

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2.11 In t h e backdr op of deceler a t ion / s t a gn a t ion of pr odu ct ion cen t r ic
s ect or s , a gr icu lt u r e a n d in du s t r y, it is in t er es t in g t o fin d t h a t t h e
s h a r e of s er vice s ect or is in cr ea s in g in t h e econ omy of Pu n ja b. Th e
s h a r e of s er vice s ect or wa s 39.72 per cen t in t h e St a t e in come
du r in g 1999-2000 a n d it in cr ea s ed t o 42.13 per cen t in 2006-07
(See Ta ble 2.5). Th e s h a r e of s er vice s ect or , h owever , wa s lower
t h a n t h a t of In dia (54.74 per cen t ) a n d ma n y ot h er s t a t es
in clu din g Ma h a r a s h t r a (58.69 per cen t ), Ta mil Na du (57.00 per
cen t ), Gu ja r a t (44.01 per cen t ), Ha r ya n a (47.66 per cen t ). Th e
s er vices s ect or gr ew a t a r at e of 6.52 per cen t in Pu n jab fr om
1999-2000 t o 2006-07.

Ta ble 2.5
Sh a r e of Ser vice Sect or in St a t e In come of Select ed St a t es
At Con s t a n t Pr ices (1999-2000)
(Pe r c en t age)
S. No. State 1999-2000 2006-07
1. Gujarat 42.17 44.01
2. Haryana 39.39 47.66
3. Himachal Pradesh 40.28 38.45
4. Maharashtra 54.75 58.69
5. Punjab 39.72 42.13
6. Tamil Nadu 53.06 57.00
India 49.69 54.74
Sou r ce: Econ omic a n d St a t is t ica l Or ga n is a t ion , Pu n ja b.

2.12 Th e a bove a n a lys is s u gges t s t h a t in Pu n ja b, Ser vice Sect or h a s t h e
pot en t ia l for fu t u r e gr owt h . Wit h in t h e Ser vices Sect or , edu ca t ion
a n d h ea lt h a r e likely t o be t h e ma jor dr iver s of gr owt h pa r t icu la r ly
in t h e a ge of Kn owledge Econ omies a n d Demogr a ph ic Dividen ds .
Pu n ja b h a s s u cceeded in con t r ollin g it s popu la t ion gr owt h . Need of
t h e h ou r is t o impr ove t h e qu a lit y of h u ma n r es ou r ces beca u s e t h e
a bilit y of t h e St a t e t o a t t r a ct For eign Dir ect In ves t men t , n ew
t ech n ologies a n d es t a blis h men t of n ew pr odu ct ion ba s es wou ld
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depen d mor e on it s ca pa cit y t o offer h igh qu a lit y s killed h u ma n
r es ou r ces in emer gin g t ech n ologies . Liber a l in ves t men t in
edu ca t ion a n d h ea lt h s ect or s ca n , t h er efor e, h elp t h e St a t e in a big
wa y t o impr ove t h e qu a lit y of it s h u ma n ca pit a l a n d ea r n
h a n ds ome s ocia l r a t e of r et u r n .

Fis c a l He a lt h

2.13 Fis ca l h ea lt h of a n econ omy la r gely depen ds u pon t h e over a ll a n d
s ect or a l bu oya n cies of t h e econ omy. Th e for egoin g a n a lys is clea r ly
r evea ls t h a t Pu n ja b econ omy h a s been exper ien cin g deceler a t ion
in it s r a t e of gr owt h . It s h igh pr ofile s ect or , n a mely, a gr icu lt u r e
h a s been pa s s in g t h r ou gh t u r bu len t per iod. Th e in du s t r ia l s ect or
h a s a ls o been s t a gn a t in g. Th e cu mu la t ive effect of t h es e r egr es s ive
t en den cies in t h e econ omy h a s been r eflect ed in t h e for m of
con s ider a ble fis ca l s t r es s in t h e econ omy.

2.14 Th e vis ible s ympt om of fis ca l s t r es s is t h e ma gn it u de of t h e
r even u e deficit . It wa s Rs . 450 Cr or es in 1995-96 (See Ta ble 2.6).
Sin ce t h en it h a s been in cr ea s in g. It wa s h igh es t (Rs . 3781 Cr or es )
du r in g 2001-02. It h a s come down con s ider a bly du r in g 2005-06
(Rs . 1240 Cr or es ) a n d 2006-07 (Rs . 1749 Cr or es ). Reven u e deficit
r ecor ded over a ll r a t e of gr owt h of 8.32 per cen t per a n n u m bet ween
1995-96 a n d 2006-07. It wa s 1.17 per cen t of St a t e GDP in 1995-
96 a n d in cr ea s ed t o 4.71 per cen t in 1998-99. Recen t ly, r even u e
deficit a s per cen t of t h e St a t e GDP h a s come down . For exa mple it
wa s 1.43 per cen t a n d 2.74 per cen t of St a t e GDP in t h e yea r
2006-07 a n d 2007-08, r es pect ively bu t it is s t ill qu it e la r ge.






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Ta ble 2.6
Reven u e Deficit a n d Fis ca l Deficit
Year Revenue Deficit Fiscal Deficit
Revenue Deficit as % of
Fiscal Deficit

Rs. in Crores

% of GSDP
Rs. in
Crores
% of GSDP
1995-96 450 1.17 1365 3.53 32.99
1996-97 1357 3.07 1465 3.31 92.65
1997-98 1484 3.05 2478 5.09 59.89
1998-99 2629 4.71 3779 6.78 69.55
1999-2000 2727 4.06 3195 4.76 85.37
2000-01 2336 3.13 3904 5.23 59.84
2001-02 3781 4.75 4959 6.23 76.24
2002-03 3754 4.56 4410 5.36 85.12
2003-04 3563 3.95 4880 5.41 73.01
2004-05 3391 3.51 4115 4.26 82.39
2005-06 1240 1.14 2654 2.44 46.73
2006-07 1749 1.43 4384 3.60 39.89
2007-08
(Pre-actual)
3823 2.74 4605 3.30 83.03
Sou r ce: Pu n ja b Bu dget Docu men t s .

2.15 Commit t ed expen dit u r e on s a la r ies , pen s ion s a n d in t er es t
pa ymen t s cla ims lion ’s s h a r e of r even u e r eceipt s . Commit t ed
expen dit u r e wa s 70.79 per cen t of t h e r even u e r eceipt s in 1995-
96. It pea ked a t 116.70 per cen t in 1998-99. Th e commit t ed
expen dit u r e (See Ta ble 2.7) wa s 70.50 per cen t of r even u e r eceipt s
in 2006-07. Du e t o t h e h igh er commit t ed expen dit u r e, ot h er
s er vices s u ffer h u gely for wa n t of fu n ds . Amon g r ema in in g
s er vices , edu ca t ion a n d h ea lt h s u ffer mor e bein g ea s y t a r get s of
econ omy mea s u r es .
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Ta ble 2.7
Commit t ed Expen dit u r e of Pu n ja b St a t e

(Rs . in Cr or e )
Year
Committed Expenditure


Expenditure on Salaries,
Pensions & Interest
Percentage of Revenue
Receipts
1995-96 3670 70.79
1996-97 4316 77.51
1997-98 5160 81.24
1998-99 6717 116.70
1999-2000 7597 101.73
2000-01 7748 82.62
2001-02 8346 93.47
2002-03 9184 82.95
2003-04 9873 81.33
2004-05 10456 75.73
2005-06 10806 63.69
2006-07 11840 70.50
Compound Growth Rate
(1995-96 to 2006-07)
10.54
Sou r ce:An n u a l Fin a n cia l St a t emen t s -Depa r t men t of Fin a n ce, Pu n ja b.

Committed Expenditure on Salaries, Wages, Pensions
& Interest
0
2000
4000
6000
8000
10000
12000
14000
1
9
9
5
-
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9
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6
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2.16 Th e in cr ea s e in Fis ca l Deficit is a n ot h er in dica t or s u gges t in g poor
fin a n cia l h ea lt h of t h e St a t e. Fis ca l deficit wa s 3.53 per cen t of
GSDP in 1995-96. It pea ked a t 6.78 per cen t in 1998-99 a n d t h en
declin ed t o 2.44 per cen t in 2005-06. In 2006-07 fis ca l deficit
in cr ea s ed t o 3.60 per cen t of GSDP (See Ta ble 2. 6). It exper ien ced
a ma r gin a l declin e in 2007-08 (3.30 per cen t ).

2.17 Th e in cr ea s in g Reven u e Deficit a s per cen t a ge of Fis ca l Deficit is
a n ot h er s er iou s s ou r ce of con cer n in ca s e of Pu n ja b. It wa s on ly
32.99 per cen t in 1995-96. Bu t in cr ea s ed t o 83.03 per cen t in
2007-08 s u gges t in g t h a t ma jor pr opor t ion of bor r owin g wa s
u t ilized for fin a n cin g cu r r en t expen dit u r e a n d on ly 16.97 per cen t
of t h e bor r owin g wa s s pen t on developmen t pr oject s (See Ta ble
2.6).

2.18 Th is t r en d is n on -s u s t a in a ble in t h e lon g r u n an d ma y r es u lt in
pu s h in g t h e St a t e in t o a debt t r a p. Th e beh a viou r of r even u e a n d
fis ca l deficit of Pu n ja b gover n men t is depict ed gr a ph ica lly below:

Revenue and Fiscal Deficits (Rs. in Crores)
0
1000
2000
3000
4000
5000
6000
1
9
9
5
-
1
9
9
6
1
9
9
6
-
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9
9
7
1
9
9
7
-
1
9
9
8
1
9
9
8
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9
9
9
1
9
9
9
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2
0
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0
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3
-
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0
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2
0
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5
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0
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6
2
0
0
6
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2
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8
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Revenue Deficit Fiscal Deficit





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2.19 In t h e begin n in g of t h e 2000s t h e det er ior a t ion of fis ca l h ea lt h wa s
a lmos t a n a ll In dia ph en omen on . In view of t h e fis ca l dis t r es s , t h e
Cen t r a l Gover n men t en a ct ed t h e Fis ca l Refor ms a n d Bu dget
Ma n a gemen t Act (FRBMA) in 2003. Th e ma jor object ive of FRBMA
is t o pr ovide a defin ed ma n da t e for mediu m t er m fis ca l
ma n a gemen t . Th e Ru les u n der t h e FRMBA pos t u la t e t h a t t h e
Reven u e Deficit be cu t down by a n a mou n t equ iva len t t o h a lf per
cen t or mor e of t h e es t ima t ed GDP a t t h e en d of ea ch fin a n cia l
yea r a n d be elimin a t ed complet ely by 31
s t
Ma r ch 2009. Fis ca l
Deficit is t o be cu t down by a n a mou n t equ iva len t t o 0.3 per cen t
or mor e of t h e es t ima t ed GDP a t t h e en d of ea ch fin a n cia l yea r a n d
cu t down t o n o mor e t h a n 3 per cen t of t h e es t ima t ed GDP by t h e
fin a n cia l yea r en din g on 31
s t
Ma r ch 2009.


2.20 Th e Twelt h Fin a n ce Commis s ion (TFC) h a d s et t a r get s in r ega r d t o
r even u e deficit a n d fis ca l deficit wh ich wer e in cor por a t ed t h r ou gh
a n a men dmen t in t h e FRBMA. On t h e r ecommen da t ion s of t h e
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t h
Fin a n ce Commis s ion , t h e St a t e Gover n men t h a s a ls o a dopt ed
a fis ca l cor r ect ion pla n . As per t h e cor r ect ion pla n , Reven u e Deficit
is t o be r edu ced t o zer o by 2008-09 a n d Fis ca l Deficit is t o be
br ou gh t down t o 3 % or below of GSDP by t h e yea r 2008-09. Th e
Gover n men t of In dia a s per r ecommen da t ion s of TFC h a d
for mu la t ed St a t e’s Debt Con s olida t ion a n d Relief Fa cilit y (DCRF)
for t h e per iod 2005-06 t o 2009-10. Th e St a t e Gover n men t
a ch ieved t h e s t ipu la t ed t a r get for t h e yea r 2005-06 a n d wa s a ble
t o s ecu r e a r elief of Rs . 152 Cr or e for 2005-06. Th e St a t e
Gover n men t wou ld get r elief of Rs . 760 Cr or e fr om 2005-06 t o
2009-10 pr ovided t h e s et t a r get s a r e a ch ieved. Th e r elief is by wa y
of pa r t pa ymen t of pr in cipa l a mou n t t o Gover n men t of In dia (Dr a ft
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An n u a l Pla n , 2009-10, p. 6). Th e pr ogr es s on a ccou n t of a men ded
FRMB Act h a s been s h own in Ta ble 2.8.
Ta ble 2.8
Reven u e a n d Fis ca l Deficit
Year Revenue Deficit Fiscal Deficit
Target
(Rs.
Cr.)
Achievements
(Rs. Cr.)
Achievements
as % of
GSDP
Target
(Rs.
Cr.)
Target
as %
of
GSDP
Achievements
(Rs. Cr.)
Achievements
as % of
GSDP
2000-01 - 2335.97 3.13 - - 3903.75 5.23
2001-02 - 3781.19 4.74 - - 4958.97 6.22
2002-03 - 3753.94 4.54 - - 4410.22 5.34
2003-04 - 3562.96 3.97 - - 4879.78 5.43
2004-05 - 3390.55 3.51 - - 4114.94 4.26
2005-06 2135.18 1240.25 1.18 3684.37 3.75 2653.92 2.53
2006-07 1896.47 1748.69 1.53 4049.28 3.71 4383.58 3.84
2007-08 724.75 3823.24 2.79 3662.84 3.15 4604.54 3.36
2008-09
(Budget
Estimate)
1.97 1000.18 0.66 3919.93 2.92 4364.67 2.88
Sou r ce: Pu n ja b Bu dget Docu men t s .

2.21 Ta ble 2.8 s h ows t h a t t h e pr ogr es s on fis ca l con s olida t ion fr on t
u n der FRBM Act is mixed. Th e r even u e deficit is n ot likely t o r ea ch
zer o level by t h e en d of 31 Ma r ch 2009. Bu t , t h e t a r get is likely t o
be a ch ieved s o fa r a s fis ca l deficit a s 3% of GDP is con cer n ed.

2.22 Ta x r even u e con s t it u t es ma jor s h a r e of t ot a l r even u e of t h e St a t e.
Ta x Reven u e compr is ed 59.87 per cen t in 1995-96 a n d it wa s
69.41 per cen t in 2006-07 (See Ta ble 2.9). Th e t a x r even u e a ls o
exper ien ced a h igh er r a t e of gr owt h (12.70 per cen t per a n n u m) a s
compa r ed t o Non Ta x Reven u e (10.32 per cen t ).



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Ta ble 2.9
Ta x/ Non -Ta x Reven u e (Pu n ja b)

(Rs . in Cr or e )
Year
Tax
Revenue
Percentage Tax
Revenue
Non Tax
Revenue
Percentage
Non Tax
Revenue
Total
1995-96 2651 59.87 1777 40.13 4428
1996-97 2735 58.49 1945 41.51 4680
1997-98 3045 54.36 2357 45.64 5402
1998-99 3262 68.40 1507 31.60 4769
1999-2000 3947 62.57 2361 37.43 6308
2000-01 4895 62.52 2935 37.48 7830
2001-02 4820 61.95 2960 38.05 7780
2002-03 5711 58.59 4036 41.41 9747
2003-04 6146 56.84 4666 43.16 10812
2004-05 6945 56.45 5358 43.55 12303
2005-06 8989 66.46 4536 33.54 13525
2006-07 9017 69.41 3973 30.59 12990
Compound Growth Rate
(1995-96 to 2006-07)
12.70 10.32 11.86
Sou r ce: An n u a l Fin a n cia l St a t emen t s –Depa r t men t of Fin a n ce, Pu n ja b.


Tax Revenue & Non Tax Revenue
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6000
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10000
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9
9
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6
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Non Tax
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2.23 Th e Sa les t a x/ Va lu e Added Ta x (VAT), St a mps a n d Regis t r a t ion ,
St a t e Excis e a n d Ta xes on Veh icles compr is e t h e pr in cipa l t a xes in
t h e St a t e. Th e St a t e’s own t a x r even u e wa s Rs . 2651 Cr or es in
1995-96, wh ich h a s in cr ea s ed t o Rs . 9017 Cr or es in 2006-07
r egis t er in g a r a t e of gr owt h of 12.70 per cen t per a n n u m. Ta x wis e
s h a r e in t ot a l t a x r even u e is depict ed below:

2.24 VAT/ Sa les Ta x collect ion is s t ea dily in cr ea s in g in Pu n ja b. Ta x
collect ion , h owever , fr om St at e Excis e h a s a lmos t s t a gn a t ed. Ta x
Reven u e on a ccou n t of St a mps a n d Regis t r a t ion h a s exper ien ced a
declin e of 17 per cen t in 2007-08.

2.25 Non -Ta x r even u e r eceipt s ma in ly con s is t of in t er es t r eceipt s ,
r ecover ies by va r iou s depa r t men t s for s er vices pr ovided, et c. Th e
Non -Ta x Reven u e of t h e St a t e wa s Rs . 1777 Cr or es in 1995-96,
wh ich r ea ch ed Rs . 3973 Cr or es in 2006-07, t h u s , exper ien cin g a
compou n d r a t e of gr owt h of 10.53 per cen t per yea r .

2.26 Th e expen dit u r e on s a la r ies a n d wa ges wa s Rs . 1,901 Cr or es in
1995-1996. It in cr ea s ed t o Rs . 6,412 Cr or es in 2007-08 s h owin g
compou n d r a t e of gr owt h of 29.65 per cen t . Expen dit u r e on
s a la r ies a n d wa ges wa s 36.66 per cen t of r even u e r eceipt s in 1995-
96. It in cr ea s ed t o 63.95 per cen t in 1998-99 a n d s in ce t h en it h a s
Share of Tax Revenue
(2007-08)
56
%
18
%
15
%
5
%
6
%
VAT /Sales tax
Excise
Stamps & Registration
Taxes on Vehicles
Others
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been gen er a lly declin in g. It wa s 33.33 per cen t of r even u e r eceipt s
in 2007-08.

2.27 Th e combin ed expen dit u r e on s a la r ies , wa ges , pen s ion s a n d ot h er
r et ir emen t ben efit s wa s Rs .2,181 Cr or es in 1995-96. It in cr ea s ed
t o Rs . 8, 845 Cr or es in 2007-08 a n d s h owed compou n d gr owt h
r a t e of 12.27. Th e t ot a l expen dit u r e on s a la r ies , wa ges , pen s ion s
a n d ot h er r et ir emen t ben efit s (s ee Ta ble 2.10) con s t it u t ed 42.06
per cen t of r even u e r eceipt s in 1995-96. It wa s 45.98 per cen t of
t ot a l r even u e r eceipt s in 2007-08.
Ta ble 2.10
Expen dit u r e on Sa la r ies , Wa ges , Pen s ion s a n d Ot h er Ret ir emen t Ben efit s
Combined Expenditure on
Salaries, Wages, Pensions and
Retirement benefits Year
Revenue
Receipts
Salaries
and
Wages
Pension and
Other Retirement
Benefits
Total
Percentage of Revenue
Receipts
1995-96 5185 1901 280 2181 42.06
1996-97 5569 2333 348 2681 48.14
1997-98 6351 2877 434 3311 52.13
1998-99 5756 3681 719 4400 76.44
1999-2000 7468 3821 1140 4561 61.07
2000-01 9377 4287 1117 5404 57.63
2001-02 8929 4133 1035 5168 57.88
2002-03 11071 4394 1356 5750 51.94
2003-04 12139 4772 1389 6161 50.75
2004-05 13807 4961 1514 6475 46.90
2005-06 16966 5435 1656 7091 41.80
2006-07 16795 5783 1905 7688 45.78
2007-08 19238 6412 2433 8845 45.98
Compound Growth
Rate (1995-96 to
2007-08)

10.35

20.90

12.27

Sou r ce: Pu n ja b Bu dget Docu men t s .
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2.28 2.31 Sin ce t h e implemen t a t ion of t h e r ecommen da t ion s of Fou r t h
Pa y Commis s ion , t h e expen dit u r e on s a la r ies , wa ges , pen s ion s a n d
ot h er r et ir emen t ben efit s a s per cen t a ge of r even u e r eceipt s h a s
os cilla t ed bet ween 76.44 per cen t a n d 41.80 per cen t . Keepin g t h is
in view t h e n eed for s u fficien t fu n ds for developmen t , Commis s ion
s u gges t s a ca p of 40 per cen t on expen dit u r e on s a la r ies , wa ges ,
pen s ion s a n d ot h er r et ir emen t ben efit s a s a per cen t a ge of r even u e
r eceipt s of t h e St a t e.

2.29 2.32 Th e pr es en t Commis s ion , in s pit e of fin a n cia l h a r ds h ips of
t h e St a t e, is opt imis t ic a bou t t h e gover n men t ’s ca pa cit y t o meet
t h e a ddit ion a l lia bilit y likely t o or igin a t e on a ccou n t of t h e
implemen t a t ion of t h e r ecommen da t ion s of t h e Commis s ion . Fir s t ,
t h e St a t e h a s h u ge pot en t ia l for a ddit ion a l r es ou r ces , wh ich n eed
t o be t a pped by devis in g s u it a ble t a x policy. For exa mple t h e per
ca pit a t ot a l t a x r even u e in t h e St a t e wa s Rs . 4154 wh ich wa s lower
t h a n t h a t of Goa (Rs . 9342), Ha r ya n a (Rs . 4355), Ka r n a t a ka (Rs .
Combined Expenditure of Salaries, Wages,
Pensions and Retirement Benefits as Percentage of
Revenue Receipts
42.06
%
45.98
%
1995-96
2007-08
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4668), Ker a la (Rs . 4377), Ma h a r a s h t r a (Rs . 4308) a n d Ta mil Na du
(Rs . 4960). Th e per for ma n ce of Pu n ja b on a ccou n t of t a x effor t s is
a ls o lower t h a n t h a t of mos t ot h er s t a t es . Accor din g t o t h e
Memor a n du m, s u bmit t ed t o t h e Th ir t een t h Fin a n ce Commis s ion
by t h e Gover n men t of Pu n ja b, t a x effor t s wa s 0.982 in 2006-07
wh er e a s t a x effor t s wer e h igh er in s t a t es like Ka r n a t a ka (1.055);
Ta mil Na du (1.040); Ma dh ya Pr a des h (1.026); Ra ja s t h a n (1.019);
Ut t a r Pr a des h (1.016); An dh r a Pr a des h (1.016); Ha r ya n a (0.997);
Ma h a r a s h t r a (0.995); Or is s a (0.990); Goa (0.984); a n d Gu ja r a t
(0.984). Tot a l t a x r even u e a s per cen t a ge of St a t e in come a ls o
s h ows t h a t Pu n ja b occu pies a ver y low r a n k vis -à -vis ma n y ot h er
St a t es . Ra t ion a liza t ion of va r iou s t a xes a n d bet t er complia n ce of
t h e exis t in g t a xes ca n a ls o h elp in impr ovin g t a x r even u e of t h e
St a t e. Secon dly, t h e likelih ood of get t in g mor e r es ou r ces fr om t h e
Cen t r e on t h e r ecommen da t ion s of t h e Th ir t een t h Na t ion a l
Fin a n ce Commis s ion wou ld ea s e t h e fis ca l bu r den of t h e St a t e.
Th ir dly, t h e Gover n men t by implemen t in g t h e r ecommen da t ion s
of it s Expen dit u r e Refor ms Commis s ion , wou ld con t a in
u n pr odu ct ive expen dit u r e. Fou r t h ly, t h e implemen t a t ion of t h e
r ecommen da t ion s of t h e pr es en t Commis s ion will h elp in br in gin g
a bou t a pa r a digm s h ift in t h e fu n ct ion in g of gover n men t
depa r t men t s / in s t it u t ion s . It is expect ed t h a t t h e r evis ed pa y
s t r u ct u r e wou ld en cou r a ge employees t o wor k wit h a dded
dedica t ion a n d in t egr it y s o t h a t t a n gible impr ovemen t s in t h e
deliver y of pu blic s er vices a n d h igh er pr odu ct ivit y wou ld h elp
r edu cin g t h e fis ca l deficit a n d a cceler a t in g t h e r a t e of gr owt h in t h e
econ omy.
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CHAPTER 3
Gu idin g Pr in c iple s

3.1 As men t ion ed in Ch a pt er 1, t h e s ala r y s t r u ct u r e of t h e St a t e
Gover n men t employees n eces s it a t es a r eview a s s ocia l a n d
econ omic con dit ion s ch a n ge over t ime. In a n exer cis e of t h is
n a t u r e, t h er e a r e t h r ee s t a keh older s : t h e employees , t h e
Gover n men t a n d t h e pu blic a t la r ge. Wh ile t h e employees h a ve a
ma jor in t er es t in t h e s ize of t h e pa y pa cka ge t o meet t h eir r is in g
a s pir a t ion s , t h e Gover n men t is con cer n ed a bou t t h e fin a n cia l
implica t ion s of s u ch a n exer cis e a lon g wit h t h e a ccou n t a bilit y of
it s employees . Th e pu blic a t la r ge is mor e con cer n ed wit h t h e
qu a lit y a n d efficien t deliver y of Gover n men t Ser vices . Sen s it ive t o
t h es e con cer n s , t h e Commis s ion h a d det a iled in t er a ct ion wit h a ll
t h e s t a keh older s . Ba s ed on t h e in t er a ct ion wit h t h e s t a keh older s ,
t h e r epor t s of t h e pr eviou s Pa y Commis s ion s a n d Na t ion a l a n d
In t er n a t ion a l exper ien ce, t h e Commis s ion evolved t h e followin g a s
it s gu idin g pr in ciples :-

(i) To a t t r a ct a n d t o r et a in t h e bes t t a len t , t h e pa y s t r u ct u r e
h a s t o be compet it ive, in pa r t icu la r , wit h t h a t of t h e
employees of t h e Gover n men t of In dia a n d ot h er St a t es ;

(ii) Th e compa r is on in pa y s t r u ct u r e bet ween Gover n men t a n d
Pr iva t e Sect or is n ot s t r ict ly va lid lar gely beca u s e of t h e
differ en ces in t h e n a t u r e of jobs , r es pon s ibilit ies , s ecu r it y of
employmen t , pu blic ima ge et c;


(iii) Sa me en t r y level qu a lifica t ion s do n ot n eces s a r ily ju s t ify t h e
s a me pa y s ca le in differ en t Depa r t men t s beca u s e of
differ en ces in fu n ct ion a l r equ ir emen t s ;

(iv) Th e exis t in g r ela t ivit y of s ca les bet ween differ en t ca t egor ies
of employees s h ou ld be ma in t a in ed a s ot h er wis e a ca t egor y
ma y feel dis cr imin a t ed a ga in s t in t er ms of t h e ben efit s t h at
flow fr om a n y pa y r evis ion . An y ch a n ge of t h is kin d h a s t o be
fu lly ju s t ified on t h e ba s is of a job des cr ipt ion , t h e en t r y level
qu a lifica t ion , t h e r equ is it e exper ien ce, t h e wor kin g
en vir on men t , et c. A r equ es t for u pgr a da t ion of a pos it ion on
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t h e gr ou n d t h a t it s wor k is mor e on er ou s or t ech n ica l is n ot
ju s t ified. Bu t if a n u pgr a da t ion of a pos t is a llowed by t h e
Commis s ion , t h e r evis ed pa y of t h e employee wou ld be fixed
n ot ion a lly w.e.f. 1.1.2006. It will h a ve n o effect on t h e
a r r ea r s t o be pa id t o t h e employee. Th e a r r ea r s wou ld be
pa id a s per t h e Gen er a l Con ver s ion Ta ble cor r es pon din g t o
t h e pr e-u pgr a ded s ca le.

(v) Th e is s u es of s t a gn a t ion / pr omot ion a l a ven u es / ca r eer
pr ogr es s ion / ca dr e r eviews a r e in t er lin ked a n d t h er efor e n eed
t o be a ddr es s ed in a n in t egr a t ed fr a mewor k for a ll ca t egor ies
of employees ;

(vi) Wh ile pr omot ion a l a ven u es s h ou ld be a va ila ble t o t h e
employees , h igh er level pos t s s h ou ld be cr ea t ed on ly on
fu n ct ion a l n eeds ;

(vii) To en cou r a ge t h e u s e of n ew In for ma t ion a n d
Commu n ica t ion Tech n ology in t h e fu n ct ion in g of t h e
Gover n men t , t h e min imu m qu a lifica t ion s r equ ir ed for en t r y
in t o Gover n men t Ser vice s h ou ld in clu de ba s ic kn owledge
a n d u s e of compu t er s ;

(viii) Pr odu ct ivit y en h a n cemen t wou ld r equ ir e gr ea t er in ves t men t
in s ocia l in fr a s t r u ct u r e, pa r t icu la r ly in t h e Edu ca t ion a n d
Hea lt h Sect or s . For t h e gr owt h of kn owledge ba s ed
in du s t r y/ s er vices in t h e St a t e du e impor t a n ce will h a ve t o
be given t o edu ca t ion (pa r t icu la r ly a t t h e Sch ool level) a n d
s kill developmen t ;

(ix) Th e pr es en t ca t egor iza t ion of pos t s in t h e s a me pa y s ca le in
Gr ou p D in cer t a in Depa r t men t s is la r ge a n d r igid.
Somet imes va ca n cies exis t for on e ca t egor y bu t
r equ ir emen t s a r e for s ome ot h er ca t egor y. Th e Hea ds of t h e
Depa r t men t h a ve n o a u t h or it y t o s u bs t it u t e on e ca t egor y for
a n ot h er beca u s e of t h e r igid r egu la t ion s . Th is n eces s it a t es
mu lt i-s killin g of employees a n d t h e flexibilit y t o t h e Hea ds of
Depa r t men t t o in t er ch a n ge cer t a in ca t egor ies of pos t s ;

(x) Ext r a or din a r y r is ks t o wh ich a n employee is expos ed in
dea lin g wit h except ion a l s it u a t ion s s u ch a s r iot s , t er r or is t
a t t a cks or en emy a ct ion h a s t o be met by t h e St a t e t h r ou gh
a n a ppr opr ia t e in s u r a n ce cover ;

(xi) In view of t h e exis t in g la r ge s ca le va ca n cies in va r iou s
Depa r t men t s a n d t h e fin a n cia l con s t r a in t s of t h e
Gover n men t , a n in n ova t ive a ppr oa ch n eeds t o be iden t ified
t o s u s t a in a n d impr ove deliver y of Gover n men t Ser vices ;


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(xii) Th er e is a n eed for "Res t r u ct u r in g of t h e Depa r t men t s " t o
ma ke t h em dyn a mic a n d r es pon s ive t o cu r r en t n eeds of t h e
St a t e. Th e or ga n iza t ion a l s t r u ct u r e in ea ch Depa r t men t h as
t o ma in t a in a pr oper ba la n ce bet ween s u ppor t a n d
s u per vis or y s t a ff;

(xiii) Th e con cer n s of t h e dis a dva n t a ged gr ou ps s u ch a s
employees wit h dis a bilit ies n eed t o be a ddr es s ed
s ympa t h et ica lly;

(xiv) Th e con cer n s of t h e pen s ion er s n eed t o be a ppr ecia t ed in t h e
con t ext of t h eir con t r ibu t ion t o t h e developmen t of t h e St a t e
wh ile t h ey wer e in a ct ive s er vice. Th is s h ou ld, t h er efor e,
gu ide t h e Commis s ion t o a s s es s t h eir n eeds wit h a view t o
en a blin g t h em t o en joy r ea s on a ble s t a n da r d of livin g; a n d


(xv) Wh ile Admin is t r a t ive Refor ms is n ot a n a gen da for t h is
Commis s ion , n ew met h ods of wor kin g a n d or ga n iza t ion a l
s t r u ct u r es for en h a n ced efficien cy a n d effica cy wou ld
legit ima t ely r equ ir e a t t en t ion by t h e Commis s ion .
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CHAPTER 4

Re c omme n da t ion s on Pa y St r u c t u r e , Fixa t ion a n d Age of
Re t ir e me n t

4.1 Th e Commis s ion h a s t o det er min e a pa y s t r u ct u r e of t h e St a t e
Gover n men t employees , wh ich meet s t h eir a s pir a t ion s , ma t ch es
t h e con cer n s of t h e fin a n cia l h ea lt h of t h e St a t e a n d a t t h e s a me
t ime is in lin e wit h t h e h igh er expect a t ion s of t h e gen er a l pu blic
a bou t t h e efficien t deliver y of qu a lit y s er vices . Th e Th ir d Pu n ja b
Pa y Commis s ion h a d r ecommen ded 29 pa y s ca les for va r iou s
ca t egor ies of t h e employees h a vin g a s pa n of 4 t o 28 yea r s . Aft er
exa min in g t h e r ecommen da t ion s of t h e Th ir d Pu n ja b Pa y
Commis s ion , t h e St a t e Gover n men t in t r odu ced s ix mor e pa y
s ca les . Th u s , t h e t ot a l n u mber of pa y s ca les on 1.1.1996 wa s 35.
Th e Fou r t h Pu n ja b Pa y Commis s ion h owever r ecommen ded 32
pa y s ca les h a vin g a s pa n va r yin g fr om 8 t o 23 yea r s .

4.2 Wh ile exa min in g t h e pet it ion s / r epr es en t a t ion s / memor a n da of t h e
employees ’ a s s ocia t ion s / or ga n iza t ion s or in for ma t ion r eceived
fr om t h e Admin is t r a t ive Depa r t men t s , it wa s obs er ved t h a t t h er e
u s ed t o be a la r ge n u mber of pa y s ca les pr ior t o t h e Fir s t Pu n ja b
Pa y Commis s ion a n d s lowly a n d s lowly t h e n u mber of pa y s ca les
got r edu ced. Th is led t o t h e r ela t ive dis pa r it ies a mon g t h e
employees wit h in t h e Depa r t men t or wit h pos t s in ot h er
Depa r t men t s . In fa ct , du r in g t h e or a l h ea r in gs , t h e employees ’
a s s ocia t ion s wou ld in va r ia bly r efer t o t h e h is t or y of evolvemen t of
t h e pa y s ca les s t a r t in g fr om t h e Fir s t Pu n ja b Pa y Commis s ion
it s elf a n d qu ot e t h e fa ct s / figu r es t o s u ppor t t h eir con t en t ion s .
Th eir ma in con t en t ion wa s t h a t t h e r edu ct ion in t h e n u mber of
pa y s ca les over t h e yea r s r es u lt ed in dis pa r it ies a mon gs t differ en t
ca t egor ies of employees , wh et h er r ea l or ima gin a r y. Th ey a ls o
in dica t ed t h a t cer t a in gr ou p of employees h a d gon e t o t h e Hon ’ble
Cou r t for r edr es s a l of t h eir gr ieva n ces a n d got s ome r elief.
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Keepin g t h is ba ckgr ou n d in min d t h e Commis s ion felt t h a t t h e
s ys t em of pa y s t r u ct u r e in t h e St a t e of Pu n ja b h a s t o be evolved in
s u ch a wa y t h a t t h is lea ds t o min imu m n u mber of dis pa r it ies in
fu t u r e a n d a ddr es s es mos t of t h e con cer n s of va r iou s employees ’
a s s ocia t ion s / or ga n iza t ion s a n d Admin is t r a t ive Depa r t men t s . Th e
Commis s ion , a ft er ca r efu l con s ider a t ion decided t o con t in u e wit h
t h e exis t in g 32 s ca les . Th e Commis s ion a ls o felt t h a t ea ch pa y
s ca le mu s t h a ve a s u fficien t ly lon g s pa n s o t h a t t h e employees do
n ot h a ve t o s t a gn a t e a t t h e t er min a l level a n d ca n en joy t h e ben efit
of Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme.

4.3 Th e Commis s ion n ot ed t h a t Pu n ja b Gover n men t employees in
ca t egor ies C a n d D en joyed a n edge a t t h e in it ia l level of t h e pa y
s ca les vis -à -vis t h a t of t h e Cen t r a l Gover n men t employees . Th e
Commis s ion felt t h a t t h ey s h ou ld con t in u e t o en joy t h is edge.

4.4 Th e Commis s ion a ls o compa r ed t h e a n n u a l r a t e of in cr emen t of
Pu n ja b Gover n men t employees wit h t h a t of Cen t r a l
Gover n men t / ot h er St a t e Gover n men t employees . On ca r efu l
con s ider a t ion , it is felt t h a t t h e r a t e of a n n u a l in cr emen t s h ou ld be
a fixed per cen t a ge of ba s ic pa y t o en s u r e equ it y a mon g a ll t h e
employees . Th e Commis s ion , t h er efor e, r ecommen ds t h a t a ll
employees in t h e St a t e s h ou ld get a n a n n u a l in cr emen t @ 3% of
Ba s ic Pa y on t h e Cen t r a l Gover n men t pa t t er n .

4.5 Th e Commis s ion r eceived a la r ge n u mber of memor a n da fr om
va r iou s employees ’ a s s ocia t ion s in wh ich it h a d been r equ es t ed
t h a t t h e min imu m s a la r y of Rs . 13,000/ - for Gr ou p-D employees
s h ou ld be r ecommen ded t o t h e St a t e Gover n men t . Th is dema n d
h a s been ma de on t h e plea t h a t fa mily u n it in ca s e of Pu n ja b is
fou r (2 + 2) a n d n ot t h r ee (2+1). In t h is r ega r d, t h ey qu ot ed fa ct s
a n d figu r es men t ion ed in Ta ble 2.2.1 a n d pa r a 2.2.14 of t h e Sixt h
Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion Repor t . Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly
exa min ed a ll t h e r eleva n t fa ct s in t h is con t ext in clu din g t h e
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min imu m s a la r y in t h e Gover n men t of In dia a n d ot h er St a t e
Gover n men t s . Th e Commis s ion ca me t o t h e con clu s ion t h a t t h e
min imu m Revis ed Ba s ic Pa y in t h e St a t e Gover n men t s h ou ld be
Rs . 6200/ - compa r ed t o Rs . 6050/ - of t h e min imu m s a la r y pa id
t o t h e Cen t r a l/ ot h er St a t e Gover n men t employees . Needles s t o
s a y t h a t t h is en h a n ced Ba s ic Pa y wou ld h a ve pos it ive impa ct on
t h e a llowa n ces t o be r eceived by t h e employees .

4.6 In ca s e of pr ofes s ion a l ca t egor ies , (Doct or s , En gin eer s , et c.), t h er e
is a pa r it y in t h e pa y s ca les of Gover n men t of In dia a n d employees
of t h e Gover n men t of Pu n ja b. Th e Commis s ion r ecommen ds t h at
t h is pa r it y s h ou ld con t in u e s o t h a t t h e St a t e ca n a t t r a ct a n d
r et a in bes t t a len t .

4.7 Th e Commis s ion deliber a t ed over va r iou s for mu la t ion s of t h e pa y
s ca les . It n ot ed t h a t t h e exis t in g pa y s t r u ct u r e of Pu n ja b
Gover n men t is n ot iden t ica l t o t h a t of t h e Cen t r a l Gover n men t , a s
t er min a l pa y in s ever a l pa y s ca les of t h e St a t e is eit h er lower or
h igh er t h a n t h a t of t h e Cen t r a l Gover n men t . Keepin g in view t h e
n eces s it y of s u fficien t ly lon g pa y s ca les a n d t h e n u mber of exis t in g
pa y s ca les in differ en t ca t egor ies , t h e Commis s ion h a s decided t o
in t r odu ce five dis t in ct pa y ba n ds fr om PB1 t o PB5-on e r u n n in g
ba n d ea ch for a ll ca t egor ies in Gr ou p D, C a n d B a n d 2 r u n n in g
pa y ba n ds for Gr ou p ‘A’. In a ddit ion , ea ch pos t in t h e St a t e is t o
h a ve a dis t in ct Gr a de Pa y a t t ach ed t o it . Gr a de Pay (bein g a fixed
a mou n t a t t a ch ed t o ea ch pos t in t h e h ier a r ch y) is lin ked t o t h e
s t a t u s of a pos t , wit h a s en ior pos t bein g given h igh er gr a de pa y.

4.8 Th e Commis s ion h a s con s ider ed t h e exis t in g 32 pa y s ca les
s epa r a t ely for r evis ion . Th e r evis ed Ba s ic Pa y in mos t of t h e ca s es
h a s been wor ked ou t by mu lt iplyin g t h e pr es en t Ba s ic Pa y wit h a
fa ct or of 1.86 a n d t h en a ddin g t h e a pplica ble Gr a de Pa y. In s ome
ca s es , a n a dju s t men t on t h e h igh er s ide h a s been ma de t o en s u r e
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t h a t t h e Pu n ja b Gover n men t employees en joy a lit t le edge over t h e
Cen t r a l/ ot h er St a t e Gover n men t employees .

4.9 Th e pr oces s of det er min in g Gr a de Pa y for differ en t ca t egor ies of
employees is ba s ed on t h e followin g:

(i) It h a s t o be mor e t h a n fift y per cen t of t h e in it ial pa y of t h e
cor r es pon din g u n r evis ed pa y s ca le;

(ii) Th er e h a s t o be a cor r ela t ion of t h e Gr a de Pa y wit h t h a t of
t h e t er min a l pa y of t h e u n r evis ed pa y s ca le;

(iii) Th er e h a s t o be a differ en ce of a t lea s t Rs .50/ - in t h e Gr a de
Pa y of t wo con s ecu t ive Sca les ; a n d

(iv) Th er e h a s t o be t h e s a me Gr a de Pa y for dir ect ly
r ecr u it ed a n d pr omot ed officer s of t h e or ga n ized ca dr es .

4.10 Th e Revis ed Ba s ic Pa y of a n employee wou ld, t h er efor e, con s is t of
t wo compon en t s , on e a s Pa y in t h e Pa y Ba n d a n d t h e ot h er a s
Gr a de Pa y a t t a ch ed t o t h e pos t of a n employee. An employee
wou ld ea r n h is a n n u a l in cr emen t of 3% on t h is r evis ed ba s ic pa y.

4.11 As a lr ea dy men t ion ed, Gr a de Pa y of ever y pos t is lin ked t o it s
s t a t u s . Th e Commis s ion feels t h a t h en cefor t h t h e Gr ou p
cla s s ifica t ion of employees s h ou ld be ba s ed on t h e Gr a de Pa y. Th e
pr e-r evis ed a n d t h e r evis ed cla s s ifica t ion of employees t oget h er
wit h t h e n u mber of employees in ea ch ca t egor y is depict ed in t h e









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t a ble below:
Pre-revised classification of employees

Group Revised classification of employees
No. of
employees
% Norms No. of
employees
% Norms
11706 3.8
Pay scales having
maximum of more than
Rs. 11660/-
A 11706 3.8
Grade Pay Rs.
5000/- and
above
12650 4.1
Pay scales with a
maximum between Rs.
10640/- to Rs.11659/-
B 30473 9.8
Grade Pay
Rs.3800/- to
Rs.4999/-
221569 71.9
Pay scales with a
maximum between Rs.
5160/- to Rs.10639/-
C 203746 66.2
Grade Pay
Rs.1900/- to
Rs.3799/-
61931 20.2
Pay Scales having a
maximum of less than
Rs.5160/-
D 61931 20.2
Grade Pay Less
than Rs.1900/-

4.12 Ma n y of t h e employees ’ a s s ocia t ion s r equ es t ed t h e Commis s ion t o
r ecommen d t h e implemen t a t ion of t h e r evis ed pa y s ca les a n d
a llowa n ces r et r os pect ively fr om 1 J a n u a r y, 2006. Th e Commis s ion
h a s exa min ed t h is is s u e in it s complet e per s pect ive a n d
r ecommen ds :

(i) Th e r evis ed pa y s ca les be implemen t ed w.e.f. 1.1.2006; a n d
(ii) Th e r evis ed a n d n ew a llowa n ces , wh er ever a pplica ble,
s h ou ld be fr om t h e da t e of t h e n ot ifica t ion .

4.13 Wh ile fixin g t h e r evis ed pa y, for a n employee t h e followin g n eeds t o
be kept in view:

(i) In cr emen t s in fu t u r e s h ou ld be on Ba s ic Pa y r ou n ded off t o
n ext h igh er t en ;

(ii) In ca s e of employees get t in g s t a gn a t ion in cr emen t on
31.12.2005, t h e r evis ed Ba s ic Pa y s h ou ld be det er min ed by
mu lt iplyin g t h e u n r evis ed Ba s ic Pa y wit h 1.86 r ou n ded off t o
t h e n ext h igh er t en a n d a ddin g Gr a de Pa y a s don e in t h e
a pplica ble fit men t t a ble;


(iii) Th e employees get t in g pr omot ion bet ween 1.01.2006 a n d t h e
da t e of n ot ifica t ion of t h e Revis ed Pa y Sca les s h ou ld be given
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t h e opt ion t o s wit ch over t o t h e Revis ed Pa y Sca le a n d Gr a de
Pa y fr om t h e da t e of t h eir pr omot ion ;

(iv) Fit men t Ta bles h a ve been evolved t o t a ke ca r e of t h e effect of
t wo s t a ge bu n ch in g a r is in g fr om u pgr a da t ion by pr ovidin g
a n a ddit ion a l in cr emen t ; a n d

(v) Th e employees wh o a r e a t t h e ma ximu m of Pa y Ba n d for
mor e t h a n on e yea r s h ou ld be pla ced in t h e immedia t e n ext
h igh er Pa y Ba n d wit h ou t a n y ch a n ge in t h e Gr a de Pa y.


4.14 A Gen er a l Con ver s ion Ta ble is given below wh ich pr ovides a br ief
s u mma r y of t h e Pa y Ba n ds , t h e Gr a de Pa y, a n d gr ou pin g
a pplica ble t o t h e cor r es pon din g u n r evis ed pa y s ca les of t h e
employees . Th e Commis s ion r ecommen ds t h a t fixa t ion of pa y in
t h e Revis ed Pa y Sca les , of exis t in g employees s h ou ld be a s per t h e
fit men t t a bles given a t t h e en d of t h is ch a pt er .

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Ge n e r a l Con ve r s ion Ta ble

(in Rs . )
Pre-revised Revised Sr.
No.
Group Pay Scale
Pay
Band
Group
Corresponding
Pay Bands
Grade
Pay

Initial
Pay
1. D
2520-100-3220-110-3660-
120-4140
PB1 D 4900-10680 1300 6200
2. D
2720-100-3220-110-3660-
120-4260
PB1 D 4900-10680 1400 6700
3. D
2820-100-3220-110-3660-
120-4260-140-4400
PB1 D 4900-10680 1650 6950
4. C
3120-100-3220-110-3660-
120-4260-140-4400-150-
5000-160-5160
PB2 C 5910-20200 1900 7810
5. C
3120-100-3220-110-3660-
120-4260-140-4400-150-
5000-160-5800-200-6200
PB2 C 5910-20200 1950 7960
6. C
3330-110-3660-120-4260-
140-4400-150-5000-160-
5800-200-6200
PB2 C 5910-20200 2000 8240
7. C
4020-120-4260-140-4400-
150-5000-160-5800-200-
6200
PB2 C 5910-20200 2400 9880
8. C
4400-150-5000-160-5800-
200-7000

PB2 C 5910-20200 2800 11170
9. C
4550-150-5000-160-5800-
200-7000-220-7220
PB2 C 5910-20200
3000


11470
10. C
5000-160-5800-200-7000-
220-8100
PB3 C 10300-34800 3200 13500
11. C
5480-160-5800-200-7000-
220-8100-275-8925
PB3 C 10300-34800 3600 14430
12. C
5800-200-7000-220-8100-
275-9200
PB3 B 10300-34800 3800 14590
13. B
6400-200-7000-220-8100-
275-10300-340-10640
PB3 B 10300-34800 4200 16290
14. B
7000-220-8100-275-
10300-340-10980
PB3 B 10300-34800 4400 17420
15. B
7220-220-8100-275-
10300-340-10980
PB3 B 10300-34800 4600 18030
16. B
7220-220-8100-275-
10300-340-11320
PB3 B 10300-34800 4800 18250
17. A
7220-220-8100-275-
10300-340-11660
PB3 A 10300-34800 5000 18450
18. A
7880-220-8100-275-
10300-340-11660
PB3 A 10300-34800 5400 20300
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Pre-revised Revised Sr.
No.
Group Pay Scale
Pay
Band
Group
Corresponding Pay
Bands
Grade
Pay
Initial
Pay
19. A
7880-220-8100-275-
10300-340-12000-375-
13500
PB4 A 15600-39100 5400 21000
20. A
9200-275-10300-340-
12000-375-13500-400-
13900
PB4 A 15600-39100 5700 22820
21. A
9750-275-10300-340-
12000-375-13500-400-
14700
PB4 A 15600-39100 6000 24140
22. A
10025-275-10300-340-
12000-375-13500-400-
15100
PB4 A 15600-39100 6600 25250
23. A
12000-375-13500-400-
15100
PB4 A 15600-39100 7400 31120
24. A
12000-375-13500-400-
15500
PB4 A 15600-39100 7600 31320
25. A
12000-375-13500-400-
15900-450-16350
PB4 A 15600-39100 7800 31520
26. A
13125-375-13500-400-
15900-450-16350
PB4 A 15600-39100 8200 32620
27. A
13500-400-15900-450-
16800
PB4 A 15600-39100 8400 33510
28. A
14300-400-15900-450-
18150
PB5 A 37400-67000 8600 46000
29. A
14300-400-15900-450-
18600
PB5 A 37400-67000 8700 46100
30. A
14300-400-15900-450-
18600-500-20100

PB5 A 37400-67000 8800 46200
31. A
16350-450-18600-500-
20100
PB5 A 37400-67000 8900 48590
32. A 18600-500-22100 PB5 A 37400-67000 10000 54700
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FITMENT TABLE 1

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 2 5 2 0 -4 1 4 0 Rs . 4 9 0 0 -1 0 6 8 0 + Rs . 1 3 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
2520 4900 1300 6200
2620 4900 1300 6200
2720 5060 1300 6360
2820 5250 1300 6550
2920 5440 1300 6740
3020 5620 1300 6920
3120 5810 1300 7110
3220 5990 1300 7290
3330 6200 1300 7500
3440 6400 1300 7700
3550 6610 1300 7910
3660 6810 1300 8110
3780 7040 1300 8340
3900 7260 1300 8560
4020 7480 1300 8780
4140 7710 1300 9010











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FITMENT TABLE 2

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 2 7 2 0 -4 2 6 0 Rs . 4 9 0 0 -1 0 6 8 0 + Rs . 1 4 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
2720 5300 1400 6700
2820 5300 1400 6700
2920 5460 1400 6860
3020 5630 1400 7030
3120 5810 1400 7210
3220 5990 1400 7390
3330 6200 1400 7600
3440 6400 1400 7800
3550 6610 1400 8010
3660 6810 1400 8210
3780 7040 1400 8440
3900 7260 1400 8660
4020 7480 1400 8880
4140 7710 1400 9110
4260 7930 1400 9330
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FITMENT TABLE 3

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 2 8 2 0 -4 4 0 0 Rs . 4 9 0 0 -1 0 6 8 0 +Rs . 1 6 5 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
2820 5300 1650 6950
2920 5440 1650 7090
3020 5780 1650 7430
3120 5810 1650 7460
3220 5990 1650 7640
3330 6200 1650 7850
3440 6400 1650 8050
3550 6610 1650 8260
3660 6810 1650 8460
3780 7040 1650 8690
3900 7260 1650 8910
4020 7480 1650 9130
4140 7710 1650 9360
4260 7930 1650 9580
4400 8190 1650 9840

37

FITMENT TABLE 4

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 3 1 2 0 -5 1 6 0 Rs . 5 9 1 0 -2 0 2 0 0 + Rs . 1 9 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
3120 5910 1900 7810
3220 5990 1900 7890
3330 6240 1900 8140
3440 6400 1900 8300
3550 6610 1900 8510
3660 6810 1900 8710
3780 7040 1900 8940
3900 7260 1900 9160
4020 7480 1900 9380
4140 7710 1900 9610
4260 7930 1900 9830
4400 8190 1900 10090
4550 8470 1900 10370
4700 8750 1900 10650
4850 9030 1900 10930
5000 9300 1900 11200
5160 9600 1900 11500

38

FITMENT TABLE 5

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y

Rs . 3 1 2 0 -6 2 0 0 Rs . 5 9 1 0 -2 0 2 0 0 + Rs . 1 9 5 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
3120 6010 1950 7960
3220 6060 1950 8010
3330 6240 1950 8190
3440 6400 1950 8350
3550 6610 1950 8560
3660 6810 1950 8760
3780 7040 1950 8990
3900 7260 1950 9210
4020 7480 1950 9430
4140 7710 1950 9660
4260 7930 1950 9880
4400 8190 1950 10140
4550 8470 1950 10420
4700 8750 1950 10700
4850 9030 1950 10980
5000 9300 1950 11250
5160 9600 1950 11550
5320 9900 1950 11850
5480 10200 1950 12150
5640 10500 1950 12450
5800 10790 1950 12740
6000 11160 1950 13110
6200 11540 1950 13490
39

FITMENT TABLE 6

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 3 3 3 0 -6 2 0 0 Rs . 5 9 1 0 -2 0 2 0 0 + Rs . 2 0 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
3330 6240 2000 8240
3440 6400 2000 8400
3550 6610 2000 8610
3660 6810 2000 8810
3780 7040 2000 9040
3900 7260 2000 9260
4020 7480 2000 9480
4140 7710 2000 9710
4260 7930 2000 9930
4400 8190 2000 10190
4550 8470 2000 10470
4700 8750 2000 10750
4850 9030 2000 11030
5000 9300 2000 11300
5160 9600 2000 11600
5320 9900 2000 11900
5480 10200 2000 12200
5640 10500 2000 12500
5800 10790 2000 12790
6000 11160 2000 13160
6200 11540 2000 13540

40


FITMENT TABLE 7

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 4 0 2 0 -6 2 0 0 Rs . 5 9 1 0 -2 0 2 0 0 + Rs . 2 4 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
4020 7480 2400 9880
4140 7710 2400 10110
4260 7930 2400 10330
4400 8190 2400 10590
4550 8470 2400 10870
4700 8750 2400 11150
4850 9030 2400 11430
5000 9300 2400 11700
5160 9600 2400 12000
5320 9900 2400 12300
5480 10200 2400 12600
5640 10500 2400 12900
5800 10790 2400 13190
6000 11160 2400 13560
6200 11540 2400 13940


41


FITMENT TABLE 8

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 4 4 0 0 -7 0 0 0 Rs . 5 9 1 0 -2 0 2 0 0 + Rs . 2 8 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
4400 8370 2800 11170
4550 8470 2800 11270
4700 8750 2800 11550
4850 9030 2800 11830
5000 9300 2800 12100
5160 9600 2800 12400
5320 9900 2800 12700
5480 10200 2800 13000
5640 10500 2800 13300
5800 10790 2800 13590
6000 11160 2800 13960
6200 11540 2800 14340
6400 11910 2800 14710
6600 12280 2800 15080
6800 12650 2800 15450
7000 13020 2800 15820


42


FITMENT TABLE 9

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 4 5 5 0 -7 2 2 0 Rs . 5 9 1 0 -2 0 2 0 0 + Rs . 3 0 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
4550 8470 3000 11470
4700 8750 3000 11750
4850 9030 3000 12030
5000 9300 3000 12300
5160 9600 3000 12600
5320 9900 3000 12900
5480 10200 3000 13200
5640 10500 3000 13500
5800 10790 3000 13790
6000 11160 3000 14160
6200 11540 3000 14540
6400 11910 3000 14910
6600 12280 3000 15280
6800 12650 3000 15650
7000 13020 3000 16020
7220 13430 3000 16430

43

FITMENT TABLE 1 0

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 5 0 0 0 -8 1 0 0 Rs . 1 0 3 0 0 -3 4 8 0 0 + Rs . 3 2 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d Ba s ic
Pa y
5000 10300 3200 13500
5160 10300 3200 13500
5320 10610 3200 13810
5480 10610 3200 13810
5640 10930 3200 14130
5800 10930 3200 14130
6000 11260 3200 14460
6200 11540 3200 14740
6400 12200 3200 15400
6600 12570 3200 15770
6800 12950 3200 16150
7000 13340 3200 16540
7220 13740 3200 16940
7440 14160 3200 17360
7660 14590 3200 17790
7880 15030 3200 18230
8100 15490 3200 18690


44


FITMENT TABLE 1 1

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 5 4 8 0 -8 9 2 5 Rs . 1 0 3 0 0 -3 4 8 0 0 + Rs . 3 6 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
5480 10830 3600 14430
5640 10830 3600 14430
5800 10950 3600 14550
6000 11160 3600 14760
6200 11540 3600 15140
6400 11910 3600 15510
6600 12280 3600 15880
6800 12650 3600 16250
7000 13020 3600 16620
7220 13430 3600 17030
7440 13840 3600 17440
7660 14250 3600 17850
7880 14660 3600 18260
8100 15070 3600 18670
8375 15580 3600 19180
8650 16090 3600 19690
8925 16610 3600 20210

45


FITMENT TABLE 1 2

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 5 8 0 0 -9 2 0 0 Rs . 1 0 3 0 0 -3 4 8 0 0 + Rs . 3 8 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y

Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
5800 10790 3800 14590
6000 11160 3800 14960
6200 11540 3800 15340
6400 11910 3800 15710
6600 12280 3800 16080
6800 12650 3800 16450
7000 13020 3800 16820
7220 13430 3800 17230
7440 13840 3800 17640
7660 14250 3800 18050
7880 14660 3800 18460
8100 15070 3800 18870
8375 15580 3800 19380
8650 16090 3800 19890
8925 16610 3800 20410
9200 17120 3800 20920


46

FITMENT TABLE 1 3

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 6 4 0 0 -1 0 6 4 0 Rs . 1 0 3 0 0 -3 4 8 0 0 + Rs . 4 2 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
6400 12090 4200 16290
6600 12280 4200 16480
6800 12650 4200 16850
7000 13020 4200 17220
7220 13430 4200 17630
7440 13840 4200 18040
7660 14250 4200 18450
7880 14660 4200 18860
8100 15070 4200 19270
8375 15580 4200 19780
8650 16090 4200 20290
8925 16610 4200 20810
9200 17120 4200 21320
9475 17630 4200 21830
9750 18140 4200 22340
10025 18650 4200 22850
10300 19160 4200 23360
10640 19800 4200 24000

47


FITMENT TABLE 1 4

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 7 0 0 0 -1 0 9 8 0 Rs . 1 0 3 0 0 -3 4 8 0 0 + Rs . 4 4 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
7000 13020 4400 17420
7220 13430 4400 17830
7440 13840 4400 18240
7660 14250 4400 18650
7880 14660 4400 19060
8100 15070 4400 19470
8375 15580 4400 19980
8650 16090 4400 20490
8925 16610 4400 21010
9200 17120 4400 21520
9475 17630 4400 22030
9750 18140 4400 22540
10025 18650 4400 23050
10300 19160 4400 23560
10640 19800 4400 24200
10980 20430 4400 24830


48

FITMENT TABLE 1 5

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 7 2 2 0 -1 0 9 8 0 Rs . 1 0 3 0 0 -3 4 8 0 0 + Rs . 4 6 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
7220 13430 4600 18030
7440 13840 4600 18440
7660 14250 4600 18850
7880 14660 4600 19260
8100 15070 4600 19670
8375 15580 4600 20180
8650 16090 4600 20690
8925 16610 4600 21210
9200 17120 4600 21720
9475 17630 4600 22230
9750 18140 4600 22740
10025 18650 4600 23250
10300 19160 4600 23760
10640 19800 4600 24400
10980 20430 4600 25030

49

FITMENT TABLE 1 6

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 7 2 0 0 -1 1 3 2 0 Rs . 1 0 3 0 0 -3 4 8 0 0 + Rs . 4 8 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y

Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
7220 13450 4800 18250
7440 13840 4800 18640
7660 14250 4800 19050
7880 14660 4800 19460
8100 15070 4800 19870
8375 15580 4800 20380
8650 16090 4800 20890
8925 16610 4800 21410
9200 17120 4800 21920
9475 17630 4800 22430
9750 18140 4800 22940
10025 18650 4800 23450
10300 19160 4800 23960
10640 19800 4800 24600
10980 20430 4800 25230
11320 21060 4800 25860

50

FITMENT TABLE 1 7

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 7 2 2 0 -1 1 6 6 0 Rs . 1 0 3 0 0 -3 4 8 0 0 + Rs . 5 0 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y

Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
7220 13450 5000 18450
7440 13840 5000 18840
7660 14250 5000 19250
7880 14660 5000 19660
8100 15070 5000 20070
8375 15580 5000 20580
8650 16090 5000 21090
8925 16610 5000 21610
9200 17120 5000 22120
9475 17630 5000 22630
9750 18140 5000 23140
10025 18650 5000 23650
10300 19160 5000 24160
10640 19800 5000 24800
10980 20430 5000 25430
10025 18650 5000 23650
10300 19160 5000 24160
10640 19800 5000 24800
10980 20430 5000 25430
11320 21060 5000 26060
11660 21690 5000 26690


51

FITMENT TABLE 1 8

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 7 8 8 0 -1 1 6 6 0 Rs . 1 0 3 0 0 -3 4 8 0 0 + Rs . 5 4 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
7880 14900 5400 20300
8100 15070 5400 20470
8375 15580 5400 20980
8650 16090 5400 21490
8925 16610 5400 22010
9200 17120 5400 22520
9475 17630 5400 23030
9750 18140 5400 23540
10025 18650 5400 24050
10300 19160 5400 24560
10640 19800 5400 25200
10980 20430 5400 25830
10025 18650 5400 24050
10300 19160 5400 24560
10640 19800 5400 25200
10980 20430 5400 25830
11320 21060 5400 26460
11660 21690 5400 27090

52

FITMENT TABLE 1 9

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 7 8 8 0 -1 3 5 0 0 Rs . 1 5 6 0 0 -3 9 1 0 0 + Rs . 5 4 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Pr e -r e vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
7880 15600 5400 21000
8100 15600 5400 21000
8375 15800 5400 21200
8650 16090 5400 21490
8925 16610 5400 22010
9200 17120 5400 22520
9475 17630 5400 23030
9750 18140 5400 23540
10025 18650 5400 24050
10300 19160 5400 24560
10640 19800 5400 25200
10980 20430 5400 25830
10025 18650 5400 24050
10300 19160 5400 24560
10640 19800 5400 25200
10980 20430 5400 25830
11320 21060 5400 26460
11660 21690 5400 27090
12000 22320 5400 27720
12375 23020 5400 28420
12750 23720 5400 29120
13125 24420 5400 29820
13500 25110 5400 30510

53

FITMENT TABLE 2 0

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 9 2 0 0 -1 3 9 0 0 Rs . 1 5 6 0 0 -3 9 1 0 0 + Rs . 5 7 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
9200 17120 5700 22820
9475 17630 5700 23330
9750 18140 5700 23840
10025 18650 5700 24350
10300 19160 5700 24860
10640 19800 5700 25500
10980 20430 5700 26130
11320 21060 5700 26760
11660 21690 5700 27390
12000 22320 5700 28020
12375 23020 5700 28720
12750 23720 5700 29420
13125 24420 5700 30120
13500 25110 5700 30810
13900 25860 5700 31560



54

FITMENT TABLE 2 1

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 9 7 5 0 -1 4 7 0 0 Rs . 1 5 6 0 0 -3 9 1 0 0 + Rs . 6 0 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y

Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
9750 18140 6000 24140
10025 18650 6000 24650
10300 19160 6000 25160
10640 19800 6000 25800
10980 20430 6000 26430
11320 21060 6000 27060
11660 21690 6000 27690
12000 22320 6000 28320
12375 23020 6000 29020
12750 23720 6000 29720
13125 24420 6000 30420
13500 25110 6000 31110
13900 25860 6000 31860
14300 26600 6000 32600
14700 27350 6000 33350

55

FITMENT TABLE 2 2

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 1 0 0 2 5 -1 5 1 0 0 Rs . 1 5 6 0 0 -3 9 1 0 0 + Rs . 6 6 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y

Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
10025 18650 6600 25250
10300 19160 6600 25760
10640 19800 6600 26400
10980 20430 6600 27030
11320 21060 6600 27660
11660 21690 6600 28290
12000 22320 6600 28920
12375 23020 6600 29620
12750 23720 6600 30320
13125 24420 6600 31020
13500 25110 6600 31710
13900 25860 6600 32460
14300 26600 6600 33200
14700 27350 6600 33950
15100 28090 6600 34690

56

FITMENT TABLE 2 3

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 1 2 0 0 0 -1 5 1 0 0 Rs . 1 5 6 0 0 -3 9 1 0 0 + Rs . 7 4 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y

Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
12000 23720 7400 31120
12375 23720 7400 31120
12750 24200 7400 31600
13125 24420 7400 31820
13500 25110 7400 32510
13900 25860 7400 33260
14300 26600 7400 34000
14700 27350 7400 34750
15100 28090 7400 35490







57

FITMENT TABLE 2 4

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 1 2 0 0 0 -1 5 5 0 0 Rs . 1 5 6 0 0 -3 9 1 0 0 + Rs . 7 6 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de
Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
12000 23720 7600 31320
12375 23720 7600 31320
12750 24200 7600 31800
13125 24420 7600 32020
13500 25110 7600 32710
13900 25860 7600 33460
14300 26600 7600 34200
14700 27350 7600 34950
15100 28090 7600 35690
15500 28830 7600 36430


58

FITMENT TABLE 2 5

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 1 2 0 0 0 -1 6 3 5 0 Rs . 1 5 6 0 0 -3 9 1 0 0 + Rs . 7 8 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
12000 23720 7800 31520
12375 23720 7800 31520
12750 24200 7800 32000
13125 24420 7800 32220
13500 25110 7800 32910
13900 25860 7800 33660
14300 26600 7800 34400
14700 27350 7800 35150
15100 28090 7800 35890
15500 28830 7800 36630
15500 28830 7800 36630
15900 29580 7800 37380
16350 30420 7800 38220





59

FITMENT TABLE 2 6

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 1 3 1 2 5 -1 6 3 5 0 Rs . 1 5 6 0 0 -3 9 1 0 0 + Rs . 8 2 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y

Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
13125 24420 8200 32620
13500 25110 8200 33310
13900 25860 8200 34060
14300 26600 8200 34800
14700 27350 8200 35550
15100 28090 8200 36290
15500 28830 8200 37030
15500 28830 8200 37030
15900 29580 8200 37780
16350 30420 8200 38620




60



FITMENT TABLE 2 7

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 1 3 5 0 0 -1 6 8 0 0 Rs . 1 5 6 0 0 -3 9 1 0 0 + Rs . 8 4 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
13500 25110 8400 33510
13900 25860 8400 34260
14300 26600 8400 35000
14700 27350 8400 35750
15100 28090 8400 36490
15500 28830 8400 37230
15900 29580 8400 37980
16350 30420 8400 38820
16800 31250 8400 39650






61

FITMENT TABLE 2 8

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 1 4 3 0 0 -1 8 1 5 0 Rs . 3 7 4 0 0 -6 7 0 0 0 + Rs . 8 6 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
14300 37400 8600 46000
14700 37400 8600 46000
15100 38530 8600 47130
15500 38530 8600 47130
15900 39690 8600 48290
16350 39690 8600 48290
16800 40890 8600 49490
17250 40890 8600 49490
17700 42120 8600 50720
18150 42120 8600 50720

62

FITMENT TABLE 2 9

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 1 4 3 0 0 -1 8 6 0 0 Rs . 3 7 4 0 0 -6 7 0 0 0 + Rs . 8 7 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
14300 37400 8700 46100
14700 37400 8700 46100
15100 38530 8700 47230
15500 38530 8700 47230
15900 39690 8700 48390
16350 39690 8700 48390
16800 40890 8700 49590
17250 40890 8700 49590
17700 42120 8700 50820
18150 42120 8700 50820
18600 43390 8700 52090




63

FITMENT TABLE 3 0


(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 1 4 3 0 0 -2 0 1 0 0 Rs . 3 7 4 0 0 -6 7 0 0 0 + Rs . 8 8 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y
Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
14300 37400 8800 46200
14700 37400 8800 46200
15100 38530 8800 47330
15500 38530 8800 47330
15900 39690 8800 48490
16350 39690 8800 48490
16800 40890 8800 49690
17250 40890 8800 49690
17700 42120 8800 50920
18150 42120 8800 50920
18600 43390 8800 52190
19100 43390 8800 52190
19600 44700 8800 53500
20100 44700 8800 53500






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FITMENT TABLE 3 1

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 1 6 3 5 0 -2 0 1 0 0 Rs . 3 7 4 0 0 -6 7 0 0 0 + Rs . 8 9 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y

Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de
Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
16350 39690 8900 48590
16800 40890 8900 49790
17250 40890 8900 49790
17700 42120 8900 51020
18150 42120 8900 51020
18600 43390 8900 52290
19100 43390 8900 52290
19600 44700 8900 53600
20100 44700 8900 53600



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FITMENT TABLE 3 2

(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y Sc a le + Gr a de pa y
Rs . 1 8 6 0 0 -2 2 1 0 0 Rs . 3 7 4 0 0 -6 7 0 0 0 + Rs . 1 0 0 0 0
Re vis e d Pa y

Ba s ic Pa y
Pa y in t h e
Pa y Ba n d
Gr a de Pa y
Re vis e d
Ba s ic Pa y
18600 44700 10000 54700
19100 46050 10000 56050
19600 46050 10000 56050
20100 47440 10000 57440
20600 47440 10000 57440
21100 48870 10000 58870
21600 48870 10000 58870
22100 50340 10000 60340


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Age of Re t ir e me n t

4.15 Ret ir emen t a ge for Gover n men t Employees h a s been r is in g
t h r ou gh ou t t h e Wor ld in r ecen t yea r s du e t o in cr ea s in g life
expect a n cy. In t h e Wes t er n h emis ph er e it n ow r a n ges bet ween 62
a n d 65 yea r s . Some Eu r opea n Cou n t r ies (Den ma r k, Ger ma n y,
Au s t r ia ) a r e even s et t in g t h eir goa ls of in cr ea s in g r et ir emen t a ge
fr om 65 t o 67 yea r s bet ween 2012 a n d 2029. In As ia , Sin ga por e
a n d Sou t h Kor ea a r e a ls o s lowly movin g t owa r ds 65.

4.16 In In dia , Life expect a n cy h a s a ls o in cr ea s ed fr om 33 a t t h e t ime of
In depen den ce t o 63.8 yea r s n ow. In t h e ca s e of Pu n ja b it h a s
a lr ea dy in cr ea s ed t o 67.2 yea r s . Th e r et ir emen t a ge for Cen t r a l
Gover n men t Employees h a s been r a is ed t o 60. Ma n y ot h er St a t es
(Delh i, Gu jr a t , Ma h a r a s h t r a , Ra ja s t h a n , Ut t a r Pr a des h ,
Ka r n a t a ka , As s a m) h a ve a ls o followed s u it .

4.17 In Pu n ja b ca t egor y D employees a lr ea dy r et ir e a t 60. In a ddit ion ,
All In dia Ser vices Officer s in Pu n ja b r et ir e a t 60. Mor e r ecen t ly, t h e
a ge a t r et ir emen t for Tea ch er s in Medica l Colleges h a s a ls o been
en h a n ced t o 65 t o meet t h eir s h or t a ge in t h e St a t e r u n medica l
in s t it u t ion s . Bu t for ot h er Pu n ja b Gover n men t Employees , t h e
r et ir emen t a ge con t in u es t o be 58. Pu n ja b Gover n men t Employees
h a ve, t h er efor e, dema n ded t h a t t h e r et ir emen t a ge s h ou ld be
en h a n ced t o 60 yea r s .

4.18 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly eva lu a t ed t h e a r gu men t s for a n d
a ga in s t t h e in cr ea s e in r et ir emen t a ge. Th e a r gu men t a ga in s t
in cr ea s in g r et ir emen t a ge cou ld be t h a t t h e t wo ext r a yea r s given
t o exis t in g employees will s h r in k job oppor t u n it ies for t h e you n ger
people a n d dela y pr omot ion a l ch a n ces for ma n y employees . Bu t
t h e Commis s ion feels t h a t t h e over a ll impact of en h a n cin g
r et ir emen t a ge t o 60 on u n employmen t s it u a t ion in t h e St a t e is
likely t o be min ima l. On ly a bou t 6000 employees a r e r et ir in g ever y
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yea r . Th er e h a s been n o s ign ifica n t r ecr u it men t over t h e la s t
s ever a l yea r s . Bu t even if a cou ple of t h ou s a n d wor ker s a r e h ir ed
in t h e n ext on e or t wo yea r s t h is is n ot likely t o ma ke a n y den t in
t h e u n employmen t s it u a t ion . Mos t es t ima t es s u gges t t h a t t h er e
a r e mor e t h a n 2 or 3 million u n employed or u n der -employed you t h
in t h e St a t e. Th e gen er a l s cen a r io is a ls o t h a t ever ywh er e t h e
Pu blic Sect or employmen t is s h r in kin g. Employmen t in t h e
Pr iva t e Or ga n is ed Sect or in t h e St a t e is in cr ea s in g a t les s t h a n 1
per cen t per a n n u m wh ile la bou r for ce is s t ill con t in u in g t o
in cr ea s e by mor e t h a n 1.75 per cen t per a n n u m du e t o ea r lier ba by
boom. Th e on ly s olu t ion t o t h e u n employmen t pr oblem in t h e
St a t e is , t h er efor e, t o pr ovide s elf-employmen t oppor t u n it ies t o t h e
you t h t h r ou gh Gover n men t As s is t ed Pr ogr a mmes .

4.19 Some people wou ld a ls o a r gu e t h a t s a vin gs r es u lt in g fr om t h e
pos t pon emen t of t h e r et ir emen t a ge for t wo yea r s (in t er ms of
pa ymen t of gr a t u it y, commu t ed pen s ion a n d ot h er r et ir emen t
ben efit s ) will pr ovide br ea t h er t o t h e Gover n men t a t a t ime wh en
t h e St a t e is pa s s in g t h r ou gh a difficu lt fin a n cia l s it u a t ion . Bu t
s u ch ben efit s a r e par t ly offs et by a dis pr opor t ion a t ely h igh er wa ge
bill for t h e employees in t h e 58-60 a ge br a cket a s older employees
get fa t t er s a la r ies compa r ed t o t h eir you n ger collea gu es . Mor eover
s u ch ben efit s a n d los s es a r e pu r ely t empor a r y a n d we r ever t ba ck
t o t h e s ame s it u a t ion in t wo yea r s . Never t h eles s , t h e Commis s ion
es t ima t es t h a t t h e St a t e is likely t o ma ke s a vin gs t o t h e t u n e of Rs .
2000 cr or es on a ccou n t of n on -pa ymen t of gr a t u it y, lea ve
en ca s h men t , pr oviden t fu n d a n d pen s ion s t o employees s ch edu led
t o r et ir e in t h e n ext t wo yea r s .

4.20 In view of t h es e con s ider a t ion s , t h e Commis s ion r ecommen ds t h a t
t h e r et ir emen t a ge for a ll Pu n ja b Gover n men t Employees s h ou ld
be en h a n ced t o 60 yea r s .
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CHAPTER 5

Re c omme n da t ion s on Upgr a da t ion a n d Ch a n ge in De s ign a t ion

5.1 Th e dema n ds of t h e employees r ela t in g t o Allowa n ces , Pen s ion s ,
Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion et c. a r e dea lt wit h in s u bs equ en t ch a pt er s . Th e
pr es en t ch a pt er focu s es on r equ es t s con cer n in g u pgr a da t ion a n d
ch a n ge in des ign a t ion . In t h is con t ext , t h e Commis s ion did n ot
r eceive a n y r epr es en t a t ion / pet it ion / memor a n du m fr om t h e
employees of cer t a in Depa r t men t s . Th es e in clu de: (i) Hou s in g a n d
Ur ba n Developmen t , (ii) Tou r is m, (iii) Defen ce Ser vices Welfa r e, (iv)
Loca l Gover n men t , (v) Civil Avia t ion , (vi) Scien ce, Tech n ology,
En vir on men t a n d Non -Con ven t ion a l En er gy, (vii) Secr et a r y t o
Gover n or , (viii) Pa r lia men t a r y Affa ir s , (ix) Remova l of Gr ieva n ces ,
(x) Non -Res iden t In dia n ’s Affa ir s , (xi) Pr ogr a mme Implemen t a t ion ,
a n d (xii) Ar ch it ect u r e .Th e pa y s ca les of t h e employees of t h es e
Depa r t men t s will be det er min ed a s per Gen er a l
Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4. Th e r equ es t s of
t h e employees of ot h er Depa r t men t s a r e lis t ed below s epa r a t ely for
ea ch Depa r t men t a lon gwit h t h e r ecommen da t ion s of t h e
Commis s ion .

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
5.2 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is depa r t men t a r e a s
follows :
• Pa n t r yma n (Rs . 2720-4260) in t h e Dir ect or a t e of Hos pit a lit y
be pla ced in Gr ou p C ca t egor y.

• Pr omot ion qu ot a for Cla s s D employees t o Cla s s C s h ou ld be
en h a n ced fr om 15% t o 50% .

• Ph ot os t a t Oper a t or s be given h igh er pa y s ca les on t h e
pa t t er n of Cen t r a l Gover n men t or PGI, MARKFED, PUDA et c.


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• Pa in t er s be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e pa in t er s employed in
t h e Tr a n s por t Depa r t men t of t h e St a t e.

• Ma ch in e Oper a t or s be u pgr a ded t o Gr ou p C.

• Bill a n d Ca s h Mes s en ger s in t h e Secr et a r ia t be given pa y
pa r it y wit h Bill a n d Ca s h Mes s en ger s of Pu n ja b Vidh a n
Sa bh a .

• Recor d Ma in t a in in g St a ff in Ca t egor y D be pr omot ed t o
Gr ou p C wit h ou t pa s s in g a n y t es t on t h e plea t h a t n o t es t is
bein g t a ken wh ile pr omot in g J u n ior As s is t a n t s t o Sen ior
As s is t a n t s a n d Sen ior As s is t a n t s t o Su per in t en den t s .

• Teleph on e Oper a t or s be pr ovided wit h pr omot ion a l
oppor t u n it ies s o t h a t s t a gn a t ion does n ot t a ke pla ce.

• Commit t ee Room At t en da n t s a n d ot h er s be pla ced in t h e
s ca le of a Cler k wit h ou t in s is t in g on pa s s in g of t ypin g t es t .

• Su per vis or s of Dr iver s be given t h e h igh er s ca le of Rs . 4020-
6200 on t h e plea t h a t t h e pa y s ca le of t h e Dr iver is a ls o Rs .
3330-6200.

• Br a dma Oper a t or be r edes ign a t ed a s a Cler k a s Br a dma is
n ot bein g oper a t ed.

• As s is t a n t Libr a r ia n (4550-7220) be given t h e pa y s ca le of a
Libr a r ia n a s t h e officia l is per for min g du t ies a s t h e Hea d of
t h e Libr a r y.

• Teleph on e At t en da n t a t t h e Ch ief Secr et a r y’s Res iden ce be
given t h e s a me s ca le a s Teleph on e At t en da n t a t t h e Ch ief
Min is t er ’s h ou s e.

• Su per in t en den t s Gr a de-I be given t h e pa y s ca le equ iva len t t o
dir ect ly r ecr u it ed PCS (EB) officer a n d t h er ea ft er
Un der / Depu t y/ J oin t Secr et a r y s h ou ld be equ a t ed wit h PCS
(EB) Officer wit h fou r / n in e/ fou r t een yea r s of s er vice.


5.3 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3. Th es e
dema n ds a r e n ot con s is t en t wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples a n d,
t h er efor e, do n ot mer it a ccept a n ce. Th e r evis ed pa y s ca les will be
in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given
in Ch a pt er 4.
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PERSONNEL

5.4 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e officer s in t h is depa r t men t a r e a s
follows :
• PCS (EB) be given bet t er pa y s ca les on t h e a n a logy of t h e
In dia n Admin is t r a t ive Ser vice (IAS).

• Th e effect ive da t e of pla cemen t of officer s in t h e r eleva n t pa y
s ca les s h ou ld be t h e 1
s t
of J a n u a r y of a yea r in wh ich t h ey
a r e gr a n t ed h igh er pa y s ca le a s pr omot ion , on t h e a n a logy of
IAS Officer s .


5.5 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3. Th e
Commis s ion h a s in dica t ed t h e s ca les for PCS Officer s in t h e
Dyn a mic Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme in pa r a 8.5. Th is a ls o a pplies
t o t h e ot h er t en ca t egor ies of or ga n ized ca dr es in t h e St a t e. As
r ega r ds fixin g 1
s t
J a n u a r y of a year t h e da t e for con s ider in g
pr omot ion , it is lin ked t o t h e Dyn a mic As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion
Sch eme a n d wou ld n eed t o be fixed a ccor din g t o t h a t s ch eme.
Su bject t o t h e a bove, t h e officer s ma y be given t h eir s ca les
a ccor din g t o Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er
4.

VIGILANCE

5.6 A r equ es t h a s been r eceived fr om t h e depa r t men t t o u pgr a de t h e
pos t of Su per in t en den t Admin is t r a t ion Gr a de-I a s Bu dget a n d
Es t a blis h men t Officer in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 7880-11660.

5.7 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h is r equ es t bu t fin ds it
difficu lt t o a ccept it s in ce it viola t es t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples
men t ion ed in Ch apt er 3. All t h e officer s / officia ls wou ld get t h eir
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r evis ed pa y s ca le a s per Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given
in Ch a pt er 4.
EXCISE AND TAXATION
5.8 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is depa r t men t a r e t h e
followin g:
• Excis e a n d Ta xa t ion Officer / As s is t a n t / Depu t y/ J oin t / Addit ion a l
Excis e a n d Ta xa t ion Commis s ion er be given pa y pa r it y wit h PCS
(EB) a s t h ey a r e a ll a ppoin t ed fr om PCS (EB) a llied s er vices .

• Excis e a n d Ta xa t ion In s pect or s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 5480-8925
be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e In s pect or s wor kin g in ot h er
Depa r t men t s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 5800-9200.

• Th e In s pect or s h a ve fu r t h er dema n ded t h a t on pr omot ion t h eir
pa y s h ou ld be pr ot ect ed a s mos t of t h e In s pect or s a r e a ppoin t ed
fr om t h e ca dr e of Su per in t en den t s , Sen ior Sca le St en ogr a ph er s ,
J u n ior Edit or s a n d Sen ior As s is t a n t s wh o a r e a lr ea dy in t h e pa y
s ca le of Rs . 5800-9200 a n d Rs . 7000-10980, a n d dr a win g pa y
h igh er t h a n t h e pa y s ca le of t h e In s pect or s i.e. Rs . 5480-8925.

5.9 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3. Th es e
dema n ds a r e a t va r ia n ce wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples a n d,
t h er efor e, do n ot mer it a ccept a n ce. Th eir r evis ed pa y s ca les will be
in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given
in Ch a pt er 4.


AGRICULTURE & ALLIED SECTOR

5.11 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is depa r t men t a r e t h e
followin g:

• Agr icu lt u r a l/ Hor t icu lt u r a l Developmen t Officer s / Depu t y
Dir ect or s / J oin t Dir ect or s be given pa y pa r it y wit h
Doct or s / En gin eer s , a s t h eir en t r y level qu a lifica t ion (M.Sc) is even
h igh er t h a n t h a t of t h e la t t er (Gr a du a t ion ). Th ey s h ou ld a ls o be
given 4,9,14 Dyn a mic Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme per mis s ible t o
or ga n ized ca dr es .
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• Employees of t h e Agr icu lt u r a l En gin eer in g Ser vices be given pa y
pa r it y wit h equ iva len t r a n ks in t h e Depa r t men t of Pu blic Wor ks
(B&R). Th ey s h ou ld a ls o be given 4,9,14 Dyn a mic Ca r eer
Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme per mis s ible t o or ga n ized ca dr es .


• Sin ce Agr icu lt u r a l In s pect or s h a ve been r edes ign a t ed a s
Agr icu lt u r a l Developmen t Officer s , Agr icu lt u r a l Su b In s pect or s
h a ve dema n ded t h a t t h eir pa y s ca le s h ou ld be u pgr a ded fr om Rs .
4020-6200 t o Rs . 5800-9200 wh ich is a dmis s ible t o In s pect or s in
ot h er depa r t men t s .

• Sen ior Tech n ica l As s is t a n t s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 5800-9200 be
given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e equ iva len t r a n ks in t h e depa r t men t of
Ir r iga t ion in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 6400-10640. 
 
• As s is t a n t Geologis t s / Hydr ologis t s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 7200-
11660 be given pa y pa r it y wit h As s is t a n t Geologis t s / Execu t ive
En gin eer s / Hydr o Su per in t en den t En gin eer s wor kin g in Ir r iga t ion
Depa r t men t in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 10025-15100. Th ey s h ou ld
a ls o be given 4,9,14 Dyn amic Car eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme
per mis s ible t o or ga n ized ca dr es . 
 
• Bor in g s t a ff be given pa y pa r it y a n d pr omot ion a l a ven u es on t h e
pa t t er n of s imila r s t a ff employed by ot h er depa r t men t s .

• Dir ect or Agr icu lt u r e in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 18600-22100 h a s
dema n ded ma in t en a n ce of pa y pa r it y wit h t h e Dir ect or of Hea lt h
& Fa mily Welfa r e a n d t h e Ch ief En gin eer , Pu n ja b in t h e pa y s ca le
of Rs .18600-22100.

• J oin t Dir ect or Agr icu lt u r e in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 13500-16800
be given pa y pa r it y wit h J oin t Dir ect or An ima l Hu s ba n dr y in t h e
pa y s ca le of Rs .14300-18600. It is a lleged t h a t t h e pa r it y wa s
dis t u r bed by t h e Fou r t h Pu n ja b Pa y Commis s ion .

• Ch ief Agr icu lt u r a l Officer s / Agr icu lt u r a l Developmen t Officer s h a ve
dema n ded r edes ign a t ion of t h eir pos t s a s Depu t y Dir ect or s
Agr icu lt u r e a n d As s is t a n t Dir ect or s Agr icu lt u r e r es pect ively. Th eir
dema n d h a s a ls o been r ecommen ded by t h e con cer n ed
Depa r t men t .

• Tr a n s la t or s (Rs . 4400-7000) h a ve dema n ded pa y pa r it y wit h t h e
Tr a n s la t or s wor kin g in Pu n ja b a n d Ha r ya n a High Cou r t / Pu n ja b
Hu ma n Righ t s Commis s ion in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 5800-9200.

• Diploma En gin eer s ( Rs . 4400-7000) h a ve a s ked for pa y pa r it y
wit h Diploma En gin eer s of ot h er Depa r t men t s in t h e pa y s ca le of
Rs . 5800-9200.
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• Ch emica l In s pect or s / As s is t a n t s / J u n ior An a lys t s / An a lyt ica l
As s is t a n t s (Rs . 5480-8925) h a ve dema n ded pa y pa r it y wit h
equ iva len t r a n ks in ot h er Depa r t men t s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs .
5800-9200.

• Th e depa r t men t of Hor t icu lt u r e h a s r ecommen ded t o u pgr a de t h e
pa y s ca le of t h e pos t of Pla n n in g Officer (Rs . 5480-8925) t o Rs .
7220-11660 a s a dmis s ible in ot h er Depa r t men t s .

• Dir ect or Hor t icu lt u r e h a s dema n ded t h a t Pa y pa r it y be ma in t a in ed
wit h t h e pos t of Dir ect or Agr icu lt u r e in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 18600-
22100.

• Soil Con s er va t ion Officer s h a ve dema n ded pa y pa r it y wit h officer s
of t h e Agr icu lt u r a l Depa r t men t .  
 
• Su r veyor s in t h e Soil Con s er va t ion Depa r t men t (Rs .4020-6200)
h a ve dema n ded pa y pa r it y wit h J u n ior En gin eer s (Rs . 5800-9200)
in ot h er depa r t men t s . Th ey h a ve a ls o dema n ded r edes ign a t ion of
t h eir pos t s a s ‘Su r vey Officer s ’.

• Su b In s pect or s in Soil Con s er va t ion Depa r t men t ( Rs . 4020-7000)
h a ve dema n ded pa y pa r it y wit h Agr icu lt u r e In s pect or s (Rs . 5800-
9200).

• Dr a ft s men h a ve dema n ded en h a n cemen t of t h eir pr omot ion qu ot a
t o t h e pos t s of J u n ior En gin eer s fr om 8% t o 20% a s in t h e Pu blic
Wor ks (B&R) Depa r t men t .

• J oin t Dir ect or (St a t is t ics ) in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 10025-15100
h a s dema n ded pa y pa r it y wit h t h e J oin t Dir ect or Agr icu lt u r e in
t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 13500-18600 a s per decis ion of t h e Hon ’ble
Su pr eme Cou r t of In dia .

• Th e Tu be- well bor in g s t a ff h a s dema n ded mer ger of t h eir Gr ou p
‘D’ Ca t egor y pos t s a n d u pgr a da t ion t o Gr ou p-C.

5.13 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3.
Accor din gly t h e Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d t h a t t h e pos t of
J oin t Dir ect or (St a t is t ics ) in t h e Dir ect or a t e of Agr icu lt u r e be
u pgr a ded fr om Rs . 10025-15100 t o Rs . 13500-18600 like t h e
ot h er J oin t Dir ect or s . Th e Commis s ion a ls o en dor s es t h e
s u gges t ion of t h e Dir ect or a t e of Agr icu lt u r e t h a t in t h e ca s e of
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Tu be Well Bor in g s t a ff, differ en t ca t egor ies wit h in t h e Gr ou p ‘D’,
n a mely Well Bor er , Office Bor er / Ma t e a n d Helper s h ou ld be
mer ged a n d r edes ign a t ed a s Bor in g Ma t e in t h e u n r evis ed pay
s ca le of Rs . 2720-4260 wh ile t h e ca t egor y of employees a s
Ha mer ma n , St or e Kh ila s i, s h ou ld be mer ged a n d r edes ign a t ged a s
Bor in g Helper in t h e u n r evis ed pa y s ca le of Rs . 2620-4140.
Simila r ly, t h e pos t of differ en t ca t egor ies in Gr ou p ‘C’ n a mely
Mech a n ic Bor er , As s is t a n t Mech a n ic Bor er , Fit t er , Pu mp Fit t er
a n d Bla ck Smit h ma y be mer ged a n d r edes ign a t ed a s Mech a n ic
Bor er a n d be pla ced in t h e u n r evis ed pa y s ca les of Rs . 3120-5160.

5.14 Th e ot h er dema n ds a r e a t va r ia n ce wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples
a n d, t h er efor e, do n ot mer it a ccept a n ce. Th eir r evis ed pa y s ca le
will be in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t
Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4.


REVENUE, REHABILITATION AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT

5.15 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees of t h es e depa r t men t s a r e a s
u n der :-

• Pa t wa r is (Rs .3320-5160) be given pa y pa r it y wit h Ph a r ma cis t s ,
Agr icu lt u r a l Su b In s pect or s a n d J .B.T. Tea ch er s (Rs .4550-7220)
on t h e plea t h a t t h eir en t r y level Aca demic qu a lifica t ion s a n d t h e
r equ is it e per iod of s pecia lized t r a in in g a r e iden t ica l.

• Pa t wa r is / Ka n u n gos r a t io of 10 t o 1 be r edu ced t o 5 t o 1.

• Th e pos t of As s is t a n t Office Ka n u n go be con s ider ed a s a
pr omot ion a l pos t for Pa t wa r is .

• Ka n u n gos be pla ced in r evis ed pa y s ca les of Rs . 5800-9200
equ iva len t t o t h a t of Sen ior As s is t a n t s .

• Office Ka n u n gos / Th u r Ka n u n gos / Na ib Sa da r Ka n u n gos be given
pa y pa r it y wit h Su per in t en den t s Gr a de-II a n d Sa da r Ka n u n gos
wit h Su pr in t en den t s Gr a de-I.
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• Teh s ilda r s be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e officer s in t h e Depa r t men t
of Excis e a n d Ta xa t ion , a s bot h a r e s elect ed t h r ou gh t h e PCS
Allied Ser vices r ecr u it men t pr oces s .

• Officia ls wor kin g in Religiou s In s t it u t ion s in t h e er s t wh ile PEPSU
St a t e be u pgr a ded t o ga in bet t er s t a t u s in t h e Societ y.

5.16 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
a n d does n ot fin d t h em compa t ible wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples
given in Ch a pt er 3. Th er efor e, a ll employees will get t h eir r evis ed
pa y s ca le a s per Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in
Ch a pt er 4.

FORESTS AND WILDLIFE PRESERVATION

5.17 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is depa r t men t a r e t h e
followin g:-

• Th e Pu n ja b For es t Ser vice bein g t h e feedin g ca dr e of In dian For es t
Ser vice, s h ou ld be equ a t ed wit h PCS (EB) a n d PPS, wh ich a r e t h e
r es pect ive feeder cadr e for t h e In dia n Admin is t r a t ive Ser vice a n d
t h e In dia n Police Ser vice a s wa s even r ecommen ded by t h e
An oma ly Commit t ee con s t it u t ed by t h e St a t e a ft er t h e s u bmis s ion
of t h e r ecommen da t ion s of t h e Fou r t h Pu n ja b Pa y Commis s ion .

• That  the  posts  of  (i)  Forest  Guard/  Forest  Protection  Force  (ii)  Head  Forest  Guard,  (iii) 
Forester  (iv) Range Officer/Senior Forest Ranger have been equated with (i) Constable 
(ii) Head Constable (iii) Assistant Sub Inspector (iv) Sub Inspector and (v) Senior Ranger 
with Inspector of Police by the Government of India and the s a me be a dopt ed in
t h e St a t e.

• Ga zet t ed s t a t u s of Gr ou p-A be given t o officer s of Pu n ja b For es t
Ser vice.

• Tech n ica l As s is t a n t s in t h e depa r t men t s h ou ld h a ve pa y pa r it y
wit h t h e Tech n ica l As s is t a n t s in ot h er Depa r t men t s in t h e pa y
s ca le of Rs . 6400-10640.
• Tech n ica l As s is t a n t s on pr omot ion be given t h e pa y s ca le of
Res ea r ch Officer s of Rs . 7220-10660 a s in ot h er depa r t men t s .
5.18 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed
dema n ds in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3.
Th e Commis s ion is in a gr eemen t wit h t h e r equ es t t h a t t h e Pu n ja b
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For es t Ser vice bein g t h e feedin g ca dr e for t h e In dia n For es t Ser vice
in t h e St a t e s h ou ld be a t pa r wit h t h e PCS (EB) a n d Pu n ja b Police
Ser vice (PPS). Th is h a s even been r ecommen ded by t h e An oma ly
Commit t ee con s t it u t ed wit h r efer en ce t o t h e r ecommen da t ion s of
t h e Fou r t h Pu n ja b Pa y Commis s ion . Simila r ly, t h e r equ es t for
h a vin g equ iva len ce of For es t Gu a r ds , Hea d For es t Gu a r d,
For es t er s , Ra n ger Officer s a n d Sen ior For es t Ra n ger s wit h
Con s t a bles , Hea d Con s t a bles , As s is t a n t Su b-In s pect or s , Su b-
In s pect or s a n d In s pect or s in t h e Police Depa r t men t s h ou ld be
a ccept ed in view of t h e decis ion s of t h e Gover n men t of In dia a s
ot h er wis e it will be difficu lt t o r et a in t h em in t h is Depa r t men t
beca u s e of compet in g cla ims bein g ma de by t h e n eigh bou r in g
St a t es a n d t h e Gover n men t of In dia .

5.19 Th e ot h er dema n ds a r e in con flict wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples
evolved by t h is Commis s ion a n d a s s u ch ca n n ot be a ccept ed. All
t h e Officer s / Officia ls wou ld get t h eir r evis ed pa y s ca le a s per t h e
Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4.

ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

5.20 Th e ma jor dema n ds of employees in t h is depa r t men t a r e:

• Upgr a da t ion of t h e t wo pos t s of Depu t y Dir ect or s in t h e
Dir ect or a t e of An ima l Hu s ba n dr y a s J oin t Dir ect or s in t h e s a me
pa y s ca le.

• Upgr a da t ion of t h e pos t of Ch a r a Vika s Officer (Rs .7220-11660)
a s As s is t a n t Dir ect or (Rs .12000-15500).

• Vet er in a r y Ph a r ma cis t s (Rs .4400-7000) be r edes ign a t ed a s
Vet er in a r y In s pect or s .

• High er pa y s ca le for t h e Vet er in a r y Ph a r ma cis t s in view of t h eir
h igh er qu a lifica t ion (10+2 + 2 yea r s Diploma ) t h a n As s is t a n t
Ext en s ion Officer s in t h e Depa r t men t wh o a r e in t h e pa y s ca le of
Rs .5480-8925 wit h lower qu a lifica t ion ( Ma t r icu la t e + 2 yea r s
Diploma ).

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• Ch a n n el of Pr omot ion be cr ea t ed for Ph a r ma cis t s a s in ot h er
Depa r t men t s .

• Pou lt r y In s pect or s a n d Pou lt r y As s is t a n t s in t h e Dir ect or a t e of
An ima l Hu s ba n dr y be r edes ign a t ed a s Pou lt r y Ext en s ion Officer s
a n d Pou lt r y As s is t a n t Officer s .

• La bor a t or y Wor ker s in t h e Dir ect or a t e of An ima l Hu s ba n dr y be
given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e La bor a t or y Wor ker s in t h e Depa r t men t of
Hea lt h & Fa mily Welfa r e.

• Tech n ica l As s is t a n t s be r edes ign a t ed a s As s is t a n t Res ea r ch
Officer s a s in t h e Econ omic & St a t is t ica l Or ga n is a t ion .

• Lega l As s is t a n t s be r edes ign a t ed a s La w Officer s a s in
Depa r t men t of Tr a n s por t a n d Lega l a n d Legis la t ive Affa ir s .

• Th e ca dr e of Sh eep Ext en s ion As s is t a n t s be mer ged wit h
Vet er in a r y In s pect or s a s qu a lifica t ion s r equ ir ed a r e t h e s a me.

• Da ir y Developmen t In s pect or s Gr a de-I be r edes ign a t ed a s
As s is t a n t Da ir y Developmen t Officer s a n d

• Da ir y Developmen t In s pect or Gr a de-II be r edes ign a t ed as
In s pect or s Gr a de-I in t h e pa y Sca le of Rs .5800-9200.

5.21 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed
dema n ds in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3.
It h a s been n ot ed by t h e Commis s ion t h a t Gover n men t h a s
r ecen t ly is s u ed a n or der r edes ign a t in g t h e Vet er in a r y Ph a r ma cis t s
a s Vet er in a r y In s pect or s . Th e Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d t h a t
t h e Da ir y Developmen t In s pect or s Gr a de I ma y be r edes ign a t ed a s
As s is t a n t Da ir y Developmen t Officer s .

5.22 Th e ot h er dema n ds a r e n ot in con for mit y wit h t h e Gu idin g
Pr in ciples a n d, t h er efor e, do n ot mer it a ccept a n ce. Th eir r evis ed
pa y s ca les will be in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e Gen er a l
Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4.




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HOME AFFAIRS AND J USTICE

5.23 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is depa r t men t a r e a s
follows :

• In t h e office of t h e Advoca t e Gen er a l, As s is t a n t Regis t r a r be given
pa y pa r it y wit h As s is t a n t Regis t r a r Gen er a l of t h e Pu n ja b a n d
Ha r ya n a High Cou r t .

• Officer s belon gin g t o t h e Pu n ja b Home Gu a r d a n d Civil Defen ce
(Gr ou p A) be given pa y pa r it y a n d per ks equ iva len t t o Pu n ja b
Police Ser vice Officer s in t h e St a t e on t h e plea t h a t like t h e la t t er
t h ey a r e a ls o s elect ed dir ect ly by Pu n ja b Pu blic Ser vice
Commis s ion .

• Th e 14 ca t egor ies of t ech n ica l employees in J a ils be given pa y
s ca le equ iva len t t o t h os e of Tech n ica l s t a ff employed in t h e
In du s t r ia l Tr a in in g In s t it u t es u blic Wor ks Depa r t men t .

• Th e Min is t er ia l St a ff/ Wa r den Gu a r ds / Tea ch er s / Medica l St a ff be
given pa y s ca les a t pa r wit h t h e min is t er ia l s t a ff in t h e
Secr et a r ia t , Con s t ables in t h e Police Depa r t men t , Tea ch er s in t h e
Edu ca t ion Depa r t men t a n d equ iva len t pos t s in t h e Hea lt h a n d
Fa mily Welfa r e Depa r t men t r es pect ively.

• Gu a r ds in J a ils be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e Con s t a bles in Police
Depa r t men t .

• Th e Execu t ive St a ff in J a ils be given pa y pa r it y wit h equ iva len t
pos t s in Police Depa r t men t on t h e plea t h a t t h er e u s ed t o be pa y
pa r it y in it ia lly wh ich n eeds t o be r es t or ed.

• Member , Officia l La n gu a ge (Legis la t ive) Commis s ion be
r edes ign a t ed a s Member -cu m-J oin t Lega l Remembr a n cer a n d
J oin t Secr et a r y.

• As s is t a n t Dis t r ict At t or n eys (Lega l Aid Win g) be given pay pa r it y
wit h t h a t of As s is t a n t Dis t r ict At t or n eys in t h e office of t h e
Dir ect or , Pr os ecu t ion a n d Lit iga t ion .

• La w Officer s in va r iou s Depa r t men t s be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h a t
of La w Officer s in t h e Depa r t men t of Fin a n ce.

• Sen ior As s is t a n t s (Lega l) (Rs . 5800-9200) be u pgr a ded in t h e s ca le
of Rs . 6400-10640 a n d r edes ign a t ed a s As s is t a n t La w Officer s on
t h e plea t h a t t h e pr es cr ibed qu a lifica t ion for t h em is B.A. LLB.,
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wh ich is h igh er t h a n t h a t of Sen ior As s is t a n t s (Gen er a l) in t h e pa y
s ca le of Rs . 5800-9200.

• Pr oof Rea der s be r edes ign a t ed a s Res ea r ch As s is t a n t s a n d be
given pa y s ca le of Rs . 7000-10980.

• Res ea r ch As s is t a n t s be r edes ign a t ed a s Res ea r ch Officer s or La w
Officer s a n d given h igh er pa y s ca les a s t h eir pr es cr ibed
qu a lifica t ion is a t lea s t B.A., LL.B, wh ich is h igh er t h a n t h a t of
Sen ior As s is t a n t s (Gen er a l) wh er ea s t h eir pa y s ca les a r e t h e s a me.

• Su per in t en den t s (Lega l) s h ou ld be r edes ign a t ed a s Sen ior La w
Officer s a n d given h igh er pa y s ca les .

• Th e pos t of Dir ect or , For en s ic La bor a t or y be u pgr a ded t o Rs .
16350-22100.

• On e of t h r ee pos t s of As s is t a n t Dir ect or s in For en s ic Scien ce La b
be u pgr a ded a s Depu t y Dir ect or in t h e s ca le of Rs . 12000-15500 t o
be filled by pr omot ion fr om a mon gs t As s is t a n t Dir ect or s wit h eigh t
yea r s of exper ien ce.

• Con s t a bles / Hea d Con s t a bles / As s is t a n t Su b In s pect or s / Su b
In s pect or s / In s pect or s be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h eir cou n t er pa r t s
in t h e Cen t r a l Police Or ga n is a t ion s .

• Th e exis t in g pa r it y in t h e s ca les for t h e pos t s of Depu t y
Su per in t en den t s of Police mu s t be ma in t a in ed vis -à -vis ot h er
Gr ou p ‘A’ s er vices in t h e St a t e.

• La w Officer s / As s is t a n t Dis t r ict At t or n eys / Depu t y Dis t r ict
At t or n eys / Dis t r ict At t or n eys be given Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme
on t h e pa t t er n of PCS (EB) a n d a s pecia l pa y of Rs . 2025/ - per
mon t h t o compen s a t e for t h e ext r a effor t s t h ey n eed t o pu t in a ft er
office h ou r s .

• 5 per cen t pr omot ion qu ot a for As s is t a n t s / St en ogr a ph er s h a vin g
La w Degr ee for t h e pos t of As s is t a n t Dis t r ict At t or n eys be r evived.

• La w Officer s / Lega l As s is t a n t s be given pa r it y wit h As s is t a n t
Dis t r ict At t or n eys or La w Officer s in t h e Office of Legal
Remembr a n cer .

5.24 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly con s ider ed t h e a bove men t ion ed
dema n ds . Th e Commis s ion feels t h at t h e ch an ge in des ign a t ion
r equ es t ed by Member , Officia l La n gu a ge (Legis la t ive) Commis s ion
be a ccept ed a s a fu n ct ion a l n eces s it y. Simila r ly, t h e r ole a n d
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r es pon s ibilit y of For en s ic La b wou ld ju s t ify h igh er gr a de for it s
Dir ect or in t h e pr e-r evis ed pa y s ca le of Rs . 16350-22100 a n d a n
u pgr a da t ion for t h r ee pos t s of it s As s is t a n t Dir ect or s t o t h a t of
Depu t y Dir ect or in t h e pr e-r evis ed s ca le of Rs . 12000-15500. For
Police for ce t oo, t h e followin g pa y gr a des a r e ju s t ified in view of t h e
s ca les given in Gover n men t of In dia .

Con s t a bles Rs . 5910-20200 wit h
Gr a de Pa y of Rs . 2000

Hea d Con s t a bles Rs . 5910-20200 wit h
Gr a de Pa y of Rs . 2400

As s is t a n t Su b Rs . 5910-20200 wit h
In s pect or s Gr a de Pa y of Rs . 2800

Su b In s pect or s Rs . 10300-34800 wit h
Gr a de Pa y of Rs . 3600

In s pect or s Rs .10300-34800 wit h
Gr a de Pa y of Rs . 3800

5.25 Th e exis t in g pa y pa r it y for PPS officer s wit h ot h er ‘A’ ca t egor y
s er vices in t h e St at e is t o con t in u e, bot h in t er ms of s ca le a n d
Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme.

5.26 All ot h er dema n ds a r e n ot in con for mit y wit h t h e Gu idin g
Pr in ciples men t ion ed in Ch a pt er 3 a n d a s s u ch ma y n ot be
a ccept ed. Th e r evis ed pa y s ca les will be in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e
Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4.




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FINANCE
5.27 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in differ en t Dir ect or a t es
u n der t h e Pr in cipa l Secr et a r y Fin a n ce a r e a s u n der :-

• Res ea r ch Officer s in t h e Dir ect or a t e of In s t it u t ion a l Fin a n ce a n d
Ba n kin g be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e Res ea r ch Officer s of t h e
Econ omic a n d St a t is t ica l Or ga n iza t ion .

• Depu t y Dir ect or s / Res ea r ch Officer s / As s is t a n t Res ea r ch Officer s in
t h e Dir ect or a t e of Fin a n cia l Res ou r ces a n d Econ omic In t elligen ce
be u pgr a ded t o t h e n ext h igh er s ca le, in view of t h e n a t u r e of t h eir
du t ies .

• All employees in t h e Dir ect or a t e of Fin a n cia l Res ou r ces a n d
Econ omic In t elligen ce be given s pecia l pa y on t h e pat t er n of
Secr et a r ia t Employees .

• Sect ion Officer s (Accou n t s ) be given t h e h igh er pa y s ca le of Rs .
7220-11660 in view of t h eir qu a lifica t ion s a n d t ou gh compet it ion
t o qu a lify t h e exa min a t ion of S.A.S. a s h a s been given t o Dis t r ict
Tr ea s u r y Officer s a n d Su per in t en den t s Gr a de I.

• Pa y Sca les of a ll officer s a bove t h e r a n k of Sect ion Officer s be
u pgr a ded.

• J u n ior Au dit or s in t h e Dir ect or a t e of Loca l Fu n ds h a vin g
pr es cr ibed qu a lifica t ion of B.Com (Fir s t Cla s s ) or M.Com (Secon d
Cla s s ) be given pa y pa r it y wit h Sch ool Lect u r er s , Tech n ica l
As s is t a n t s / Cir cle Au dit or s wit h equ iva len t qu a lifica t ion in t h e pa y
s ca le of Rs . 6400-10640.

• J u n ior Au dit or s be r edes ign a t ed a s Au dit or s a s a lr ea dy
r ecommen ded by t h e Fou r t h Pu n ja b Pa y Commis s ion .

• Dis t r ict Sma ll Sa vin gs Officer s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 6400-10640
be given pa y s ca le a t pa r wit h ot h er Dis t r ict Hea ds wh o a r e in t h e
pa y s ca le of Rs . 7000-10980.

• Sen ior Dis t r ict Sma ll Sa vin gs officer s be given h igh er pa y s ca le
s in ce t h e pa y s ca le of Depu t y Dir ect or s h a s a lr ea dy been r a is ed t o
Rs . 7880-11660.

5.28 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3. Th es e
dema n ds a r e n ot in h a r mon y wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples a n d,
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t h er efor e, do n ot mer it a ccept a n ce. Th eir r evis ed pa y s ca les will be
in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given
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HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE

5.29 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is depa r t men t a r e a s
follows :-
• Medica l Officer s (PCMS-I) a n d Den t a l Su r geon s be given complet e
pa r it y in t er ms of pa y a n d ot h er a llowa n ces wit h t h e Gover n men t
of In dia .

• An a lys t s be given h igh er pa y s ca les in view of t h eir h igh er
qu a lifica t ion s et c.

• Block Ext en s ion Edu ca t or s / Depu t y Ma s s Edu ca t ion a n d
In for ma t ion Officer s / Dis t r ict Ma s s Edu ca t ion Officer s be given
h igh er pa y s ca le a s t h ey t oo a r e h elpfu l in cu r a t ive Hea lt h Ca r e,
like t h e Nu r s in g s t a ff.

• Mu lt ipu r pos e Hea lt h Wor ker s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 3330-
6200/ 4020-6200/ 5000-8100 a n d 6400-10640 be given h igh er pa y
s ca les keepin g in view t h eir h a r d du t ies .

• Ra diogr a ph er s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 4550-7220 be given pa y
pa r it y wit h t h e Opt h a lmic Officer s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 6400-
10640 s in ce t h ey h a ve s imila r en t r y level qu a lifica t ion (10+2 wit h
Scien ce a n d t wo yea r s cer t ifica t e cou r s e).

• Refr iger a t or Mech a n ics in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs .4020-6200 be given
pa y pa r it y wit h t ech n icia n s Gr a de-III in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 5000-
8100.

• Oper a t ion Th ea t r e As s is t a n t s a n d Su per vis or s be given pa y pa r it y
wit h Ph a r ma cis t s / Ch ief Ph a r ma cis t s / Ma t r on s a n d Dis pen s a r y
Su per in t en den t s r es pect ively.

• En t omologis t be given h igh er pa y a s t h e min imu m qu a lifica t ion
r equ ir ed for t h is pos t is Pos t Gr a du a t ion in Zoology.

• Nu r s es be given h igh er pa y s ca les on t h e pa t t er n of Sixt h Cen t r a l
Pa y Commis s ion .

• Mu lt i Pu r pos e Hea lt h Employees i.e. B.C.G. Tech n icia n s , Fa mily
Pla n n in g Field Wor ker s , Mu lt ipu r pos e Wor ker s (Ma le) Va ccin a t or s ,
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Ba s ic Hea lt h Wor ker s , Mu lt ipu r pos e Wor ker s (Tb) a n d ANM
r edes ign a t ed a s Mu lt i Pu r pos e Hea lt h Wor ker s (F) be given pa y
s ca les on t h e pa t t er n of Sixt h Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion .

• Dr u g In s pect or s / As s is t a n t Dr u g Con t r oller s be u pgr a ded on t h e
pa t t er n of Sixt h Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion .

• St a t is t ica l Officia ls / Officer s be given pay pa r it y wit h t h e equ iva len t
r a n ks in t h e Econ omic a n d St a t is t ica l Or ga n iza t ion .

• Ph a r ma cis t s be given s ca les on t h e pa t t er n of Sixt h Cen t r a l Pa y
Commis s ion a n d r edes ign a t ed a s Ph a r ma cy Officer .

• Employees of t h e Pu n ja b Men t a l Hos pit a l h a ve dema n ded t h e
r es t or a t ion of s pecia l pa y a va ila ble t o t h em pr ior t o 01-01-1986.

• Cler ks / Sen ior As s is t a n t s a n d ot h er Min is t er ia l Ca dr es be given
pa y pa r it y wit h t h eir cou n t er pa r t s in ot h er Depa r t men t s .

• Den t a l Elect r icia n s be u pgr a ded t o t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 4020-6200
in view of t h eir qu a lifica t ion s .

• Food In s pect or s be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e In s pect or s in t h e
Depa r t men t of Agr icu lt u r e.

• Ayu r vedic Doct or s a n d Homeopa t h y Doct or s be given pa y pa r it y
wit h PCMS Doct or s .

• Ayu r vedic Tea ch er s employed in Gover n men t Ayu r vedic College be
given s ca les on t h e pa t t er n of PCMS Doct or s .

• Up-Va id in Ayu r vdic Dis pen s a r y be r edes ign a t ed a s Ayu r vedic
Ph a r ma cis t a n d given t h e s ca le of Ph a r ma cis t in t h e Depa r t men t of
Hea lt h .

• Res iden t Ph ys icia n s in t h e Ayu r vedic Sys t em be given t h e pa y
s ca le of Ayu r vedic Doct or s , a s t h is pos t ca n be filled by Ayu r vedic
Doct or s wit h h a vin g t wo yea r s exper ien ce.

5.30 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly con s ider ed t h e a bove men t ion ed
dema n ds . It ma y be men t ion ed t h a t a lr ea dy t h er e exis t s a pa r it y
in t h e s cales of pa y, a s well as in t h e Dyn a mic Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion
Sch eme, for PCMS Doct or s / Den t is t s wit h t h e Doct or s / Den t is t s in
t h e Gover n men t of In dia . Th is pa r it y s h ou ld con t in u e. Th e pa y
s ca les of officer s in t h e St a t e Dr u gs Con t r oller s h ou ld a ls o be on
t h e pa t t er n of t h e Gover n men t of In dia . In t h e ca s e of
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En t omologis t , t h e Commis s ion con cu r s wit h t h e view t h a t t h is
pos t ju s t ifies t h e h igh er gr a de beca u s e of h igh er en t r y level
qu a lifica t ion s . Th e r evis ed gr a de for t h is pos t wou ld be Rs . 9300-
34800 wit h gr a de pa y of Rs . 4600. Simila r ly for t h e An a lys t s , t h e
Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d t h e followin g pa y s ca les :


(In Rs . )
De s ign a t ion
Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d Pa y
Sc a le
Gr a de Pa y
No. of
Pos t s
J u n ior
An a lyt ica l
As s is t a n t
4550-7220 10300-34800 3200 5
Sen ior
An a lyt ica l
As s is t a n t
5000-8100 10300-34800 3600 3
An a lys t
5800-9200 10300-34800 4200 30
Depu t y Pu blic
An a lys t
6400-10640 10300-34800 4600 3
As s is t a n t
Ch emica l
Exa min er
6400-10640 10300-34800 4600 3
Depu t y
Ch emica l
Exa min er
7000-10980 15600-39100 6000 2
Pu blic An a lys t
10025-15100 15600-39100 6600 1
Gover n men t
An a lys t
7880-11660 15600-39100 6600 1







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5.31 In t h e ca s e of Nu r s es , t h e Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d h igh er
pa y s ca les a s u n der :
(In Rs . )
De s ign a t ion Pr e -r e vis e d
Pa y Sc a le
Re vis e d
Pa y
Sc a le
Gr a de
Pa y
St a ff Nu r s e
1. 5000-8100
2. 5480-8925
(for 50%)
10300-
34800
3200
Nu r s in g Sis t er / Pu blic Hea lt h
Nu r s e[t ea ch in g]/ Sis t er Tu t or
5800-9200
10300-
34800
3800
Ma t r on / As s is t a n t
Ma t r on / Nu r s in g
Su per in t en den t / Dis t r ict
Pu blic Hea lt h Nu r s e
6400-10640
10300-
34800
4200
Nu r s in g
Su per in t en den t / Pr in cipa l
Tu t or
7880-13500
15600-
39100
5400
Su per in t en den t Pu blic Hea lt h
Sch ool
9200-13900
15600-
39100
5700
Depu t y Dir ect or Nu r s in g
10025-15100
15600-
39100
6600

5.32 For ph a r ma cis t s , t h e Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d a n
u pgr a da t ion t o Rs . 5000-8100 Gr a de a n d t h eir r efixa t ion
a ccor din gly. It is obs er ved t h a t Oph t h a lmic Officer (Rs . 5800-9200)
h a s min imu m qu a lifica t ion 10+2 wit h s cien ce s u bject s plu s t wo
yea r s diploma wh er ea s Ph a r ma cis t (Rs . 4500-7220 wit h a s t a r t of
Rs . 4700) a ls o h a s t o be 10+2 wit h s cien ce s u bject s a n d t wo yea r s
diploma a lon gwit h t h r ee mon t h s on -h a n d t r a in in g. Th er efor e in
ca s e of Oph t h a lmic Officer , t h e r evis ed pa y s cale wou ld be t h e
s a me a s t h a t of t h e Ph a r ma cis t a n d t h e des ign a t ion s h a ll be a s
‘Oph t h a lmic As s is t a n t ’ in fu t u r e a n d t h e pr es en t in cu mben t s
wou ld be a llowed t h e pr es en t des ign a t ion a n d r evis ed pa y s ca le as
per Gen er a l Con ver s ion Ta ble equ iva len t t o Rs . 5800-9200 a s a
mea s u r e per s on a l t o t h em. Th e Res iden t Ph ys icia n s in t h e
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Ayu r vedic Sys t em s h ou ld a ls o get t h e gr a de of Ayu r vedic Doct or s
in view of t h e qu a lifica t ion s a t t a ch ed t o t h e pos t . In t h e ca s e of
Mu lt i-pu r pos e Hea lt h Wor ker s (bot h Ma le a n d Fema le) t h e
Commis s ion wou ld a ls o r ecommen d u pgr a da t ion t o Rs . 4020-6200
a n d t h en r efixa t ion a ccor din gly.

5.33 All ot h er dema n ds a r e a t var ia n ce wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples
evolved by t h e Commis s ion , a n d, t h er efor e, do n ot mer it
a ccept a n ce. Th e r evis ed pa y s ca les will be in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e
Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4.

FOOD AND CIVIL SUPPLIES DEPARTMENT

5.35 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is Sect or a r e t h e
followin g:-
• Addit ion a l Dir ect or be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e Addit ion a l Dir ect or
of Hea lt h a n d Fa mily Welfa r e wh o is in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 14300-
18600.

• J oin t Dir ect or be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e Ch ief Ma n a ger of
Ma r kfed in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 13500-16800.

• Depu t y Dir ect or be given pay pa r it y wit h t h e equ iva len t Ra n k
Officer s in Ma r kfed, PSWC AND PAFC in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs .
10000-13900.

• Dis t r ict Food a n d Su pplies Con t r oller s / As s is t a n t Dir ect or be
given pa y pa r it y wit h ot h er Dis t r ict Hea d officer s like As s is t a n t
Excis e a n d Ta xa t ion Commis s ion er / Depu t y Regis t r a r Cooper a t ive
Societ ies in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 7880-11660.

• Food a n d Su pplies Officer s be given pa y pa r it y wit h Su b Divis ion a l
Ma gis t r a t es a n d Depu t y Su per in t en den t s of Police in t h e pa y s ca le
of Rs -7220-11660.

• As s is t a n t Food a n d Su pplies Officer s be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e
Food a n d Su pplies Officer s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs -7000-10640 a n d
a ls o t h a t t h eir ca dr e be mer ged wit h t h e ca dr e of Food a n d
Su pplies Officer s a s mos t of t h em r et ir e a s As s is t a n t Food a n d
Su pplies Officer .

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• Food a n d Su pplies In s pect or s Gr a de-I in t h e pa y s ca le be given
pa y pa r it y wit h In s pect or s wor kin g in t h e ot h er Depa r t men t s in
t h e pa y s ca le of Rs -5800-9200.

• An a lys t s / Hea d An a lys t s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs 5000-8100/ 5480-
8925 be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e In s pect or s a n d As s is t a n t Food
a n d Su pplies Officer s in t h e s a me Depa r t men t .

• St a t is t ica l As s is t a n t s be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e St a t is t ica l
As s is t a n t s wor kin g in t h e Econ omic a n d St a t is t ica l Or ga n iza t ion in
t h e pa y s ca le of Rs -5800-9200.

• Su per in t en den t s Gr a de-I h a ve r equ es t ed t h a t t h e r a t io fixed for
t h eir pr omot ion a s Dis t r ict Food Su pplies Con t r oller s / As s is t a n t
Dir ect or s s h ou ld be ch a n ged fr om 1:10 t o 1:6.

• Sen ior Au dit or s h a ve r equ es t ed t o r edu ce t h e eligibilit y con dit ion s
of 7 Yea r s exper ien ce for t h eir pr omot ion a s Accou n t s Officer s
s h ou ld be r edu ced t o 5 yea r s .

• Sen ior Au dit or s be r edes ign a t ed a s Su per in t en den t s Gr a de-I a s
bot h pos t s h a ve s imila r du t ies .

• J u n ior Au dit or s s h ou ld be r edes ign a t ed a s Sen ior As s is t a n t s .

• Min is t er ia l Ca dr es h a ve dema n ded en h a n cemen t in t h e per cen t a ge
fixed for pr omot ion t o t h e pos t of As s is t a n t Food a n d Su pplies
Officer .

• Min is t er ia l St a ff Cler ks / J u n ior Edit or s / Accou n t a n t s / Sen ior
Edit or s / Sen ior Tech n ica l As s is t a n t s / St en o Typis t s / J u n ior Sca le
St en ogr a ph er s / Sen ior As s is t a n t s / Su per in t en den t s Gr a de-II a n d
Su per in t en den t s Gr a de-I h a ve dema n ded pa y pa r it y wit h t h e
equ iva len t r a n k officia ls of ot h er Depa r t men t s .


5.36 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3. Th es e
dema n ds a r e n ot in con for mit y wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples a n d,
t h er efor e, do n ot mer it a ccept a n ce. Th e r evis ed pa y s ca les of t h e
employees will be in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e Gen er a l
Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4.



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RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND PANCHAYATS

5.37 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is depa r t men t a r e a s
follows :-

• Socia l Edu ca t ion a n d Pa n ch a ya t officer s be given h igh er pa y s ca le
in or der t o en s u r e pa y pa r it y wit h t h a t of officer s in ot h er
Depa r t men t s .

• En gin eer s in t h e Depa r t men t be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e
En gin eer s in t h e Depa r t men t of Pu blic Wor ks (B&R).

• J u n ior En gin eer s a n d As s is t a n t En gin eer s be given h igh er pa y
s ca les a n d r edes ign a t ed a s Ru r a l Developmen t Officer s a n d Sen ior
Block Developmen t officer s r es pect ively.


• Mu kh Sewika s h a ve dema n ded t o u pgr a de t h eir pa y s ca les fr om
Rs . 5000-8100 t o Rs . 5480-8925 or Rs . 5800-9200 a s h a s been
a llowed t o s imila r ly pla ced officer s / officia ls in ot h er Depa r t men t s .

• Villa ge Developmen t Or ga n is er s be given pa y pa r it y wit h
Agr icu lt u r a l Su b In s pect or s , Sch ool Libr a r ia n s , J BT Tea ch er s a n d
J u n ior Dr a ft s men .

• Fa cu lt y member s of t h e Ru r al Developmen t In s t it u t e n eed t o be
pr ovided wit h t h e s a la r y s t r u ct u r e a n d pr omot ion on UGC pa t t er n .

• J u n ior Dr a ft s men / Dr a ft s men be given Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme on t h e
pa t t er n of PCS (EB).

• All Block Developmen t a n d Pa n ch a ya t officer s , Dis t r ict
Developmen t a n d Pa n ch a ya t officer s , Dir ect or s , J oin t Dir ect or s
a n d Addit ion a l Dir ect or s be given t h e s a me pa y s ca les a n d n o
dis t in ct ion s h ou ld be ma de wh et h er t h ey wer e a ppoin t ed befor e or
a ft er 01.01.1996.

5.38 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed
dema n ds . As t h e Fa cu lt y Member s a t t h e In s t it u t e of t h e Ru r a l
Developmen t h a s en t r y level qu a lifica t ion s s imila r t o UGC n or ms ,
t h ey ma y be given UGC lin ked s a la r y s t r u ct u r e a n d pr omot ion a l
oppor t u n it ies a ccor din gly, a s a n d wh en it is a n n ou n ced by t h e
Gover n men t of Pu n ja b for ot h er edu ca t ion a l in s t it u t ion s . Th e ot h er
dema n ds a r e a t va r ia n ce wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in
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Ch a pt er 3 a n d, t h er efor e, do n ot mer it a ccept a n ce. Th eir r evis ed
pa y s ca le will be in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e Gen er a l
Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4.

HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
5.39 Th e Commis s ion did n ot r eceive a n y r epr es en t a t ion fr om t h e
employees in t h e depa r t men t of Ur ba n Developmen t . As r ega r ds
t h e depa r t men t of Town a n d Cou n t r y Pla n n in g, t h e ma jor
dema n ds a r e:

• Redes ign a t ion of t h e pos t of J u n ior En gin eer s a s As s is t a n t Town
Pla n n er s .

• Pa y pa r it y of Sen ior As s is t a n t s wit h Field In ves t iga t or s .

5.40 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3. As t h es e
dema n ds a r e in con flict wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples t h ey ca n n ot be
a ccept ed. All t h e Officer s / Officia ls wou ld get t h eir r evis ed pa y
s ca le a s per t h e Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in
Ch a pt er 4.

INDUSTRIES AND COMMERCE


5.41 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is Sect or a r e t h e
followin g :

• J u n ior Tech n ica l As s is t a n t s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 4400-7000 be
given t h e pa y pa r it y wit h t h e J u n ior Tech n ica l As s is t a n t s in t h e
pa y s ca le of Rs . 5000-8100 wor kin g in ot h er Depa r t men t s .
• Sen ior Tech n ica l As s is t a n t s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 5800-9200 be
given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e equ iva len t officia ls in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs .
6400-10640 wor kin g in ot h er Depa r t men t s .
• Block Level Ext en s ion Officer s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 5480-8925
be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e In s pect or s in t h e pa y s cale of Rs .
5800-9200 in Excis e a n d Ta xa t ion , La bou r a n d Cooper a t ion
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Depa r t men t s . Th e for mer h a ve lower pay s ca les even t h ou gh t h eir
en t r y level qu a lifica t ion s a r e h igh er t h a n t h e la t t er .
• Sen ior In du s t r ia l Pr omot ion Officer s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 5480-
8925 be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e Block Pr ima r y Edu ca t ion
Officer s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 6400-10640.
• Fu n ct ion a l Ma n a ger s / Pr oject Ma n a ger s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs .
7000-10980 a n d Depu t y Dir ect or s a n d J oin t Dir ect or s in t h e pa y
s ca le of Rs . 10025-15100 a n d 13500-16800 r es pect ively wh o a r e
a ll En gin eer s be given pa y pa r it y wit h En gin eer s in t h e
Depa r t men t of Pu blic Wor ks (B&R).
• Th e pos t s of J u n ior Tech n ica l Officer s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 2000-
3500 a n d Sen ior Tech n ica l Officer s in pa y s ca le of Rs . 2130-3700
be mer ged.
• As s is t a n t Dir ect or Des ign (Ha n dicr a ft ) in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs .
5800-9200 be u pgr a ded a s As s is t a n t Dir ect or in t h e pa y s ca le of
Rs . 10025-15100.
• Non Ga zet t ed Tech n icia n s i.e. Skilled Wor ker s / SOS/ La b
At t en da n t s a n d Sen ior Tech n ica l As s is t a n t s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs .
3120-6200/ 4020-6200/ 4400-7000/ 5000-8100 be given pa y pa r it y
wit h t h e equ iva len t pos t s in Depa r t men t s of High er Edu ca t ion ,
Power a n d In du s t r ia l Ta n n in g et c.
5.42 Th e Commis s ion h a s exa min ed t h es e r equ es t s ca r efu lly a n d does
n ot fin d t h em in h a r mon y wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples evolved in
Ch a pt er 3. All t h e officer s / officia ls wou ld get t h eir r evis ed pa y
s ca le a s per t h e Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in
Ch a pt er 4.


YOUTH SERVICES AND SPORTS

5.43 Th e ma jor dema n d of t h e employees of t h is depa r t men t is :

• Th a t t h e 77 pos t s in t h e Depa r t men t of Spor t s i.e. on e pos t of
As s is t a n t Dir ect or +12 pos t s of Dis t r ict Spor t s Officer s +64 pos t s of
Spor t s Officer s a s on 1-1-1978 be pla ced in t h e u n r evis ed pa y
s ca le of Rs .7220-11660 a s in t h e ca s e of Coa ch es t h er e is n o
h ier a r ch y. Ea ch Coa ch dea ls wit h a s epa r a t e s por t / ga me a n d a ll
of t h em a r e equ a l in s t a t u s a n d on ly t h e s en ior mos t a mon g t h em
a r e t h e Dis t r ict Spor t s Officer s .

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5.44 Th e Commis s ion exa min ed t h e wh ole is s u e in it s t ot a lit y. It wa s
n ot iced t h a t t h er e u s ed t o be 73 pos t s of Spor t s Officer s / Dis t r ict
Spor t s Officer s in t h e gr a de of Rs . 800-1400 a s on 1.1.1978 a n d
t h r ee pos t s of Sen ior Spor t s Officer s a lon g wit h a n As s is t a n t
Dir ect or Spor t s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 825-1580. Th e Th ir d Pu n ja b
Pa y Commis s ion r ecommen ded t h a t 13 pos t s of Dis t r ict Spor t s
Officer s s h ou ld be pla ced in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 2200-4000 a n d
t h e r ema in in g 64 pos t s of Spor t s Officer s be pla ced in t h e pa y
s ca le of Rs . 1800-3200. However , t h e St a t e Gover n men t is s u ed a
n ot ifica t ion wh ich in clu ded t h a t :-

• As s is t a n t Dir ect or Spor t s a lon g wit h 12 Dis t r ict Spor t s Officer s
a r e gr a n t ed pa y s ca le of Rs . 2200-4000.

• Ou t of r ema in in g 64 pos t s , 28 pos t s a r e des ign a t ed a s Sen ior
Coa ch es in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 2000-3500 w.e.f. 1.10.1990 a n d
t h e r ema in in g 36 a r e pla ced in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 1800-3200.

5.45 Aga in s t t h e a bove n ot ifica t ion , ma n y coa ch es filed a Civil Wr it
Pet it ion (5931 of 1993) in t h e Hon ’ble High Cou r t of Pu n ja b a n d
Ha r ya n a a t Ch a n diga r h a n d it wa s or der ed on 24.12.1997 t h a t a ll
t h e Pet it ion er s s h ou ld be given t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 2200-4000 a n d
t h ey s h ou ld be des ign a t ed a s Spor t s Officer s / Dis t r ict Spor t s
Officer s a ccor din gly. Th e St a t e Gover n men t filed a r eview
a pplica t ion a ga in s t t h is or der in 1999 a n d t h e ma t t er is s t ill
pen din g for a dju dica t ion in t h e Cou r t .

5.46 Th e Commis s ion r ecommen ds t h a t a ll t h e 77 pos t s (On e pos t of
As s is t a n t Dir ect or + 12 pos t s of Dis t r ict Spor t s Officer s + 64 pos t s
of Spor t s Officer s a s on 1.1.1978) s h ou ld be pla ced in t h e
u n r evis ed pa y s ca le of Rs . 7220-11660 a n d t h er ea ft er t h eir r evis ed
pa y s ca le wou ld be a s per t h e Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles
given in Ch a pt er 4.

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5.47 Th e a bove r ecommen da t ion wou ld be a pplica ble on ly in r es pect of
fixa t ion of t h eir pa y fr om 1.1.2006 a n d t h e ea r lier per iod wou ld be
cover ed a s per decis ion of t h e Hon ’ble Pu n ja b a n d Ha r ya n a High
Cou r t .

COOPERATION

5.48 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is depa r t men t a r e t h e
followin g:
• As s is t a n t / Depu t y/ J oin t / Addit ion a l Regis t r a r in t h e pa y s ca le of
Rs . 7000-10980/ 7880-11660/ 10025-15100 a n d Rs . 13500-
16800 r es pect ively be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e PCS (EB) or wit h
compa r a ble officer s of t h e Depa r t men t s of Agr icu lt u r e a n d Ru r a l
Developmen t in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 7880-11660/ 12000-16350/
13500-16800 a n d Rs . 14300-18600 r es pect ively.

• Cooper a t ive In s pect or s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 5480-8925 be given
pa y pa r it y wit h t h e In s pect or s of Agr icu lt u r e Depa r t men t in t h e
pa y s ca le of Rs . 5800-9200 (Redes ign a t ed a s Agr icu lt u r a l
Developmen t Officer s ) in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 7220-11660.

• Cooper a t ive Au dit Officer s ’ As s ocia t ion h a s r equ es t ed for
u pgr a da t ion of t h eir pos t s in view of t h eir h igh er en t r y level
Aca demic Qu a lifica t ion .

Sr . No. Na me of t h e pos t Pr e s e n t pa y
s c a le
De ma n de d pa y
s c a le

1 Au dit Officer 7000-10980 7880-11660
2 Dy.Ch ief Au dit or 7880-11660 10025-15100
3 J t .Ch ief Au dit or 10025-15100 13500-18600
4 Addl.Ch ief Au dit or 18600-22100 18600-22100+2500
As Spl.Pa y

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• Cooper a t ive Au dit In s pect or s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 5800-9200
be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e equ iva n t r a n k officia ls of ot h er
Depa r t men t s , wh o a r e in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 6400-10640.

• Sen ior Au dit or s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 6400-10640 h a ve
dema n ded mer ger of t h eir ca dr e wit h t h e Au dit Officer s in t h e pa y
s ca le of Rs . 7000-10980 on t h e gr ou n d t h a t t h eir wor k loa d is
equ iva len t .


5.49 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed
dema n ds in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3.
Th e Commis s ion feels t h a t t h ey do n ot ju s t ify accept a n ce. Th es e
dema n ds did n ot get t h e a ccept a n ce even fr om t h e Fou r t h Pu n ja b
Pa y Commis s ion . Th e r evis ed pa y s ca les , t h er efor e, in ea ch on e of
t h e ca t egor ies men t ion ed a bove wou ld be in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e
Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4.




TECHNICAL EDUCATION & INDUSTRIAL TRAINING

5.50 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is Sect or a r e t h e
followin g:

• Wor ks h op St a ff in t h e Polyt ech n ic Colleges s h ou ld be a s per
t h e n or ms fixed by t h e All In dia n Cou n cil of Tech n ica l
Edu ca t ion a n d it s h ea d s h ou ld be decla r ed a s t h e Hea d of t h e
Depa r t men t .


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• Pa y s ca les a n d des ign a t ion s of wor ks h op s t a ff s h ou ld be
ch a n ged a s u n der :

Sr No. Pr e s e n t Na me of t h e Pos t Pr opos e d Na me of t h e
Pos t
1 Wor ks h op In s t r u ct or (Rs -
5480-8925)
As s is t a n t Tr a in in g Officer
(Rs -5800-9200)
2 For ema n In s t r u ct or (Rs .
7880-13500)
Tr a in in g Officer
(Rs . 7880-11660)
3 Wor ks h op Su per in t en den t
(Rs . 7220-11660)
Sen ior Tr a in in g Officer
(Rs .10025-15100)
4 Wor ks h op Su ppor t in g St a ff Pa r it y wit h Equ iva len t pos t
in t h e Depa r t men t of
Pu blic Wor ks (B&R)

• Ph ys ica l Tr a in in g In s t r u ct or s of t h e Depa r t men t in t h e pa y s ca le of
Rs . 5000-8100 be pla ced in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 7220-11660 a s
t h eir qu a lifica t ion (B.A., D.P.Ed.) is s imila r t o t h os e in Edu ca t ion
Depa r t men t .
• St u dio As s is t a n t s be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e Hea d Dr a ft s men /
Ar ch it ect As s is t a n t s of Pu blic Wor ks (B&R) Depa r t men t .
• Tech n icia n be given pa y pa r it y wit h Tech n icia n s in ot h er
Gover n men t Depa r t men t s .
• St a ff of t h e In s t it u t ion s for t h e Specia lized Cou r s es be given pay
pa r it y wit h t h e St a ff Employed in ot h er Gover n men t Polyt ech n ics .
• Libr a r ia n s be given t h e pa y s ca les a s per r ecommen da t ion s of All
In dia Cou n cil of Tech n ica l Edu ca t ion .
• Addit ion a l Dir ect or in t h e Depa r t men t of In du s t r ia l Tr a in in g in
t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 13500-18100 be given pa y pa r it y wit h
Addit ion a l Dir ect or Tech n ica l Edu ca t ion Rs . 14300-18600.
• Diploma h older En gin eer s be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e J BT
Tea ch er / Voca t ion a l Tea ch er s ( Rs . 4550-7000) on t h e plea t h a t
t h eir en t r y level qu a lifica t ion s a d t h e per iod of s pecia lized t r a in in g
a r e t h e s a me.
• Ga zet t ed Officer s be given pa y pa r it y wit h En gin eer s in t h e
Depa r t men t of Pu blic Wor ks on t h e plea t h a t t h eir en t r y level
a ca demic qu a lifica t ion s a n d r equ is it e per iod for s pecia lized
t r a in in g a r e t h e s a me.
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• Pla cemen t Officer h a vin g pa y s ca le of Rs . 7220-11660 h a s
dema n ded t o r evis e t h e pa y s ca le of t h is pos t of Rs . 10025-15500
fr om 01-01-1996 a s t h is pos t h a s been s a n ct ion ed by t h e
Gover n men t of In dia equ a l t o t h e r a n k of t h e pos t of Depu t y
Dir ect or (ea r lier kn own a s As s is t a n t Dir ect or Cla s s -I) h a vin g pa y
s ca le of Rs . 10025-15500 on 01-01-1996. Ea r lier Commis s ion a n d
An oma ly Commit t ee h a ve r ecommen ded t o r evis e t h e pa y s ca le of
t h is pos t in t h is pa y s ca le of t h e Depu t y Dir ect or .
5.51 Th e Commis s ion h a s exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
ca r efu lly. For r ea s on s of a ccr edit ion wit h t h e All In dia Cou n cil of
Tech n ica l Edu ca t ion a n d n a t ion a l u n ifor mit y, t h e t ea ch in g fa cu lt y
employed in t h e Depa r t men t be given pa y s ca les a s r ecommen ded
by All In dia Cou n cil of Tech n ica l Edu ca t ion (AICTU) on t h e
s t ipu la t ion s in dica t ed by t h e AICTU. In t h e ca s e of wor ks h op s t a ff,
t h e Depa r t men t ma y con s t it u t e a commit t ee t o iden t ify pos t s
wh ich a r e pa r t of t h e t ea ch in g fa cu lt y, wh o wou ld n eed t o be given
pa y s ca les a s r equ ir ed by t h e AICTU. Th e Commis s ion h a s fu r t h er
exa min ed t h e r equ es t s of Addit ion a l Dir ect or a n d Pla cemen t
Officer a ls o. Addit ion a l Dir ect or s h ou ld get h is r evis ed pa y a s per
Gen er a l Con ver s a t ion Ta ble. As Gover n men t of In dia h a s
s a n ct ion ed t h e pos t of Pla cemen t Officer in t h e pa y s ca le of t h e
pos t of Depu t y Dir ect or (Rs . 10025-15500) a n d t h e ea r lier
commis s ion h a s r ecommen ded t h e pos t of Pla cemen t Officer a s
Depu t y Dir ect or t h er efor e h e be given t h e u n r evis ed pa y s ca le of
Rs . 10025-15500 fr om 01-01-1996 a n d t h er ea ft er h e will get h is
r evis ed pa y a s per Gen er a l Con ver s ion Ta ble. For ot h er r equ es t s ,
we fin d it difficu lt t o a ccept t h em, a s t h ey wou ld con t r a ven e t h e
Gu idin g Pr in ciples evolved by t h e Commis s ion .

CULTURAL AFFAIRS, ARCHIEVES & MUSEUMS
5.52 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees of t h e Depa r t men t a r e a s
u n der :-
• Kileda r be given for pa y pa r it y wit h t h e Su per vis or s in t h e
Depa r t men t .

• Th e ca dr e of Ch emica l As s is t a n t s be mer ged wit h t h e ca dr e of
Tech n ica l As s is t a n t s Gr a de-1.
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• Th e ca dr e of An t iqu it y Men der be mer ged wit h t h e ca dr e of Por t r y
As s is t a n t (Rs .5000-8100) a s t h eir job des cr ipt ion s a r e iden t ica l.

• Tech n ica l As s is t a n t s be r edes ign a t ed a s As s is t a n t Res ea r ch
Officer s on t h e a n a logy of s u ch pos t s bein g r edes ign a t ed in
Econ omic a n d St a t is t ica l Or ga n iza t ion .

• Res ea r ch Officer s be given pay pa r it y wit h t h e Res ea r ch Officer in
t h e Depa r t men t of La n gu a ges .

• Ca t a loger s a n d Su r veyor s be given pa y pa r it y wit h Sen ior
As s is t a n t s a s it exis t ed pr ior t o 31.12.1985.

• J u n ior Tech n ica l As s is t a n t / Res ea r ch As s is t a n t / Tech n ica l
As s is t a n t Au dit or -cu m-Compiler be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e pos t
of Su per in t en den t Gr a de-II (Rs . 6400-10640).

• As s is t a n t Ar ch ivis t be u pgr a ded t o Rs . 7220-11640 in view of it s
pr es cr ibed qu a lifica t ion s .

• Su r veyor s / Ca t a loger s , J u n ior Tech n ica l As s is t a n t s , Tech n ica l
As s is t a n t s / Edit or -cu m-Compiler a n d As s is t a n t Ar ch ivis t be given
pa y pa r it y wit h Sen ior As s is t a n t , Su per in t en den t Gr a de-I,
Es t a blis h men t Officer a n d Un der Secr et a r y, r es pect ively.

5.53 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3. Th es e
dema n ds a r e n ot in con for mit y wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples a n d,
t h er efor e, do n ot mer it a ccept a n ce. Th e r evis ed pa y s ca les will be
in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given
in Ch a pt er 4.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
5.54 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is Sect or a r e t h e
followin g :-

• In for ma t ion Tech n ology Pr ofes s ion a ls be given pa y pa cka ge
ma t ch in g wit h Pr iva t e Sect or .
• In for ma t ion Tech n ology pr ofes s ion a ls on con t r a ct be gover n ed by
Pu n ja b Civil Ser vice Ru les .

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5.55 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed
dema n ds . Wh ile t h e Commis s ion h a s been liber a l in evolvin g n ew
pa y s ca les for t h e Pu n ja b Gover n men t employees , it is n ot pos s ible
t o ma t ch t h em wit h t h e pa y pa r it y in t h e pr iva t e s ect or a s a lr ea dy
dis cu s s ed in Ch a pt er 3 r ela t in g t o Gu idin g Pr in ciples . As r ega r ds
t h e con t r a ct employees , it mu s t be poin t ed ou t t h a t a per s on
employed u n der a con t r a ct h a s t o be gover n ed by t h e t er ms of t h e
s a id con t r a ct . He or s h e ca n n ot be gover n ed by t h e Pu n ja b Civil
Ser vice Ru les . Th e Commis s ion wou ld, h owever , r ecommen d t h a t
t h e pa y pa cka ge given in con t r a ct u a l a ppoin t men t s s h ou ld be
s u bject t o per iodica l r eviews s o a s t o be in t u n e wit h t h e ma r ket
con dit ion s .

5.56 All t h e officer s / officia ls wou ld get t h eir r evis ed pa y s ca le a s per
Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4.

IRRIGATION AND POWER

5.57 Th e ma jor dema n ds of employees of t h is depa r t men t a r e a s
follows :-

• Silt Obs er ver / Silt An a lys t be given pa y pa r it y wit h Hea d La b
At t en da n t is in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 4020-6200 a s t h ey h a ve
common en t r a n ce qu a lifica t ion s a n d s imila r du t ies .

• Reven u e s t a ff of Ir r iga t ion Depa r t men t i.e. Depu t y
Collect or / Zileda r / Hea d Reven u e Cler k/ As s is t a n t Cler k/ Reven u e
Cler k/ As s is t a n t Reven u e cler k/ Ir r iga t ion Bookin g cler k/ Ca n a l
Pa t wa r i be given pa y pa r it y wit h equ a l r a n ks officia ls / officer s of
Reven u e Depa r t men t .

• Scien t is t s be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e En gin eer s .

• Field Su per vis or y s t a ff i.e. ea r t h wor k Mis t r i/ Wor k
Mu n s h i/ Su per vis or / Wor k In s pect or / Oper a t or s be r edes ign a t ed
a s Wor k In s pect or / Wor k Su per vis or a n d given a pr omot ion qu ot a
for t h e pos t of J u n ior En gin eer s a s t h ey h a ve n o pr omot ion
ch a n n el.


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• Upgr a da t ion of Su per in t en den t Gr a de-II pos t s a s Su per in t en den t
gr a de-I in 32 cir cles in t h e St a t e.

• Su r veyor s be given pa y pa r it y wit h Su r veyor s of s oil Con s er va t ion
Depa r t men t .

• Ch a r gemen a n d For emen be given h igh er pa y s ca le wa s
r ecommen ded by t h e Fou r t h Pu n ja b Pa y commis s ion .

• Diploma En gin eer s be given pa y pa r it y a n d a llowa n ces a s in
Pu blic Wor ks (B&R) Depa r t men t .

• Hea d Sign a ller s be given h igh er gr a de in view of t h eir job
des cr ipt ion .

• Tech n icia n s a n d t ech n ica l s u per vis or in Th ein Da m be given
h igh er pa y s ca le in view of t h eir qu a lifica t ion s .

• J oin t Dir ect or Res ea r ch / Res ea r ch Officer s / As s is t a n t s Res ea r ch
Officer / Res ea r ch a s s is t a n t gr a de-A be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e
En gin eer s of t h e s a me Depa r t men t .

• Per s on a l St a ff a t t a ch ed t o differ en t officer s be given pa y pa r it y
a n d ot h er a llowa n ces wit h t h a t of per s on a l s t a ff wor kin g in
Pu n ja b Civil Secr et a r ia t .

• Ca n a l Sign a ller s (Rs . 3330-6200) be given on e mon t h s a la r y ext r a
a s t h ey n eed t o wor k for 53 h ou r s per week a ga in s t 37.5 h ou r s
per week.

• Hea d Sign a ller s be given h igh er gr a de in view of t h eir job
des cr ipt ion .

• B.Sc. (Non -Medica l) Su per vis or be given h igh er pa y s ca le of
J u n ior En gin eer s .

• Lin e Su per in t en den t s be r edes ign a t ed a s J u n ior En gin eer s
wit h ou t a ch a n ge in t h eir pa y s ca les .

• Th e pos t s of As s is t a n t Elect r ica l In s pect or , Execu t ive En gin eer
a n d Ch ief Elect r ica l In s pect or be r edes ign a t ed a s As s is t a n t
Dir ect or (Elect r ica l In s pect ion s )/ Depu t y Dir ect or (Elect r ica l
In s pect ion ) Ch ief Dir ect or (Elect r ica l In s pect ion ), r es pect ively a s
t h eir ma in job is t o con du ct in s pect ion s befor e t h e r elea s e of
power con n ect ion t o t h e u s er s .

5.58 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3. Su b-
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Divis ion a l En gin eer s / Ch ief En gin eer s s h ou ld con t in u e t o h a ve
pa r it y wit h t h eir cou n t er pa r t s in t h e Depa r t men t of Pu blic Wor ks .
Simila r ly, t h e Diploma En gin eer s in t h is Depa r t men t s h ou ld h a ve
pa y pa r it y wit h t h os e in t h e Pu blic Wor ks (B&R) Depa r t men t . Th e
r equ es t for a ch a n ge in t h e des ign a t ion in t h e Depa r t men t of
Power for Lin e Su per in t en den t s a n d Elect r ica l In s pect ion s t a ff
ma y be a gr eed t o bu t it s h ou ld n ot in volve a n y ch a n ge in t h eir pa y
s ca les . Th e r es t of t h e dema n ds a r e n ot con gr u ou s wit h t h e
Gu idin g Pr in ciples a n d, t h er efor e, do n ot mer it a ccept a n ce. Th eir
r evis ed pa y s ca les will be in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e Gen er a l
Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4.

SOCIAL SECURITY AND WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT


5.59 Th e ma jor dema n ds of employees in t h is depa r t men t a r e a s
follows :

• Th e pos t of Pr ogr a mme Pr odu cer of Br a ille Pr es s , Lu dh ia n a be
u pgr a ded a n d given t h e s a me s ca le a s Ma n a ger Br a ille Pr es s ,
Lu dh ia n a of Rs . 7000-10980 on t h e plea t h a t bot h t h e jobs a r e
iden t ica l in n a t u r e.

• Ta bla Pla yer Tea ch er s be given pa r it y wit h J BT Tea ch er s .

• Dis t r ict Socia l Secu r it y Officer s be given pa r it y wit h ot h er Hea ds of
Office a t Dis t r ict level in t h e s ca le of Rs . 7220-11660.

• Ch ild Developmen t Pr oject Officer s be given t h e s ca le in dica t ed in
t h e In t egr a t ed Ch ild Developmen t Sch eme of t h e Gover n men t of
In dia .

5.60 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly con s ider ed t h e a bove men t ion ed
dema n ds in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3.
Th es e dema n ds a r e a t va r ia n ce wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples a n d,
t h er efor e, do n ot mer it a ccept a n ce. Th eir r evis ed pa y s ca les will be
in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given
in Ch a pt er 4.
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LABOUR
5.61 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees of t h is depa r t men t a r e t h e
followin g:-
• La bou r In s pect or s Gr a de-II (Rs . 4400-7000) be r edes ign a t ed a s
La bou r In s pect or s Gr a de-I (Rs . 5480-8925) a n d Gr a de-I a n d Gr a de
II Ca dr es mer ged.

• La bou r In s pect or s be r edes ign a t ed a s La bou r En for cemen t
Officer s .


• Ga zet t ed Officer s of t h e La bou r Depa r t men t (Rs . 7000-10980) be
given pa y pa r it y wit h PCS (EB) a s 30% of t h em join t h e
depa r t men t t h r ou gh PCS (EB) a n d Allied Ser vices Combin ed
Compet it ive Exa min a t ion .

5.62 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed
r equ es t s in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples men t ion ed in
Ch a pt er 3. It h a s been n ot iced t h a t t h ey a r e n ot in con for mit y
wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples a n d a s s u ch do n ot mer it a ccept a n ce.
All t h e officer s / officia ls wou ld get t h eir r evis ed pa y s ca le a s per
Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4.

EDUCATION

5.63 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is s ect or a r e a s follows :

• Pa y s ca les of Tea ch er s in ever y Ca t egor y be u pgr a ded t o ma t ch
t h eir cou n t er pa r t s in t h e Gover n men t of In dia .

• Sch ool Hea dma s t er s be given a pa y s ca le bet t er t h a n t h a t of
College Lect u r er s a s t h e for mer a ls o do a dmin is t r a t ive wor k.

• Th e des ign a t ion of Hea dma s t er s s h ou ld be ch a n ged t o t h a t of
Pr in cipa l Gr a de-II.

• Sch ool Lect u r er s be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e n on En gin eer in g
Lect u r er s in Gover n men t Polyt ech n ics on t h e plea t h a t Th r ee Year
Diploma Cer t ifica t e is s u ed t o s t u den t s of s u ch Polyt ech n ics is
equ iva len t t o 10+2 on t h e Gen er a l Edu ca t ion s ide.
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• Th a t Voca t ion a l Ma s t er s be r edes ign a t ed a s Voca t ion a l Lect u r er s
a n d given pa y pa r it y wit h Hea dma s t er s .

• 75% of t h e pos t s of Voca t ion a l Tea ch er s be filled fr om a mon gs t
Voca t ion a l Wor ks h op At t en da n t s .

• Ar t a n d Cr a ft Tea ch er s be given pa y pa r it y wit h Tea ch er s in Ma s t er
Ca dr e.

• Home Scien ce Tea ch er s be given pa y pa r it y wit h Ar t a n d Cr a ft
Tea ch er s .

• Ph .D/ M.Ph il Sch ool Tea ch er s be given t h e pa y s ca le of College
Lect u r er s .

• Ma t h ema t ics Tea ch er s on t h e Sch ool Side be given h igh er pa y
s ca le in view of t h eir ext r a wor k loa d.
• High er Pa y Sca les be given t o Depu t y Dir ect or s / Cir cle Edu ca t ion
Officer s .

• A ca dr e of Vice Pr in cipa ls in Sen ior Secon da r y Sch ools , As s is t a n t
Hea d Ma s t er s in High Sch ools a n d Hea d Ma s t er s in Middle
Sch ools a lon g wit h a t lea s t on e t ea ch er of En glis h in ever y
High / Sen ior Secon da r y Sch ool s h ou ld be cr ea t ed.

• La bor a t or y St a ff in Sch ools be given h igh er pa y s ca les in view of
t h e s ign ifica n ce of t h eir a s s ign men t .

• Commer ce In s t r u ct or s in t h e Colleges be r edes ign a t ed a s Lect u r er
in Office Ma n a gemen t a n d Secr et a r ia l As s is t a n ce a n d given pa y
pa r it y wit h College Lect u r er s .

• College Libr a r ia n s / As s is t a n t Libr a r ia n s / Libr a r y Res t or er s / Libr a r y
At t en da n t s / Depu t y Dir ect or s / Ch ief Libr a r ia n s / St a t e
Libr a r ia n s / Dis t r ict Libr a r ia n s / Libr a r y At t en da n t s / cler ica l St a ff in
Libr a r ies be u pgr a ded t o h igh er s ca les .

• Hos t el Su per in t en den t s be given pa y pa r it y wit h College Lect u r er s
a n d a s pecia l pa y of Rs . 2500/ - per mon t h be given for per for min g
t h eir du t ies t h r ou gh ou t t h e a ca demic s es s ion wit h ou t a n y br ea k.

• Book Bin der be con s ider ed a s a Gr ou p C a ppoin t men t .

• Res ea r ch As s is t a n t s in t h e Depa r t men t of La n gu a ges be given pay
pa r it y wit h College Lect u r er s , Res ea r ch Officer s wit h Sen ior
Lect u r er s a n d As s is t a n t Dir ect or s wit h Rea der s in t h e Un iver s it y
a n d Depu t y Dir ect or s wit h Pr ofes s or s in t h e Un iver s it y.

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• Libr a r ia n s in Sch ools be given pa y pa r it y wit h Ma s t er Ca dr e a s
t h eir en t r y level qu a lifica t ion s a r e B.A. wit h Diploma in Libr a r y
Scien ce.

• Libr a r ia n s / As s is t a n t Libr a r ia n s a t h ea dqu a r t er s be given pa y
pa r it y wit h J BT/ Ma s t er Ca dr e/ Lect u r er s depen din g u pon t h eir
qu a lifica t ion s .

• Th e Recept ion is t a t t h e Mu s a fir Memor ia l Cen t r a l St a t e Libr a r y
Pa t ia la be given h igh er pa y s ca le keepin g in view h er
qu a lifica t ion s .

• In s t r u ct or s / Res ea r ch In s t r u ct or s / Su per vis or s / Res ea r ch Officer s
in St en ogr a ph y cou r s es be u pgr a ded t o h igh er pa y s ca les in view
of t h e n a t u r e of t h eir du t ies .

• Sen ior Sca le St en ogr a ph er s wor kin g wit h t h e Hea ds of t h e
Depa r t men t in t h e Edu ca t ion Sect or be u pgr a ded t o t h a t of
Per s on a l As s is t a n t s a s is t h e n or m wit h ot h er Hea ds of
Depa r t men t , a s t h is is a n er r or / omis s ion .

• All pos t s of DPIs on t h e Sch ools s ide be filled by IAS/ PCS
Officer s a n d of D.E.Os by PCS officer s .

5.64 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove r equ es t s . Th e
Commis s ion a t t a ch es gr ea t impor t a n ce t o t h e Edu ca t ion Sect or
s in ce it ca n br in g a bou t r a pid s ocio-econ omic t r a n s for ma t ion of
t h e St a t e. Accor din gly, t h e Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d h igh er
pa y s ca le for t ea ch er s a t va r iou s levels on t h e Cen t r a l pa t t er n a s
u n der :
(In Rs . )
Re vis e d Pa y s c a le a s pe r
Ge n e r a l Con ve r s i on Ta ble

De s ign a t i on Pr e s e n t pa y
s c a le
Pa y Ba n d Gr a de Pa y
J BT/ ETT/ Hea d Tea ch er 4550-7220 5910-20200 3000
Cr a ft a n d ver n a cu la r Tea ch er s 5000-8100 10300-34800 3200
Cen t er Hea d Tea ch er /
Ma s t er / Mis t r es s
5480-8925 10300-34800 3600
BPEO/ Sch ool Lect u r er /
Voca t ion a l Ma s t er s
6400-10640 10300-34800 4200
Hea d Ma s t er High Sch ool 7000-10980 10300-34800 4400
Pr in cipa l Sen ior Secon da r y
Sch ool
10025-15100 15600-39100 6600
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5.65 Th e ot h er r equ es t s a r e n ot in con for mit y wit h t h e Gu idin g
Pr in ciples in Ch a pt er 3 a n d, t h er efor e, do n ot mer it a ccept a n ce. All
t h e officer s / officia ls wou ld get t h eir r evis ed pa y s ca les a s per
Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4.

WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION

5.66 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is depa r t men t a r e a s
follows :
• Regu la r iza t ion of t h e Wor k Ch a r ged Employees .

• Fit t er s (wit h t h e qu a lifica t ion of ma t r icu la t e +2 Yea r s Diploma
Cou r s e of I.T.I.) be pla ced in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 4020-4260 wh ich
per s on s wit h s imila r qu a lifica t ion s h a ve been given in ot h er
Depa r t men t s .

• Diploma En gin eer s be pla ced in h igh er pa y s ca les cor r es pon din g
t o t h eir h igh er qu a lifica t ion s .

5.67 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3. Th es e
dema n ds a r e n ot in con for mit y wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples a n d,
t h er efor e, do n ot mer it a ccept a n ce. Th eir r evis ed pa y s ca le will be
in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given
in Ch a pt er 4.

MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH


5.68 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is Sect or a r e a s follows :-


• Dir ect or Medica l Edu ca t ion a n d Res ea r ch be given t h e r evis ed pay
s ca le of Rs -39200-67000+13000 a s gr a de pa y a lon g wit h s pecia l
a llowa n ce of Rs -1000 per mon t h .

• Pr in cipa ls of Gover n men t Medica l Colleges be given t h e r evis ed
pa y s ca le of Rs -39200-67000+13000 a s gr a de pa y a lon g wit h
s pecia l a llowa n ce of Rs -600 per mon t h .

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• Den t a l Mech a n ic/ Den t a l Hygien is t a r e 10+2 Medica l +2 yea r s
Diploma be given t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 4550-7220 a s in t h e ca s e of
Ph a r ma cis t s .

• Ra diologis t s be given a s h a r e of X-Ra ys fee.


• Or t h opedic Wor ks h op Wor ker s (s u ch a s Lea t h er Wor ker s /
Tech n icia n s ) in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs .3120-5160 be given h igh er
pa y s ca les on t h e pa t t er n of ot h er Depa r t men t s .

• Medica l Socia l Wor ker s be given h igh er pa y s ca le a s t h ey a r e Pos t
Gr a du a t es in Socia l Wor k a n d h a ve been decla r ed a s pr ofes s ion a l
wor ker s by t h e Reh a bilit a t ion Cou n cil of In dia .

• Medica l La bor a t or y Tech n icia n s be given on e s t ep h igh er pa y
s ca le in view of t h eir h igh er qu a lifica t ion s .

• Ra diogr a ph er s be given r is k a llowa n ce a n d t h eir pa y s ca le s h ou ld
be u pgr a ded.

• Diet icia n s (Rs -5800-9200) be given h igh er pa y s ca le in view of
t h eir h igh er qu a lifica t ion s .

• E.C.G. Tech n icia n s be given h igh er pa y s ca le in view of t h eir
h igh er qu a lifica t ion s .

• Dia lys is As s is t a n t s / Dia lys is Tech n icia n s be given h igh er pa y
s ca le in view of t h eir h igh er qu a lifica t ion s .

5.69 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3. In view of
t h e fa ct t h a t Medica l Edu ca t ion a n d Res ea r ch is bein g r egu la t ed at
t h e Na t ion a l Level by t h e Medica l Cou n cil of In dia a n d t h e Den t a l
Cou n cil of In dia , t h er e is h owever , ju s t ifica t ion for pa r it y in s ca les
in r es pect of Doct or s en ga ged in Medica l Edu ca t ion a n d Res ea r ch
ir r es pect ive of t h e fa ct t h a t t h eir wor kin g a t t h e fir s t level or a t t h e
t op level. Th er efor e, Dir ect or , Medica l Edu ca t ion a n d Res ea r ch ,
Pr in cipa ls of Gover n men t Medica l Colleges a n d of t h e Tea ch er s in
Medica l Edu ca t ion a n d Res ea r ch s h ou ld h a ve pa r it y in pa y s ca les
wit h Gover n men t of In dia . On a clos er s cr u t in y of t h e pr es cr ibed
qu a lifica t ion s a n d t h e per iod of t ech n ica l t r a in in g, it s felt t h a t
Den t a l Mech a n ics / Den t a l Hygien is t s a n d Ra diogr a ph er s ’ r equ es t
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for t h eir u pgr a da t ion in t h e pa y s ca le t o t h a t of Ph a r ma cis t s is
a ccept ed. Simila r ly, t h e dema n d of t h e J u n ior Doct or s As s ocia t ion
in r es pect of t h eir emolu men t s a t pa r wit h t h e en t r y pa y s ca le of
Gen er a l Du t y Medica l Officer s is a ccept ed. Th e r equ es t of Medica l
Socia l Wor ker s a n d Diet icia n s wh os e in it ia l qu alifica t ion for t h e
job is a Pos t Gr a du a t e for t h e h igh er pa y gr a de of Rs . 6400-10640
is a ls o a ccept ed.

5.70 Th e ot h er dema n ds a r e a t va r ia n ce wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples
a n d, t h er efor e, do n ot mer it a ccept a n ce. Th eir r evis ed pa y s ca les
will be in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4.

TRANSPORT

5.71 As r ega r ds t h e office of t h e St a t e Tr a n s por t Commis s ion er , t h e
ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees a r e a s follows :-

• Dis t r ict Tr a n s por t Officer s be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e PCS
officer s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs .7880-11660.

• Su per in t en den t s Gr a de-II In Region a l Tr a n s por t Au t h or it y be
des ign a t ed a s As s is t a n t Secr et a r y/ Region a l As s is t a n t Tr a n s por t
Au t h or it y t o fa cilit a t e pu blic dea lin gs in t h e Au t h or it y.

• Mot or Veh icle In s pect or s be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e J u n ior
En gin eer s (Rs .5800-9200) a s t h eir en t r y level qu a lifica t ion s a r e
h igh er t h a n t h a t of t h e la t t er .

5.72 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h es e r equ es t s bu t fin ds
it s elf in dis a gr eemen t a s s u ch r equ es t s viola t e t h e Gu idin g
Pr in ciples men t ion ed in Ch a pt er 3. As r ega r ds t h e r equ es t of t h e
Su per in t en den t s Gr a de II wor kin g in t h e Region a l Tr a n s por t
Au t h or it y, t h ey ma y be r edes ign a t ed a s As s is t a n t Secr et a r y,
Region a l Tr a n s por t Au t h or it y s o t h a t in con ven ien ce t o Gen er a l
Pu blic, if a n y, is r edu ced.


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5.73 Wit h r ega r d t o t h e office of Dir ect or , St a t e Tr a n s por t t h e ma jor
dema n ds of t h e employees a r e a s follows :

• A pos t of Sen ior Sca le St en ogr a ph er be cr ea t ed a s t h er e a r e 14
St en ot ypis t s , 4 J r .Sca le St en ogr a ph er s a n d 1 Per s on a l As s is t a n t in
t h e Depa r t men t .

• St or e a t t en da n t s be r edes ign a t ed t h eir pos t a s cler ks .
• J u n ior Dr a ft s ma n be u pgr a ded a s Hea d Dr a ft s ma n in view of t h e
limit ed oppor t u n it ies for pr omot ion .

• As s is t a n t Mech a n ica l En gin eer / Wor ks Ma n a ger be given pa y
pa r it y wit h t h e En gin eer s in Pu blic Wor ks Depa r t men t a n d a ls o
given t h e fin a n cia l u pga r da t ion on 4-9-14 ba s is .

• Pu n ja b Govt . Dr iver s a n d Tech n ica l employees be given h igh er pa y
s ca les .

• Su per in t en den t s Gr a de-II be u pgr a ded a s Su per in t en den t s
Gr a de-I s o t h a t t h ey t oo a r e eligible for t h e pos t of a Gen er a l
Ma n a ger .

• 50% of Con du ct or s be given t h e pa y s ca le of Rs .4400-7000.

• In s pect or s / Welfa r e In s pect or s / Ch ief In s pect or s a n d St a t ion
Su per vis or s Gr a de-I be given h igh er pa y s ca le wit h t h e equ iva len t
r a n k officer s in ot h er Depa r t men t s a s t h ey t oo a r e per for min g
s imila r du t ies .

• Tech n icia n s gr a de II, Tech n ica l Su per vis or s a n d Gen er a l St a t ion
Su per vis or s (In ch a r ge) be given h igh er pa y s ca les on t h e ba s is of
t h eir h igh er qu a lifica t ion s s o a s t o ma t ch wit h officer s of ot h er
Depa r t men t s .

5.74 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3. Mos t of
t h es e dema n ds a r e a t va r ian ce wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples a n d,
t h er efor e, do n ot mer it a ccept a n ce. However , t h e Commis s ion
wou ld r ecommen d t o r a is e t h e per cen t a ge of con du ct or s in t h e
h igh er pa y s ca le t o 15%, s o t h a t mor e pr omot ion a l oppor t u n it ies
a r e a va ila ble t o t h em.

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5.75 Th e r evis ed pa y s ca les of t h e employees will be in a ccor da n ce wit h
t h e Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4.

PLANNING

5.76 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is depa r t men t a r e a s
follows :-
• Tech n ica l Officer s in t h e Depa r t men t be given h igh er pa y s ca le a s
t h ey n eed s pecia lized s kills wit h a ca demic ba ckgr ou n d of
Econ omics a n d St a t is t ics .

• St en ogr a ph er s dema n ded h igh er pa y s ca les on a r egu la r ba s is
t h a n t h a t of Cler ks wh ich t h ey a r e pr es en t ly get t in g a s per
dir ect ion s of t h e Hon ’ble Cou r t s .

• Th e Dis t r ict St a t is t ica l Officer s be given pa y pa r it y wit h Res ea r ch
Officer s in t h e Pla n n in g Boa r d a s t h e pr es cr ibed qu a lifica t ion in
bot h t h e ca s es is t h e s a me.

• Da t a Collect ion Allowa n ce be given t o employees per for min g in t h is
fu n ct ion .

5.77 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3 a n d h a s
n ot ed t h a t t h ey a r e n ot in con s on a n ce wit h t h es e pr in ciples a n d,
t h er efor e, do n ot mer it a ccept a n ce. All t h e officer s / officia ls wou ld
get t h eir pa y s ca le a s per t h e Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t s Ta bles
given in Ch a pt er 4.

PUBLIC WORKS

5.78 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is s ect or a r e a s follows :-

• High er pa y s ca le be given on complet ion of 18
t h
a n d 27
t h
yea r of
s er vice bes ides t h e Dyn a mic As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme.

• A pos t of En gin eer -in -Ch ief be cr ea t ed in t h e St a t e.

• J u n ior Dr a ft s men be given h igh er pa y s ca le a n d des ign a t ed
Pla n n in g En gin eer Gr a de II a s t h eir en t r y poin t qu a lifica t ion s a r e
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like t h os e of J u n ior En gin eer s . On pr omot ion t oo, a s imila r ch a n ge
in r a n k a n d pa y s h ou ld be given .


• Skilled Wor ker s like Pu mp Oper a t or s / Elect r icia n s / Plu mber s /
For emen / Ch a r gemen et c. be pla ced in Gr ou p-C a s h a s been don e
by t h e Cen t r a l Gover n men t .

5.79 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3. Th e
En gin eer s in t h e St a t e a r e in t h e or ga n ized ca dr e a n d a r e h a vin g
t h e Pa y Sca les on t h e pa t t er n of t h e Gover n men t of In dia . Th is
a r r a n gemen t s h ou ld con t in u e. However , t h e ot h er dema n ds a r e
con t r a r y t o t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples a n d, t h er efor e, do n ot mer it
a ccept a n ce. Th eir r evis ed pa y s ca les will be in accor da n ce wit t h e
Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4.

WELFARE OF SCHEDULED CASTES AND BACKWARD CLASSES


5.80 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is depa r t men t a r e a s
u n der :-
• Dis t r ict Welfa r e Officer s / Teh s il Welfa r e Officer s be given pay pa r it y
wit h t h e Dis t r ict Hea ds a n d Block Developmen t Officer s in t h e
Depa r t men t of Ru r a l Developmen t a n d Pa ch a ya t s in t h e pa y s ca le
of Rs .10025-15100 a n d 7880-11660 r es pect ively.

• In s t r u ct or s (St en ogr a ph y) in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs .5480-8925 be
given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e In s t r u ct or s of St en ogr a ph y in t h e
In du s t r ia l Tr a in in g In s t it u t es in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs .6400-10640.
In s t r u ct or s (St en ogr a ph y) s h ou ld a ls o be des ign a t ed a s Voca t ion a l
Lect u r er .

• Addit ion a l Dir ect or s / Depu t y Dir ect or s a n d Su per in t en den t s
Gr a de-I pr es en t ly in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs .12000-15500/ 7880-11660
a n d 7220-11660 r es pect ively be given t h e r evis ed pa y s ca les of
Rs .13500-16800/ 10025-15100 a n d Rs .7880-11660 r es pect ively
a s in s ome ot h er Depa r t men t s .

• La dy Su per vis or s (Rs .4400-7000) be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e
Su per vis or in Socia l Secu r it y Depa r t men t in t h e pa y s ca le of
Rs .5480-8925.


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• In s t r u ct or s T.C.P.C. Ha n dloom (Rs .4400-7000) be given pa y pa r it y
wit h t h e In s t r u ct or s in t h e Polyt ech n ics (Rs .5480-8925).

• Mu kh Sa ma j Sewka s / Sa ma j Sewka s in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs .3120-
5160 be given pa y pa r it y wit h t h e Cen t r a l Hea d Tea ch er in
Edu ca t ion Depa r t men t (5480-8925).

5.81 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed a ll t h es e r equ es t s a n d
n ot ed t h a t t h ey a r e n ot in h a r mon y wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples
men t ion ed in Ch a pt er 3. Th er efor e, a ll employees in t h is
Depa r t men t will get pa y s cale in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e Gen er a l
Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4.


ELECTION
5.82 Th e dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is Depa r t men t a r e:

• Elect ion Teh s ilda r / Elect ion Na ib Teh s ilda r / Elect ion Ka n u n go (in
t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 7000-10980/ 6400-10640/ 4550-7220,
r es pect ively) be r edes ign a t ed a s Teh s ilda r Elect ion / Na ib Teh s ilda r
Elect ion a n d Ka n u n go Elect ion .

• Elect ion Teh s ilda r (Rs . 7000-10940) be con s ider ed a s Gr ou p A
Officer on t h e a n a logy of t h e Hima ch a l Pr a des h .

5.83 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3.
Accor din gly, t h e Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d t h a t t h e pos t s of
Elect ion Teh s ilda r / Elect ion Na ib-Teh s ilda r a n d Elect ion Ka n u n go
be r edes ign a t ed a s Teh s ilda r Elect ion / Na ib-Teh s ilda r Elect ion a n d
Ka n u n go Elect ion .

5.84 Th e ot h er dema n d is n ot compa t ible wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples
given in t h e Ch a pt er 3 a n d ca t egor iza t ion of pos t s . It does n ot ,
t h er efor e, mer it a ccept a n ce. Th eir r evis ed pa y s ca le will be in
a ccor da n ce wit h t h e Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in
Ch a pt er 4.


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INFORMATION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

5.85 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is Sect or a r e t h e
followin g :

• In for ma t ion a n d Pu blic Rela t ion s Officer s i.e. As s is t a n t Pu blic
Rela t ion s Officer / In for ma t ion Pu blic Rela t ion s Officer / Depu t y
Dir ect or / J oin t Dir ect or / Addit ion a l Dir ect or in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs .
6400-10640/ 7220-11660/ 7880-11660/ 10025-15100 a n d 12000-
15500 r es pect ively be u pgr a ded in t h e s ca le of Rs . 7000-10980/
7880-13500/ 10025-15000/ 12100-15100 a n d 12000-15500
r es pect ively in view of t h e s pecia lized a n d a r du ou s n a t u r e of t h eir
job.

• Specia l Pa y s h ou ld be given t o officer s a s t h ey h a ve oft en t o wor k
lon g a ft er officer h ou r s .
• Upgr a da t ion of pos t s a t Dis t r ict a n d Divis ion a l levels a s mu ch
h igh er s kills a r e r equ ir ed in view of t h eir va s t s pr ea d over of t h e
Elect r on ic/ Pr in t Media .
• Pr ofes s ion a l a llowa n ce a n d fa cilit y of In t er n et a n d Dis h TV be
pr ovided t o t h e officer s of t h e Depa r t men t .
• Cin ema Oper a t or s , Cin ema Oper a t or -cu m-Ca r e Ta ker , NCR
Oper a t or , Tech n ica l-cu m-Cin ema Oper a t or in t h e pa y s ca le of Rs .
3120-5160 be r edes ign a t ed a s Field Pu blicit y As s is t a n t s a n d given
t h e pa y s ca le of Rs . 3330-6200.
• An In dividu a l Employee br ou gh t t o t h e n ot ice of t h e Commis s ion
t h a t h e wa s pr omot ed fr om Exh ibit ion As s is t a n t t o Exh ibit ion
Officer bu t t h e pa y s ca le even a ft er pr omot ion r ema in ed Rs . 5800-
9200.
5.86 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3. Th e
Commis s ion is s epa r a t ely ma kin g cer t a in r ecommen da t ion s wit h
r ega r d t o web-ba s ed in t er n et fa cilit ies a n d, t h er efor e, it n eed n ot
be a ddr es s ed s pecia lly h er e. In view of t h e r evis ed n a t u r e of du t ies
t h a t n eed t o be per for med in t h e moder n a ge of In for ma t ion a n d
Tech n ology, t h e Commis s ion a gr ees pa r t ly wit h t h e r equ es t for
r edes ign a t ion of Cin ema Oper a t or s , Cin ema Oper a t or -cu m-Ca r e
Ta ker s , NCR Oper a t or s , Tech n ica l-cu m-Cin ema Oper a t or s a s
Field Pu blicit y Cler ks .
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5.87 Th e ot h er dema n ds a r e in con flict wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples
fin a lized by t h e Commis s ion . As s u ch , t h ey do n ot mer it
a ccept a n ce. All t h e Officer s / Officia ls wou ld get t h eir r evis ed pa y
s ca le a s per t h e Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in
Ch a pt er 4.

PRINTING AND STATIONERY

5.88 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is Sect or a r e a s follows :

• Pa cker s in a ll Depa r t men t s of t h e St at e be u n ifor ma lly given t h e
pa y s ca le of Rs . 3120-5160.

• All officia ls in t h e Rea din g Br a n ch be given t h e s a me pa y s ca les a s
h a ve been given t o officia ls in t h e Rea din g Br a n ch of t h e Pu n ja b
Vidh a n Sa bh a .

5.89 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly con s ider ed t h e a bove men t ion ed
dema n ds a n d feels t h a t t h es e a r e n ot in u n ifor mit y wit h Gu idin g
Pr in ciples evolved, a n d, t h er efor e, ma y n ot be a ccept ed. Th e
r evis ed pa y s ca les will be in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e Gen er a l
Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given in Ch a pt er 4.

EMPLOYMENT GENERATION


5.90 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees in t h is depa r t men t a r e:

• Employmen t Officer s / Dis t r ict Employmen t Officer s / Depu t y
Dir ect or s / J oin t Dir ect or s / Addit ion a l Dir ect or s , Employmen t
Gen er a t ion a n d Tr a in in g h a ve dema n ded pa y pa r it y wit h PCS (EB)
a s t h ey a r e a ppoin t ed on t h e ba s is of PCS (EB) a llied s er vices
exa min a t ion or a lt er n a t ively t h eir pa y s ca les s h ou ld ma t ch wit h
compa r a ble officer s in t h e Depa r t men t s of Excis e & Ta xa t ion , Food
a n d Civil Su pplies , Edu ca t ion or Ru r a l Developmen t a n d
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• Cla s s -III Employees As s ocia t ion h a s dema n ded h igh er pa y s ca les
for Ma ch in e Men / Cler ks / Res t or er s / Pr oof Rea der s / Dr iver s / St en os
Typis t s / J u n ior Sca le St en os / J u n ior As s is t a n t s / St a t is t ica l
As s is t a n t s / Su per in t en den t s Gr a de-II a n d I a ll of wh ich a r e
in clu ded in common ca t egor ies .

5.91 Th e Commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds
in t h e ligh t of t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples given in Ch a pt er 3. Th es e
dema n ds a r e a t va r ia n ce wit h t h e Gu idin g Pr in ciples a n d,
t h er efor e, do n ot mer it a ccept a n ce. Th eir r evis ed pa y s ca les will be
in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e Gen er a l Con ver s ion / Fit men t Ta bles given
in Ch a pt er 4.




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CHAPTER 6
Allowa n c e s

6.1 Pr es en t ly a la r ge n u mber of a llowa n ces a r e pa ya ble t o t h e Pu n ja b
Gover n men t employees . Some of t h es e a llowa n ces ma y h a ve los t
t h eir r eleva n ce wh ile ot h er s ma y h a ve become mor e s ign ifica n t
beca u s e of t h e ch a n gin g econ omic a n d s ocia l s it u a t ion . Some
a llowa n ces ma y a ls o r equ ir e mor e fr equ en t a dju s t men t du e t o
in fla t ion . Th e Commis s ion h a s t h er efor e ma de s ome a dju s t men t s
in t h e exis t in g a llowa n ces . Th e lis t in g of a llowa n ces a n d t h eir
dis cu s s ion is n ot n eces s a r ily in or der of t h eir impor t a n ce.



De a r n e s s Allowa n c e (DA)

6.2 Th e n eed for pa ymen t of Dea r n es s Allowa n ce s t ems fr om t h e fa ct
t h a t t h er e is u s u a lly a n er os ion in t h e r ea l va lu e of Ba s ic Pa y on
a ccou n t of in fla t ion . Con s equ en t ly, t h e Dea r n es s Allowa n ce is
pos it ively cor r ela t ed t o t h e level of in fla t ion . In Pu n ja b, it is
cu r r en t ly pa id on t h e Gover n men t of In dia pa t t er n .

6.3 Gover n men t of In dia ca lcu la t es t h e level of in fla t ion for pu r pos es
of gr a n t of DA on t h e ba s is of All In dia Con s u mer Pr ice In dex for
In du s t r ia l Wor ker s (IW) ca lled AICPI (1982=100). Th e t welve
mon t h ly a ver a ge of AICPI (1982=100) a s on Is t J a n u a r y a n d Is t
J u ly of ea ch yea r is u s ed for ca lcu la t in g t h e Dea r n es s Allowa n ce.
On 1
s t
J a n u a r y 1996, t h e in dex wa s 306.33.





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6.4 Th e r a t es of DA pa id by t h e Cen t r a l Gover n men t du r in g t h e per iod
01.01.1996 t o 01.01.2004 wer e a s follows :-

As on Ra t e s of DA (%)
01.01.1996 0
01.07.1996 4
01.01.1997 8
01.07.1997 13
01.01.1998 16
01.07.1998 22
01.01.1999 32
01.07.1999 37
01.01.2000 38
01.07.2000 41
01.01.2001 43
01.07.2001 45
01.01.2002 49
01.07.2002 52
01.01.2003 55
01.07.2003 59
01.01.2004 61
Sou r ce: Sixt h Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion Repor t , P. 223

6.5 Th e Cen t r a l Gover n men t mer ged 50% of DA wit h t h e Ba s ic Pa y
a n d w.e.f. 01.04.2004, t h e Dea r n es s Allowa n ce con t in u ed t o be
ca lcu la t ed wit h r efer en ce t o t h e AICPI (IW) a ver a ge a s on
01.01.1996 of 306.33 wit h ou t ch a n gin g t h e ba s e con s equ en t t o
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6.6 Th e followin g r a t es wer e s a n ct ion ed by t h e Cen t r a l Gover n men t
du r in g t h e s u bs equ en t per iod.

As on Ra t e s of DA (%)
01.07.2004 14
01.01.2005 17
01.07.2005 21
01.01.2006 24
Sou r ce: Sixt h Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion Repor t , P. 223

6.7 Th e Dea r n es s Allowa n ce a dmis s ible t o Pu n ja b Gover n men t
Employees on t h e Cen t r a l Pa t t er n wou ld be a s below:-

Da t e fr om wh ic h
pa ya ble
Ra t e s of De a r n e s s Allowa n c e
(Pe r mon t h )
01.01.2006 No Dea r n es s Allowa n ce
01.07.2006 2% of ba s ic pa y* + NPA wh er e a pplica ble
01.01.2007 6% of ba s ic pa y +NPA wh er e a pplica ble
01.07.2007 9% of ba s ic pa y + NPA wh er e a pplica ble
01.01.2008 12% of ba s ic pa y + NPA wh er e a pplica ble
01.07.2008 16 % of ba s ic pa y + NPA wh er e a pplica ble
01.01.2009 22% of ba s ic pa y + NPA wh er e a pplica ble
*Ba s ic pa y h er e s h a ll mea n , Pa y in t h e Pa y Ba n d + Gr a de Pa y a s defin ed
in fit men t t a ble in clu ded in Ch a pt er 4 bu t does n ot in clu de a n y
a llowa n ce s u ch a s s pecia l a llowa n ce.

6.8 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees con cer n in g Dea r n es s
Allowa n ce h a ve been t h e followin g:-
(i) In dex s h ou ld be ba s ed on 3 mon t h ly or 6 mon t h ly a ver a ge
r a t h er t h a n 12 mon t h ly a ver a ge;

(ii) Dea r n es s Allowa n ce s h ou ld be t r ea t ed a s Dea r n es s Pay
wh en t h e In dex in cr ea s es by 25%;

(iii) Dea r n es s Allowa n ce s h ou ld be exempt ed fr om In come Ta x;

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(iv) Neu t r a liza t ion s h ou ld be on gr a du a t ed s ca le. It s h ou ld be
les s t h a n 100% a t h igh er levels of pa y; a n d

(v) Time la g bet ween t h e a n n ou n cemen t of DA by t h e Cen t r al
Gover n men t a n d t h e implemen t a t ion by t h e St a t e
Gover n men t s h ou ld be r edu ced.

6.9 Th e Commis s ion h a s con s ider ed t h es e dema n ds of t h e employees
bu t does n ot fin d an y ju s t ifica t ion for (a ) Ca lcu la t in g in dex on 3
mon t h ly r a t h er t h a n 12 mon t h ly a ver a ge, (b) mer gin g DA wit h pa y
ea ch t ime in dex r is es by 25%, a n d (C) r evis in g DA ever y t h r ee
mon t h s . Th e dema n d t h a t Dea r n es s Allowa n ce s h ou ld be
exempt ed fr om In come Ta x legit ima t ely fa lls in t h e doma in of t h e
Gover n men t of In dia .

6.10 Th e Commis s ion , t h er efor e, r ecommen ds t h a t (a ) we con t in u e t o
follow Cen t r a l pa t t er n r ega r din g gr a n t of Dea r n es s Allowa n ce. Th is
is des ir a ble a n d r a t ion a l a ppr oa ch a s ot h er wis e ea ch St a t e will
h a ve t o devis e it s own s epa r a t e mech a n is m for wor kin g ou t t h e
pr ice r is e, a n d (b) Dea r n es s Allowa n ce s h ou ld be con ver t ed in t o
Dea r n es s Pa y ea ch t ime CPI in cr ea s es by 50% a n d be cou n t ed for
a ll pu r pos es in clu din g r et ir emen t ben efit s .

6.11 Th e Commis s ion wou ld a ls o r ecommen d t h a t a s s oon a s in cr ea s e
in DA is a n n ou n ced by t h e Cen t r a l Gover n men t , t h e St a t e
Gover n men t s h ou ld implemen t it wit h in 3 mon t h s .
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Hou s e Re n t Allowa n c e (HRA)

6.12 Th e eligibilit y for Hou s e Ren t Allowa n ce is wit h r es pect t o t h e pla ce
of pos t in g. For Pu n ja b Gover n men t employees , t h e cu r r en t r a t es
a n d popu la t ion cr it er ion for cla s s ifyin g villa ges , t own s a n d cit ies
for pu r pos es of Hou s e Ren t Allowa n ce a r e t h e followin g:

Sr .
No.
Popu la t ion of
Cit y/ Town
Ca t e gor y Hou s e Re n t
Allowa n c e
(% of Ba s ic Pa y)
(i) 20 la kh s a n d
a bove bu t les s
t h a n 50 la kh s

A
(ii) 10 la kh s a n d
a bove bu t les s
t h a n 20 la kh s
B 1
(iii)

5 la kh s a n d a bove
bu t les s t h a n 10
la kh s
B 2



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(iv) 50,000 a n d a bove
bu t les s t h a n 5
la kh s
C 7.5
(v) Les s t h a n 50,000
in clu din g villa ges
& u n cla s s ified
a r ea s
D 5


6.13 For cit ies s u ch a s Delh i, wh ich h a s a popu la t ion of mor e t h a n 50
la kh s , t h e cu r r en t r a t e of HRA is 30% of Ba s ic Pa y.

6.14 Th e ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees con cer n in g Hou s e Ren t
Allowa n ce a r e:

(a ) Hou s e Ren t Allowa n ce s h ou ld be in cr ea s ed s u bs t a n t ia lly,
pa r t icu la r ly s in ce t h e cos t of con s t r u ct ion a s well a s
r en t a ls h a s gon e u p con s ider a bly in r ecen t yea r s ;

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(b) In t h e a bs en ce of Gover n men t a ccommoda t ion ,
employees pos t ed in r u r a l a r ea s s h ou ld be given h igh er
r a t e of Hou s e Ren t Allowa n ce;

(c) Wh er e bot h h u s ba n d a n d wife a r e Gover n men t
Employees a n d Gover n men t a ccommoda t ion is a va ila ble
t o on e of t h em, t h e ot h er ma y be given Hou s e Ren t
Allowa n ce;

(d) Employees wor kin g in Bor der a r ea s s h ou ld be gr a n t ed
h igh er r a t e of HRA; a n d

(e) Policemen wh o live in Ba r r a cks s h ou ld a ls o be given
Hou s e Ren t Allowa n ce.

6.15 Th e Commis s ion h a s r eviewed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds of t h e
employees ver y ca r efu lly. Th e Commis s ion is a ls o a wa r e of t h e fa ct
t h a t Con s u mer Pr ice In dex, wh ich for ms t h e ba s is for t h e gr a n t of
Dea r n es s Allowa n ce (DA), con t a in s a h ou s in g compon en t wit h a
weigh t of 16.41%. Bu t s u ch a ben efit der ived is u s u a lly low
compa r ed t o ma r ket r en t a ls wh ich h a ve been es ca la t in g du e t o t h e
r is in g cos t a n d qu a lit y of con s t r u ct ion a n d a ppr ecia t in g la n d
va lu es . Th e Commis s ion wou ld, t h er efor e, r ecommen d t h e
followin g r a t es of Hou s e Ren t Allowa n ce:

Sr .
No.
Popu la t ion of
Cit y/ Town
Ca t e gor y Hou s e Re n t Allowa n c e
(% of Ba s ic Pa y)
(i)
50 la kh s a n d a bove
A 30
(ii)
5 la kh s a n d a bove bu t
les s t h a n 50 la kh s
B 20
(iii)
50,000 a n d a bove bu t
les s t h a n 5 la kh s
C 12.5
(iv)
Les s t h a n 50,000
in clu din g villa ges a n d
u n cla s s ified a r ea s
D 10

6.16 Th e Commis s ion is n ot fu lly con vin ced t o gr a n t in g h igh er r a t e of
HRA t o employees pos t ed in Bor der Ar ea s . Ma n y s u ch employees
u s u a lly get r en t -fr ee a ccommoda t ion pa r t icu la r ly wh en t h ey h a ve
t o live n ea r t h e pla ce of wor k r ou n d t h e clock. However , t h e
Commis s ion s ympa t h izes wit h t h e ca s e of Policemen wh o live in
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ba r r a cks bu t a r e n ot given a n y Hou s e Ren t Allowa n ce. Th eir
fa milies (s pou s es , pa r en t s ) oft en live ou t s ide a n d, t h er efor e,
des er ve s pecia l con s ider a t ion . Th e Commis s ion r ecommen ds t h a t
t h e min imu m r a t e of HRA of 10% s h ou ld be given t o t h em.

Lic e n c e Fe e

6.17 For t h os e wh o h a ve been given Gover n men t a ccommoda t ion , t h e
Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d r a is in g t h e licen s e fee t o 10% of
Ba s ic Pa y. Th is is pa r t icu la r ly impor t a n t s in ce con s t r u ct ion a n d
ma in t en a n ce cos t s h a ve gon e u p in r ecen t yea r s . Th is is a ls o
commen s u r a t e wit h r is in g HRA a n d pa y levels . Bu t it is per t in en t
t o s u gges t h er e t h a t t h e Gover n men t mu s t a r r a n ge t o ca r r y ou t
pa in t / wh it e wa s h or ot h er n eces s a r y r epa ir s a t lea s t on ce in t wo
yea r s .
Ru r a l Ar e a Allowa n c e

6.18 Ru r a l Ar ea Allowa n ce is gr a n t ed by t h e Pu n ja b Gover n men t a t t h e
r a t e of 6% of t h e Ba s ic Pa y t o t h e employees wh o a r e wor kin g in
t h e r u r a l a r ea s . Th is is don e t o compen s a t e t h em for la ck of
qu a lit y s er vices s u ch a s edu ca t ion , h ea lt h a n d s u it a ble
a ccommoda t ion in t h e r u r a l a r ea s a s compa r ed t o t h e la r ger t own s
a n d cit ies . Th e Commis s ion a t t a ch es gr ea t impor t a n ce t o t h e
deliver y of qu a lit y Gover n men t s er vices t o t h e r u r a l a r ea s wh er e
t h e ma jor it y of t h e St a t e popu la t ion (66.08%) is cu r r en t ly livin g.
Th e Commis s ion wou ld, t h er efor e, r ecommen d con t in u a t ion of 6%
of r u r a l ar ea a llowa n ce. Th is t oget h er wit h en h a n ced HRA of 10%
wou ld ma ke wor kin g in t h e r u r a l a r ea s s u fficien t ly a t t r a ct ive a n d
t h u s impr ove t h e deliver y of Gover n men t Ser vices t o a la r ge
pr opor t ion of t h e s t a t e popu la t ion .




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Cit y Compe n s a t or y Allowa n c e

6.19 Th e Cit y Compen s a t or y Allowa n ce (CCA) is gr a n t ed t o employees
t o meet expen dit u r e n eces s it a t ed by t h e s pecia l cir cu ms t a n ces in
wh ich t h e job is per for med. Th is is pa r t icu la r ly t h e ca s e wh en t h ey
h a ve t o fa ce h igh er cos t of livin g in t h e u r ba n a r ea s / bigger cit ies .

6.20 Th is Allowa n ce is cu r r en t ly a dmis s ible t o Pu n ja b Gover n men t
employees . Th e Cla s s ifica t ion of t own s a n d cit ies is don e on t h e
ba s is of 1991 popu la t ion cen s u s a s follows :

Sr . No. Cit y/ t own c a t e gor y Popu la t ion
(i) A-I Above 50 la kh s
(ii) A
Above 20 la kh s bu t les s t h a n or
equ a l t o 50 la kh s
(iii) B-I
Above 10 la kh s bu t les s t h a n or
equ a l t o 20 la kh s
(iv) B-2
Above 5 la kh s bu t les s t h a n or equ a l
t o 10 la kh s

6.21 Th e cu r r en t r a t es of CCA by pa y s ca le a n d by differ en t s ize of cit ies
a r e t h e followin g:
Sr . No. Pa y Sca le A 1* A B 1 B2
(In r u pees )
(i) 2520-3000 90 65 45 25
(ii) 3001-4500 125 95 65 35
(iii) 4501-6000 200 150 100 65
(iv) 6001 a n d a bove 300 240 180 120

*la r gely a pplica ble t o employees pos t ed in big cit ies ou t s ide t h e
St a t e.

6.22 For mos t Gover n men t employees t h e pr es en t r a t es of CCA va r y
bet ween ‘1-2%’ of Ba s ic Pa y.
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6.23 Th e Commis s ion h a s exa min ed t h e r a t ion a le a n d t h e n eed for s u ch
a n a llowa n ce. Th e CCA ba s ed on popu la t ion In dex does n ot
pr ovide a good ba s is for ju dgin g expen s iven es s of cit ies . Even t h e
Con s u mer Pr ice In dex (CPI) does n ot in dica t e va r ia t ion s in pr ice
levels fr om pla ce t o pla ce. Mor eover , except for t h e pr oblems of
h ou s in g a n d t r a n s por t a t ion , la r ger cit ies a n d t own s h a ve bet t er
fa cilit ies t h a n s ma ller pla ces . As s u ch n o r a t ion a le ma y n ow exis t
for compen s a t in g for fa ct or s ot h er t h a n a ccommoda t ion a n d
t r a n s por t a t ion cos t s t o meet t h e h igh er cos t of livin g. Bu t even for
t h es e fa ct or s employees h a ve been compen s a t ed in t er ms of h igh er
Hou s e Ren t Allowa n ce a n d bet t er Pa y.

6.24 Th e Commis s ion wou ld, t h er efor e, r ecommen d a bolit ion of t h is
Allowa n ce a s h a s been don e by t h e Cen t r a l Gover n men t on t h e
r ecommen da t ion of t h e Sixt h Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion .

Tr a ve lin g Allowa n c e (TA/ DA)

6.25 For t h e pu r pos es of T.A./ D.A., t h e Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d
ca t egor izin g Pu n ja b Gover n men t Employees on t h e ba s is of Gr a de
Pa y a s follows :

Ca t egor y Gr a de Pa y
I Rs . 10,000 a n d a bove
II Rs . 7,600 t o Rs . 9,999
III Rs . 5,000 t o Rs . 7,599
IV Rs . 3,800 t o Rs . 4,999
V Below Rs . 3,800




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6.26 Th e cla s s ifica t ion of cit ies wit h in or ou t s ide t h e St a t e for t h e gr a n t
of T.A./ D.A. s h ou ld con t in u e t o be t h e s a me:

(i)
Cit ies wit h popu la t ion of 50 la kh s a n d
a bove
A1
(ii)
Cit ies wit h popu la t ion of 20 la kh s a n d
a bove bu t les s t h a n 50 la kh s
A2
(iii)
Cit ies wit h popu la t ion of 10 la kh s a n d
a bove bu t les s t h a n 20 la kh s
B1
(iv)
Cit ies wit h popu la t ion of 5 la kh s bu t les s
t h a n 10 la kh s
B2

Da ily Allowa n c e

6.27 Th e pr es en t r a t es of da ily a llowa n ce for differ en t cla s s of cit ies a r e
gr os s ly in a dequ a t e. Th es e t h er efor e n eed t o be dou bled. Th e n ew
r a t es s h ou ld be a s follows :
(In Rs .)
Gr a de
Pa y
Ca t e gor y
A1
Hot e l/ Non -
Hot e l r a t e s
A2
Hot e l/ Non -
Hot e l r a t e s

B1
Hot e l/ Non -
Hot e l r a t e s

B2
Hot e l/ Non -
Hot e l r a t e s
I
800
400
640
320
480
240
320
160
II
700
300
560
240
420
180
240
120
III
450
250
360
200
270
150
180
100
IV
380
200
300
160
230
120
150
80
V
300
150
240
120
180
90
120
60

6.28 Th e ot h er con dit ion s for da ily a llowa n ce s h ou ld r ema in in for ce:
For exa mple:
(i) No a llowa n ce s h ou ld be per mis s ible wit h in a r a diu s of 8
kms fr om t h e pla ce of du t y. Roa d milea ge a t fixed r a t es
dis cu s s ed s u bs equ en t ly s h ou ld, h owever , con t in u e t o be
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pa id for t h is jou r n ey except t o employees wh o a r e in
r eceipt of loca l t r a velin g a n d con veya n ce a llowa n ce;

(ii) J ou r n ey beyon d 8 kms a n d wit h in 25 kms of t h e pla ce of
du t y s h ou ld be t r ea t ed a s local jou r n eys . Da ily Allowa n ce
s h ou ld be a dmis s ible for a ca len da r da y a t h a lf t h e
n or ma l r a t e ir r es pect ive of t h e per iod of a bs en ce if t h e
employee r et u r n s t o h ea dqu a r t er s t h e s a me da y. Bu t
wh en s u ch a jou r n ey in volves n igh t s t a y, a n employee
s h ou ld be en t it led t o n or ma l t r a velin g a llowa n ce;

(iii) A fu ll Da ily Allowa n ce s h ou ld be a dmis s ible for jou r n eys
beyon d 25 kms fr om h ea dqu a r t er s if t h e per iod of
a bs en ce is s ix h ou r s or mor e. If t h e per iod of a bs en ce is
les s t h a n s ix h ou r s , h a lf Da ily Allowa n ce s h ou ld be
a dmis s ible; a n d

(iv) No in ciden t a l ch a r ges s h ou ld be pa ya ble in a ddit ion t o
t h e Da ily Allowa n ce/ Ha lf Da ily Allowa n ce.

Tr a ve l En t it le me n t
6.29 Th e en t it lemen t t o t r a vel by Ra il is r ecommen ded a s follows :

Gr a de Pa y En t it lemen t by Ra il
Ca t egor y

I Is t Cla s s A.C./ Execu t ive Cla s s
II Is t Cla s s / A.C. Ch a ir Ca r / A.C. Two t ier s leeper
III Is t Cla s s / A.C. Ch a ir Ca r / A.C. Th r ee Tier
IV & V Secon d Cla s s Sleeper

Gr a de Pa y En t it lemen t by Bu s
ca t egor y

I & II A.C. Bu s
III Delu xe Bu s
IV & V Or din a r y Bu s

6.30 Ot h er con dit ion s for t r a vel by t r a in a n d bu s r ema in t h e s a me.


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6.31 Th e en t it lemen t t o t r a vel by Air wit h in In dia is r ecommen ded a s
u n der :
Gr a de Pa y En t it lemen t by Air
Ca t egor y

I At dis cr et ion (Bu s in es s /
Execu t ive Cla s s )
II Econ omy Cla s s
III On t h e con dit ion t h a t t h e
dis t a n ce is mor e t h a n 500 kms .

6.32 In ca s e of In t er n a t ion a l t r a vel, officer s of a n d a bove t h e level of
Secr et a r ies in t h e St a t e Gover n men t a n d t h e equ iva len t s t a t u s
s h ou ld be en t it led t o t r a vel by Bu s in es s / Clu b Cla s s a n d a ll ot h er
officer s of t h e St a t e Gover n men t s h ou ld be en t it led t o t r a vel by
Econ omy Cla s s .

J ou r n e y by Roa d

6.33 Keepin g in view t h e fa ct t h a t fu el cos t s h a ve gon e u p s ign ifica n t ly
in r ecen t yea r s , t h e r evis ed r a t es of r oa d milea ge per km a r e
r ecommen ded a s follows :
(In Rs . )
Gr a de Pa y
Ca t e gor y
Own
Ca r /
Ta xi
Au t o Ric k s h a w/
Own Sc oot e r /
Mot or Cyc le e t c .
Cyc le Ot h e r
me a n s
I 16 8 1.20 16
II 16 8 1.20 16
III 16 8 1.20 16
IV - 8 1.20 8
V - 8 1.20 8




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Ac c ommoda t ion

6.34 Th e ma ximu m r a t es for h ot el a ccommoda t ion / Tou r is t Bu n ga lows
on t h e pr odu ct ion of r eceipt a r e r ecommen ded a s below:

Gr a de Pa y Ca t e gor y Ac c ommoda t ion
I
Reimbu r s emen t of a ct u a l
expen dit u r e t owa r ds n or ma l s in gle
r oom r en t in a h ot el of a ca t egor y
n ot a bove 5 s t a r ; a n d
II
Reimbu r s emen t of a ct u a l
expen dit u r e in cu r r ed t owa r ds
n or ma l s in gle r oom r en t in a h ot el
of ca t egor y n ot a bove 3 s t a r .


Cla s s ifica t ion of Cit y

A1 A2 B1 B2
(An y h ot el r oom u pt o r u pees per da y)
III 800 600 500 400
IV 500 400 300 200
V 300 200 150 100

6.35 Ot h er con dit ion s for a ccommoda t ion a n d da ily a llowa n ce r ema in
t h e s a me.

Tr a ve llin g Allowa n c e on Tr a n s fe r
6.36 Th e Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d t h e followin g t r a n s por t
ch a r ges for t h e ca r r ia ge of t h eir per s on a l effect s on t r a n s fer :

Gr a de Pa y Ca r r ia ge En t it lemen t
Ca t egor y

I & II Two Tr u cks
III On e Tr u ck
IV & V On e Tr u ck
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6.37 All ot h er exis t in g con dit ion s con cer n in g TA on t r a n s fer r ema in
u n ch a n ged.

Tr a n s por t Allowa n c e

6.38 In gen er a l, t h e r a t ion a le for t h is a llowa n ce for t r a vel bet ween h ome
a n d office is :
• Un pr eceden t ed gr owt h in cit y limit s ;
• In cr ea s e in volu me of t r a ffic;
• Non -a va ila bilit y of a ccommoda t ion a t r ea s on a ble r en t
n ea r office in big cit ies / t own s ; a n d
• In cr ea s e in commu t a t ion t ime bet ween r es iden ce a n d
pla ce of wor k.

6.39 Mos t Pu n ja b Gover n men t employees h a ve dema n ded Tr a n s por t
Allowa n ce. Th e Commis s ion is a wa r e of t h e fa ct t h a t Fift h Cen t r a l
Pa y Commis s ion h a d a llowed t h is a llowa n ce t o Cen t r a l
Gover n men t Employees . Th e s a me h a s n ow been r ecommen ded by
t h e Sixt h Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion . Bu t t h e s it u a t ion is n ot
compa r a ble. In Pu n ja b we do n ot h a ve big cit ies . La r ge cit ies a r e
on ly Amr it s a r , J a la n dh a r a n d Lu dh ia n a a n d do n ot in volve la r ge
dis t a n ces . In fa ct , t h e bu lk of t h e St a t e Gover n men t Employees a r e
pos t ed in s ma ller t own s , villa ges a n d r u r a l a r ea s . Mor eover , t r a vel
fr om r es iden ce t o t h e pla ce of wor k is pa r t of t h e du t y of t h e
employee. So fa r t h e t r a vel fr om t h e r es iden ce t o t h e office h a s
n ever been t r ea t ed a s t h e officia l t r a vel. Gr a n t in g t r a n s por t
a llowa n ce wou ld mea n t h a t it is t h e du t y of t h e employer t o
t r a n s por t a ll t h e employees fr om t h eir r es iden ce t o t h e pla ce of
t h eir wor k a n d ba ck. In t h e Pr iva t e Sect or , it is s omet imes a llowed
if t h e t r a vel is a t odd h ou r s a n d/ or it lea ds t o in cr ea s ed
pr odu ct ivit y a n d efficien cy. Bu t even in s u ch ca s es it is a llowed for
a limit ed ca t egor y a n d n u mber of employees .
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6.40 Th e Commis s ion ca n n ot , t h er efor e, r ecommen d gr a n t of a n y
t r a n s por t a llowa n ce for meet in g t r a vel expen s es for t r a vel fr om t h e
r es iden ce t o t h e pla ce of wor k. Th is is t h e bu r den , wh ich t h e St a t e
ca n ill a ffor d a t t h e pr es en t t ime.

6.41 At pr es en t t h er e is on ly on e except ion . Th is r ela t es t o blin d a n d
or t h opedica lly h a n dica pped employees . Th e Commis s ion wou ld
r ecommen d t h a t t h ey con t in u e t o get t r a n s por t a llowa n ce a s 5% of
Ba s ic Pa y s u bject t o t h e en h a n cemen t limit of Rs . 450/ - per
mon t h keepin g in view t h e in cr ea s ed cos t of fu el a n d t h e s pecia l
difficu lt y t h a t t h ey fa ce.

Con ve ya n c e Allowa n c e

6.42 Mos t Pu n ja b Gover n men t employees h a ve dema n ded Con veya n ce
Allowa n ce. However , t h e dema n d comin g fr om ca t egor ies of
employees wit h n on -t ou r in g du t ies is mis pla ced s in ce con cept u a lly
t h is a llowa n ce is lin ked t o t h e officia l t r a vel. (Th e dema n d for
t r a vel a llowa n ce bet ween t h e r es iden ce a n d t h e office h a s been
dis cu s s ed u n der Tr a n s por t Allowa n ce).

6.43 For ca t egor ies of employees wh o h a ve t o t r a vel wit h in a s h or t
dis t a n ce fr om Hea dqu a r t er s , t h e Fou r t h Pu n ja b Pa y Commis s ion
h a d r ecommen ded liber a liza t ion in t h e gr a n t of da ily a llowa n ce for
loca l jou r n eys wh ich fa ll bet ween 8 kms a n d 25 kms . At t h a t t ime
n o da ily a llowa n ce wa s a dmis s ible if per iod of a bs en ce wa s 8
h ou r s or les s . Th e r ecommen da t ion s of t h e Fou r t h Pu n ja b Pa y
Commis s ion r ela t in g t o Tr a vellin g Allowa n ce, wh ich wer e a ccept ed
by t h e Pu n ja b Gover n men t , clea r ly s t a t ed t h a t for loca l jou r n eys
bet ween 8 a n d 25 kms , da ily a llowa n ce s h ou ld be a dmis s ible a t
h a lf t h e n or ma l r a t e ir r es pect ive of t h e per iod of a bs en ce. For
jou r n eys beyon d 25 kms a n d jou r n eys bet ween 8 a n d 25 kms
in volvin g n igh t s t a y s h ou ld be n or ma l da ily a llowa n ce.
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6.44 Th is s h ou ld in pr in ciple t a ke ca r e of cat egor ies in volvin g ext en s ive
du t y t r a vel. Th e s ole except ion is PCMS Doct or s wh o s h ou ld
con t in u e t o get con veya n ce a llowa n ce if t h ey h a ve t o a t t en d t o
emer gen cy clin ica l du t ies a n d ot h er r ela t ed t ime bou n d fu n ct ion s .
Con veya n ce a llowan ce ca n en a ble t h em t o pr ompt ly a t t en d t o t h e
pa t ien t s n eedin g immedia t e t r ea t men t or t o pr ovide effect ive
gu ida n ce a n d s u per vis ion of ba s ic h ea lt h s er vices .

6.45 Bu t it s eems t h a t t h e Pu n ja b Gover n men t h a s a llowed con veya n ce
a llowa n ce t o s ever a l ot h er ca t egor y of employees wh os e job
per h a ps r equ ir es ext en s ive s h or t dis t a n ce du t y t r a vel. For
exa mple, s ome ca t egor y D employees get cycle a llowa n ce
pa r t icu la r ly in t h e Ir r iga t ion depa r t men t . Police Officia ls
(Con s t a bles , Hea d Con s t a bles , As s is t a n t Su b-In s pect or s ,
In s pect or s ) get mon t h ly con veya n ce a llowa n ce. Per s on a l St a ff
(Per s on a l As s is t a n t s , Pr iva t e Secr et a r ies / Specia l
Secr et a r ies / Secr et a r ies t o Min is t er s ) a r e en t it led t o r eimbu r s emen t
of u p t o Rs . 400 a s con veya n ce expen dit u r e in t h e per for ma n ce of
t h eir officia l du t ies on t h e pr odu ct ion of a cer t ifica t e t o t h a t effect
by t h e officia ls / officer s con cer n ed. Con veya n ce Allowa n ce of u p t o
Rs . 400/ - per mon t h h a s a ls o been a llowed t o Depu t y Secr et a r ies ,
Un der Secr et a r ies a n d Su per in t en den t s Gr a de I wor kin g in t h e
Pu n ja b Civil Secr et a r ia t wit h effect fr om 01.08.2004. Wit h t h e
gr a n t of t h is a llowa n ce, n o officia l t r a n s por t is t o be pr ovided t o
PSS Ca dr e Officer s . Th e Commis s ion wou ld, t h er efor e, r ecommen d
t h a t exis t in g a r r a n gemen t s s h ou ld con t in u e a n d t h e a mou n t of
fixed con veya n ce a llowa n ce s h ou ld be dou bled.

6.46 Wh er e t h e officia ls h a ve been a llowed t h e u s e of office veh icle for
pr iva t e pu r pos e on pa ymen t , t h e exis t in g r a t es s h ou ld a ls o be
dou bled fr om Rs . 400 t o Rs . 800 for 300 kms .



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Me dic a l Allowa n c e

6.47 Th e Sixt h Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion h a s r ecommen ded in t r odu ct ion
of a Hea lt h In s u r a n ce Sch eme for Cen t r a l Gover n men t employees
a va ila ble on a volu n t a r y ba s is s u bject t o pa yin g t h e pr es cr ibed
con t r ibu t ion . Th e Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion h a s fu r t h er s u gges t ed
t h a t t h e con t r ibu t ion by t h e employees s h ou ld be ba s ed on a ct u a l
pr emiu m pa id. In Gr ou p A, B a n d C, employees s h ou ld con t r ibu t e
30%, 25% a n d 20% of a n n u a l pr emiu m r es pect ively wit h t h e
Gover n men t pa yin g t h e r ema in der .

6.48 For Pu n ja b Gover n men t Employees , t h e Fift h Pu n ja b Pa y
Commis s ion wou ld, t h er efor e, r ecommen d t h e followin g:
(i) Gover n men t s h ou ld dis cu s s wit h t h e employees a n d t h eir
a s s ocia t ion s a n d for mu la t e Hea lt h In s u r a n ce Sch eme
(HIS) wit h t h e in t en t ion of pr ovidin g employees wit h wider
fa cilit ies a n d qu a lit y h ea lt h ca r e wit h ou t dir ect ly
bu r den in g t h e Gover n men t wit h a dmin is t r a t ive
r es pon s ibilit y of ver ifyin g t h e bills a n d/ or expa n din g
pu blic s ect or medica l in fr a s t r u ct u r e; a n d

(ii) Bu t u n t il s u ch a Hea lt h In s u r a n ce Sch eme is for ma lized
a n d pu t in pla ce, t h e pr es en t a r r a n gemen t of pa yin g fixed
medica l a llowa n ce for ou t door t r ea t men t a n d fu ll
r eimbu r s emen t for in door t r ea t men t s h ou ld con t in u e.

6.49 Th e Commis s ion a gr ees wit h t h e plea of t h e employees a n d t h e
pen s ion er s t h a t t h e cos t of t r ea t men t a n d medicin es h a s
in cr ea s ed in r ecen t yea r s . Th e Commis s ion wou ld, t h er efor e,
r ecommen d t h a t medica l a llowa n ce s h ou ld be in cr ea s ed fr om Rs .
250/ - gr a n t ed in 1996 (a n d la t er ext en ded t o Rs . 350/ -) t o Rs .
500/ - per mon t h for ou t door t r ea t men t for bot h employees a n d
pen s ion er s .

6.50 Th e Commis s ion wou ld a ls o r ecommen d t h a t t h e exis t in g ceilin gs
of in t r a ocu la r , fixin g of den t u r es , h ea r in g a id, s pect a cles et c.
s h ou ld be dou bled. Fu r t h er , like mos t ot h er a llowa n ces t h e
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medica l a llowa n ce s h ou ld a ls o be en h a n ced by 25% ea ch t ime DA
in cr ea s es by 50%.

6.51 In or der t o expedit e pa ymen t of Medica l bills , Gover n men t s h ou ld
a u t h or ize Dis t r ict level officer s t o r eimbu r s e u p t o Rs . 20,000/ -
wh er ea s HODs s h ou ld h a ve t h e power s for medica l r eimbu r s emen t
of a bove Rs . 20,000 a n d u p t o Rs . 1,00,000/ -. Above Rs .
1,00,000/ - t h e power s h ou ld be ves t ed wit h t h e Admin is t r a t ive
Secr et a r y.

6.52 In a ddit ion , t h e Commis s ion wou ld s u gges t t h a t t h e Gover n men t
s h ou ld dr a w u p a pen a l of s pecia lized h os pit a ls wh er e employees /
pen s ion er s cou ld a va il of Ca s h les s Sys t em of t r ea t men t a n d t h e
ch a r ges a r e pa id by t h e Gover n men t dir ect ly t o t h e in s t it u t ion s .

6.53 On e ma jor gr ieva n ce of bot h employees a n d pen s ion er s h a s been
t h a t for ch r on ic dis ea s es t h ey h a ve t o s eek r efer r a l fr om on e of t h e
5 in s t it u t ion s (Medica l Colleges of Pa t ia la , Fa r idkot a n d Amr it s a r ;
PGI Ch a n diga r h ; AIIMS). Th e Commis s ion feels t h a t if t h e
ver ifica t ion a n d r efer r a l power s a r e ves t ed wit h t h e Ch ief Medica l
Officer a t t h e Dis t r ict Level a n d/ or Medica l Boa r ds bot h wit h in
a n d ou t s ide Pu n ja b, ma n y Employees / Pen s ion er s will be s a ved
fr om t h e t r ou ble of comin g t o t h es e in s t it u t ion s .

6.54 Th e Commis s ion wou ld a ls o s u gges t t h a t t h e Gover n men t s h ou ld
r eview t h e lis t of 27 ch r on ic dis ea s es a n d pr epa r e a fr es h lis t
ba s ed on t h e cu r r en t s it u a t ion a n d in for ma t ion in t h e h ea lt h field.

Ris k Allowa n c e

6.55 Mos t employees a n d t h eir As s ocia t ion s h a ve dema n ded r is k
a llowa n ce. Th is in clu des : X-Ra y Tech n icia n s ; Ra diogr a ph er s ;
Hea lt h Officia ls ; Nu r s es ; Vet er in a r y Officia ls ; Ph a r ma cis t s ,
Employees h a n dlin g pois on ou s in s ect icides a n d ch emica ls , Hea vy
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Ma ch in e Oper a t or s ; Tr a n s por t Wor ker s ; Sewer a ge Wor ker s ;
Sweeper s et c. Th eir ma in plea h a s been t h a t t h eir wor k r ela t ed
a ct ivit ies a r e pr on e t o r is k a n d oft en h a ve delet er iou s effect on
h ea lt h over a per iod of t ime.

6.56 Th e Commis s ion h a s exa min ed t h is dema n d ver y ca r efu lly. Th e
Commis s ion is of t h e view t h a t t h e in ciden ce of r is k is n ot
min imized by gr a n t in g fixed Ris k Allowa n ce. Th e Gover n men t h a s
t o t h er efor e en s u r e t h a t t h e r is k elemen t is min imized t h r ou gh t h e
u s e of pr oper pr eca u t ion s a n d h igh er levels of ca r e. If ILO/ WHO
s a fet y s t a n da r ds a r e followed, wor k r ela t ed a cciden t s ca n be
a voided or dr a s t ica lly cu t down . Bu t if a mis h a p t a kes pla ce even
a ft er t a kin g n eces s a r y pr eca u t ion s a n d h igh er levels of ca r e,
in s u r a n ce cover s h ou ld be ava ila ble fr ee of cos t t o t h e Pu n ja b
Gover n men t Employees .

6.57 Th e Commis s ion wou ld, t h er efor e, r ecommen d wit h dr a wa l of fixed
r is k a llowa n ce if a lr ea dy a va ila ble t o a n y ca t egor y of employees .
In s t ea d of fixed r is k a llowa n ce, t h e Gover n men t s h ou ld iden t ify
in h er en t ly da n ger ou s or h ea lt h h a za r dou s jobs a n d pr ovide
in s u r a n ce cover a ga in s t pr ema t u r e dea t h or per ma n en t dis a bilit y
fr ee of cos t . Th e followin g a r e t h e r ecommen ded limit s of in s u r a n ce
cover for differ en t ca t egor ies of employees :

Ca t e gor y of e mploye e s In s u r a n c e c ove r
D 5 la kh s
C 7.5 la kh s
B, A 10 la kh s

6.58 For t h os e in volved in dea lin g wit h r iot in g or t er r or is t a t t a cks or
en emy a ct ion , t h e in s u r a n ce cover s h ou ld be 1.5 t imes of t h e
a mou n t men t ion ed a bove.
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6.59 To offs et t h e effect of in fla t ion , t h e a mou n t of in s u r a n ce cover
s h ou ld a u t oma t ica lly be in cr ea s ed by 25% ea ch t ime DA goes u p
by 50% a s h a s been gen er a lly r ecommen ded for mos t of t h e
a llowa n ces . It s h ou ld a ls o be men t ion ed t h a t in ca s e of s er iou s
in ju r y/ dea t h in t h e cou r s e of employmen t , t h e a mou n t of r is k
in s u r a n ce s u gges t ed a bove will be over a n d a bove ot h er ben efit s
n or ma lly a va ila ble t o a ll ca t egor ies of Gover n men t employees .

6.60 In t h e ca s e of Dr iver s , a s pecia l pr oblem exis t s wh ich h a s come t o
t h e n ot ice of t h e Commis s ion . Mos t Gover n men t veh icles do n ot
h a ve a n y t h ir d pa r t y in s u r a n ce. Wh ile it ma y ma ke good econ omic
s en s e, t h e pr oblem a r is es wh en a n a cciden t t a kes pla ce, t h e dr iver
is a s ked t o con t r ibu t e s u bs t a n t ia lly t owa r ds pa ymen t of t h ir d
pa r t y liabilit y wh ich is s omet imes beyon d h is ca pa cit y. Th e
Commis s ion wou ld, t h er efor e, r ecommen d t h a t eit h er (a ) a ll
veh icles s h ou ld h a ve a t h ir d pa r t y in s u r a n ce cover or (b) a s pecia l
fu n d s h ou ld be cr ea t ed wit h t h e pr emiu m s a ved t o pa y for t h ir d
pa r t y lia bilit y. Th e ca s h con t r ibu t ion of t h e dr iver , if n eces s a r y,
s h ou ld be limit ed. It s h ou ld be on ly t o det er h im fr om da n ger ou s
dr ivin g. Alt er n a t ively h e cou ld be pu n is h ed t h r ou gh ot h er mea n s
s u ch a s wit h h oldin g of a n n u a l in cr emen t (s ).

High e r Qu a lific a t ion Allowa n c e

6.61 Th is Allowa n ce is a dmis s ible t o employees wh o pos s es s or acqu ir e
h igh er qu a lifica t ion t h a n a r e pr es cr ibed a s min imu m es s en t ia l in
t h e r ecr u it men t . It is common ly believed t h a t a Doct or wh o
pos s es s es MS or MD degr ee will cer t a in ly per for m bet t er t h a n a
Doct or wh o h a s MBBS degr ee, wh ich is t h e min imu m qu a lifica t ion
r equ ir ed for t h e job.

6.62 Mos t of t h e Pu n ja b Gover n men t employees a n d t h eir a s s ocia t ion s
h a ve a s ked for h igh er qu a lifica t ion a llowa n ce wh er ever t h e h igh er
qu a lifica t ion pos s es s ed or a cqu ir ed is h igh er t h a n t h e min imu m
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qu a lifica t ion . Bu t t h e Commis s ion is n ot fu lly con vin ced a bou t t h e
n eed t o pr ovide t h is a llowa n ce a cr os s t h e boa r d. Th e Commis s ion
will s u gges t t h a t h igh er qu a lifica t ion a llowa n ce in t er ms of on e or
t wo a dva n ced in cr emen t s s h ou ld be given on ly t o t h os e s pecifica lly
iden t ified ca t egor ies wh er e h igh er qu a lifica t ion pos s es s ed or
a cqu ir ed is dir ect ly r eleva n t t o t h e job a n d mu s t defin it ely lea d t o
bet t er a n d efficien t per for ma n ce of h is / h er du t ies a n d n o ot h er
in cen t ive/ ben efit is a va ila ble u n der t h e r u les for s u ch h igh er
qu a lifica t ion . Mor e s pecifica lly, in ca s es wh er e min imu m
qu a lifica t ion is Gr adu a t ion , ca n dida t es wit h Ma s t er s Degr ee in t h e
r eleva n t s u bject s h ou ld be given a ma ximu m of on e in cr emen t a n d
t h os e pos s es s in g M.Ph il/ Ph .D degr ee s h ou ld get a ma ximu m of
t wo in cr emen t s . Th is ben efit s h ou ld be in clu ded in t h e Ser vice
Ru les a n d clea r ly s t a t ed wh en t h e job is filled or a dver t is ed.

6.63 Th e Commis s ion wou ld a ls o s u gges t t h a t h igh er qu a lifica t ion
a llowa n ce (in t er ms of a dva n ced in cr emen t s ) mu s t s t op wh en t h e
per s on moves t o a h igh er s ca le wh er e h is / h er qu a lifica t ion is ju s t
equ iva len t t o t h e min imu m r equ ir ed for t h a t s ca le. It h a s come t o
t h e n ot ice of t h e Commis s ion t h a t s ome employees h a ve con t in u ed
t o en joy t h e ben efit of a dva n ced in cr emen t s even wh en t h eir
qu a lifica t ion h a s become equ iva len t t o t h e r equ ir ed min imu m in
t h e h igh er s ca le. Th is pr a ct ice mu s t s t op.

Non -Pr a c t ic in g Allowa n c e (NPA)

6.64 Ma n y ca t egor ies of employees a n d t h eir As s ocia t ion s (s u ch a s
Nu r s es , Ph a r ma cis t s , Ph ys iot h er a pis t s , Tech n icia n s , Accou n t a n t s ,
En gin eer s ) h a ve dema n ded NPA a t pa r wit h t h a t pa ya ble t o PCMS
Doct or s . Th eir ma in con t en t ion is t h a t t h ey ca n a ls o u t ilize t h eir
exper t is e for pr iva t e pr a ct ice ou t s ide of t h e Gover n men t . Sin ce
pr iva t e pr a ct ice is n ot a llowed, t h e employees a n d t h eir
a s s ocia t ion s h a ve s ou gh t NPA a t pa r wit h Doct or s . Ayu r vedic,
Homeopa t h ic a n d Vet er in a r y Doct or s h a ve a ls o a s ked for NPA.
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6.65 It mu s t be emph a s ized h er e t h a t NPA is given t o Doct or s n ot on ly
for los s of pr iva t e pr a ct ice bu t a ls o t o compen s a t e t h em for lon ger
du r a t ion of s t u dies (4+1 yea r in t er n s h ip). Th e Doct or s ca n t h u s
en t er Gover n men t Ser vice a t a la t er s t a ge (a bou t 27 yea r s ) wh er ea s
in ot h er s er vices , en t r y of dir ect r ecr u it men t is mu ch ea r lier (a bou t
23 yea r s ). Du e t o t h is Doct or s h a ve gen er a lly s h or t er effect ive
s er vice. Mor eover , Doct or s n eed t o be compen s a t ed for lon ger
wor kin g h ou r s , s t r en u ou s n a t u r e of job a n d for t h e r ela t ively les s er
pr omot ion a l pr os pect s t h a t exis t du e t o dir ect r ecr u it men t wit h ou t
a n y pos t s a t en t r y level bein g filled by pr omot ion .

6.66 Th e Commis s ion is , t h er efor e, of t h e view t h a t a ca s e exit s for
t r ea t in g Doct or s a s a dis t in ct ca t egor y in s o fa r a s pa ymen t of NPA
is con cer n ed. Th is Pr in ciple h a s a ls o been a ccept ed by t h e Sixt h
Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion . Th e Commis s ion wou ld, t h er efor e,
r ecommen d t h a t PCMS Doct or s s h ou ld con t in u e t o be pa id NPA a t
t h e r a t e of 25% of Ba s ic Pa y. Su bject t o t h e con dit ion t h a t Ba s ic
Pa y + NPA does n ot exceed Rs . 85,000/ -.

6.67 Th e Commis s ion wou ld a ls o r ecommen d t h a t NPA given t o Doct or s
s h ou ld con t in u e t o be t r ea t ed a s pa y for t h e pu r pos es of gr a n t of
va r iou s a llowa n ces s u ch a s DA, TA/ DA a s well a s for ca lcu la t ion of
r et ir emen t ben efit s .

6.68 However , it h a s been br ou gh t t o t h e a t t en t ion of t h e Commis s ion
t h a t ma n y Doct or s get t in g NPA con t in u e t o do pr iva t e pr a ct ice
wit h ou t givin g r eceipt t o pa t ien t s . Th is , t h er efor e, n ega t es t h e ver y
pu r pos e for wh ich NPA is given . Th e Commis s ion wou ld, t h er efor e,
s u gges t t h a t t h e Gover n men t s h ou ld t a ke a ppr opr ia t e
a dmin is t r a t ive a n d ot h er mea s u r es t o s t op t h is pr a ct ice.

6.69 Th e commis s ion h a s ca r efu lly exa min ed t h e dema n d of Ayu r vedic,
Homeopa t h ic a n d Vet er in a r y Doct or s for NPA. Th e commis s ion is
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of t h e view t h a t t h eir dema n d is ju s t ified. Th ey s h ou ld t h er efor e be
gr a n t ed NPA of 25% of Ba s ic Pa y on t h e Cen t r a l Gover n men t
pa t t er n . Not gr a n t in g NPA t o t h em wou ld be dis cr imin a t or y. It
wou ld a ls o implicit ly mea n t h a t on e s ys t em of medicin e is s u per ior
t o t h e ot h er a n d t h u s wea ken t h e effor t s of t h e Gover n men t , wh ich
h a s been pr omot in g t h e u s e of Ayu r vedic a n d Homeopa t h ic
s ys t ems of medicin e. Th e Commis s ion a ls o a t t a ch es gr ea t
impor t a n ce t o t h e r ole of t h e Vet er in a r y Doct or s in Da ir y
Developmen t wh ich h olds gr ea t pot en t ia l for employmen t
gen er a t ion in Pu n ja b.

6.70 Bu t it mu s t be s t a t ed t h a t NPA s h ou ld be r es t r ict ed t o pos t s for
wh ich a medica l qu a lifica t ion r ecogn is ed u n der t h e In dia n Medica l
Act , 1956 or u n der t h e Den t is t Act , 1948 h a s been pr es cr ibed as
a n es s en t ia l qu a lifica t ion . In t h e ca s e of Vet er in a r y Doct or s , NPA
s h ou ld be r es t r ict ed t o Vet er in a r y pos t s for wh ich min imu m
qu a lifica t ion of a degr ee of B.V.Sc & A.H. wit h r egis t r a t ion in t h e
Vet er in a r y Cou n cil of In dia is r equ ir ed a s h a s been s t ipu la t ed by
t h e Sixt h Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion .
6.71 It mu s t a ls o be men t ion ed h er e t h a t Pu n ja b Gover n men t a llows
pr iva t e pr a ct ice in t h e medica l field a t cer t a in levels . No NPA
s h ou ld be gr a n t ed in s u ch ca s es . Some Doct or s ma y a ls o be
h oldin g pu r ely a dmin is t r a t ive pos t s on wh ich pr iva t e pr a ct ice h a s
n o r eleva n ce. Th e gr a n t in g of NPA for s u ch pos t s is a ls o n ot
s t r ict ly ju s t ified. Th e Commis s ion wou ld t h er efor e s u gges t t h a t t h e
Pu n ja b Gover n men t s h ou ld s et u p a s ma ll commit t ee t o iden t ify
pos t s for wh ich NPA is r eleva n t NPA s h ou ld be gr a n t ed on ly for
s u ch iden t ified pos t s .

Ca s h Ha n dlin g Allowa n c e
6.72 Th e Commis s ion r ecogn izes t h a t employees h a n dlin g ca s h h a ve t o
exer cis e ext r a ca r e a n d vigil in t h e per for ma n ce of t h eir du t ies .
Th eir r es pon s ibilit ies a r e cer t a in ly mor e on er ou s a n d in volve s ome
elemen t of r is k a ls o.
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6.73 Th e Commis s ion wou ld, t h er efor e, r ecommen d con t in u a t ion of t h is
a llowa n ce wit h t h e followin g r evis ed r a t es a n d a mou n t of ca s h
h a n dled.
Sr .
No.
Amou n t of a ve r a ge mon t h ly
c a s h h a n dle d
(In Ru pe e s )
Amou n t of Ca s h
Ha n dlin g Allowa n c e
pe r mon t h
(In Ru pe e s )
(i)
Upt o 1 la c
100
(ii)
Above 1 la c bu t les s t h a n 10
la cs
200
(iii)
Above 10 la cs bu t les s t h a n
25 la cs
300
(iv)
Above 25 la cs bu t les s t h a n
50 la cs
400
(v)
50 la cs a n d a bove
500

6.74 All ot h er con dit ion s for ca s h h a n dlin g s h ou ld r ema in t h e s a me.
Th e Commis s ion wou ld, h owever , like t o emph a s ize t h a t mos t
t r a n s a ct ion s a r e t oda y r ou t ed t h r ou gh t h e ba n kin g n et wor k a n d
t h er e is min ima l of ca s h h a n dlin g. Th e Ca s h Ha n dlin g Allowa n ce
s h ou ld t h er efor e be a dmis s ible on ly wh en t h er e is a ct u a l h a n dlin g
of ca s h on a r egu la r ba s is .

Pr oje c t Allowa n c e

6.75 Pr oject Allowa n ce is given t o t h e employees t o compen s a t e t h em
for la ck of a cces s t o ba s ic a men it ies s u ch a s h ou s in g, qu a lit y
edu ca t ion for t h eir ch ildr en , developed ma r ket s a n d a va ila bilit y of
pr oper medica l ca r e a t ou t -of-t h e wa y pr oject s it es . Mor eover ,
employees du r in g t h e in it ia l a n d execu t ion s t a ges h a ve t o oft en
wor k u n der difficu lt con dit ion s a n d en vir on men t . As s u ch t h er e is
en ou gh ju s t ifica t ion t o pr ovide t h is t ype of a llowa n ce.

6.76 Bu t t h e Commis s ion fin ds n o ju s t ifica t ion for Pr oject Allowa n ce t o
con t in u e in defin it ely or for lon ger per iods t h a n n eces s a r y. Th e
Commis s ion wou ld s u gges t t h a t t h e Gover n men t s h ou ld ca r efu lly
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iden t ify pr oject s on wh ich t h is a llowa n ce s h ou ld be a dmis s ible t o
t h e employees . Th e cr it er ia for iden t ifyin g s u ch pr oject s s h ou ld be
developed in t er ms of loca t ion , s ize, impor t a n ce a n d difficu lt y of
wor k. Th e Commis s ion wou ld a ls o r ecommen d t h a t in s t ea d of
fixed a mou n t , pr oject a llowa n ce s h ou ld be given a s 5% of Ba s ic
Pa y wit h t h e followin g t wo con dit ion s :

(i) Pr oject s h ou ld h a ve a fa ce va lu e of mor e t h a n Rs . 1,000
cr or e; a n d

(ii) Pr oject Allowa n ce s h ou ld be a dmis s ible for five yea r s or
pr oject life wh ich ever is ea r lier .


Un ifor m/ Wa s h in g Allowa n c e

6.77 Th e Commis s ion h a s given a ca r efu l t h ou gh t t o t h e deman d of t h e
employees for r a is in g u n ifor m/ wa s h in g a llowa n ce. Th e
Commis s ion feels t h a t u n ifor ms s h ou ld be s u pplied t o t h os e
ca t egor ies in wh os e ca s e t h e wea r in g of u n ifor ms is eit h er
ma n da t or y u n der s ome pr ovis ion of law/ s er vice r u les (e.g. Police
Per s on a ls , Dr iver s , Con du ct or s of Roadwa ys ) or it is ot h er wis e
in dis pen s a ble on a fu n ct ion a l ba s is (e.g. Nu r s es , Secu r it y St a ff,
Ga t e Keeper s , Cou r t or der lies , Ca t er in g s t a ff). Wor ks h op s t a ff is
a n ot h er ca t egor y wh o r equ ir e pr ot ect ive clot h in g s in ce t h ey wor k
wit h t h e ma ch in er y a n d lu br ica n t s . Ot h er Cla s s IV employees n eed
n ot be r equ ir ed t o wea r u n ifor ms . Gover n men t s h ou ld t h er efor e
iden t ify ca t egor ies , wh ich n eed t o wea r u n ifor ms , a n d in t h eir ca s e
a ll exis t in g u n ifor m/ wa s h in g a llowa n ces s h ou ld be dou bled a s
con s is t en t wit h t h e r ecommen da t ion s of t h e Sixt h Cen t r a l Pa y
Commis s ion .




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De pu t a t ion Allowa n c e

6.78 Th e Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d con t in u a t ion of t h is a llowa n ce
wit h n ew ceilin gs a s given below:

• 5% of Bas ic Pa y for t r a n s fer wit h in t h e s a me s t a t ion
wit h a ceilin g of Rs . 2,000/ - per mon t h ; a n d

• 10% of Ba s ic Pa y in ot h er ca s es wit h a ceilin g of Rs .
4,000/ - per mon t h .


Th e n ew ceilin gs a r e in con for mit y wit h t h a t r ecommen ded by t h e
Sixt h Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion .

6.79 For officer s goin g on depu t a t ion t o Tr a in in g In s t it u t ion s a s Fa cu lt y
Member s , t h e Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d t h e Depu t a t ion
Allowa n ce of 30% of Ba s ic Pa y.

6.80 All ot h er exis t in g con dit ion s con cer n in g Depu t a t ion Allowa n ce
s h ou ld r ema in in for ce. Bu t it s h ou ld be s t a t ed h er e t h a t n o
Depu t a t ion Allowa n ce s h ou ld be a dmis s ible if t h e per s on goes on a
h igh er pos t or a h igh er pa y s ca le.

Fa mily Pla n n in g Allowa n c e

6.81 It is n ow widely r ecogn ized t h a t r edu ct ion in popu la t ion gr owt h is
likely t o pr omot e ou t pu t a n d employmen t a n d t h er eby con t r ibu t e
t o econ omic gr owt h a n d h igh er s t a n da r ds of livin g. Th er e a r e t h r ee
ma jor r ea s on s for t h is . Fir s t , lower fer t ilit y a n d t h er efor e r edu ced
depen den cy, lea ds t o h igh er per ca pit a s a vin gs a n d in ves t men t
a n d a n oppor t u n it y for fa s t er gr owt h in t ot a l in come. Secon d,
s lower popu la t ion gr owt h a ffect s t h e compos it ion of expen dit u r e
es pecia lly in ves t men t a n d pu blic expen dit u r e. Slower gr owt h in
n u mber s mea n s t h a t a s ma ller pr opor t ion of t h is expen dit u r e is
r equ ir ed t o pr ovide ea ch a dded per s on wit h t h e a ver a ge a mou n t of
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ph ys ica l ca pit a l a n d s ocia l s er vices , a n d s o mor e is a va ilable per
per s on . Th ir d, a s lower gr owt h of la bou r for ce, t oget h er wit h
in cr ea s ed in ves t men t , r edu ces u n employmen t a n d impr oves wa ge
levels a n d t h e dis t r ibu t ion of in come.

6.82 Th er e is t h u s a n eed t o pr ovide in cen t ive t o lower fa mily s ize t o
a ch ieve n a t ion a l fer t ilit y object ives . Bu t it mu s t be poin t ed ou t t h a t
edu ca t ion a n d in come a r e n ega t ively r ela t ed t o fer t ilit y or fa mily
s ize. Th e in cen t ive if a n y s h ou ld t h er efor e be given on ly t o lower
ca t egor y employees . Th e employees in h igh er ca t egor ies s u ch a s
t h os e in A a n d B a r e likely t o h a ve s ma ller fa mily s ize a n y wa y.
Th e Commis s ion wou ld, t h er efor e, r ecommen d t h a t on e in cr emen t
s h ou ld be pr ovided t o Ca t egor y C a n d D employees for h a vin g u p
t o t wo ch ildr en . Fu r t h er , if bot h t h e ch ildr en a r e gir ls a n d t h e
fa mily s ize is r es t r ict ed t o t wo, a n a ddit ion a l in cr emen t ma y be
given in r ecogn it ion t o t h e fa ct t h a t t h e fa mily is n ot dis cr imin a t in g
bet ween Gen der of a ch ild. Th e ot h er con dit ion s for fa mily
pla n n in g a llowa n ce s h ou ld r ema in t h e s a me.

Le a ve Tr a ve l Con c e s s ion (LTC)

6.83 Employees a r e cu r r en t ly gr a n t ed LTC in a block of 4 yea r s t o
dis ch a r ge s ocia l obliga t ion s a t h ome or t o vis it pla ces in In dia t o
a cqu a in t t h ems elves wit h t h e va r ied a n d r ich cu lt u r a l h er it a ge of
t h e Cou n t r y. It is expect ed t h a t t r a vel wou ld widen t h eir h or izon
a n d ch a n ge t h eir ou t look t o life a n d wor k. Th e ch a n ge is a ls o
expect ed t o impr ove t h eir ph ys ica l a n d men t a l h ea lt h . Th ey wou ld
t h u s be bet t er a ble t o per for m t h eir du t y.

6.84 For t h e pu r pos es of LTC, a depen den t fa mily member is con s ider ed
a s on e wh os e in come fr om a ll s ou r ces does n ot exceed Rs . 1,000.
Th e Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d r a is in g t h is limit t o Rs . 1,500
pa r t icu la r ly s in ce t h e cos t of livin g a n d in come levels h a ve
in cr ea s ed.
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6.85 Th e ot h er ma jor dema n ds of t h e employees con cer n in g LTC h a ve
been :
• LTC s h ou ld be given ever y t wo yea r s a s in t h e ca s e of
pen s ion er s ;

• 15 da ys s pecia l lea ve s h ou ld be gr a n t ed for LTC
pu r pos e;

• Employees s h ou ld h a ve t h e opt ion for en ca s h men t of
LTC; a n d

• Th er e s h ou ld be r eimbu r s emen t of boa r din g a n d
lodgin g du r in g LTC.

6.86 Th e Commis s ion h a s exa min ed t h es e dema n ds bu t does n ot fin d
a n y ju s t ifica t ion for t r ea t in g t r a vel du r in g LTC a t pa r wit h du t y
t r a vel. Th e opt ion for en ca s h men t of LTC ca n n ot be a llowed s in ce
it wou ld defea t t h e ver y pu r pos e for wh ich LTC is gr a n t ed. It mu s t
a ls o be u n der s t ood t h a t LTC is n ot a s u pplemen t t o s a la r y.

6.87 However , t h e Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d t h a t employees
s h ou ld be a llowed t o en ca s h 10 da ys lea ve a t t h e t ime of a va ilin g
LTC wit h a ma ximu m of 60 da ys du r in g t h e en t ir e ca r eer . Th e
Commis s ion wou ld a ls o r ecommen d t h a t lea ve en ca s h ed a t t h e
t ime of LTC s h ou ld n ot be dedu ct ed fr om t h e a ccu mu la t ed lea ve of
300 da ys . Th is is con s is t en t wit h t h e r ecommen da t ion of t h e Sixt h
Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion a n d a ccept ed, by t h e Gover n men t of
In dia .

Ch ildr e n Edu c a t ion Allowa n c e

6.88 Edu ca t ion pla ys a n impor t a n t r ole in econ omic developmen t . No
Cou n t r y in t h e Wor ld h a s ever pr ogr es s ed wit h ou t in ves t in g
a dequ a t ely in edu ca t ion a n d s kill developmen t . Edu ca t ion ca n
h elp n ot on ly t o er a dica t e pover t y a n d gen er a t e employmen t bu t
a ls o t o s t r en gt h en emot ion a l a n d n a t ion a l in t egr a t ion . A bet t er
edu ca t ed wor kfor ce s h ou ld s u ppor t h igh er levels of pr odu ct ivit y
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a n d be bet t er a ble t o a da pt t o n ew t ech n ology. Edu ca t ion ca n a ls o
br in g in r a pid s ocia l ch a n ge by u s h er in g a n er a of pea ce, h a r mon y,
pr ogr es s a n d pr os per it y. Th e Commis s ion , t h er efor e, a t t a ch es
gr ea t impor t a n ce t o t h e pos it ive r ole of edu ca t ion in Na t ion a l
Developmen t . Wh ile s ch ools a n d t ea ch er s a r e in plen t y in Pu n ja b,
t h e cos t of qu a lit y edu ca t ion h a s in cr ea s ed in r ecen t yea r s
pa r t icu la r ly wit h t h e mu s h r oomin g of Pr iva t e Edu ca t ion a l
In s t it u t ion s . Dr op-ou t r a t es h a ve a ls o become s ign ifica n t .
Edu ca t ion of ch ildr en is becomin g u n a ffor da ble for ma n y pa r en t s .
Mos t employees a n d t h eir As s ocia t ion s h a ve t h er efor e a s ked for
Ch ildr en Edu ca t ion Allowa n ce.

6.89 In or der t o en s u r e t h a t Ba s ic Edu ca t ion is a va ila ble t o ch ildr en of
Pu n ja b Gover n men t employees , t h e Commis s ion r ecommen ds t h a t
Edu ca t ion Allowa n ce of Rs . 500/ - per mon t h s u bject t o a
ma ximu m of Rs . 6,000/ - per yea r per ch ild s h ou ld be given for u p
t o t wo ch ildr en for cla s s es fr om Nu r s er y t o 10+2. Th e a llowa n ce
will in clu de a ll expen s es (s u ch a s Sch ool fees , s por t s fees a n d t ext
books ) a n d wou ld be a dmis s ible for ch ildr en s t u dyin g in s ch ools
(Pr iva t e or Pu blic) a ffilia t ed t o Un iver s it y or Sch ool Edu ca t ion
Boa r ds . It mu s t be men t ion ed h er e t h a t Edu ca t ion Allowa n ce is
t h u s in t h e n a t u r e of r eimbu r s emen t . It is n ot a dmis s ible if n o
expen dit u r e h a s been in cu r r ed. Th e Commis s ion fu r t h er
r ecommen ds t h a t t h e Edu ca t ion Allowa n ce s h ou ld n ot be lin ked t o
per for ma n ce of ch ildr en . It s h ou ld be a dmis s ible even wh en t h e
ch ild h a s fa iled in a pa r t icu la r yea r .

Mobile Allowa n c e

6.90 Th er e is a n eed t o ma ke Gover n men t Ser vices mor e cit izen s -
fr ien dly by h a r n es s in g n ew t ech n ology. Ser vice deliver y ca n
impr ove if Gen er a l Pu blic h a s ea s y a cces s t o Gover n men t officia ls .
Fa r mer s s omet imes n eed u r gen t a dvice fr om Agr icu lt u r a l
Ext en s ion Officer s a n d Vet er in a r y s t a ff. Pa r en t s ca n ben efit if t h ey
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ca n r ema in in t ou ch wit h t ea ch er s a bou t t h e s ch ool a t t en da n ce
a n d pr ogr es s of t h eir ch ildr en . Employees in t h e field ca n bet t er
implemen t policies a n d pr ogr a mmes if t h ey a r e in con s t a n t t ou ch
wit h t h eir s u per ior s a t h ea dqu a r t er s . Ava ila bilit y of mobile s er vices
ca n impr ove commu n ica t ion ch a n n els a n d ma ke deliver y of
Gover n men t Ser vices mor e efficien t .

6.91 Th e Commis s ion wou ld, t h er efor e, r ecommen d t h a t a ll
Gover n men t Employees s h ou ld be pr ovided wit h a fixed mobile
a llowa n ce. Th e followin g r a t es a r e s u gges t ed:

Ca t e gor y of
Employe e s
Mobile Allowa n c e pe r mon t h
(In Ru pe e s )
D 100
C 150
B 300
A 500

6.92 6.93 Th e employees will h a ve t o pr ovide mobile n u mber on wh ich
t h eir s u per ior or Gen er a l Pu blic ca n con t a ct t h em for officia l wor k.
Th es e n u mber s s h ou ld be ma de a va ila ble on t h e webs it e of t h e
con cer n ed depa r t men t . Th os e wh o h a ve a lr ea dy been pr ovided
mobile fa cilit y, t h e pr es en t a r r a n gemen t s ca n con t in u e. In t h e ca s e
of Gr ou p A & B officer s , it wou ld be u s efu l if t h e u n u t ilized
a mou n t , if a n y, on t h eir r es iden t ia l t eleph on e is a llowed t o be
a dju s t ed a ga in s t t h eir h igh er u t iliza t ion of t h e mobile s er vices .

Mis c e lla n e ou s Allowa n c e s

6.93 All ot h er exis t in g a llowa n ces (Kit Ma in t en a n ce Allowa n ce, Des ign
Allowa n ce, Su mpt u a r y Allowa n ce, Secr et a r ia t / Specia l Allowa n ce
et c.) wh ich h a ve n ot been cover ed in t h is r epor t a n d wh er e fixed
a mou n t is in volved s h ou ld a ls o be dou bled.

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Loa n s a n d Adva n c e s
6.94 Hou s in g is a ma jor r equ ir emen t for a ll ca t egor ies of Gover n men t
Employees . As a policy, t h e Commis s ion wou ld en cou r a ge
In dividu a l h ou s in g r a t h er t h a n Gover n men t Con s t r u ct in g h ou s es
a n d ma in t a in in g t h em. However , t h e Commis s ion does r ecogn ize
t h a t it is oft en difficu lt for in dividu a ls h a vin g fixed in come t o
a cqu ir e a h ou s e or a veh icle wit h ou t t h e a id of Gover n men t loa n .

6.95 Th e Pu n ja b Gover n men t , t h er efor e, u s ed t o gr a n t loa n for fou r
dis t in ct pu r pos es :
• Pu r ch a s e of a plot .
• Pu r ch a s e of a bu ilt u p h ou s e or con s t r u ct ion of a h ou s e.
• Repa ir or en la r gemen t of exis t in g a ccommoda t ion .
• Pu r ch a s e of a veh icle.
6.96 Sin ce t h e fin a n cia l r es ou r ces of t h e St a t e a r e limit ed, t h e pr es en t
a r r a n gemen t is t h at employees ca n t ake loa n fr om a n y Ba n k wit h
Gover n men t Gu a r a n t ee. In s t a llmen t s a r e dedu ct ed fr om s a la r y
a n d pa s s ed on t o t h e Ba n k. Su ch loa n s a r e fu lly r epa id. If
a n yt h in g is left , it is a dju s t ed a ga in s t t h e r et ir emen t ben efit s .

6.97 Th e Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d t h a t t h e pr es en t a r r a n gemen t
of a s s is t in g employees t o obt a in loa n fr om t h e Ba n ks s h ou ld
con t in u e a n d t h e followin g limit s for dis t in ct ca t egor y of loa n s
s h ou ld be followed:
Hou s e Bu ildin g Adva n c e
Pu r ch a s e of Plot 55 ba s ic pa ys + Dea r n es s Pa y or
ma ximu m Rs . 10 la cs (or t h e ba la n ce
a mou n t of loa n in clu din g in t er es t
wh ich ever is les s .)
Pu r ch a s e/
Con s t r u ct ion of
Hou s e
110 Ba s ic Pa ys + Dea r n es s Pa y or
Ma ximu m Rs . 20 la cs (or t h e ba la n ce
a mou n t of loa n in clu din g in t er es t
wh ich ever is les s )
En la r gemen t / Repa ir /
Ren ova t ion
40 Ba s ic Pa ys + Dea r n es s Pa y or
Ma ximu m Rs . 10 la cs (or t h e ba la n ce
a mou n t of loa n in clu din g in t er es t
wh ich ever is les s ).
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Con ve ya n c e Adva n c e
Ca r Adva n ce 30 Ba s ic Pa ys + Dea r n es s Pa y
Ma ximu m Rs . 5 la cs
Mot or Cycle/ Scoot er / Moped Rs . 40,000

6.98 Th e employee s h ou ld be en t it led t o on ly on e t ype of loa n a t a t ime
a n d t h e s a me t ype of loa n ca n n ot be obt a in ed mor e t h a n on ce in
t h e en t ir e ca r eer .

6.99 Th e Commis s ion wou ld s u gges t t h a t t h e Gover n men t s h ou ld
n egot ia t e wit h t h e lea din g PSU Ba n ks t o offer loa n s t o Pu n ja b
Gover n men t employees a t r edu ced r a t es of in t er es t . Ba n ks keepin g
in view t h e la r ge volu me a n d t h e s ecu r e n a t u r e of t h e loa n s s h ou ld
be a ble t o offer compet it ive r a t es of in t er es t .

6.100 Th e Commis s ion wou ld a ls o r ecommen d t h a t t h e Gover n men t
s h ou ld pr ovide in t er es t s u bs idy equ a l t o 2 per cen t a ge poin t s in t h e
r a t e of in t er es t ch a r ged by t h e ba n k t o t h e employees . Th e in t er es t
s u bs idy for t h e employees wit h dis a bilit ies s h ou ld be equ a l t o 4
per cen t a ge poin t s in t h e r a t e of in t er es t ch a r ged by t h e ba n k a s is
a ls o n ow a llowed by t h e Cen t r a l Gover n men t on t h e
r ecommen da t ion s of t h e Sixt h Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion . Th e
in t er es t s u bs idy s h ou ld be on t h e a ct u a l a mou n t of loa n t a ken
s u bject t o t h e ma ximu m limit defin ed for ea ch ca t egor y of loa n in
t h e a bove n ot ed t a ble.

6.101 In or der t o keep t h e expen dit u r e on in t er es t s u bs idy wit h in
a ffor da ble limit s , t h e commis s ion wou ld s u gges t t h a t t ot a l in t er es t
s u bs idy pr ovided t o t h e Pu n ja b Gover n men t Employees s h ou ld n ot
exceed 1 % of t h e t ot a l wa ge bill of t h e St a t e du r in g a n y fin a n cia l
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Adva n c e for Ma r r ia ge of da u gh t e r
(Ca t e gor y D e mploye e s )

6.102 Th e Commis s ion r ecommen ds t h a t t h e cu r r en t pr a ct ice (s in ce
2006) of pr ovidin g Gover n men t loa n fr ee of in t er es t t o ‘D’ ca t egor y
employees on t h e ma r r ia ge of t h eir da u gh t er s s h ou ld con t in u e.
However , t h e limit of u p t o Rs . 20,000 s h ou ld be en h a n ced t o u p
t o Rs . 50,000 keepin g in view t h e r is e in t h e cos t s of or ga n izin g
s ocia l fu n ct ion s in r ecen t yea r s . Th e a mou n t s h ou ld be r ecover ed
in 25 mon t h ly in s t a llmen t s . It is fu r t h er r ecommen ded t h a t t h is
a dva n ce s h ou ld be a dmis s ible for on ly u p t o t wo da u gh t er s du r in g
t h e en t ir e ca r eer of t h e employee .

Effe c t ive da t e of pr opos e d in c r e a s e in a llowa n c e s

6.103 Wh ile t h e is s u e r ela t ed t o t h e effect ive da t e of in cr ea s ed a llowa n ces
h a s a lr ea dy been dis cu s s ed ea r lier in t h e r epor t , t h e Commis s ion
wou ld like t o r eit er a t e t h e followin g:

(i) Th e in cr ea s e in cu r r en t a llowa n ces s h ou ld t a ke effect
fr om t h e da t e of n ot ifica t ion by t h e Gover n men t ;

(ii) Th e r a t es of fixed a llowa n ces s h ou ld in cr ea s e by 25%
ea ch t ime t h e Dea r n es s Allowa n ce pa ya ble on r evis ed
Pa y Sca les goes u p by 50%; a n d

(iii) All fixed a mou n t of a llowa n ces , wh ich a r e
r ecommen ded t o be dou bled, s h ou ld be dou bled fr om
t h e level in 1998 or a r ou n d t h a t per iod wh en t h e
r ecommen da t ion s of t h e Fou r t h Pu n ja b Pa y
Commis s ion wer e implemen t ed. If a n a llowa n ce h a s
been s u bs equ en t ly en h a n ced t h e differ en ce if a n y
s h ou ld be a dju s t ed n ow.

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CHAPTER 7
Pe n s ion s

7.1 Th e n u mber of pen s ion er s in Pu n ja b is a ppr oxima t ely 2,38,500
a n d t h e t ot a l expen dit u r e du r in g 2007-08 h a s been a bou t Rs .
2400 cr or es . Th e n u mber of per s on s r et ir ed in mor e r ecen t yea r s
is : (2005-06) 6317; (2006-07) 6149; a n d (2007-08) 6708.

7.2 Th e Gover n men t employees wh o a r e a ppoin t ed u n der t h e Pu n ja b
Civil Ser vice Ru les on or a ft er 1
s t
J a n u a r y, 2004 a r e n ow gover n ed
by New Defin ed Con t r ibu t or y Pen s ion Sch eme. Th e s a lien t fea t u r es
of t h is s ch eme a r e:

(i) Th e n ew Pen s ion Sch eme wor ks on defin ed Con t r ibu t ion
ba s is a n d h a s t wo Tier s – Tier I a n d II. Con t r ibu t ion t o Tier -I
is ma n da t or y for a ll Gover n men t employees join in g s er vice
on or a ft er 1.1.2004, wh er ea s Tier –II is opt ion a l a n d a t t h e
dis cr et ion of Gover n men t Employees ;

(ii) In Tier -I, a ll Gover n men t employees h a ve t o ma ke a
con t r ibu t ion of 10% of ba s ic pa y plu s DA wh ich is dedu ct ed
fr om t h eir s a la r y ever y mon t h . Th e Gover n men t ma kes a n
equ a l ma t ch in g con t r ibu t ion ;

(iii) Tier -I, con t r ibu t ion ( a n d t h e in ves t men t r et u r n s ) a r e kept in
a n on -wit h dr a wa ble Pen s ion Tier -I Accou n t . Tier -II a r e kept
in a s epa r a t e a ccou n t t h a t a r e wit h dr a wa ble a t t h e opt ion of
Gover n men t employees . Gover n men t does n ot ma ke a n y
con t r ibu t ion t o Tier -II a ccou n t ; a n d

(iv) A Gover n men t employee ca n exit a t or a ft er t h e a ge of 58
yea r s (a n d 60 yea r s in t h e ca s e of Gr ou p-D employees ) fr om
t h e Tier -I of t h e s ch eme. At exit , it wou ld be ma n da t or y for
h im/ h er t o in ves t 40% of Pen s ion Wea lt h t o pu r ch a s e a n
a n n u it y (fr om IRDA r egu la t ed Life In s u r a n ce Compa n y),
wh ich will pr ovide for pen s ion for t h e life t ime of t h e
employee a n d h is / h er depen den t pa r en t s / s pou s e. In t h e
ca s e of Gover n men t employees wh o lea ve t h e s ch eme befor e
a t t a in in g t h e a ge of 58 yea r (a n d 60 yea r s in t h e ca s e of
Gr ou p-D employees ), t h e ma n da t or y a n n u t is a t ion wou ld be
80% of t h e pen s ion wea lt h . Th e exis t in g pr ovis ion s of
Pen s ion , pen s ion a r y ben efit s a n d GPF wou ld n ot be
a va ila ble t o t h e n ew Gover n men t employees wh o h a ve join ed
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Gover n men t s er vice on or a ft er 1.1.2004. Th e dis cu s s ion
below t h er efor e la r gely r ela t es t o t h e exis t in g pen s ion er s wh o
wer e r egu la r s er vice Pu n ja b Gover n men t Employees t ill
31.12.2003.


Ma jor De ma n ds of t h e exis t in g Pe n s ion e r s


7.3 A la r ge n u mber of pen s ion er s a n d t h eir a s s ocia t ion s h a ve pu t
for wa r d s ever a l dema n ds t o t h e Commis s ion in wr it in g a s well a s
du r in g t h eir per s on a l h ea r in gs . Some of t h es e in clu de:

• Fu ll pen s ion s h ou ld be 60% of emolu men t s la s t dr a wn ;

• Emolu men t s s h ou ld in clu de Ba s ic pay + Specia l a llowan ce +
Dea r n es s Pa y + NPA + Fa mily Pla n n in g In cr emen t ;

• En ca s h men t of leave on r et ir emen t s h ou ld be in cr ea s ed fr om
300 da ys t o 450 da ys ;

• Pen s ion eligibilit y s h ou ld be on complet ion of 5 yea r s of s er vice
a s a ga in s t 10 yea r s a t pr es en t ;

• Fu ll pen s ion s h ou ld be given on complet ion of 20 yea r s of
s er vice. For ea ch yea r of a ddit ion a l s er vice ( a ft er complet in g
min imu m of 20 yea r s of pen s ion a ble s er vice), a n
a ddit ion a l pen s ion of 2 per cen t per yea r s h ou ld be gr a n t ed.

• Min imu m pen s ion s h ou ld be Rs . 10,000/ -;

• In ca s e of commu t a t ion of pen s ion , fu ll pen s ion s h ou ld be
r es t or ed a ft er 12 yea r s a s a ga in s t 15 yea r s a t pr es en t ;

• En h a n ced fa mily pen s ion s h ou ld be 60% of emolu men t s wit h
n o u pper limit ;

• Th e per iod of 7 yea r s of en h a n ced fa mily pen s ion s h ou ld be
r a is ed t o 10 yea r s ;

• In ca s e of s on , fa mily pen s ion ma y be allowed u p t o t h e a ge of
35 yea r s (a s r ecr u it men t a ge h a s gon e u p t o 35 yea r s ). Th er e
s h ou ld be n o a ge limit for u n ma r r ied da u gh t er s ;

• Fa mily pen s ion er s ma y a ls o be a llowed Tr a vel Con ces s ion ;

• Old a ge a llowa n ce s h ou ld be t r ea t ed a s pa y;
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• Old a ge a llowa n ce s h ou ld be ext en ded beyon d 75 yea r s ;

• Old a ge a llowa n ce s h ou ld a ls o be a llowed t o fa mily pen s ion er s ;

• Pen s ion er s s h ou ld be given 5% of pen s ion a s Hou s e Ren t
Allowa n ce (for h ir ed a ccommoda t ion ) a n d 10% of pen s ion a s
Hou s e ma in t en a n ce a llowa n ce for s elf pos s es s ed
a ccommoda t ion ;

• Ceilin g on gr a t u it y s h ou ld be in cr ea s ed t o Rs . 10 la kh s ;

• Tr a vel con ces s ion s h ou ld be a llowed t o t wo mon t h s of Ba s ic
Pen s ion plu s Dea r n es s r elief;

• In ca s e bot h h u s ba n d a n d wife a r e pen s ion er s , bot h s h ou ld be
given t r a vel con ces s ion ;

• Medica l a llowa n ce s h ou ld be in cr ea s ed t o Rs . 1000/ - per
mon t h a n d s h ou ld be r a is ed wit h t h e a ge of t h e pen s ion er ;

• Sepa r a t e Hea d of Accou n t for r eimbu r s emen t of medica l bills
s h ou ld be ma in t a in ed for pen s ion er s s o a s t o a void dela y in
pa ymen t ;

• At pr es en t fu ll ou t door r eimbu r s emen t is a llowed for t r ea t men t
of 27 Ch r on ic dis ea s es on t h e ba s is of a cer t ifica t e is s u ed by
a n y of t h e Gover n men t Medica l Colleges of Pa t ia la , Fa r idkot
a n d Amr it s a r or PGI Ch a n diga r h or AIIMs . Th e Ch ief Medica l
Officer a t dis t r ict level a n d/ or Medica l Boa r ds bot h wit h in a n d
ou t s ide Pu n ja b ma y be a u t h or ized t o is s u e s u ch a cer t ifica t e;

• Fa mily pen s ion t o men t a lly ch a llen ged ch ildr en s h ou ld be
pr ovided t ill t h eir dea t h even t h ou gh t h e dis a bilit y ma y h a ve
ma n ifes t ed befor e or a ft er t h e dea t h of t h e employee/
pen s ion er ;

• Ph ys ica lly ch a llen ged pen s ion er s wh o h a ve 100% dis a bilit y a n d
depen d on s omebody for da y t o da y fu n ct ion s s h ou ld be given
Con s t a n t At t en da n t Allowa n ce of Rs . 3000/ - per mon t h ;

• 5% of plot s / fla t s developed by PUDA s h ou ld be r es er ved for
Pen s ion er s / fa mily pen s ion er s in ca s e t h ey do n ot own a n y
h ou s e;

• Pen s ion er s s h ou ld be given 50% of con ces s ion in fa r e on St a t e
r u n Bu s es a n d r ecipr oca l a r r a n gemen t s s h ou ld be wor ked ou t
wit h t h e UT Ch a n diga r h a n d Ha r ya n a Tr a n s por t Au t h or it ies t o
a llow t h e Pu n ja b Gover n men t pen s ion er s t o t r a vel in t h eir
bu s es a t con ces s ion a l r a t e; a n d
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• Th e r u les a n d r egu la t ion s con cer n in g pen s ion a r y ben efit s
s h ou ld be pu blis h ed in a booklet for m a n d dis t r ibu t ed a mon g
pen s ion er s a n d t h eir a s s ocia t ion s on s u bs idized r a t es . Th e
booklet s h ou ld be r evis ed fr om t ime t o t ime;


Some s pe c ia l fe a t u r e s of Pu n ja b’s Pe n s ion Sys t e m

7.4 Th e Commis s ion h a s exa min ed t h e a bove n ot ed dema n ds of t h e
pen s ion er s a n d ot h er r ela t ed is s u es in gr ea t er det a ils , givin g du e
con s ider a t ion t o t h e con cer n s of t h e pen s ion er s a n d t h e ca pa cit y of
t h e Gover n men t t o bea r a ddit ion a l bu r den on t h is a ccou n t .
Recommen da t ion s on va r iou s pen s ion r ela t ed is s u es (s u ch a s
gr a n t in g fu ll pen s ion on complet ion of t wen t y yea r s of s er vice,
ext en din g per iod of en h a n ced fa mily pen s ion in s pecia l ca s es ,
in cr ea s in g fixed medica l a llowa n ce, r a is in g limit s of gr a t u it y,
pr ovidin g con s t a n t a t t en da n t a llowa n ce, ma in t a in in g s epa r a t e
h ea d of a ccou n t for r eimbu r s emen t of medica l bills , ext en din g old
a ge a llowa n ce beyon d 75 yea r s ) a r e ma de in t h e s u cceedin g
pa r a gr a ph s . However , befor e dis cu s s in g s u ch r ecommen da t ion s it
mu s t be poin t ed ou t t h a t pen s ion er s in Pu n ja b a r e r ela t ively bet t er
t r ea t ed t h a n t h os e in ma n y ot h er St a t es a n d even wh en compa r ed
t o t h e Cen t r a l Gover n men t Pen s ion er s . Fou r s pecia l fea t u r es n eed
t o be men t ion ed h er e: Fir s t , t h e con cept of en h a n ced pen s ion in a
limit ed ma n n er a t older a ge is a lr ea dy in vogu e in Pu n ja b. Secon d,
Lea ve Tr a vel Con ces s ion in Pu n ja b is pr ovided on ce in t wo yea r s
a s a ga in s t fou r year s in ma n y ot h er pla ces . Th ir d, fixed medica l
a llowa n ce is pr ovided t o Pu n ja b Gover n men t pen s ion er s . Fou r t h ,
fa mily pen s ion r a t e (40%) in Pu n ja b is h igh er t h a n t h a t in Cen t r a l
Gover n men t (30%). Th e Commis s ion feels t h a t t h es e s pecia l
a dva n t a ges t o t h e Pu n ja b Gover n men t pen s ion er s s h ou ld
con t in u e.

7.5 However , t h e Commis s ion does n ot fin d mu ch ju s t ifica t ion for
ma n y ot h er dema n ds of t h e pen s ion er s lis t ed a bove. For exa mple,
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t h er e is n o con vin cin g a r gu men t for pr ovidin g Rs . 10,000 a s t h e
min imu m pen s ion . Th is is n ot even t h e min imu m wa ge/ s a la r y in
Pu n ja b or els ewh er e. Simila r ly, old a ge a llowa n ce is a n a ddit ion a l
ben efit pr ovided t o pen s ion er s . It ca n n ot be t r ea t ed a s pa r t of t h e
ba s ic pen s ion . Th er e is t h er efor e n o ju s t ifica t ion for pr ovidin g
Dea r n es s r elief on old a ge a llowa n ce .Th e commis s ion a ls o does
n ot fin d a n y ju s t ifica t ion for r ecommen din g con ces s ion a l t r a vel
r a t es on s t a t e r u n bu s es . Su ch is s u es a r e a lr ea dy bein g h a n dled
by t h e St a t e a n d Cen t r a l Gover n men t a s pa r t of t h e welfa r e
mea s u r es for s en ior cit izen s .

Ma jor Re c omme n da t ion s of t h e Commis s ion
Ba s ic Pe n s ion

7.6 Th e Commis s ion r ecommen ds t h a t pen s ion s h ou ld con t in u e t o be
50% of Ba s ic Pa y (plu s NPA). It s h ou ld a ls o con t in u e t o be
ca lcu la t ed on t h e ba s is of la s t pa y dr a wn or 10 mon t h s a ver a ge
wh ich ever is ben eficia l t o t h e employee.

Qu a lifyin g Se r vic e


7.7 Th e Commis s ion wou ld s u gges t t h a t lin kin g of fu ll pen s ion wit h 33
yea r s of qu a lifyin g s er vice s h ou ld be dis pen s ed wit h . Fu ll pen s ion
s h ou ld be a llowed on ce t h e Gover n men t employee h a s r en der ed
t h e min imu m qu a lifyin g s er vice of 20 yea r s . In t h e ca s e of
employees s eekin g volu n t a r y r et ir emen t wh o h a ve r en der ed s er vice
for 15 year s a n d a bove bu t les s t h en 20 yea r s , on e t ime lu mp s u m
r et ir emen t ben efit equ a l t o 80 mon t h s s a la r y s h ou ld be pa id.
Sa la r y s h ou ld mea n la s t dr a wn s a la r y or 10 mon t h s a ver a ge s a la r y
wh ich ever is ben eficia l t o t h e employee. Th is ben efit is a n a logou s
t o VRS a s r ecommen ded by t h e Sixt h Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion
a n d a ccept ed by t h e Gover n men t of In dia . Th e ben efit is in clu s ive
of a ll ot h er ben efit s s u ch a s s er vice gr a t u it y.

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Old a ge a llowa n c e

7.8 6.8 As a lr ea dy men t ion ed, t h is con cept of old a ge in cr ea s e in
pen s ion is a lr ea dy in vogu e in Pu n ja b. Pen s ion er s a r e pa id 5% of
Ba s ic pen s ion a t t h e a ge of 65 a n d 10% of ba s ic pen s ion a t t h e a ge
of 75 a s a ddit ion a l ben efit . Th e Commis s ion feels t h a t n ot on ly
t h is ben efit s h ou ld con t in u e bu t it s h ou ld be fu r t h er ext en ded t o
la t er a ges a n d ma de con s is t en t wit h t h e r ecommen da t ion s of t h e
Sixt h Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion . We s h a ll, t h er efor e, s u gges t t h e
followin g:

On a t t a in in g t h e a ge of Old a ge a llowa n c e
(% of Ba s ic pe n s ion )
65 yea r s 5
75 yea r s 10
80 yea r s 20
85 yea r s 30
90 yea r s 40
95 yea r s 50
100 yea r s 100

7.9 6.9 Th e Commis s ion wou ld a ls o r ecommen d t h a t t h is a llowa n ce
s h ou ld a ls o be given t o fa mily pen s ion er s a s h a s been don e by t h e
Cen t r a l Gover n men t .

Fa mily Pe n s ion

7.10 Fa mily pen s ion s h ou ld con t in u e t o be pa id t o t h e s pou s e of t h e
decea s ed employee/ pen s ion er or ot h er eligible fa mily member a t
t h e r a t e of 40% of t h e la s t pa y dr a wn . However , t h e Commis s ion
fin ds n o ju s t ifica t ion for s u gges t ed in cr ea s e in age fr om 25 t o 28
yea r s for pa ymen t of fa mily pen s ion t o t h e s on s of decea s ed
employees . Bu t u n ma r r ied/ divor ced da u gh t er s s h ou ld get fa mily
pen s ion wit h ou t a n y a ge limit .

7.11 As r ega r ds t h e en h a n ced fa mily pen s ion , wh ile t h e Commis s ion
ca n n ot r ecommen d in cr ea s e in per iod fr om 7 t o 10 yea r s except for
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t h os e dyin g in r iot s or t er r or is t a t t a cks or en emy a ct ion t h e fa mily
pen s ion ma y be gr a n t ed for 10 yea r s .

Commu t a t ion of pe n s ion
7.12 Th e commu t a ble pen s ion s h ou ld r ema in a t t h e exis t in g r a t e of 40
per cen t . Th er e is a ls o n o ju s t ifica t ion for ch a n gin g t h e per iod of
r es t or a t ion of commu t ed por t ion of pen s ion fr om 15 t o 12 yea r s .
Th e per iod of 15 yea r s for r es t or a t ion decided by t h e Cen t r a l
Gover n men t (a n d followed by t h e Pu n ja b Gover n men t ) is ba s ed on
t h e ju dgmen t of t h e Hon ’ble Su pr eme Cou r t of In dia .


Tr a ve l c on c e s s ion t o pe n s ion e r s

7.13 Th e Pu n ja b Gover n men t Pen s ion er s a r e pa id t r a vel con ces s ion
equ a l t o on e mon t h ’s pen s ion a ft er complet ion of ever y block of
t wo yea r s . Th is s h ou ld con t in u e s in ce t h is is mor e a dva n t a geou s
t h a n t h a t r ecommen ded by t h e Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion . Wh en
bot h h u s ba n d a n d wife a r e Pu n ja b Gover n men t pen s ion er s , t r a vel
con ces s ion s h ou ld con t in u e t o be a llowed t o on ly on e of t h em a s is
cu r r en t ly t h e pr a ct ice.

En c a s h me n t of le a ve

7.14 Th e limit of en ca s h men t of lea ve (EL) s h ou ld con t in u e t o be 300
da ys . Th e Commis s ion , h owever , feels t h a t en ca s h men t of lea ve
s h ou ld a ls o be a llowed wh ile in s er vice on t h e Cen t r a l Gover n men t
pa t t er n a s dis cu s s ed ea r lier in t h e Ch a pt er 6 on Allowa n ces . It
s h ou ld be 10 da ys on ea ch occa s ion of t h e a va ilin g of LTC s u bject
t o a ma ximu m of 60 da ys . Th e Commis s ion a ls o r ecommen ds t h a t
60 da ys lea ve t h u s en ca s h ed du r in g s er vice s h ou ld n ot be
dedu ct ed fr om t h e over a ll ceilin g of 300 da ys .




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Me dic a l a llowa n c e a n d fa c ilit ie s for Pu n ja b Gove r n me n t Pe n s ion e r s

7.15 Th is is s u e h a s been dis cu s s ed in mor e det a ils in Ch a pt er 6 u n der
Medica l Allowa n ce a n d fa cilit ies for t h e Pu n ja b Gover n men t
employees . Th e ben efit s dis cu s s ed t h er e s h ou ld a ls o be ext en ded
t o t h e Pu n ja b Gover n men t Pen s ion er s . For exa mple, Pen s ion er s
s h ou ld a ls o get in cr ea s ed fixed medica l a llowa n ce of Rs . 500/ - per
mon t h for meet in g t h e cos t of da y-t o-da y ou t door t r ea t men t n ot
r equ ir in g h os pit a liza t ion . Th e r eimbu r s emen t of h ea r in g a ids ,
in t r a ocu la r len s , s pect a cles et c. wh ich h a s been r ecommen ded t o
be dou bled s h ou ld a ls o be a va ila ble t o pen s ion er s .

7.16 As a lr ea dy s t a t ed, a ll medica l a llowa n ces s h ou ld in cr ea s e by 25
per cen t ea ch t ime Dea r n es s a llowa n ce in cr ea s es by 50 per cen t .

Con s t a n t At t e n da n t Allowa n c e

7.17 Th e Pu n ja b Gover n men t employees wh o s u ffer 100% dis a bilit y a s
a r es u lt of a ct ion a ga in s t ext r emis t s or a n t i-s ocia l elemen t s a n d
wh o a r e depen den t on s omebody for da y t o da y fu n ct ion s ma y be
a llowed con s t a n t a t t en da n t a llowa n ce of Rs . 3000 per mon t h . Th is
s h ou ld be in a ddit ion t o t h e ext r a or din a r y dis a bilit y pen s ion a n d
ot h er ben efit s .

Ex-gr a t ia pa yme n t

7.18 At pr es en t , depen da n t s of Pu n ja b Gover n men t employees a r e pa id
Rs . On e la kh in ca s e of dea t h in h a r n es s a n d Rs . 3 la kh s in ca s e
of dea t h occu r r in g du e t o a cciden t s in t h e cou r s e of per for ma n ce
of du t y wh et h er a t t r ibu t a ble t o a ct s of violen ce or t er r or is t s
a t t a ck. Th e Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d t h a t t h e r a t es of Ex-
gr a t ia be in cr ea s ed t o Rs . 3 la kh s in ca s e of dea t h in h a r n es s a n d
t o Rs . 10 la kh s for dea t h in t h e ca s e of per for ma n ce of du t y s u ch
a s dea lin g wit h r iot s , t er r or is t a t t a ck or en emy a ct ion .


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Gr a t u it y

7.19 Pu n ja b Gover n men t employees a r e cu r r en t ly a llowed gr a t u it y a t ¼
of emolu men t s for ea ch complet ed s ix mon t h ly per iod of
qu a lifyin g s er vice wit h a ceilin g of 16.5 mon t h s . Th e Commis s ion
wou ld r ecommen d t h a t t h is s h ou ld con t in u e bu t t h e ma ximu m
limit be r a is ed fr om Rs . 3.5 la kh s t o Rs . 10 la kh s a s h a s a ls o been
don e by t h e Cen t r a l Gover n men t .

Expe dit in g pa yme n t of pe n s ion a n d ot h e r be n e fit s t o pe n s ion e r s

7.20 Ma n y pen s ion er s a n d t h eir a s s ocia t ion s h a ve compla in ed t o t h e
Commis s ion a bou t t h e ext r a -or din a r y dela ys in gr a n t in g pen s ion
a n d r eimbu r s emen t of ot h er ben efit s . Th e Commis s ion wou ld,
t h er efor e, s t r on gly s u gges t t h a t r eimbu r s emen t pr ocedu r es be
s implified. Th e pr oces s of a ppr ova l of pen s ion s h ou ld s t a r t a t lea s t
6 mon t h s befor e r et ir emen t . If t h er e is a n y compla in t a ga in s t an
employee, it s h ou ld be s et t led on e yea r befor e r et ir emen t . However ,
if in a n except ion a l s it u a t ion t h e compla in t ca n n ot be s et t led
wit h in t h is s t ipu la t ed per iod or a r is es la t er du r in g t h e cou r s e of
t h e yea r befor e r et ir emen t , s u ch a n employee s h ou ld be given
t empor a r y r elief u n t il t h e t ime t h e ca s e is s et t led.

7.21 Th e Gover n men t s h ou ld ma in t a in s epa r a t e Hea ds of Accou n t for
medica l r eimbu r s emen t for bot h employees a n d pen s ion er s if
pos s ible. Th e bu dget a r y pr ovis ion s of a t lea s t 40% for medica l
r eimbu r s emen t s h ou ld be a va ila ble for pen s ion er s in a s epa r a t e
a ccou n t . Th is wou ld fa cilit a t e t imely pa ymen t t o pen s ion er s .

7.22 Th e Gover n men t s h ou ld a ls o dis cu s s wit h t h e par t icipa t in g Ba n ks
t h e mea s u r es n eeded t o expedit e pa ymen t of pen s ion s . If t r a in in g
of Ba n k s t a ff dea lin g wit h pen s ion is s u es is n eeded, it s h ou ld be
en cou r a ged. Th is wou ld r emove a n u mber of gr ieva n ces of
pen s ion er s .

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7.23 For medica l r eimbu r s emen t , t h e Gover n men t mu s t exa min e t h e
fea s ibilit y of in t r odu cin g a medica l in s u r a n ce s ch eme for
pen s ion er s on t h e Cen t r a l Gover n men t pa t t er n . Th is wou ld s a ve
lot of effor t a n d expen s e in dea lin g wit h medica l r eimbu r s emen t .
Bu t s in ce it is oft en difficu lt t o obt a in medica l in s u r a n ce a ft er t h e
a ge of 55 a n d t h e pr emiu m is a ls o gen er a lly ver y h igh , medica l
in s u r a n ce s ch eme h a s t o be a va ila ble a n d decided u pon mu ch
befor e r et ir emen t . Per h a ps , employees ca n be given t h e opt ion of
ch oos in g a t t h e a ge of 55 eit h er t h e medica l in s u r a n ce s ys t em or
t h e t r a dit ion a l met h od of medica l r eimbu r s emen t .

7.24 Bu t befor e s u ch a s ys t em ca n be wor ked ou t a n d pu t in pla ce,
medica l r eimbu r s emen t of u p t o Rs . 20,000/ - ca n be decen t r a lized
t o Dis t r ict Level Officer s wh ile power s t o r eimbu r s e u p t o Rs .
1,00,000/ - ca n be ves t ed wit h t h e Hea ds of Depa r t men t in view of
t h e in cr ea s in g cos t s of medica l t r ea t men t . Th e Admin is t r a t ive
Secr et a r y wou ld, of cou r s e, con t in u e t o h a ve fu ll power s .

7.25 Va r iou s or der s r ega r din g pen s ion a r y ben efit s a llowed by t h e
Gover n men t s h ou ld be con s olida t ed in t o a booklet for m a n d ma de
a va ila ble t o pen s ion er s a n d t h eir a s s ocia t ion s a t r ea s on a ble r a t es .
Th is wou ld fa cilit a t e dis s emin a t ion of in for ma t ion a mon g
pen s ion er s wh o live in fa r -flu n g r emot e a r ea s of t h e St a t e. Th e
booklet s h ou ld be r evis ed fr om t ime t o t ime t o in clu de mor e u p t o
da t e in for ma t ion .

Effe c t ive da t e of pe n s ion a r y be n e fit s

7.26 It mu s t be men t ion ed t h a t a ll pr opos ed in cr ea s es in a llowa n ces
a n d ot h er ben efit s (s u ch a s old a ge a llowa n ce, medica l a llowa n ce,
con s t a n t a t t en da n t a llowa n ce, ex-gr a t ia pa ymen t ) s h ou ld t a ke
effect fr om t h e da t e of t h e n ot ifica t ion by t h e Gover n men t wh er ea s
t h e r evis ed pen s ion a r y ben efit s (s u ch a s ba s ic pen s ion ,
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commu t a t ion of pen s ion , gr a t u it y) s h ou ld be fr om 1.1.2006 a s is
t h e ca s e wit h t h e r evis ed s a la r y s ca les .

Fit me n t be n e fit t o t h e pa s t pe n s ion e r s


7.27 For ext en din g fit men t ben efit t o t h e pa s t pen s ion er s , t h e
Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d t h e s a me for mu la a s fin a lized by
t h e Sixt h Cen t r a l Pa y Commis s ion . Pr es en t ly t h er e exis t s a
modified pa r it y bet ween pr e a n d pos t 01.01.1996 pen s ion er s .
Mor eover , fu ll n eu t r a liza t ion of pr ice r is e on or a ft er 01.01.1996
h a s a ls o been ext en ded t o a ll t h e pen s ion er s . However , in or der t o
ma in t a in t h e exis t in g modified pa r it y bet ween pr es en t a n d fu t u r e
r et ir ees , it will be n eces s a r y t o a llow t h e s a me fit men t ben efit a s is
bein g r ecommen ded for t h e exis t in g Pu n ja b Gover n men t
employees . Th e Commis s ion , t h er efor e, r ecommen ds t h a t a ll pa s t
pen s ion er s s h ou ld be a llowed fit men t ben efit equ a l t o 40% of t h e
pen s ion exclu din g t h e effect of mer ger of 50% dea r n es s
a llowa n ce/ dea r n es s r elief a s pen s ion (in r es pect of pen s ion er s
r et ir in g on or a ft er 01.04.2004) a n d dea r n es s pen s ion (for ot h er
pen s ion er s ) r es pect ively. Th e in cr ea s e will be a llowed by
s u bs u min g t h e effect of con ver s ion of 50% of dea r n es s
r elief/ dea r n es s a llowa n ce a s dea r n es s pen s ion / dea r n es s pa y.
Con s equ en t ly, dea r n es s r elief a t t h e r a t e of 74% on pen s ion
(exclu din g t h e effect of mer ger ) s h ou ld be t a ken for t h e pu r pos es of
compu t in g r evis ed pen s ion a s on 01.01.2006. Th e fixa t ion a s per
t h is fit men t for mu la will be s u bject t o t h e pr ovis ion t h a t t h e
r evis ed pen s ion , in n o ca s e, s h a ll be lower t h a n fift y per cen t of t h e
s u m of t h e min imu m of t h e pa y in t h e pa y s ca le a n d t h e gr a de pa y
t h er eon cor r es pon din g t o t h e pr e-r evis ed pa y s ca le fr om wh ich t h e
pen s ion er h a d r et ir ed.

7.28 On t h e pa t t er n of Cen t r a l Gover n men t , wh er ever t h e pen s ion
wor ked ou t is les s t h a n Rs . 3500 t h e s a me s h ou ld be s t epped u p
t o Rs . 3500 w.e.f. 1.1.2006. Th is wou ld be t r ea t ed a s t h e
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min imu m limit of t h e pen s ion a pplica ble t o a ll t h e pen s ion er s in
t h e St a t e wh o r et ir ed befor e 1.1.2006.
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CHAPTER 8


ASSURED CAREER PROGRESSION SCHEME


8.1 Th e is s u e of pr ogr es s ion in ca r eer h a s been exa min ed by t h e
ea r lier Pu n ja b Pa y Commis s ion s . Obviou s ly, t h e min imu m
n u mber of pr omot ion s / fin a n cia l u pgr a da t ion s t o be pr ovided t o
t h e St a t e Gover n men t employees h a s t o be decided t o keep t h eir
mor a le h igh wit h a n eye on t h e fu n ct ion a l n eeds of t h e
Gover n men t a n d it s fin a n cia l r es ou r ces . However , it wou ld n ot
be pr oper t o cr ea t e pos t s ju s t t o pr ovide pr omot ion a l a ven u es .

8.2 Th e Commis s ion h a s exa min ed differ en t As s u r ed Ca r eer
Pr ogr es s ion Sch emes implemen t ed by va r iou s St a t es / Cen t r a l
Gover n men t a t differ en t t imes a ft er in depen den ce of t h e Cou n t r y
a n d by ot h er Cou n t r ies a t t h e In t er n a t ion a l level. Th e exper ien ce
s u gges t s t h a t per h a ps on e s olu t ion cou ld be t o pr ovide t en u r e
jobs t o t h e employees . Bu t s u ch a s ys t em h a s n ot fou n d
a ccept a bilit y in t h e St a t e. Aft er ca r efu l con s ider a t ion of a ll it s
a s pect s , t h e Commis s ion feels t h a t t h e St a t e mu s t pr ovide a t lea s t
t h r ee oppor t u n it ies t o it s employees for pr omot ion or fin a n cia l
u pgr a da t ion du r in g t h e fu ll s er vice of a n employee.

8.3 As pa r t of t h e exis t in g As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch emes ,
eleven ca t egor ies of Gr ou p A Officer s r ecr u it ed t h r ou gh Pu n ja b
Pu blic Ser vice Commis s ion (PCS (EB), Medica l Officer s (PCMS-I),
Den t a l Su r geon s , Su b Divis ion a l En gin eer s of t h e Depa r t men t s of
Ir r iga t ion , Pu blic Wor ks (Bu ildin g & Roa ds ), Wa t er Su pply a n d
Sa n it a t ion ; As s is t a n t Res ea r ch Officer s of Ir r iga t ion Depa r t men t ,
Vet er in a r y Officer s , As s is t a n t Ar ch it ect s , Depu t y Su per in t en den t s
of Police (PPS), As s is t a n t Town Pla n n er s a n d As s is t a n t Elect r ica l
In s pect or s ) h a ve been pr ovided h igh er pa y s ca les a ft er complet ion
of fou r , n in e a n d fou r t een yea r s of s er vice (An n exu r e VIII). Th is
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t ype of pr ogr es s ion ma y be ca lled Dyn a mic Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion
Sch eme for or ga n ized ca dr es .

8.4 Th e Commis s ion h a s exa min ed t h e is s u es r ela t ed t o Dyn a mic
Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme ca r efu lly a n d wou ld r ecommen d it s
con t in u a t ion s u bject t o t h e followin g t wo con dit ion s .
(i) As Dyn a mic/ As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme is
equ iva len t t o pr omot ion a n d h en ce it mu s t be pla ced
befor e t h e Depa r t men t a l Pr omot ion Commit t ee
(DPC) a n d s h ou ld be decided on a ca s e-t o-ca s e ba s is .
Th is wou ld en s u r e a s imila r a n d iden t ica l t r ea t men t t o
a ll ca t egor ies of employees in va r iou s depa r t men t s a s
DPCs wou ld h a ve Member s bot h fr om t h e Depa r t men t of
Per s on n el a n d Depa r t men t of Welfa r e; a n d
(ii) Ben efit s u n der t h e Sch eme s h ou ld be lin ked t o h a vin g
complet ed in s er vice t r a in in g cou r s es s pecia lly des ign ed
for u gr a din g s kills .

8.5 Th e Dyn a mic Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme wit h t h e r ecommen ded
r evis ed pa y s ca les is s h own in t a ble below:
Dyn a mi c Ca r e e r Pr ogr e s s ion Sc h e me
(In Rs . )
Re vis e d s t r u c t u r e Sr .
No.
Na me of
t h e Ca dr e
Pos t
Exis t in g Sch e me
Pa y Ba n d Gr a de
Pa y
1 PCS (EB) (i) 7880-13500 (wit h
s t a r t Rs . 8000)
(i) 15600-39100 5400
(ii) 10025-15100
(a ft er fou r yea r s of
r egu la r s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)

(ii) 15600-39100
(a ft er fou r yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)
6600

(iii) 12000-15500
(a ft er n in e yea r s of
r egu la r s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)

(iii) 15600-39100
(a ft er n in e yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice & pas s in g
of t h e refr es h er
cou r s e)
7600

(iv) 14300-18600
(a ft er fou r t een yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y s er vice)

(iv) 37400-67000
(a ft er fou r t een
yea r s of r egu la r
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice & pas s in g
of t h e refr es h er
cou r s e)
8700
160
Re vis e d s t r u c t u r e Sr .
No.
Na me of
t h e Ca dr e
Pos t
Exis t in g Sch e me
Pa y Ba n d Gr a de
Pa y
2. Medica l
Officer s
(PCMS-I)
a n d Den t a l
Su r geon s
(i) 7880-13500 (wit h
s t a r t Rs . 8000)



(i) 15600-39100
5400




(ii) 10025-15100
(a ft er fou r yea r s of
r egu la r s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)
(ii) 15600-39100
(a ft er fou r yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)
6600


(iii) 12000-15500
(a ft er n in e yea r s of
r egu la r s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)
(iii) 15600-39100
(a ft er n in e yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice & pas s in g
of t h e refr es h er
cou r s e)
7600


(iv) 14300-18150
(a ft er fou r t een yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y s er vice)
(iv) 37400-67000
(a ft er fou r t een
yea r s of r egu la r
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice & pas s in g
of t h e refr es h er
cou r s e)
8600
3,
4, 5
, 6
& 7
Su b
Divis ion a l
En gin eer s of
Depa r t men t s
of Ir r iga t ion ,
Pu blic Wor ks
(Bu ildin g &
Roa ds ),
Wa t er Su pply
a n d
Sa n it a t ion

As s is t a n t
Res ea r ch
Officer s of
Ir r iga t ion
Depa r t men t
a n d
As s is t a n t
Elect r ica l
In s pect or s of
Power
Depa r t men t
(i) 7880-13500 (wit h
s t a r t Rs . 8000)




















(i) 15600-39100 5400


(ii) 10025-15100
(a ft er fou r yea r s of
r egu la r s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)

(ii) 15600-39100
(a ft er fou r yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)
6600


(iii) 12000-15500
(a ft er n in e yea r s of
r egu la r s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)
(iii) 15600-39100
(a ft er n in e yea r s of
r egu la r
s a t is fa ct or y s er vice
& pa s s in g of t h e
r efr es h er cou r s e)
7600
161
Re vis e d s t r u c t u r e Sr .
No.
Na me of
t h e Ca dr e
Pos t
Exis t in g Sch e me
Pa y Ba n d Gr a de
Pa y

(iv) 14300-18150
(a ft er fou r t een yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y s er vice)
(iv) 37400-67000
(a ft er fou r t een
yea r s of r egu la r
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice & pas s in g
of t h e refr es h er
cou r s e)
8600
8. Vet er in a r y
Officer s
(i) 7880-13500 (wit h
s t a r t Rs . 8000)
(i) 15600-39100 5400

(ii) 10025-15100
(a ft er fou r yea r s of
r egu la r s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)
(ii) 15600-39100
(a ft er fou r yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)
6600

(iii) 12000-15500
(a ft er n in e yea r s of
r egu la r s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)
(iii) 15600-39100
(a ft er n in e yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice & pas s in g
of t h e refr es h er
cou r s e)
7600

(iv) 14300-18150
(a ft er fou r t een yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y s er vice)
(iv) 37400-67000
(a ft er fou r t een
yea r s of r egu la r
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice & pas s in g
of t h e refr es h er
cou r s e)
8700
9. As s is t a n t
Ar ch it ect s
(i) 7880-13500 (wit h
s t a r t Rs . 8000)
(i) 15600-39100 5400

(ii) 10025-15100
(a ft er fou r yea r s of
r egu la r s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)
(ii) 15600-39100
(a ft er fou r yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)
6600

(iii) 12000-15500
(a ft er n in e yea r s of
r egu la r s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)
(iii) 15600-39100
(a ft er n in e yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice & pas s in g
of t h e refr es h er
cou r s e)
7600
(iv) 14300-18150
(a ft er fou r t een yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y s er vice)



(iv) 37400-67000
(a ft er fou r t een
yea r s of r egu la r
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice & pas s in g
of t h e refr es h er
cou r s e)
8600
10. Depu t y
Su per in t en
den t s of
Police
(i) 7880-13500 (wit h
s t a r t Rs . 8000)
(i) 15600-39100 5400
(ii) 10025-15100
(a ft er fou r yea r s of
r egu la r s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)
(ii) 15600-39100
(a ft er fou r year s of
r egu la r s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)
6600
162
Re vis e d s t r u c t u r e Sr .
No.
Na me of
t h e Ca dr e
Pos t
Exis t in g Sch e me
Pa y Ba n d Gr a de
Pa y
(iii) 12000-15500
(a ft er n in e yea r s of
r egu la r s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)



(iii) 15600-39100
(a ft er n in e yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice & pas s in g
of t h e refr es h er
cou r s e)
7600
(iv) 14300-18150
(a ft er fou r t een yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y s er vice)



(iv) 37400-67000
(a ft er fou r t een
yea r s of r egu la r
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice & pas s in g
of t h e refr es h er
cou r s e)
8600
11. As s is t a n t
Town
Pla n n er s
(i) 7880-13500 (wit h
s t a r t Rs . 8000)
(i) 15600-39100 5400

(ii) 10025-15100
(a ft er fou r yea r s of
r egu la r s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)
(ii) 15600-39100
(a ft er fou r yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)
6600

(iii) 12000-15500
(a ft er n in e yea r s of
r egu la r s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice)
(iii) 15600-39100
(a ft er n in e yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice & pas s in g
of t h e refr es h er
cou r s e)
7600
(iv) 14300-18150
(a ft er fou r t een yea r s
of r egu lar
s a t is fa ct or y s er vice)



(iv) 37400-67000
(a ft er fou r t een
yea r s of r egu la r
s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice & pas s in g
of t h e refr es h er
cou r s e)
8600

8.6 Th e ot h er St a t e Gover n men t employees i.e. t h e n on -or ga n ized
ca dr es u pt o 1.11.2006 wer e pr ovided wit h fin a n cia l u pgr a da t ion
equ iva len t t o on e in cr emen t aft er t h e complet ion of 8 a n d 16 yea r s
of s er vice. If, s u ch employees do n ot get a n y pr omot ion even u p t o
24 yea r s of s er vice, t h ey a r e pr ovided wit h on e mor e fin a n cia l
u pgr a da t ion . If a n employee does n ot get a n y pr omot ion even u p
t o 32 yea r s of s er vice, h e/ s h e is pr ovided wit h on e mor e fin a n cia l
u pgr a da t ion a s pa r t of t h e s ch eme, wh ich is given in An n exu r e IX.

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8.7 Aft er 1.11.2006, t h e employees in n on -or ga n ized ca dr es h a ve been
pr ovided wit h a n a lt er n a t ive s ch eme expla in ed in An n exu r e X. As
pa r t of t h is s ch eme, a n employee h a s t h e opt ion t o get a h igh er
pa y s ca le (in t h e h ier a r ch y of pa y s ca les in t h e ma s t er s ca le) a ft er
complet ion of fou r yea r s , n in e yea r s a n d fou r t een yea r s of s er vice
on t h e fu lfillmen t of cer t a in con dit ion s . For exa mple, t h e employee
h a s t o give a n u n der t a kin g t o a dju s t t h e ben efit , if a n y, en joyed by
h im u n der ea r lier Sch eme. Th u s , a n employee in t h e n on -
or ga n ized ca dr es h a s n ow a n opt ion t o ch oos e bet ween t h e t wo
s ch emes given in An n exu r e IX a n d An n exu r e X.

8.8 For t h e n on -or ga n ized ca dr es , t h e t wo exis t in g a lt er n a t ive s ch emes
h a ve been ca r efu lly exa min ed. Th e Commis s ion feels t h a t bot h of
t h em pr ovide a n effect ive Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion a n d s h ou ld con t in u e.
However , t h e Commis s ion r ecommen ds t h a t ben efit s u n der t h es e
s ch emes s h ou ld be s u bject t o t h e con dit ion t h a t t h e con cer n ed
employee h a s t h e pr es cr ibed min imu m eligibilit y qu a lifica t ion s for
t h e n ext h igh er s ca le a n d h a s a ls o s u cces s fu lly u n der gon e a
Refr es h er Cou r s e des ign ed t o u pgr a de s kills .

8.9 Th e effect of t h e a bove r ecommen da t ion s is given in t h e t a ble
below:
Nu mber of
pr omot ion s
e n joye d by
t h e
e mploye e
Nu mber of
Fin a n c ia l
u pgr ada t ion
e n joye d by
t h e e mploye e
Tot a l of No.
of Pr omot ion
a n d Fin an ci a l
u pgr ada t ion
e n joye d by
t h e e mploye e
No. of ye ar s
pu t in
gover n men t
s e r vice fr om
t h e t ime of
join in g
Eligibilit y for
Fin a n c ia l
u pgr ada t ion
Zer o Zer o Zer o Below 4
yea r s
Not eligible
for Fir s t
Fin a n cia l
u pgr a da t ion
Zer o Zer o Zer o Mor e t h a n
4 yea r s bu t
les s t h a n 9
yea r s
Eligible for
Fir s t
Fin a n cia l
u pgr a da t ion
On e Zer o On e Mor e t h a n
4 yea r s bu t
les s t h a n 9
yea r s
Not eligible
for Fir s t
Fin a n cia l
u pgr a da t ion
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Nu mber of
pr omot ion s
e n joye d by
t h e
e mploye e
Nu mber of
Fin a n c ia l
u pgr ada t ion
e n joye d by
t h e e mploye e
Tot a l of No.
of Pr omot ion
a n d Fin an ci a l
u pgr ada t ion
e n joye d by
t h e e mploye e
No. of ye ar s
pu t in
gover n men t
s e r vice fr om
t h e t ime of
join in g
Eligibilit y for
Fin a n c ia l
u pgr ada t ion
Zer o On e On e Mor e t h a n
9 yea r s bu t
les s t h a n
14 yea r s
Eligible for
Secon d
Fin a n cia l
u pgr a da t ion
& passing of
the refresher
course
On e Zer o On e Mor e t h a n
9 yea r s bu t
les s t h a n
14 yea r s
Eligible for
Secon d
Fin a n cia l
u pgr a da t ion
& passing of
the refresher
course
Two Zer o Two Mor e t h a n
9 yea r s bu t
les s t h a n
14 yea r s
Not eligible
for Secon d
Fin a n cia l
u pgr a da t ion
Zer o Two Two Mor e t h a n
14 yea r s of
s er vice
Eligible for
Th ir d
Fin a n cia l
u pgr a da t ion
& passing of
the refresher
course
On e On e Two Mor e t h a n
14 yea r s of
s er vice
Eligible for
Th ir d
Fin a n cia l
u pgr a da t ion
& passing of
the refresher
course
Two Zer o Two Mor e t h a n
14 yea r s of
s er vice
Eligible for
Th ir d
Fin a n cia l
u pgr a da t ion
& passing of
the refresher
course
Th r ee Zer o Th r ee Mor e t h a n
14 yea r s of
s er vice
Not eligible
for Th ir d
Fin a n cia l
u pgr a da t ion


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8.10 Wit h r ega r d t o t h e Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion , t h e Commis s ion wou ld like
t o ma ke a n ot h er s u gges t ion . Wh er ever t h e Gover n men t is
r ecr u it in g t h e employees a t h igh er level t h r ou gh dir ect
r ecr u it men t , 20% qu ot a of t h e dir ect r ecr u it men t s h ou ld be filled
t h r ou gh Limit ed Depa r t men t a l Compet it ive Exa min a t ion fr om
a mon gs t t h e employees , wh o fu lfill t h e min imu m qu a lifica t ion for
dir ect r ecr u it men t . For in s t a n ce, wh er ever dir ect r ecr u it men t is
50% of t h e ca dr e s t r en gt h , t h en 10% of t h e ca dr e s t r en gt h ou t of
dir ect qu ot a of 50% s h ou ld be u t ilized for givin g qu icker pr omot ion
t o t h os e employees wh o fu lfill t h e min imu m qu a lifica t ion for dir ect
r ecr u it men t a n d qu a lify t h e Limit ed Depa r t men t a l Compet it ive
Exa min a t ion a ppr opr ia t ely des ign ed in con s u lt a t ion wit h Pu n ja b
Pu blic Ser vice Commis s ion / Su bor din a t e Ser vices Select ion Boa r d.
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CHAPTER 9

Ch a n gin g Con t ou r s of Pu blic Se r vic e De live r y:
Pr omot ion of Effe c t ive , Re s pon s ive a n d Cit ize n -
Fr ie n dly Admin is t r a t ion

9.1 Th e Gover n men t of Pu n ja b h a s r ecen t ly s et u p Socia l Developmen t
a n d Gover n a n ce Refor ms Commis s ion , wh ich is likely t o
r ecommen d a dmin is t r a t ive r efor ms wit h a view t o pr omot in g good
gover n a n ce in t h e St a t e. Th e r ole of t h e pr es en t Pa y Commis s ion is
on ly t o r ecommen d ch a n ges in t h e pa y s t r u ct u r e a n d a llowa n ces .
Th e u n der lyin g ph ilos oph y of r ecommen din g bet t er pa y s ca les a n d
a llowa n ces is t o mot iva t e gover n men t employees t o wor k wit h
mor e dedica t ion a n d in t egr it y s o t h a t t h e fin a l ou t come of t h eir
s er vices r es u lt s in ma kin g gover n a n ce effect ive, r es pon s ive a n d
cit izen -fr ien dly.

9.2 Th e t h r u s t of t h e t r a dit ion a l model of pu blic a dmin is t r a t ion
pa t t er n ed on t h e Weber ia n t h eor y of bu r ea u cr a cy is t o pr ovide
pu blic goods / s er vices t o cit izen s wit h in t h e la id down pa r a met er s
in t h e s t a t u t e book in t h e for m of r u les a n d r egu la t ion s . Th e
t r a dit ion a l model of bu r ea u cr a cy beca me blu r r ed in t h e pos t Gr ea t
Depr es s ion a n d Secon d Wor ld Wa r per iod. Th e in t er fa ce bet ween
cit izen s a n d a dmin is t r a t ion beca me mor e complex a n d mu lt i-
la yer ed. Th e a dmin is t r a t ion a ls o s u cceeded in ma n ipu la t in g t h e
s ys t em in it s fa vou r . Th e or din a r y cit izen s s u ffer ed a t t h e h a n ds of
a dmin is t r a t ion bot h for n ot get t in g a dequ a t e s er vices a n d a ls o for
pa yin g mor e t a xes t o meet t h e expen s es of bloa t ed bu r ea u cr a cy.
Th e u n h ea lt h y combin a t ion of in a dequ a t e pr ovis ion of pu blic
s er vices a n d h igh in ciden ce of t a xes er oded t h e fa it h of or din a r y
cit izen s in a dmin is t r a t ion a n d in t h e pr oces s cit izen s felt
a lien a t ed. Pu n ja b s eems t o be n o except ion t o t h is globa l t r en d.
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9.3 Th e ph en omen a l gr owt h of bu r ea u cr a cy a ccompa n ied by
in cr ea s in g degr ee of dis s a t is fa ct ion a mon g cit izen s a bou t t h e
deliver y of pu blic s er vices h a s led t o a s ea r ch for a lt er n a t ive
models of gover n a n ce, wh ich a r e mor e cit izen s -fr ien dly a n d
emph a s is e t r a n s pa r en cy. Su ch models of gover n a n ce kn own a s
New Pu blic Ma n a gemen t (NPM) wer e developed, pa r t icu la r ly in t h e
a dva n ced cou n t r ies . Th e u n der lyin g t en a n t s of t h e NPM in clu de
fr eedom ma n a gemen t in pu blic s ect or , explicit s t a n dar ds a n d
mea s u r es of per for ma n ce, emph a s is on ou t come r a t h er t h a n on
pr ocedu r es , flexible, fla t t er (n on -h ier a r ch ica l) a n d focu s ed
s t r u ct u r es of t h e or ga n iza t ion s wit h s t r es s on fin a n cia l pr u den ce.

9.4 Th e NPM model h a s pla ced t h e cit izen s a t t h e cen t r e of pu blic
s er vice r efor ms . Th e mos t impor t a n t a dmin is t r a t ive in n ova t ion in
t h is con t ext is t h e Cit izen s ’ Ch a r t er in t r odu ced for t h e fir s t t ime in
t h e U.K. in 1991. It emph a s izes s ix pr in ciples of pu blic s er vices :
s t a n da r ds , in for ma t ion a n d open n es s , ch oice a n d con s u lt a t ion ,
cou r t es y a n d h elpfu ln es s , a n d va lu e for mon ey. Th e Cit izen s ’
Ch a r t er in t h e U.K. h a s fu r t h er been impr oved a n d s t r en gt h en ed
u n der t h e ca mpa ign ‘Ser vice Fir s t ’. Th e impr es s ive per for ma n ce of
t h e cit izen s ’ ch a r t er in t h e U.K. h a s ma de t h is a dmin is t r a t ive
device popu la r a cr os s t h e globe. In In dia t h is cit izen s -fr ien dly
a ppr oa ch t o a dmin is t r a t ion wa s a dopt ed in t h e Ch ief Min is t er s ’
Con fer en ce on Action Plan for Effective and Res pons ive
Adminis tration h eld u n der t h e ch a ir ma n s h ip of t h e Pr ime Min is t er
on 24
t h
Ma y 1997.

9.5 Th e u s e of in for ma t ion a n d commu n ica t ion t ech n ology in t h e
gover n men t s ect or popu la r ly kn own a s e-gover n a n ce h a s a ls o
emer ged a s a power fu l t ool t o deliver s er vices a t t h e door s t eps of
cit izen s . E-gover n a n ce fa cilit a t es t h e cit izen s -a dmin is t r a t ion
in t er fa ce in a n efficien t , s peedier a n d t r a n s pa r en t ma n n er . It a ls o
pr ovides a n oppor t u n it y t o cit izen s t o pr ovide in pu t s for pu blic
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policy ma kin g. Th u s E-gover n a n ce is a t wo wa y t r a ffic bet ween t h e
gover n men t a n d t h e cit izen s .

9.6 Mos t of t h e St a t e Gover n men t s in clu din g Pu n ja b a r e pa s s in g
t h r ou gh a fis ca l cr is is . Reven u e expen dit u r e cla ims ma ximu m
s h a r e of t ot a l expen dit u r e a n d t h u s s u fficien t r es ou r ces a r e n ot
a va ila ble for developmen t pr oject s . Pa r t icipa t ion of pr iva t e ca pit al
pa r t icu la r ly in t h e for m of Pu blic Pr iva t e Pa r t n er s h ip (PPP) is
ga in in g momen t u m. Pa r t n er s h ip of bot h pu blic an d pr iva t e s ect or
in t h e deliver y of pu blic s er vices en s u r es a n a gr eed r a t e of r et u r n
t o t h e pr iva t e s ect or a n d in exch a n ge it is obliga t or y on t h e pa r t of
t h e pr iva t e s ect or t o meet s ocia l r es pon s ibilit y.

9.7 Th e pr ogr es s in Pu n ja b on a ccou n t of n ew a dmin is t r a t ive
in it ia t ives is s low. Th e effect ive, r es pon s ive a n d cit izen s -fr ien dly
a dmin is t r a t ion is mor e in t h e for m of r h et or ic a n d les s in t h e for m
of r ea lit y. For exa mple ou t of 71 Depa r t men t s / Dir ect or a t es of t h e
Gover n men t on ly fift een Depa r t men t s a n d t wo Dir ect or a t es h a ve
for mu la t ed t h eir Cit izen s ’ Ch a r t er . Of t h es e, on ly t h e Depa r t men t
of Tech n ica l Edu ca t ion a n d In du s t r ia l Tr a in in g a n d Dir ect or a t e of
Soil a n d Wa t er Con s er va t ion h a ve dis pla yed t h eir cit izen s ’ ch a r t er
on t h e webs it es . Th u s Cit izen s ’ Ch a r t er pr ogr a mme a s a veh icle of
pr omot ion of cit izen s cen t r ic a dmin is t r a t ion h a s fa iled t o ma ke it s
pr es en ce felt a mon g t h e people of Pu n ja b.

9.8 Th e dividen ds fr om t h e u s e of n ew in for ma t ion t ech n ology in t h e
deliver y of pu blic s er vices a r e a ls o n ot a s h a n ds ome a s wer e
expect ed. No dou bt t h e Gover n men t of Pu n ja b h a s it s own webs it e,
t h r ou gh wh ich 42 Depa r t men t s ca n be ea s ily a cces s ed. On ly 12
Depa r t men t s of t h e Gover n men t h a ve t h eir own webs it es .
However , t h e in for ma t ion on t h es e webs it es in mos t of t h e ca s es is
n ot r egu la r ly u pda t ed. Th e webs it es con t a in in for ma t ion a bou t t h e
Depa r t men t a n d it s fu n ct ion s , s ch emes , a dver t is emen t s , t en der s ,
con t a ct s , a n d a n n u a l r epor t s . Applica t ion for ms a bou t va r iou s
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pr ogr a mmes / s ch emes , ba r r in g a few, a r e gen er a lly n ot ava ila ble
on t h e webs it es a n d t h u s t h e e-gover n a n ce in it ia t ives a r e ma in ly
in for ma t ive in n a t u r e a n d in n o wa y h elp t h e cit izen s t o ava il t h e
ben efit s of pu blic s er vices t h r ou gh in t er n et .

9.9 In Pu n ja b, PPP model is ma in ly u s ed by t h e Pu n ja b In fr a s t r u ct u r e
Developmen t Boa r d for bu ildin g ph ys ica l in fr a s t r u ct u r e s u ch as
r oa ds a n d br idges . In t h e pr ovis ion of ot h er pu blic s er vices t h e
u s e of PPP model is a lmos t n on -exis t en t .

9.10 Th e on ly a r ea wh er e s ome t a n gible pr ogr es s h a s been a ch ieved
r ela t es t o t h e Righ t t o In for ma t ion . Th e ma jor cr edit for t h is goes
t o t h e Righ t t o In for ma t ion Act , 2005 u n der wh ich it is obliga t or y
on t h e pa r t of t h e Gover n men t Depa r t men t s t o s u pply in for ma t ion
wit h in s t ipu la t ed t ime. Du r in g t h e dis cu s s ion s wit h t h e
Depa r t men t s , t h e Commis s ion fou n d t h a t ma n y Depa r t men t s ,
in s t ea d of a ppr ecia t in g t h e u n der lyin g s pir it beh in d t h e Act , wer e
ma in ly compla in in g a ga in s t it a s con s ider a ble a mou n t of t ime was
bein g s pen t on pr ovidin g len gt h y a n d t ime-con s u min g in for ma t ion .
Mos t of t h em wer e, t h er efor e, a s kin g for a ddit ion a l s t a ff for
h a n dlin g RTI ca s es .

9.11 Th e Commis s ion is of t h e opin ion t h a t qu a lit y of gover n a n ce
ma t t er s for impr ovin g t h e deliver y of pu blic s er vices . Th e
Commis s ion wou ld, t h er efor e, r ecommen d t h a t fir s t ly t h e Pu n ja b
Gover n men t by lea r n in g fr om t h e globa l exper ien ce s h ou ld la u n ch
a s pecia l ca mpa ign t o ma ke it obliga t or y for a ll t h e Depa r t men t s t o
a n n ou n ce t h eir Cit izen s ’ Ch a r t er in clu din g s pecia l pr ivileges ,
h ea lt h ca r e a n d ot h er fa cilit ies for s en ior cit izen s . A s pecia l
Cit izen s ’ Ch a r t er Un it s h ou ld be s et u p in t h e office of t h e Ch ief
Min is t er / Depu t y Ch ief Min is t er . Th is Un it s h ou ld r eview t h e
pr ogr es s on t h e implemen t a t ion of Cit izen s ’ Ch a r t er in t h e St a t e.

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9.12 Secon dly, t h e cit izen s ca n ben efit fr om e-gover n a n ce in it ia t ives if
n eces s a r y for ms a r e a va ila ble on t h e webs it e an d Depa r t men t s
a ccept t h eir e-s u bmis s ion . Th is will qu icken t h e s peed of
pr oces s in g a n d decis ion -ma kin g in Gover n men t offices . It wou ld
a ls o h elp in r edu cin g lon g qu eu es a t h ead offices , s a ve h u ge pu blic
mon ey, ea s e pr es s u r es on ph ys ica l in fr a s t r u ct u r e a n d pr ovide
s u fficien t t ime t o officia ls t o con cen t r a t e on t h eir wor k. Th e wor k
r ela t ed t o s et t in g u p of webs it es a n d u pda t in g t h em s h ou ld be
ou t s ou r ced. Th e webs it e of a depa r t men t s h ou ld con t a in a ll
in for ma t ion t h a t ma y be n eeded by a u s er , s u ch a s it s
or ga n iza t ion a l s t r u ct u r e, key per s on s wit h con t a ct Nu mber s , t h e
a n n u a l a dmin is t r a t ion r epor t , it s bu dget , it s impor t a n t s ch emes ,
a u dit r epor t s , et c. Web s it es of Tr a in in g In s t it u t ion s in t h e St a t e,
in clu din g in t h e Depa r t men t of Tech n ica l Edu ca t ion , cou ld give
in for ma t ion a bou t pr ogr a mmes , wh ich cit izen s ca n a ls o join , s u ch
a s En t r epr en eu s h ip Developmen t Pr ogr a mmes , s h or t t er m or
weeken d s kill developmen t pr ogr a mmes for s elf-employed per s on s
in t h e u n or ga n ized s ect or , t h e s kill a ccr edit ion a ct ivit y in t h e
In s t it u t e, et c. Th e Commis s ion s t r on gly r ecommen ds t h a t e-
gover n a n ce s h ou ld become a r ea lit y in Pu n ja b. Towa r ds a ch ievin g
t h is object ive t h e gover n men t s h ou ld pr ovide liber a l fu n ds for t h e
n eces s a r y in fr a s t r u ct u r e, t r a in t h e en t ir e s t a ff for e-gover n a n ce
a n d pr omot e s et t in g u p of e-s a mpa r k cen t r es / kios ks a t n oda l
villa ges , t own s a n d cit ies .

9.13 Th ir dly, t h e Commis s ion r ecommen ds t h a t in fu t u r e ea ch
pr oject / pr ogr a mme s h ou ld qu a lify t h e t h r ee Es Tes t , i.e. econ omy,
efficien cy a n d effect iven es s . Un der t h e Econ omy Tes t , ea ch
pr oject / pr ogr a mme s h ou ld be s cr u t in ized on t h e ba s is of cos t
effect iven es s . Un der t h e Efficien cy Tes t , t h e a im of t h e
a dmin is t r a t ion s h ou ld be t o a ch ieve t h e t a r get wit h lea s t pos s ible
u s e of r es ou r ces . Th e Tes t of Effect iven es s s h ou ld mea s u r e t h e
ext en t t o wh ich t h e object ives of t h e s ch eme/ pr ogr a mme h a ve
been a ch ieved.
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9.14 Fou r t h ly, t h e bu r ea u cr a cy is s yn on ymou s wit h cu mber s ome
pr ocedu r e, exces s ive pa per wor k, r ed-t a pis m, a n d u lt ima t ely
r es u lt in g in in or din a t e dela ys in t h e decis ion -ma kin g. Wit h a view
t o impr ovin g t h e ima ge of t h e bu r ea u cr a cy a mon g cit izen s a n d
ma kin g it ou t come or ien t ed, t h e Commis s ion r ecommen ds t h a t t h e
exis t in g pr ocedu r es a n d r egu la t ion s be s implified.


9.15 Fift h ly, t h e Commis s ion r ecommen ds t h a t PPP model s h ou ld be
u s ed for deliver in g pu blic s er vices in Sect or s s u ch a s Tr a n s por t ,
Edu ca t ion , Hea lt h a n d Hou s in g. However , befor e s wit ch in g over t o
PPP model, officia ls of con cer n ed Depa r t men t s s h ou ld be given
r igor ou s t r a in in g a bou t t h e for mu la t ion of con t r a ct s a n d
mon it or in g t h eir pr ogr es s s o t h a t t h e pr iva t e s ect or wor ks t owa r ds
cit izen s ’ s a t is fa ct ion a n d does n ot s iph on off t h e r es ou r ces of t h e
St a t e. Th is ma y a ls o r equ ir e s et t in g u p of in depen den t Regu la t or y
Au t h or it ies t o en s u r e level pla yin g field for in ves t or s a n d
pr ot ect in g t h e in t er es t s of t h e Gen er a l Pu blic.

9.16 Wit h a view t o s peedin g u p t h e s et t lemen t of pen din g dis pu t es
bet ween pu blic a n d t h e Gover n men t , t h e Commis s ion wou ld
r ecommen d t o r ely mor e u pon t h e veh icle of Lok Ad alats . Th e
con ven t ion a l ma ch in er y for deliver in g ju s t ice t o t h e a ggr ieved
cit izen s is cu mber s ome, cos t ly a n d t ime con s u min g. Lok Ad alats
in va r iou s pa r t s of t h e St a t e wou ld h elp t h e common cit izen s t o get
t h eir dis pu t es s et t led on t h e s pot a n d h elp in r es t or in g people’s
t r u s t in t h e St a t e admin is t r a t ion . Th e pr ocedu r e of t h e Lok Ad alat
s h ou ld be s imple, t r a n s pa r en t a n d cos t effect ive. Th e in for ma t ion
a bou t t h e t ime a n d loca t ion of Lok Ad alats s h ou ld be dis s emin a t ed
effect ively s o t h a t a ll t h e a ffect ed pa r t ies ca n a va il of t h e ben efit s .

9.17 Gover n men t officia ls a t a ll levels a t t h e t ime of join in g t h e s er vice
n eed t o be or ien t ed t owa r ds St a t e pr ior it ies , office pr ocedu r es a n d
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wor kin g en vir on men t . Th ey s h ou ld, t h er efor e, be given in du ct ion
t r a in in g. Th e a dmin is t r a t ive fu n ct ion s a n d pr ocedu r es a r e a ls o
u n der goin g fa s t ch a n ges wh ich n eces s it a t e con t in u ou s
u pgr a da t ion of s kills of Gover n men t Employees t h r ou gh in -s er vice
t r a in in g pr ogr a mmes . Th e Commis s ion du r in g t h e in t er a ct ion wit h
t h e va r iou s Depa r t men t s a s well a s wit h t h e Un ion s / As s ocia t ion s
h a s fou n d t h a t a t pr es en t t r a in in g pr ogr a mmes a r e n ot r egu la r ly
or ga n ized. Th e t r a in in g modu les , t r a in in g met h odologies ,
in fr a s t r u ct u r e for t r a in in g a r e a ls o n ot r egu la r ly u pda t ed wit h
ch a n gin g r equ ir emen t s of t h e pu blic s er vices . Th e s elect ion
pr ocedu r es for t r a in in g a n d u t iliza t ion of s er vices a ft er t r a in in g
a ls o n eed t h or ou gh r eview t o ma ke t r a in in g a n effect ive t ool of
efficien t a dmin is t r a t ion . In t h e ligh t of t h es e obs er va t ion s , t h e
Commis s ion s t r on gly r ecommen ds t h a t t r a in in g pr ogr a mmes
s h ou ld be ma de a r egu la r ph en omen on . It s h ou ld a ls o be ma de
obliga t or y t o a t t en d a t lea s t t wo t r a in in g pr ogr a mmes of
r ea s on a ble du r a t ion befor e a va ilin g ben efit s u n der pr omot ion a l
a n d a s s u r ed ca r eer pr ogr es s ion s ch emes . Th e Tr a in in g In s t it u t ion s
mu s t r egu la r ly r eview t h e t r a in in g modu les , t r a in in g met h odology
a n d pr ovide n eces s a r y in fr a s t r u ct u r e. Gover n men t s h ou ld a ls o
for mu la t e a t r a n s pa r en t a n d object ive policy for n omin a t ion s a n d
for u t iliza t ion of s er vices of officer s a ft er t r a in in g.

9.18 Th e focu s of t r a in in g s h ou ld va r y a cr os s gr ou ps of employees . Th e
ma jor focu s of t r a in in g for Gr ou p D s t a ff s h ou ld be t o develop
mu lt i-s killin g a mon g t h em s o t h a t t h ey ca n per for m mu lt iple
fu n ct ion s of t h e au xilla r y s t a ff. Gr ou p C employees s h ou ld be
impa r t ed t r a in in g in a r ea s s u ch a s in for ma t ion t ech n ology,
moder n office equ ipmen t s , lia is on , r ecor d keepin g, dr a ft in g a n d
commu n ica t ion s kills . Developin g ma n a ger ia l a n d lea der s h ip s kills
s h ou ld be t h e focu s of t r a in in g pr ogr a mmes for Gr ou p A a n d B
employees . Th e Tr a in in g In s t it u t ion s s u ch a s Ma h a t a ma Ga n dh i
St a t e In s t it u t e of Pu blic Admin is t r a t ion s h ou ld be in volved a s a
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n oda l a gen cy t o implemen t t r a in in g a n d s kills developmen t
pr ogr a mmes .

9.19 To ma ke a dmin is t r a t ion mor e r es pon s ive t o cit izen s ’ n eeds a n d t o
impr ove it s ima ge a mon g Gen er a l Pu blic, wa s t efu l expen dit u r e
s h ou ld be cu r bed. Th e pos t in g of Con s t a bles / ot h er officia ls a t t h e
r es iden ces of officer s s h ou ld be s t opped. If it is con s ider ed t h a t
s u ch a n a r r a n gemen t is n eces s a r y for a pa r t icu la r fu n ct ion a r y, it
s h ou ld be don e by wa y of con t r a ct u a l a ppoin t men t on ly wit h pr ior
con cu r r en ce of t h e Depa r t men t of Fin a n ce. Officer s con t r a ven in g
t h is s h ou ld be depa r t men t a lly of Fin an ce. Officer s con t r a ven in g
t h is s h ou ld be depa r t men t a lly pr oceeded a ga in s t .

9.20 Th ou gh t h e s u bject ma t t er of t h e a dmin is t r a t ive r efor ms h a s n ot
been r igor ou s ly in ves t iga t ed by t h e Commis s ion , t h e cen t r a l
con cer n of t h e Commis s ion h a s been t o r es t or e cit izen s ’ t r u s t in
a dmin is t r a t ion . For a ch ievin g t h is object ive, t h e Commis s ion h a s
devis ed pa y s t r u ct u r e, a llowa n ces a n d ot h er policy in it ia t ives in
s u ch a ma n n er t h a t employees a r e h igh ly mot iva t ed t o deliver
goods a n d s er vices t o t h e s a t is fa ct ion of cit izen s . It is expect ed
t h a t cu mu la t ive effect of t h e r ecommen da t ion s of t h e Commis s ion
wou ld ma ke a dmin is t r a t ion mor e effect ive, r es pon s ive,
a ccou n t a ble a n d cit izen s -fr ien dly.

9.21 To impr ove u t ilizat ion of fu n ds u n der Cen t r a lly Spon s or ed
Sch emes s u ch a s Ru r a l Employmen t Gu a r a n t ee, Bh a r a t Nir ma n ,
Ur ba n Ren ewa l a n d Welfa r e of Min or it ies , it is n eces s a r y t h a t t h e
St a t e does cr ea t e s u it a ble a dmin is t r a t ive in fr a s t r u ct u r e.

9.22 Th e Commis s ion h a s s epa r a t ely r ecommen ded u pgr a da t ion of
cer t a in pos t s t o impr ove s er vice deliver y. Th e Commis s ion ’s
r ecommen da t ion s r ega r din g a n a s s u r ed ca r eer a n d pr omot ion
policy is in t en ded t o r emove s t a gn a t ion a n d t h er eby pr omot e job
s a t is fa ct ion . Th e Commis s ion h a s a ls o r ecommen ded in t r odu ct ion
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of edu ca t ion a l a llowa n ce, mobile a llowa n ce a n d r is k a llowa n ce in
t h e for m of h ea lt h in s u r a n ce for r is k pr on e jobs . An ot h er
r ecommen da t ion of t h e Commis s ion is t o en h a n ce a ge of
s u per a n n u a t ion fr om 58 t o 60 yea r s . It is expect ed t h a t a ll t h es e
mea s u r es wou ld mot iva t e t h e employees a n d t h er eby impr ove t h e
s er vice deliver y.

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SUGGESTIONS FOR RECRUITMENT PROCEDURES

10.1 In or der t o dis ch a r ge it s du t ies , ea ch Gover n men t Depa r t men t
devis es it s own or ga n iza t ion a l s t r u ct u r e. Th is s t r u ct u r e oft en
u n der goes a ch a n ge t o r es pon d t o t h e n ew ch a llen ges a r is in g fr om
t h e in it ia t ion of n ew pr ogr a mmes or a dopt ion of n ew t ech n ologies .
However , t h e effica cy of t h e n ew s t r u ct u r e la r gely depen ds u pon
t h e n u mber a n d qu a lit y of s t a ff a va ila ble.

10.2 Bot h in wr it t en a n d or a l pr es en t a t ion s befor e t h e Commis s ion ,
Admin is t r a t ive Secr et a r ies / Hea ds of Depa r t men t , Employees ’
As s ocia t ion s a n d in dividu a ls dr ew a t t en t ion t o t h e exis t en ce of a
la r ge n u mber of va ca n cies in va r iou s Depa r t men t s . Th is , t h ey
a r gu ed, h a s a dver s ely a ffect ed t h e wor kin g of t h e Gover n men t . In
t h is con t ext , t h ey r efer r ed t o t h e officia l commu n ica t ion s r ela t in g
t o t h e ba n on r ecr u it men t a n d a bolit ion of pos t s . Th is ba n wa s
per h a ps in t en ded t o r edu ce t h e Non -Pla n expen dit u r e on s a la r ies
a n d a llowa n ces of t h e Gover n men t employees in view of t h e poor
fin a n cia l h ea lt h of t h e St a t e.

10.3 However , Gover n men t in s t r u ct ion s a ls o s t ipu la t e t h a t a
Depa r t men t cou ld t a ke u p t h e exer cis e of a r eviva l/ cr ea t ion of a
pos t for fu n ct ion a l r equ ir emen t s on ly a ft er t h e Depa r t men t h a s
ca r r ied ou t a r es t r u ct u r in g exer cis e. Th e r es t r u ct u r in g pr opos a l
r equ ir es a clea r a n ce fr om t h e Officer s Commit t ee a n d a Gr ou p of
Min is t er s befor e s u bmit t in g it t o t h e Cou n cil of Min is t er s for
a ppr ova l. Th is obviou s ly is a t ime con s u min g pr oces s . It is in t h e
kn owledge of t h e Commis s ion t h a t t h e Depa r t men t of For es t a n d
Wild Life h a s been en ga ged in t h e r es t r u ct u r in g exer cis e for a bou t
6 mon t h s . It s complet ion will t a ke s ome mor e t ime. Ot h er
Depa r t men t s cou ld pos s ibly ben efit fr om s u ch a n exer cis e.
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10.4 Th e Commis s ion h a s exa min ed t h is is s u e ca r efu lly. Th e
Commis s ion con cu r s wit h t h e view t h a t a la r ge n u mber of
va ca n cies exis t in g in va r iou s Depa r t men t s a dver s ely a ffect s t h e
qu a lit y a n d deliver y of pu blic s er vices . Th e en for cemen t of va r iou s
la ws a n d r egu la t ion s a ls o s u ffer s . It a ls o lea ds t o s kewed
a dmin is t r a t ive s t r u ct u r e wh er e s u per vis or y officia ls h a ve n o or
lit t le s u ppor t s t a ff. However , a s dis cu s s ed in Ch a pt er 2, t h e
fin a n cia l h ea lt h of t h e St a t e ca n n ot be t er med a s s a t is fa ct or y.
Accor din gly, complet e lift in g of t h e ba n on r ecr u it men t ma y n ot be
t h u s pos s ible.

10.5 Th e Commis s ion wou ld, t h er efor e, r ecommen d t h a t pen din g
complet ion of t h e r es t r u ct u r in g exer cis e a n d lift in g of t h e ba n on
r ecr u it men t in a ll Gover n men t Depa r t men t s mu s t ou t s ou r ce t h eir
a ct ivit ies a s per t h e exis t in g policy. Gen er a lly, ou t s ou r cin g is don e
t h r ou gh ou t s ide a gen cy. Th e Commis s ion wou ld s u gges t t h a t
s u bject t o lega l complia n ce, Gover n men t depa r t men t s s h ou ld
dir ect ly ou t s ou r ce es s en t ia l a n d u r gen t r equ ir emen t s for s t a ff in
ca t egor ies ‘C’ a n d ‘D’ wit h ou t goin g t h r ou gh a n ou t s ou r ce a gen cy.

10.6 Th e per s on s t o be s elect ed u n der dir ect ou t s ou r cin g mu s t pos s es s
t h e pr es cr ibed min imu m qu a lifica t ion a n d exper ien ce in dica t ed in
t h e Recr u it men t Ru les for t h a t pos t .

10.7 Th e s elect ed per s on s cou ld be employed on t h e fixed con s olida t ed
r emu n er a t ion for a limit ed per iod of u pt o 3 yea r s . Su ch per s on s
cou ld la t er be con s ider ed for r egu la r job s u bject t o t h e fu lfillmen t
of a ll n eces s a r y r equ ir emen t s . En ga gemen t of s t a ff u n der t h is
a r r a n gemen t cou ld be don e for a ll t h e Depa r t men t s by r es pect ive
Divis ion a l Commis s ion er s a n d in t h e ca s e of offices loca t ed at
Ch a n diga r h , t h e r ecr u it men t s h ou ld be don e by t h e Commis ion er
Pa t ia la Divis ion .


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10.8 To fa cilit a t e t h e pr oces s of ou t s ou r cin g, a model con t r a ct s h ou ld
be developed for u s e of va r iou s Depa r t men t s . If a n ou t s ide Agen cy
is t o be u s ed, a s t a n da r d pr ocedu r e s h ou ld a ls o be evolved for it s
en ga gemen t .

10.9 In r es pect of ca t egor ies ‘A’ a n d ‘B’, t h e r et ir ed officer s cou ld be
en ga ged u pt o t h e a ge of 62 yea r s by t h e Gover n men t on a fixed
r emu n er a t ion t o meet u r gen t s t a ff r equ ir emen t s .

10.10 Th e Commis s ion h a s n ot ed t h a t t h er e a r e a la r ge n u mber of
ca t egor y ‘D’ pos t s in va r iou s depa r t men t s , wit h dis t in ct n a mes
a n d qu a lifica t ion s r equ ir ed. In t h e depa r t men t of Ir r iga t ion , it h a s
been n ot ed t h a t t h er e a r e 350 ca t egor ies of ca t egor y ‘D’ employees .
Sin ce t h e t ech n ology/ pr oces s es , a n d s ys t ems keep ch a n gin g,
s ome of t h es e pos t s h a ve become r edu n da n t a n d n ew
r equ ir emen t s h a ve s pr u n g u p. Ma n y of t h es e pos t s , t h er efor e, do
n ot r equ ir e t o be filled u p. It is , t h er efor e, s u gges t ed t h a t wit h in
t h e over a ll n u mber of ca t egor y ‘D’ pos t s , a Hea d of t h e Depa r t men t
be per mit t ed t o in t er ch a n ge pos t s fr om on e ca t egor y t o t h e ot h er
t o meet t h e ch a n gin g r equ ir emen t s a s a lr ea dy men t ion ed ea r lier in
t h e r epor t . Simu lt a n eou s ly, it s h ou ld be t h e r es pon s ibilit y of t h e
Hea d of t h e Depa r t men t t o en s u r e a r r a n gemen t s for mu lt is killin g
of ca t egor y ‘D’ employees . Th er e cou ld be fin a n cia l in cen t ive
in t r odu ced in t h e for m of a n in cr emen t on a cqu is it ion of
mu lt is kills by t h e employee.

10.11 Th er e a r e a n u mber of pos t s s u ch a s St a t is t ica l As s is t a n t s , Nu r s e-
cu m-La dy At t en da n t s , Hea lt h Vis it or s , Sa ma j Sevika s wh ich a r e
pr es en t ly exis t in g in mor e t h a n on e Depa r t men t . Th is oft en lea ds
t o la ck of pr omot ion a l oppor t u n it ies for s ma ll ca dr es . In or der t o
h a r n es s r es ou r ces a n d cr ea t e s yn er gies a mon g Depa r t men t s , t h e
Commis s ion wou ld r ecommen d t h eir r ecr u it men t in a pa r en t
depa r t men t fr om wh er e ot h er Depa r t men t s ca n t a ke s u ch
fu n ct ion a r ies on depu t a t ion wh en n eeded.
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10.12 An ot h er s u gges t ion in t h is con t ext is t h a t t h e Secr et a r ia t a n d
per s on a l s t a ff ca dr es in t h e Civil Secr et a r ia t s h ou ld be mer ged in
fu t u r e. In fu t u r e r ecr u it men t in t h e Secr et a r ia t s h ou ld be ma de a s
Execu t ive As s is t a n t s wit h en t r y level qu a lifica t ion s of Gr a du a t ion
a n d on e yea r Diploma in compu t er s . Execu t ive As s is t a n t s s h ou ld
dis ch a r ge t h e fu n ct ion s pr es en t ly bein g ca r r ied ou t by t h e
As s is t a n t s a s well a s by t h e Per s on a l St a ff. Th is wou ld impr ove
bot h t h e pr omot ion a l oppor t u n it ies a n d flexibilit y in wor kin g
a r r a n gemen t .

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FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS


11.1 Th e Commis s ion h a s r ecommen ded in Ch a pt er s 4,5,6 a n d 7 t h e
r evis ed pa y s ca les , a llowa n ces a n d pen s ion a r y ben efit s . Wh ile t h e
pa y s ca les a n d pen s ion a r y ben efit s a r e t o be effect ive fr om
1.1.2006, t h e n ew a llowa n ces a n d t h e r evis ion in exis t in g
a llowa n ces is t o be effect ive fr om t h e da t e of n ot ifica t ion by t h e
Gover n men t . Th e es t ima t es ma de h er e a r e ba s ed on t h e
a s s u mpt ion of u n ifor m dis t r ibu t ion of employees in differ en t pa y
s ca les . It is es t ima t ed t h a t t h e a n n u a l a ddit ion a l expen dit u r e on
a ccou n t of t h e r evis ion in Pa y St r u ct u r e wou ld be Rs . 1750 cr or es
in 2009-10 in clu s ive of 6 per cen t Dea r n es s Allowa n ce on t h e
pa t t er n of t h e Cen t r a l Gover n men t w.e.f. 1.1.2009. Th e a ddit ion a l
cos t du e t o t h e r evis ion of exis t in g a llowa n ces a n d in t r odu ct ion of
n ew a llowa n ces is es t ima t ed t o be Rs . 300 cr or es per a n n u m.

11.2 Th u s t h e t ot a l implica t ion of t h e va r iou s r ecommen da t ion s ma de
by t h e Commis s ion for 2009-10 in r es pect of r evis ion of s ca les
a n d a llowa n ces is in dica t ed below:

S.No. Ca t egor y Implica t ion
(Rs . In Cr or es )
1. Revis ion in Pa y Sca les 1750
2. Revis ion of a llowa n ces 300
Tot a l 2050

11.3 As r ega r ds t h e exis t in g pen s ion er s , t h e a ddit ion a l yea r ly lia bilit y
in clu s ive of in cr ea s ed expen dit u r e on a ccou n t of en h a n ced limit s
of gr a t u it y, LTC a n d lea ve en ca s h men t du e t o in cr ea s e in pa y
s ca les is es t ima t ed a t Rs . 650 cr or es .
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11.4 As in cr ea s e in s a la r y, s ca les a n d pen s ion a r y ben efit s a r e t o h a ve
r et r os pect ive effect fr om 1.1.2006, it is es t ima t ed t h a t a r r ea r s on
a ccou n t of s a la r y in cr ea s es for t h e per iod fr om 1.1.2006 t o
31.3.2009 wou ld be Rs . 3450 cr or es . In t h e ca s e of pen s ion er s t h e
a r r ea r s for t h is per iod a r e likely t o be Rs . 1350 cr or es , ma kin g t h e
t ot a l a r r ea r s t o be pa id t o Rs . 4800 cr or es .

11.5 Th e s a vin gs on a ccou n t of t h e r ecommen da t ion s ma de by t h e
Commis s ion a r e in dica t ed below:
(Rs . in cr or es per a n n u m)
1. En h a n cemen t of r et ir emen t a ge 1000
(for n ext t wo yea r s .)
2. Rect ifica t ion of commu t a t ion of 60
Pen s ion for mu la
3. Revis ed Sch eme for pa ymen t of 80
Commu t a t ion
4. Revis ed Sch eme for pa ymen t 45
of a dva n ces
5. Su gges t ed ch a n ges in 100
Recr u it men t pr ocedu r e

11.6 Th e Commis s ion feels t h a t s a vin gs a r is in g ou t of en h a n cemen t of
r et ir emen t a ge ca n pa r t ly t a ke ca r e of t h e a ddit ion a l expen dit u r e
on s a la r y a n d pen s ion s in t h e n ext t wo yea r s a r is in g ou t of t h e
r ecommen da t ion s of t h e Commis s ion . It is h oped t h a t s ome of t h e
s u gges t ion s ma de in Ch a pt er 2 for r es ou r ce mobiliza t ion wou ld
a ls o en a ble t h e St a t e t o meet t h e r ema in in g expen dit u r e.

S.K. Tu t eja , IAS (Ret d.)
Ch a ir ma n

A.S. Ober a i B.S. Gh u ma n R.C. Na yya r , IAS
Member Member Member Secr et a r y

Ch a n diga r h ,
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GOVERNMENT OF PUNJ AB
DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL
(PERSONNEL POLICIES-III BRANCH)

Not ifica t ion
t h e 19
t h
December ,2006

No.8/ 2/ 03-6PP3/ 18365 :Th e Gover n men t of Pu n ja b h a ve been
con s ider in g for s ome t ime pa s t t h e ch a n ges t h a t h a ve t a ken pla ce in t h e
s t r u ct u r e of emolu men t s of Gover n men t employees over t h e yea r s .
Con dit ion s h a ve a ls o ch a n ged in s ever a l r es pect s s in ce t h e la s t Pa y
Commis s ion ma de it s r epor t in 1997. Accor din gly, it h a s been decided
t o a ppoin t t h e Fift h Pu n ja b Pa y Commis s ion compr is in g of t h e followin g:


1. Sh .S.K.Tu t eja , IAS (Ret d.) - Ch a ir ma n

2. Sh .Ama r jit Sin gh Ober a i - Pa r t -t ime
Ret ir ed Dir ect or , Member
In t er n a t ion a l La bou r Or ga n iza t ion .

3. Pr of.B.S.Gh u ma n , - Pa r t -t ime
Hea d, Depa r t men t of Pu blic Member
Admin is t r a t ion & Econ omics ,
Pu n ja b Un iver s it y.

4. Sh .R.C.Na yya r ,IAS - Member Secr et a r y


2. Th e Gover n or of Pu n ja b is , t h er efor e, plea s ed t o a ppoin t
Sh .S.K.Tu t eja , IAS (Ret d) a s Ch a ir ma n , Sh .Ama r jit Sin gh Ober a i,
Ret ir ed Dir ect or , In t er n a t ion a l La bou r Or ga n iza t ion a n d Pr of. B.S.
Gh u ma n , Hea d, Depa r t men t of Pu blic Admin is t r a t ion & Econ omics ,
Pu n ja b Un iver s it y a s Pa r t -t ime Member s a n d Sh .R.C. Na yya r , IAS a s
Member Secr et a r y of t h e Fift h Pu n ja b Pa y Commis s ion .

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3. Th eir a ppoin t men t s will be effect ive fr om t h e da t e(s ) t h ey
a s s u me ch a r ge a s s u ch .
4. Th e Commis s ion will s u bmit it s r epor t wit h in a per iod of 18
mon t h s fr om t h e da t e of n ot ifica t ion . Ter ms of Refer en ce of t h e
Commis s ion will be n ot ified s epa r a t ely. Ch a ir ma n of t h e Commis s ion
will be pa id a fixed r emu n er a t ion of Rs .30,000/ - per mon t h a n d will be
en t it led t o TA/ DA a dmis s ible t o t h e Ch ief Secr et a r y or officer s in t h e
Ch ief Secr et a r y’s s ca le. Pa r t -t ime member s of t h e Commis s ion will be
pa id s it t in g fee of Rs .2000/ - per meet in g of t h e commis s ion , s u bject t o a
ma ximu m of Rs . 20,000/ - per mon t h a n d TA/ DA a dmis s ible t o a n
officer of t h e r a n k of Fin a n cia l Commis s ion er / Pr in cipa l Secr et a r y of t h e
Gover n men t of Pu n ja b.

5. Th e Commis s ion will or din a r ily s it a t Ch a n diga r h .


Da t ed Ch a n diga r h , K.R.La kh a n pa l
t h e 14
t h
December ,2006 Ch ief Secr et a r y t o Gover n men t , Pu n ja b

No.8/ 2/ 03-6PP3/ 18366-69 Da t ed Ch a n diga r h ,t h e 19.12.2006

A copy ea ch is for wa r ded, for in for ma t ion an d n eces s a r y
a ct ion t o:-

1. Sh .S.K.Tu t eja ,IAS (Ret d).
2. Sh .Ama r jit Sin gh Ober oi, Ret ir ed Dir ect or ,
In t er n a t ion a l La bou r Or ga n iza t ion .
3. Pr of.B.S.Gh u ma n , Hea d, Depa r t men t of Pu blic
Admin is t r a t ion & Econ omics , Pu n ja b Un iver s it y,
Ch a n diga r h .
4. Sh .R.C.Na yya r , IAS, Secr et a r y t o Gover n men t of Pu n ja b,
Depa r t men t of Reven u e, Pu n ja b, Ch a n diga r h .

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No.8/ 2/ 03-6PP3/ 18370 Da t ed Ch a n diga r h ,t h e 19.12.2006
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n eces s a r y a ct ion :-

1. All t h e Fin a n cia l Commis s ion er s , Pr in cipa l Secr et a r ies a n d
Admin is t r a t ive Secr et a r ies t o Gover n men t of Pu n ja b.
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2 All Hea ds of Depa r t men t s in t h e St a t e of Pu n ja b.

3. Th e Regis t r a r Pu n ja b & Ha r ya n a High Cou r t , Ch a n diga r h .

4. All t h e Commis s ion er s of Divis ion s , All Depu t y
Commis s ion er s , Su b-Divis ion a l Ma gis t r a t es in t h e St a t e of
Pu n ja b.

5. All dis t r ict a n d Ses s ion s J u dges in t h e St a t e of Pu n ja b.

6. For Dir e c t or , In for ma t ion a n d Pu blic Re la t ion s , Pu n ja b
On ly. He ma y kin dly is s u e a s u it a ble pr es s commu n iqu e in t h e
ma t t er .

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No.8/ 2/ 03-6PP3/ 18371 Da t ed Ch a n diga r h ,t h e 19.12.2006
A copy is for wa r ded t o t h e Con t r oller , Pr in t in g a n d
St a t ion er y, Pu n ja b, Ch a n diga r h , wit h t h e r equ es t t h a t t h e a bove
n ot ifica t ion ma y kin dly be pu blis h ed in t h e Ext r a Or din a r y Ga zet t e of t h e
Pu n ja b Gover n men t . Fift y s pa r e copies of t h e n ot ifica t ion ma y plea s e be
s en t t o t h is Depa r t men t for r ecor d.

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No.8/ 2/ 03-6PP3/ 18372 Da t ed Ch a n diga r h ,t h e 19.12.2006

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1. Addit ion a l Secr et a r y t o Gover n men t of Pu n ja b, (IAS
Br a n ch ).

2. Addit ion a l Secr et a r y t o Gover n men t of Pu n ja b, Secr et a r ia t
Admin is t r a t ion .
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ANNEXURE-II
GOVERNMENT OF PUNJ AB
DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL
(PERSONNEL POLICIES-III BRANCH)

Not ifica t ion
t h e 3
r d
Ma r ch , 2008

No.8/ 2/ 03-6PP3/ 3134 : In con t in u a t ion of Pu n ja b Gover n men t
n ot ifica t ion No.8/ 2/ 03-6PP3/ 18365, da t ed 19
t h
December , 2006 vide
wh ich t h e Ch a ir ma n a n d t h e Member s of t h e 5
t h
Pu n ja b Pa y Commis s ion
wer e a ppoin t ed, t h e Gover n or of Pu n ja b is plea s ed t o is s u e t h e followin g
Ter ms of Refer en ce of t h e 5
t h
Pu n ja b Pa y Commis s ion :

a ) To exa min e t h e pr in ciples a n d t h e da t e of effect t h er eof t h a t
s h ou ld gover n t h e s t r u ct u r e of pa y, a llowa n ces a n d ot h er
fa cilit ies / ben efit s , wh et h er in ca s h or in kin d, t o a ll ca t egor ies
of employees in t h e St a t e of Pu n ja b t o wh om t h e Pu n ja b Civil
Ser vices Ru les , Volu me I, Pa r t I a pply, except t h e employees
wh os e s ca les of pa y h a ve been det er min ed on t h e
r ecommen da t ion s of t h e Un iver s it y Gr a n t s Commis s ion ;
b) To s u gges t wa ys a n d mea n s t h r ou gh wh ich s er vices in t h e
St a t e Gover n men t depa r t men t s ca n be developed a s
pr ofes s ion a lis ed, cit izen -or ien t ed & cit izen -fr ien dly wit h
efficien cy a n d effica cy in gover n a n ce t h r ou gh u s e of moder n
in for ma t ion a n d commu n ica t ion t ech n ologies . Wh ile ma kin g
s u ch s u gges t ion s , s pecia l emph a s is s h ou ld be on impr ovin g
t h e deliver y of pu blic s er vices t o t h e people,
r es t r u ct u r in g/ r een gin eer in g t h e Gover n men t bu s in es s
pr oces s es a n d pr omot in g s er vice deliver ies in t h e Pu blic
Sect or -Pr iva t e Sect or -Pa r t n er s h ip mode.
c) To wor k ou t a compr eh en s ive a n d s implified pay pa cka ge for
t h e ca t egor ies of St a t e Gover n men t employees men t ion ed in
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(a ) a bove, lin ked t o t h e mea s u r es t h a t pr omot e efficien cy,
pr odu ct ivit y, a ccou n t a bilit y, r es pon s ibilit y, s er vice
or ien t a t ion , dis ciplin e a n d t r a n s pa r en cy;
d) Wh ile ma kin g r ecommen da t ion s , t h e fin a n cia l con dit ion of t h e
St a t e, h a vin g r ega r d t o pr ovis ion s of t h e Pu n ja b Fis ca l
Res pon s ibilit ies a n d Bu dget Ma n a gemen t Act ,2003, be kept in
view.To cu r b n on -pr odu ct ive expen dit u r e, t h e Commis s ion
s h a ll s u gges t a ca p on expen dit u r e on s a la r ies , wa ges a n d
pen s ion s a s a per cen t a ge of Reven u e Receipt s of t h e St a t e an d
ot h er econ omy mea s u r es t o fu n d t h e a ddit ion a l expen dit u r e on
t h e implemen t a t ion of it s r ecommen da t ion s . Wh ile doin g s o,
n ew s t a ffin g s t r u ct u r es / n or ms ma y be s u gges t ed, h a vin g
r ega r d t o ch a n ged r ole of t h e Gover n men t a n d I.T. a pplica t ion .
e) To exa min e t h e pr in ciples wh ich s h ou ld gover n t h e s t r u ct u r e of
pen s ion , dea t h -cu m-r et ir emen t gr a t u it y, fa mily pen s ion a n d
ot h er t er min a l or r ecu r r in g ben efit s h a vin g fin a n cia l
implica t ion s t o t h e pr es en t a n d for mer St a t e Gover n men t
employees , a ppoin t ed befor e J a n u a r y 1,2004.
f) To exa min e t h e As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme.
g) To exa min e t h e is s u e of Fixed Medica l
Allowa n ce/ r eimbu r s emen t of medica l expen dit u r e a lon gwit h
t h e a s pect of ot h er bet t er a lt er n a t ives / pos s ibilit ies s u ch a s
Medica l In s u r a n ce et c. in t h is r ega r d.
Th e Commis s ion will evolve it s own pr ocedu r es a n d
ma y for a n y s pecia lized job h ir e con s u lt a n t s or commis s ion
con s u lt a n cies , a s it ma y con s ider n eces s a r y, for in ves t iga t in g va r iou s
is s u es . It ma y ca ll for s u ch in for ma t ion a n d t a ke s u ch eviden ce, a s it
ma y con s ider n eces s a r y, s o a s t o a ccomplis h t h e wor k a s s ign ed t o t h e
Commis s ion . Depa r t men t s of t h e Gover n men t of Pu n ja b & ot h er
con cer n ed s h a ll fu r n is h s u ch in for ma t ion a n d docu men t s a n d ot h er
a s s is t a n ce a s ma y be r equ ir ed by t h e Commis s ion . Th e Gover n men t of
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Pu n ja b expect s t h a t va r iou s Ser vice As s ocia t ion s a n d ot h er con cer n ed
will ext en d t o t h e Commis s ion t h eir fu lles t cooper a t ion a n d a s s is t a n ce.
Th e Commis s ion ma y con s ider , if n eces s a r y, s en din g r epor t on a n y of
t h e ma t t er s t o t h e Gover n men t a s a n d wh en t h e r ecommen da t ion s a r e
fin a lized.
Th e Commis s ion s h a ll s u bmit it s r epor t wit h in on e yea r .
Da t ed, Ch a n diga r h R.I.SINGH
t h e 3
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Ma r ch ,2008 Ch ief Secr et a r y t o Gover n men t , Pu n ja b

No.8/ 2/ 03-6PP3/ 3135-38 Da t ed Ch a n diga r h , t h e 3-3-2008

A copy ea ch is for wa r ded, for in for ma t ion an d n eces s a r y
a ct ion t o:-

1. Sh .S.K.Tu t eja ,IAS (Ret d).
2. Sh .Ama r jit Sin gh Ober a i, Ret ir ed Dir ect or ,
In t er n a t ion a l La bou r Or ga n is a t ion .
3) Pr of.B.S.Gh u ma n , Hea d, Depa r t men t of Pu blic
Admin is t r a t ion & Econ omic, Pu n ja b Un iver s it y,
Ch a n diga r h .
4) Sh .R.C.Na yya r , IAS, Pr in cipa l Secr et a r y t o Gover n men t of
Pu n ja b, Depa r t men t of For es t a n d Wild Life, Pu n ja b,
Ch a n diga r h .

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No.8/ 2/ 03-6PP3/ 3139-44 Da t ed Ch a n diga r h ,t h e 3-3-2008

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n eces s a r y a ct ion :-
1. All t h e Fin a n cia l Commis s ion er s , Pr in cipa l Secr et a r ies a n d
Admin is t r a t ive Secr et a r ies t o Gover n men t of Pu n ja b.

2. All Hea ds of Depa r t men t s in t h e St a t e of Pu n ja b.

3. Th e Regis t r a r Pu n ja b & Ha r ya n a High Cou r t , Ch a n diga r h .

4. All t h e Commis s ion er s of Divis ion s , All Depu t y
Commis s ion er s , Su b-Divis ion a l Ma gis t r a t es in t h e St a t e of
Pu n ja b.

5. All dis t r ict a n d Ses s ion s J u dges in t h e St a t e of Pu n ja b.

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6. For Dir e c t or , In for ma t ion a n d Pu bli c Re la t ion s , Pu n ja b
On ly. He ma y kin dly is s u e a s u it a ble pr es s commu n iqu e in
t h e ma t t er .
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No.8/ 2/ 03-6PP3/ 3145 Da t ed Ch a n diga r h ,t h e 3-3-2008

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Pu n ja b, Ch a n diga r h , wit h t h e r equ es t t h a t t h e a bove n ot ifica t ion ma y
kin dly be pu blis h ed in t h e Ext r a Or din a r y Ga zet t e of t h e Pu n ja b
Gover n men t . Fift y s pa r e copies of t h e n ot ifica t ion ma y plea s e be s en t t o
t h is Depa r t men t for r ecor d.
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No.8/ 2/ 03-6PP3/ 3146-47 Da t ed Ch a n diga r h ,t h e 3-3-2008

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1. Addit ion a l Secr et a r y t o Gover n men t of Pu n ja b, (In IAS
Br a n ch ).
2. Addit ion a l Secr et a r y t o Gover n men t of Pu n ja b, Secr et a r ia t
Admin is t r a t ion .
for in for ma t ion a n d n eces s a r y a ct ion .

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ANNEXURE-III

GOVERNMENT OF PUNJ AB
FIFTH PUNJ AB PAY COMMISSION

PUBLIC NOTICE

Th e Gover n men t of Pu n ja b h a ve con s t it u t ed t h e Fift h Pu n ja b
Pa y Commis s ion wit h Sh . S. K. Tu t eja IAS (Ret d.) a s t h e Ch a ir ma n a n d
Sh . A.S. Ober a i a n d Pr of. B.S. Gh u ma n , Member (Pa r t –t ime) vide
n ot ifica t ion No. 8/ 2/ 03-6PP3/ 3134, da t ed 03-03-2008 wit h t h e followin g
t er ms a n d r efer en ce:

a ) To exa min e t h e pr in ciples a n d t h e da t e of effect t h er eof t h a t
s h ou ld gover n t h e s t r u ct u r e of pa y, a llowa n ces a n d ot h er
fa cilit ies / ben efit s , wh et h er in ca s h or in kin d, t o a ll ca t egor ies of
employees in t h e St a t e of Pu n ja b t o wh om t h e Pu n ja b Civil
Ser vices , Ru les , Volu me I, Pa r t I a pply, except t h e employees
wh os e s ca les of pa y h a ve been det er min ed on t h e
r ecommen da t ion s of t h e Un iver s it y Gr a n t s Commis s ion .

b) To s u gges t wa ys a n d mea n s t h r ou gh wh ich s er vices in t h e St a t e
Gover n men t depa r t men t s ca n be developed a s pr ofes s ion a lized,
cit izen -or ien t ed a n d cit izen -fr ien dly wit h efficien cy a n d effica cy in
gover n a n ce t h r ou gh u s e of moder n in for ma t ion a n d
commu n ica t ion s t ech n ology. Wh ile ma kin g s u ch s u gges t ion s ,
s pecia l emph a s is s h ou ld be on impr ovin g t h e deliver y of pu blic
s er vices t o t h e people, r es t r u ct u r in g/ r een gin eer in g t h e
Gover n men t bu s in es s pr oces s es a n d pr omot in g s er vice deliver ies
in t h e Pu blic Sect or -Pr iva t e, Sect or -Pa r t n er s h ip mode.


c) To wor k ou t a compr eh en s ive a n d s implified pa y pa cka ge for t h e
ca t egor ies of St a t e Gover n men t employees men t ion ed in (a ) a bove,
lin ked t o t h e mea s u r es t h a t pr omot e efficien cy, pr odu ct ivit y,
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a ccou n t a bilit y, r es pon s ibilit y, s er vice or ien t a t ion , dis ciplin e a n d
t r a n s pa r en cy;

d) Wh ile ma kin g r ecommen da t ion s , t h e fin a n cia l con dit ion of t h e
s t a t e, h a vin g r ega r d t o pr ovis ion s of t h e Pu n ja b Fis ca l
Res pon s ibilit ies a n d Bu dget Ma n a gemen t Act , 2003, be kept in
view. To cu r b n on -pr odu ct ive expen dit u r e, t h e commis s ion s h a ll
s u gges t a ca p on expen dit u r e on s a la r ies , wa ges a n d pen s ion s a s a
per cen t a ge of Reven u e r eceipt s of t h e St a t e a n d ot h er econ omy
mea s u r es t o fu n d t h e a ddit ion a l expen dit u r e on t h e
implemen t a t ion of it s r ecommen da t ion s . Wh ile dolin g s o n ew
s t a ffin g s t r u ct u r es / n or ms ma y be s u gges t ed, h a vin g r ega r d t o
ch a n ged r ole of t h e Gover n men t a n d I.T. a pplica t ion .

e) To exa min e t h e pr in ciples wh ich s h ou ld gover n t h e s t r u ct u r e of
pen s ion , dea t h -cu m-r et ir emen t gr a t u it y, fa mily pen s ion a n d ot h er
t er min a l or r ecu r r in g ben efit s h a vin g fin a n cia l implica t ion s t o t h e
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m¹ Y¯T VI
u¬=¯ u¬¯8 3¹¤¯J =luH¹
uH¹-u¯3ë .lHë= l=J¯T¯ Y8l)
l=J¯T ÷¯ ¹¯u
J¯T - U

1 l=u¯ =ë= l¹u¹ H6¹¯ l÷U--

(i) m¯uð l=J¯T ÷l Jlu=¯, l¬= l= ëY˜ m¯= l8˜¹H l=¯6 l8m¯¹ =l3l J8l J
÷÷ J8 l=J¯T ÷ u¯¤ =u =¯¬ ÷¯ =ë=¯ =l l÷U1
(ii) 3J¯J l=J¯T =Y l=J= l=J= m=c¯ ÷¯ H6¯Y¹ =l3¯ ¬¯÷¯ J m3 l=J¯T
¹ m¯uð =u 3 l8Y¯=¯ Jë l=H l=J¯T ÷¯ =u =¯¬ J¯= lJUclm¯ =l
l¹J¯Uðlm¯ u÷lm¯ J¹, 8¯ë =l ÷¯lHm¯ ¬¯=1
(iii) l=J¯T ÷ =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹ Y=¯ u3l U3ë÷¯8l 8ð¯Uð Y8l =l =l3¯ lTm¯ J
m3 Jë l=J= l=J= lHcl¬¹, =ëJYl u¯lYHl l8¹llH8lc= Y8 T8 J¹1
(iv) =l 3J¯J l=J¯T ¹ lHcl¬¹ 6¯ëcë 8ð¯l8m¯ Jl8m¯ J° ¬=ë 8ð¯l8m¯
Jl8m¯ J 3¯ UH÷l u¯Yð¯ =l3 ¬¯ð 8¯ë uY¯=ð 8¯ë ÷¯H1
(v) ¹¯Tlë=¯ ¹ l8cë¹c ë¯Jl l÷¯3lm¯ ¬¯ð =¯Ylm¯ Hl=¤¯=¯ 8¯ë =l HuHc
=l3¯ ¬¯=1
(vi) =l 3J¯J l=J¯T l=¯6 m¯ëclm¯8l m=c ÷ m¤l¹ ¹JY m=Hë l¹H=3
=l3¯ Jl8m¯ J1 l8H m=c ÷lm¯ ¤¯ë¯=¯ ¹ u¯ë÷ëH3¯ ¹¯Y Y¯T =ë¹ Y8l
Jë l=J= l=J= =÷u 6¯=ð ÷l Y= J1

2 l=J¯T ÷¯ HTõ¹¯3u= V¯6¯ =l J, 8¯ë H6¹¯ ¹¯Y ¹¯ul =l3 u=¯ëu 'U' l=¯6
l÷U-
(i) =l ulJYl ¬¹=ël 1996 3 ulJYl ¬¹=ël 2uu6 3¯= m¯u÷ l=J¯T l=¯6 =l
Jë3l =l3l T8l J1 mTë =l3l T8l J 3¯ Të¯u 8,8l,Hl m3 Jl H8 ¤l
=c¯Tël-=¯8l˜, 3¹¤¯J H=Y l÷÷ J8 H6¹¯ u=¯ëu¯ 'm' l=¯6 l÷¯3l ¬¯=1

(ii) ulJYl ¬¹=ël 1996 3 ulJYl ¬¹=ël 2uu6 3¯= ¤¯Yl u8lm¯ mH¯ulm¯ ÷¯
=c¯Tël-=¯8l˜ =ë=¯ u=¯ëu¯ '8' l=¯6 l÷U1

3 luëY H¯Y¯ ÷ ÷믹 l=J¯T ÷ =u l=¯6 uJ¯3=uë¹ =¯¤ 8¯ë =l 6¯¹ð¯ u¯U1

4 l=J¯T ÷ luëY 3 H¯Y¯ J¯= 2uu3-u4, 2uu4-u5 m3 2uu5-u6 ÷ ¹¯¹-uY¯¹ m3
uY¯¹ ¤ë6 ÷¯ =ë=¯ l÷U m3 UJ¹¯ H=lu¯ ÷¯ J=¯Y¯ =l l÷U l¬¹¯ ¹ Y¯T =빯 Hë=¯ë
Y8l Y¯J=÷ ¹Jl J1


194
J¯T --m
3ë¯=l ÷ m=Hë

5 m¯u J¯Y¯3 l=¯6 mTY =ëT l=6 3ë¯=l Y8l l8H Hu m¯u ¬l ÷ l=J¯T l=¯6 l=¹¯
Hu¯ YT÷¯ J1

6 =l 3J¯J l=J¯T l=¯6 ml¬J¯ =8l =¯Jë ¬¯ H=¯ J l¬u =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹ luëY 2u
H¯Y¯ 3 =8l =l 3ë¯=l ÷¯ m=Hë ¹¯ lulYm¯ J= ¬=ë J 3¯ ml¬J =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷¯ =¯Jë/
H=¯ Hu3 lTð3l ÷ëH¯U1 l8H l=¯6 H¤¯ë =ë¹ Y8l =l =l3¯ ¬¯ð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J1

7 =l 3J¯J l=J¯T l=6 =8l ml¬Jl H=¯ ¬¯ =¯Jë J l¬u 3ë¯=l ÷ u= H=¯ ëY¯ l=¯6
Jl u¬÷ ¹Jl J¹1 ¬=ë J¹ 3¯ UH ÷ =¯ë¹ ÷ëH¯8 ¬¯ð1

8 =l 3J¯J¯ l=J¯T =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷ uë¯ð u÷¹¯u¯ ¹ ¹= u÷¹¯u 6 8÷Yð Y8l Hv¯m
÷ð¯ 6¯JT¯1 Hv¯m ÷ð Hu l8H T¯Y ÷¯ l¤m¯¹ ë¯l¤m¯ ¬¯= l= ml¬J¯ =ë¹ ¹¯Y Hë=¯ë ¹
=8l =l l=¯3l 8v ¹Jl uð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯1

J¯T -- 8
3¹¤¯J H=Y

9 l=u¯ =ë= l8J ÷¯lHm¯ ¬¯= l= =l m¹¯uYl¬ =ucl ¬¯ l=H m÷¯Y3 ¬¯ =8l ml¬J¯
=HY¯ Jl8m¯ J l¬H ÷ m¤¯ë 3 l8¯= ¬¯ =¯¤ =¯¤ l=J¯T¯ l=¯6 ÷ ¬¯ =¯¤ Hðlm¯ ÷lm¯
m¯H¯ulm¯ ÷ 3¹¤¯J H=Y l8= Hu¯¹ Jð ¬ëël 8𠬯÷ Jð 3¯ U¹¯ ÷¯ =ël=m¯ HlJ3 õH
=lH¬ ÷ëH¯8 ¬¯ð1

1u =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷ 3¹¤¯J H=Y m3u =ë 6u 3¹¤¯J =luH¹ ÷lm¯ lH=¯lëH¯ 3 u¬¯8
Hë=¯ë =Y 1-1- 19963 H¤ T8 H¹1 UH 3 luë-

(i) =l 3J¯J l=J¯T ÷ =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷ l=Hl Hðl ÷ H8¤ l=¯6 =8l Jë H¤ J8l J
m3 ¬=ë ml¬J¯ J 3¯ H¤ ÷ =ë= m3 UJ Hlu3lm¯ ÷¯H l¬¹¯ =ë= l8J H¤
J8l1 H¤ ÷l lu3l m3 l8H ÷ =¯ë¹ =l ÷¯H ¬¯ð1

(ii) l=ëu¯ =ë= ÷¯Hð¯ l= =l =¯¤ë 3ë 3 =l3l l=H H¤ ¹¯Y =8l mHT3l 3¯
u÷¯ ¹Jl J8l l¬H ÷ =YHëu u3l8¹3l/u3l8¹3lm¯ =l3lm¯ T8lm¯ Jð1

(iii) ¬ Jð =8l Jë H¤ l=6¯ë m¤l¹ ¬¯ ¤¤ m¤l¹ J 3¯ l=ëu¯ =ë= UH ÷ =ë=
l÷U1

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11 =l 3J¯J¯ l¤m¯Y J l= m¯H¯ulm¯ ÷l l=H Hðl ÷l 3¹¤¯J H=Y ÷¬ l=J¯T¯ l=¯6
l¬J=lm¯¬¯ 8ë¯8ë ÷lm¯ luY÷lm¯ ¬Y÷lm¯ m¯H¯ulm¯ ÷ =u¯ ÷l ¹8lm¯3 m3 HT3¯=¯
m3 l¬u=¯ëlm¯ 8ë¯8ë Jð ÷l Hë3 l=¯6 ¹¯=¯=l J ¬ ml¬J¯ J 3¯ 3Hl l8H ¹ 3ë=HT3
8ð¯Uð Y8l =l 3¬=l˜ uH =ë÷ J1
J¯T -H
J¯3

12 m¯u÷ l=J¯T =Y H¯Y 2uu3-u4, 2uu4-u5 m3 2uu5-u6 l=¯6 uJl=Y l8Y¯ ÷l
uuc 3 =l ¤ë6 m¯l8m¯ J, 8¯ë H6¹¯ l÷U-
(i) l==HJ uJl=Y J¯3¯ Yð =¯Y =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷l lTð3l m3 ¤ë6 m¯8l ë¯Hl,
(ii) l8¹Jë cëlcuc Yð =¯Y =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷l lTð3l m3 ¤ë6 =l3l ë¯Hl,
(iii) l=J¯T =Y 8¬c/H¤ m¹u¯¹¯ l=¯6 l3¹ H¯Y¯ ÷믹 uTl T8l ë¯Hl,
(iv) l=¯3 l=J¯T =Y 3 H¯Y¯ Y8l u¹˜ë =l3l ë¯Hl,
(v) =l =ëu6¯ël uJl=Y ëll88ëHuc ÷l u¯ =HYH cëlcuc Yð¯ 6¯JðT°
=HYH cëlcuc Y8l Jë =cTël ÷¯ =ëu6¯ël, J¯= Të¯u 8, 8l Hl m3 Jl 3
Jë uJl¹=¯ë l=¹l ë¯Hl Y8l ¬¯= m3 l=¹l ë¯Hl ÷l m÷¯l8Tl Hë=¯ë =ë1
(vi) ¬=ë =ëu6¯ël l==HJ uJl=Y J¯3¯ Jl Yð¯ 6¯J÷ J¹ 3¯ UH÷l =l ë¯Hl
Jðl 6¯Jl÷l J1

13 (i) =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷ =v =ëT¯ ¹ ulJT¯8l J¯3, H=ë J¯3 m¯l÷ 3 l8Y¯=¯ ÷¬
J¯3 luYðHT J¹1 luH¯Y ÷ 3ë 3 l8J J¯3 J¹, H=¯ël J¯3¯, l=HH um¯=¬¯
J¯3¯, uë¬=c J¯3¯, u=¯¹ l=ë¯l8m¯ J¯3¯ .l=lJ¹ HcH¹¯ ÷ uHT l=6 =¯¤

=¯¤ J¯=¯), l8¹¯ J¯l3m¯ m3 l=H 3ë¯ ÷ Jë J¯l3m¯ ÷ H8¤ l=6 l=ëu¯ =ë=
l¹u¹ ¬¯ð=¯ël l÷U-
.U) 3J¯J l=J¯T l=6 Hë=¯ël =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷lm¯, UJ Hðlm¯ ¬ U=3
J¯l3m¯ l=6 =8l J¯3¯ Yð ÷lm¯ J¯=÷¯ë J¹1
.m) UH J¯= ÷l ÷ë .¬¯ u3lH33¯)1
.8) l¬¹¯ =¯ëð¯ =ë= u¹¬ë Jl8m¯ m3 u¹¬ël ÷l lu3l m3
.H) l3¹ H¯Y¯ mëu¯3 2uu3-u4, 2uu4-u5 m3 2uu5-u6 Y8l J¯3-
=¯ë m3 =ëT-=¯ë =Y ¤ë61

(ii) =l l=H J¯3 ¬¯ H¯ë J¯l3m¯ 8¯ë, l¬¹¯ H8¤l 3Hl U=3 (i) m¹H¯ë J¯c¯ uH
=ëT l=H VT ÷ =¯¤ Hlu3 =ë¹ ¬¯ u= l=6¯ë¹ Y8l =8l uT ¬¯ 3¬=l¬ J

(iii) l8H T¯Y ¹ l¤m¯¹ l=6 믤÷ J8 l= l÷J¯3l ¤3ë¯ l=6 ëlJð HlJð ÷lm¯
J¯Y3¯ HlJë¯ l¬¹lm¯ H¤¯=lm¯ ¹Jl J÷lm¯, =l 3Hl l÷J¯3l ¤3ë¯ l=6 =u
=ë¹ =¯Y =ëu6¯ëlm¯ Y8l =8l l÷J¯3l ¤3ë-J¯3¯ ÷ð ÷l lH=¯ëH =ë÷ J°
196
¬=ë ml¬J¯ J 3¯ =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷ =¯¤ =¯¤ =ëT¯ J¯= 8, 8l, Hl m3 Jl Y8l
3Hl, l=J=lm¯ lJ¹3¯=¯ H6= ÷ë¯ 3¬=l¬ =ëT°
¬¯
uJ ¤3ë¯ l=¯6 uY¯˜u¯ ¹ =¯¤ 3 =¯¤ ëlJð Y8l l÷Y6Hu 8ð¯Uð Y8l 3Hl
l=H lHHcu ¬¯ lëm¯l83¯ ÷l lH=¯ëH =ë÷ J1

(iv) l8H Hu =c¯Tël 8, 8l Hl m3 Jl Y8l =u=¯ë 12u Y¯¤, u9u Y¯¤,u6u Y¯¤
m3 u3u Y¯¤ ÷¯ 8lu¯ Hë=¯ë =Y Jl8m¯ Jl8m¯ J m3 UJ =ëu6¯ël =lYJ
l=¯6 ¬¤u ÷¯ =u =ë÷ J¹ UJ¹¯ Y8l =8l m¯ël 8lu ÷l ë¯Hl l¹ë¤¯lë3 ¹Jl
=l3l J8l1 l8¹¯ ¤3lëm¯ =¯Yl Hlu3l l=¯6 =u =ë¹ =¯Y =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹
Hëlë= H¯c, l¹ëHT3¯ l=믤 8lu¯ ==ë ¬ mHY l=¯6 Y¯Tl H¯c ¬¯ l¹ëHT3¯
Y8l um¯=˜ ÷¯ u8¤ =ë¹ Y8l l=¹l ë¯Hl ÷l lH=¯ëH =ë÷ J1

=c¯Tël =¯cl ¬¯ð =¯Yl uJl¹¯=¯ë l=H3 8lu ÷l ë¯Hl
=c¯Tël 8
=c¯Tël 8l
=c¯Tël Hl
=c¯Tël Jl

J¯T-J
HJY3¯ m3 u3H¯J¹

14 3J¯J l=J¯T l=6 l=H 3ë¯ ÷lm¯ HJY3¯ ¬¯ u3H¯J¹ Y¯T J¹ ¬ J¹ 3¯ l=¹¯
u¯¤ë¯ 3 m3 l=H l=Hu ÷ J¹° lTð¹¯3u= mëu¯ l=6 ÷¯H1

15 l=ëu¯ =ë= ÷¯Hð¯ l= =l 3J¯J l¤m¯Y l=6 u3H¯J¹ m3 HJY3¯ ¹¯Y 3J¯J
l=J¯T l=6 =¯ë¬ =HY3¯ m3 m¯Uc -cë¹ l=6 =¯¤¯ Jl8m¯ J, ¬=ë Jl8m¯ J 3¯ 3J¯J
l=6¯ë l=6 l8H u¯¤ l=J=¯ u3H¯J¹ ¬¯ HJY3¯ ¬ëël J¹°

16 l=ëu¯ =ë= l¬u 3¯= HJ= J H= 3J¯J l=J¯T l=6 uë6¯Y3 u3H¯J¹¯ ÷l u3H¯J¹
m¹H¯ë l3¹ H¯Y mëu¯3 2uu3-u4, 2uu4-u5 m3 2uu5-u6 Y8l =¯H3l== Y¯T3 ÷¯H°

J¯T - =
ucël¹cl m3 ucël¹cl ë¯cl 8¯ë

17 (i) l8H3ël =ëu6¯ëlm¯ Y8l ucël¹cl Yl= Jë l˜m¯÷¯ =¤¯Uð ÷l Ul633¯ J°
¬÷ 3¯= 8¯6¯ 2 H¯Y ÷¯ ¹Jl J ¬¯÷¯ =l UH÷l ÷¤J¯Y Y8l =l =8l Jë
lëm¯l83 l÷¯3l ¬¯ðl 6¯Jl÷l J° 8¯ë Hv¯m l÷U1
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(ii) =l l8H3ël =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷ uH3 ÷ Hu lu3¯ ¹ ucël¹cl Yl= l=¯6 Jë =¯¤¯
=l3¯ ¬¯ð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J° 8¯ë Hv¯m l÷U1

J¯T-¤
Hv¯m
18 .i) l¹u¹3¯ ¹ =¯l8u ë¤ð m3 =¤¯Uð Y8l 3Hl =ëu6¯ëlm¯ =¯H3 ¬ëël
u3H¯J¹ ÷ð Y8l l8= =ëu6¯ël ÷ H=¯=¯Y l=6 l=¹lm¯ 3ë¯=lm¯ ¬ëël
Huv÷ J l=¹ l=¹ l6ë 8¯m÷ l8J 3ë¯=lm¯ luYðlm¯ 6¯Jl÷lm¯ J¹1 =¯Jë
m3 H=¯ l=6 ml¬Jlm¯ 3ë¯=lm¯ UuY8¤ =ë¯Uð Y8l 3Hl l=J= Hv¯m
÷ð¯ 6¯JT1
(ii) 8÷Y÷ J8 J¯Y¯3¯ m¹H¯ë l=J¯T ¹ m¯Uð =¯Y mTY 1u H¯Y¯ l=¯6
l=J=lm¯ l=J=lm¯ ¹=lm¯ 6ð3lm¯ . l¹U 6Yl¬˜) ÷¯ H¯Juð¯ =빯 u
H=÷¯ J m3 l8J¹¯ 6ð3lm¯ ÷¯ H¯Juð¯ =ë¹ Y8l H=¯=¯ ¬¯ l=J¯T ÷
HTõ¹¯3u= V¯6 l=¯6 l=J l¬Jlm¯ 38÷lYlm¯ Y=l÷lm¯ J¹, 8¯ë Hv¯m
l÷¯3 ¬¯ð1
(iii) =l 3J¯¹ u3¯ J l= 믬 Hë=¯ë ÷ =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷ u¬÷¯ =¯¤-=¯¤ Hðlm¯
÷ 3¹¤¯J H=Y¯ l=¯6 =8l mHT3lm¯ ¬¯ mHu¯¹3¯=¯ J¹, ¬ J¹ 3¯ l=u¯
=ë= uë =ë= l÷U m3 l8H =¯ëð J H=÷ l=H ¹=H¯¹ ¬¯ ml¹m¯ ¹ ÷ë¯H3
=ë¹ ¬¯ UH Y8l Uu¯m-H¯¤¹¯ ÷¯ Hv¯U l÷U1
(iv) =l 3J¯J l=J¯T l=6 =8l 3¹¤¯J H=Y ml¬Jl J ¬ l=H m¯H¯ul 3 YT
l=m=3l l=HH Y8l J1 ¬÷ l= 8ë¯8ë ÷lm¯ ÷¬lm¯ m¯H¯ulm¯ Y8l =¯¤ël
3¹¤¯J H=Y J =l l8H Hlu3l ¹ l=H 3ë¯ ÷lm¯ mHT3lm¯ u÷¯ =l3lm¯ J¹
¬¯ u¬÷¯ Hu¯¹3¯=¯ l=¯6 l=¤¹ lum¯ J ¬=ë ml¬J¯ J 3¯ l=ëu¯ =ë= l8H
÷ H¤¯ë Y8l m¯uð Hv¯m l÷U1
(v) l=ëu¯ =ë= m¯uð l=J¯T l=¯6 l=HH 3¹¤¯J =¯Ylm¯ m¯H¯ulm¯ ¹ H6l 8¯¤
=ë m3 H8¤3 m¯H¯ulm¯ ÷l 3¹¤¯J ÷¯ c¯8lu H=Y =l ÷¯H1 l=ëu¯ =ë=
l=HH 3¹¤¯J ¹ ¬¯ël 믤ð ÷l Y= ¬¯ 8÷ =ë¹ H8¤l m3 Jë= =H l=6
l8H÷l u¯3ë¯ ÷l Ul633¯ ÷ H8¤ l=6 m¯uð l=6¯ë ÷¯H1

J¯T-T
lëc¯l8ëuc Uuë3 Y¯J, u¹H¹ Hu3

19 l=J¯T l=¯6 u¹H¹ë¯ ÷ H8¤ l=¯6 l¹u¹lY¤3 H6¹¯ l÷U-
(i) H¯Y 2uu3-u4, 2uu4-u5 m3 2uu5-u6 ÷ ÷믹 ëlc¯l8ë J8 =ëu6¯ëlm¯
÷l lTð3l m3 mTY 3 H¯Y¯ l=¯6 lëc¯l8ë Jð =¯Y =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷l lTð3l1
(ii) =l H8 uë¯(i) l=¯6 ÷ëH¯8 u¹H¹ë¯ ÷ =H¯ ÷¯ l¹uc¯ë¯ =l3¯ ¬¯ 6¯=¯ J,
(iii) ¬=ë =8l =H ulJT J 3¯ UH÷¯ =ë=¯ m3 =¯ëð l÷U1

198
(iv) u¹H¹ Të6cl m3 Jë u3 m3 ëlc¯l8ëuc Y¯J¯ ÷l lu=÷¯ë ÷ H8¤ l=¯6
=8l Hv¯m,
(v) =l u¹H¹ë¯ Y8l l8¹Jë cëlcuc Jð Hu =HYH cëlcuc ÷¯ =8l u8¤ =빯
6¯Jl÷¯ J, ¬=ë J¯ 3¯ Y¯T =ë¹ Y8l Hv¯m l÷U1

u=¯ëu¯ 'U'

u8¤=l l=J¯T m¯uð m¤l¹ JJ m¯= lJu¯ëcu˜ =Y lH¯¤ 3ë 3 l¬J=
l¬J= ml¤=¯ël JJ-=m¯cë m3 =lYJ l=¤ =u =ë÷ J¹ ÷l H6¹¯ Y = H=lY3 =ë÷ J8
l÷U-
JJ=m¯cë
Y=l ¹ mH¯ul ÷¯ ¹¯u lTð3l 3¹¤¯J H=Y

=lYJ
Y=l ¹ mH¯ul ÷¯ ¹¯u lTð3l 3¹¤¯J H=Y

u=¯ëu¯ 'm'

l8H u=¯ëu l=¯6 =c¯Tël˜ 8, 8l, Hl m3 Jl 8¯ë H6¹¯ =¤ë =¤ë 3ë 3 ¹¯ul =l3l ¬¯=-

Y=l ¹ mH¯ul ÷¯ 3¹¤¯J H=Y u¹¬ëH÷¯ Jëlm¯ ¤¯Yl l8H3ël =ëu6¯ëlm¯
¹¯u mH¯ulm¯ mH¯ulm¯ mH¯ulm¯ ÷l lTð3l

¹c- U=3 H6¹¯ 3 l8Y¯=¯ l¹u¹ lY¤3 H6¹¯ =l l÷U ¬l-
1 u¯ëc c¯8lu =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷l =c¯Tël-=¯8l˜ lTð3l m3 3¹¤¯J ÷¯ =ë=¯1
2 õ= ÷ m¤¯ë 3 l¹H=3 =l3 =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷l =c¯Tël=¯8l˜ lTð3l m3
3¹¤¯J ÷¯ =ë=¯1
3 =c¯Tël 1 m3 2 3 l8Y¯=¯ =l Jë =l =ëu6¯ël l¹H=3 =l3 J8 J¹° ¬=ë
J¹, 3¯ UJ¹¯ ÷l =c¯Tël-=¯8l˜ lTð3l m3 3¹¤¯J ÷¯ =ë=¯

u=¯ëu¯ '8'

ulJYl ¬¹=ël 1996 3 ulJYl ¬¹=ël 2uu6 3¯= =l =8l l=H l=Hu ÷l Jë3l m¯u ÷ ÷=3ë
=Y =l3l T8l J= 3¯ l¹u¹ lY¤3 H6¹¯ l÷U-
Y=l ¹ mH¯ul ÷¯ 3¹¤¯J H=Y l=H H¯Y l=¯6 Jë3l Hë=¯ë 3 u=¯¹Tl J¯HY =l3
¹¯u =l3l T8l1 u¯3ë ÷¯ ¹8ë m3 lu3l


¹c- l8J H6¹¯ =c¯Tël 8, 8l, Hl m3 Jl 8¯ë =¤ë =¤ë 3ë 3 ¹¯ul =l3l ¬¯=1
199

u=¯ëu¯ 'H'
m¯u÷ l=J¯T l=¯6 l¬J=lm¯ mH¯ulm¯ ¬¹=ël 1996 3 Y = Jð 3¯= ¤¯Yl u8lm¯
J¹ ÷¯ =ë=¯ ¹¯Y ¹¯ul =l3¯ ¬¯=1
Y=l ¹ mH¯ul ÷¯ ¹¯u 3¹¤¯J H=Y l=H H¯Y 3 mH¯ul ¤¯Yl J

¹c- l8J H6¹¯ =c¯Tël 8, 8l, Hl m3 Jl 8¯ë =¤ë =¤ë 3ë 3 ¹¯ul =l3l ¬¯=1


.mumHu¯¹)
m¤l¹ H=¯3ë




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m¹ ¯YT -VII

u ¬=¯ u ¬¯8 3¹¤¯J =luH¹
u H¹u¯3ë .m¯u ¬¹3¯ Y8l)

uH¹
¹
uH¹ U¯3ë
.J¯ ¬¯ ¹¯)
.Hv¯m H8÷¯
l=¯6)
1 ¬¹3=/l¹¯¬l H =cë¯ ¹¯Y 3 Y¹¯

.1) =l 3J¯J l=6¯ë l=¯6 J¯ë3 Hë=¯ë m3 u¬¯8 Hë=¯ë ÷ 3¹¤¯J
H=Y m3 Jë HJY3¯ Hu¯¹ Jðlm¯ 6¯Jl÷lm¯ J¹ °
.2) =l 3J¯J l=6¯ë l=¯6 u¬¯8 Hë=¯ë ÷ =ëu6¯ëlm¯ m3
¬¹3=/ l¹¯¬l H=cë ÷ =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷lm¯ 3¹¤¯J¯ m3 Jë HJY3¯
l8= Hu¯¹ Jðlm¯ 6¯Jl÷lm¯ J¹°
.3) =l 3Hl l8= Hë=¯ël =ëu6¯ël ¹ luYð =¯Ylm¯
H¯ëlm¯ HJY3¯ ÷l =lu3 ÷¯H H=÷ J° 3¯ Jõ lY¤lm¯
HJY3¯ ÷l =lu3 3¹¤¯J ÷¯ l=¹ u3lH3 YT¯l8m¯ ¬¯=-
.1) l8¹¯ l=ë¯l8m¯ u=¯¹ HJY3,
.2) T¯Jl ÷l HJY3,
.3) cYl=¹ ÷l HJY3,
.4) lëm¯l83l 8¯H HJY3,
.5) uJl=Y ÷l HJY3,
.4) =l Hë=¯ël =ëu6¯ël ¹ 3¹¤¯J UJ¹¯ ¹ l÷¯3lm¯ ¬¯ð
=¯Ylm¯ HJY3¯ ÷l =lu3 luY¯ = ÷¯Hl ¬¯ðl 6¯Jl÷l J ¬÷ l= Të
Hë=¯ël HHu¯=¯ m¯u =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹ =¯¤ 3¹¤¯J l÷÷lm¯ J¹ m3
U¹¯ ÷l 3¹¤¯J l=¯6 Hë=¯ël =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹ luYð =¯Ylm¯ HJY3¯
÷l =lu3 =l H¯uY J÷l J1 ¬=ë ml¬J¯ J 3¯ ÷¹¯ ÷l 3¹¤¯J
8ë¯8ë Jð ÷ =¯ëð 5u H8÷¯ l=¯6 ÷¯H1
.5) =¯¤ =¯¤ HHu¯=¯ =Y 3¹¤¯J ÷ m3ë ¹ ¤¯c =ë¹ ÷
Hv¯m 5u H8÷¯ l=¯6 l÷U1
.6) Hë=¯ë ÷ =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹ Hël=H ÷믹 luYð =¯Y Y¯J,
l¬= l= ¹=ël ÷l Hë¯l¤m¯, 3ë¯=l ÷ u=, H=¯ ¹l=ë3l Y¯J, u=¯¹
÷l HJY3 m3 Jë mðl÷¤ Y¯J l¬= l= ë¯clm¯ ÷l HJY3, u=3
u=¯¹ l=ë¯l8m¯ 3 l8¬Yl m¯l÷ ¬ luY÷ J¹ 3¹¤¯J l=¯6 ¬=
= l¹¯¬l m3 u¯8l=c =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹¯Y l=3 =¯¤ J÷ J¹1 l8H 8¯ë
m¯uð l=6¯ë 5u H8÷¯ l=¯6 l÷U1


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.7) Hë=¯ël =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹ 3¹¤¯J 3 l8Y¯=¯ luYð =¯Y Y¯J
m3 u¯8l=c m÷¯lëm¯ =Y l8¹¯ Y¯J¯ ¹ ë¯J = l÷¯3l =¯¤
3¹¤¯J ÷l l¹ëu¯¤ 3Yð¯ 5u H8÷¯ l=¯6 =ë1
.8) Hë=¯ël uY¯˜u¯ ÷ u=¯8Y uJ Y=¯ ÷l m¯ëlu= ÷H¯ H¤¯ë¹
Y8l Hu¯l¬= l¹m¯ m3 8ë¯8ël ¹ H=l¹l 8ð¯Uð Y8l Hë=¯ë ¹
m¯uð H¯¤¹¯ l=6 l=¹ u3lH3 ¤ë6 uJ Y=¯ 3 =빯 6¯Jl÷¯ J1

2 = u¯3ël 3 Y¹¯

.1) Hë=¯ël =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷ 3¹¤¯J H=Y l=H J¯÷ 3¯= =¤¯
l÷¯3 ¬¯ð 3¯ ¬ UJ =l u¯8l=c m÷¯lëm¯ l=¯6 =u =ë ëJ
=ëu6¯ëlm¯ =¯T l8u¯¹÷¯ël 3 3¹÷Jl ¹¯Y =u =ë¹ Y8l
l3m¯ë J ¬¯ð°
.2) =l lH=Y Hël=H =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷ 3¹¤¯J H=Y
u¯8l=c m÷¯lëm¯ ÷ 8ë¯8ë =ë¹ ¹¯Y ¹=ëH¯Jl l8u¯¹÷¯ël
m3 3¹÷Jl ¹¯Y =u =ë¹ YT ¬¯=Tl°
.3) ¬=ë u¬¯8 Hë=¯ë m¯uð Hc¯= ¹ u¯8l=c m÷¯lëm¯
u3¯8= =¯¤ 3¹¤¯J ÷= 3¯ UJ U¹¯ 3 =¯¤ U3u¯l÷=3¯ Y
u¯8Tl° ¬=ë J¯ 3¯ l=¹¯ Hc¯= l8H 3ë¯ =ë H=T¯1 ¬=ë ¹Jl
3¯ =¯¤ 3¹¤¯J ÷¯ u3= =l J=T¯, 8¯ë 5u H8÷¯ l=¯6 l8m¯¹
=l3¯ ¬¯=1

3 J ë H Tõ¹¯ U 3 mHë
.1) =l luUHuY m÷¯lëm¯, u6¯l83l 믬 HTõ¹¯ m3 Jë më¤
Hë=¯ël m÷¯lëm¯ ÷ =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷ 3¹¤¯J H=Y =l u¬=
u¬¯8 3¹¤¯J =luH¹ =Y lH=¯ëH¯ 3 Jl m¯¤¯lë3 Jð 6¯Jl÷
J¹ °
.2) =l l8J =l H¯6 J l= H8 uë¯ 1 l=¯6 =ë¹ð HTõ¹¯ ¹ 믬
Hë=¯ë ÷ =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷ 8ë¯8ë 3¹¤¯J H=Y ÷ð ÷l Huë¯u¯
H8¤3 m÷¯lëm¯ =Y ¹Jl J÷l °
.3) =l 믬 Hë=¯ë ÷ uY¯¬u¯ Y8l 3¹¤¯J H=Y l3m¯ë =ë¹ l=¯6
H8 uë¯ .1) m3 .2) ¹ l¤m¯¹ l=¯6 ë¯l¤m¯ ¬¯ð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J °
.4) mTë, ë¯l¤m¯ ¬¯ð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J 3¯ l8H u¯¤ ¹ l=H J¯÷ 3¯=
l=6¯lëm¯ ¬¯=1 J¯= 3¹¤¯J H=Y ÷¯ m¹u¯3 Hë=¯ël =ëu6¯ëlm¯
m3 Uuë=3 m÷¯lëm¯ ÷ =ëu6¯ëlm¯ l=¯6 =l Jð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J°



4
3¹¤¯J¯
.1) =l l=J¯T ÷ u¯¤l ¹ l÷¯3l ¬¯ð =¯Yl 3¹¤¯J 3lJ
=l3l ¬¯ðl 6¯Jl÷l J °
.2) l=J¯T ÷ u¯¤l ¹ u¯VYl 3¹¤¯J l=¹l l÷¯3l ¬¯ðl

202
6¯Jl÷l J°
.3) =l l=J¯T ÷ u¯¤l ÷l l¹H=3l õ= ÷ m¯¤¯ë 3 =l3l ¬¯ðl
6¯Jl÷l J l¬u l= UH÷l 3¹¤¯J m3 =l3 =u ÷ cll6m¯ ¹ u¯¤
믤= UH÷l ÷l 3¹¤¯J ¹¯Y lH¯¤¯ H8 ¤ ¬l=m¯ ¬¯ H= °
.4) =l ¹=ëH¯Jl Y8l ulJY¯ 3lJ =l3l ¤¯c 3 ¤¯c m3 =¯¤ 3
=¯¤ 3¹¤¯J ÷ m¹u¯3 ÷ lH¤¯3 ¹ =¯l8u 믤ð ÷l ¬ëë3 J °
.5) =l H¯¹÷¯ë H=¯ l¹J¯Uð =¯Y ul3J¯=¯¹ =ëu6¯ëlm¯ =¯Y
Hë=¯ë ÷lm¯ H=¯=¯ ë¯J= ¹¯ 6Y ¬¯ð ¹ H=l¹l 8ð¯Uð¯ 8J3
uJ¯3=uë¹ J°
5 u Huë H8 ¤ .U3ë 1uu H8÷¯ l=¯6 l÷U)

.1) H=¯3ë3 Hc¯= l8= =¯ë¬=¯ëðl J m3 =¯¹¹ m3 Hë=¯ël
u¯lYHlm¯ 8ð¯U÷ J¹ ¬÷ l= ¤3ël ÷=3ë l8¹¯ ¹ Hë= Y¯T =ë÷
J¹, =l =¯¹¹ m3 u¯lYHl ¹ 8ð¯Uð m3 l8¹¯ ¹ Y¯T =ë¹ =¯Y
=ëu6¯ëlm¯ m3 ml¤=¯ëlm¯ l=¯6 =¯=l m3ë J° =l H=¯3ë3 m3 l8H÷
8ë¯8ë ÷ Jë HTõ¹¯ ÷ =ëu6¯ël, ¤3ël =ëu6¯ëlm¯ 3 l8H Y8l =¯¤
3¹¤¯J Yð ÷ J¯=÷¯ë J¹, l=Ul= ¤3ël =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹ l8H
8÷Y Jë HJY3¯, l¬= l= u=3 u=¯¹ l=ë¯l8m¯ HJY3, 8¬Yl
=ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹ l8¬Yl ÷lm¯ =v Hl¹c¯ u¯= Jð¯, cë¯Huëc =ëu6¯ëlm¯
¹ 8¯H¯ l=¯6 u=3 H=ë =빯 m3 ulJ=u m¹H¯ë Jë =¯¤ =¯¤ HJY3¯
Yð¯ m¯l÷ u÷¯¹ J ¬¯÷lm¯ J¹ ¬÷ l= H=¯3ë3 u¯¤ë 3 ml¬Jlm¯ =8l
HJY3¯ H=¯3ë3 =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹ ¹Jl J¹1
.2) =l um¯=¬ ÷l uë3l Y8l H=¯3ë3 =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹
H=¯3ë3 J¯3 3 l8Y¯=¯ Jë HJY3¯ =l ÷ðlm¯ 6¯Jl÷lm¯ J¹
l¬H ¹¯Y UJ ¤3ël ÷=3ë¯ ÷ =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷ ¤c ¤¯c 8ë¯8ë 3¯ ëlJ H=ð°
.3) =l u8¤=l l=J¯T ÷ uH¯H=l ml¤=¯ë¯ ÷¯ l==÷ël=ë¹
J ¬¯ð =¯ë¹ H=¯3ë3 =ëu6¯ëlm¯ =¯T ¤3ël ÷=3ë¯ ÷ =ëu6¯ëlm¯
¹ =l H=¯3ë3 J¯3¯ ¬¯ ¤3ël J¯3¯ m¯l÷ ÷ð¯ Ul63 J=T¯°

6 Të ¯u 8 H =¯=¯
.1)
=l J¯ë3 Hë=¯ë m3 믬 ÷lm¯ =¯v lH=Y H=¯=¯ 믬 ÷lm¯
÷¬lm¯ 3=¹l=l m3 Të-3=¹l=l H=¯=¯ ÷ 3¹¤¯J H=Y l8= l¬J =l3
¬¯ð 6¯Jl÷ J¹ ¬¯ ¹Jl°

.2) =l 믬 l=¯6 H¯ëlm¯ u¬÷¯ H=¯=¯ m3 u¬÷¯ 3=¹l=l
H=¯=¯ ¹ HlulY3 =ë= l8= l¬J 3¹¤¯J H=Y =ë l÷¯3 ¬¯ð 6¯Jl÷
J¹ °
.3) =l m¯ël HT3¯ =¯Y Uul÷=¯ë¯ ¹ Hë=¯ël H=¯ l=¯6 l¤¯6ð
Y8l Tëu 8 H=¯=¯ ÷ 3¹¤¯J H=Y ÷ ucë¹ ¹ u= H¤¯lëm¯ ¬¯ð¯

203
6¯Jl÷¯ J°
.4) 믬 ÷lm¯ Tëu '8' H=¯=¯ l=¯6 =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹ lc=¯8 믤ð
Y8l m3 l¹¯¬l H=cë =¯Y ¹= uH¯=ë¯ ¹ l˜m¯÷¯ um¯=˜¯ ¬¯ u=¬ ÷ð
÷ 8¯=¬÷ =l ë=ð Y8l Hv¯m l÷U1

7
l=¯3¯=¯ë
=ëu6¯ël
.1) =l l=lTm¯¹ m3 c=¹Y¬l ÷ ¤3ë l=¯6 =u =ë¹ =¯Y
u¯lJë¯ ¹ lc=¯8 믤ð Y8l m3 =¤lm¯ =u =ë¹ ÷ 8÷Y l=¯6 Jë
um¯=¬¯/ u=¬ l÷¯3¯ ¬¯ð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J°
.2) 3¹¤¯J 3 l8Y¯=¯ l=lTm¯¹lm¯ m3 3=¹l=l u¯lJë¯ ¹ Jë
=l =¯¤ HJY3¯ ÷ðlm¯ 6¯Jl÷lm¯ J¹, 8¯ë 5u H8÷¯ l=¯6 =ë¹ð =ë1


8 mH¯ulm¯ ÷¯ =ëTl=ë¹
.1) l8H =Y Hë=¯ë =¯Y m¯H¯ulm¯ ¹ Tëu 8, 8l, Hl m3
Jl l=¯6 =lJm¯ Jl8m¯ J =l l8¹¯ ÷l u¯ u= =ëTl=ë¹ ¬¯ Jë ¹= ¹¯=
÷ð ÷l ¬ëë3 J°
.2) mTë, l8¹¯ =ëT¯ ÷l 38÷lYl ¹ ¹= lHë 3 l=6¯lëm¯ ¬¯=
3¯ 3Hl =l H¯v¯m l÷UT1
.3) Jë =cTël˜ Y8l l=J=¯ ¹¯u ÷ð ÷l lH=¯ëH =ëT°
1) 8
2) 8l
3) Hl
4) Jl



9
Të ¯u Hl m3 Jl mH¯ulm¯ ÷¯ u = V¯6¯ l3m¯ë =빯
.1) =l H=¯3ë3 l=6Y =ë3u¯¹ 'Hl' Tëu l=¯6 =¯ë¬-
=ë3¯=¯ ¹ 믬 ÷ Jë 8ë¯8ë ÷ ÷=3ë¯ l=¯6 8÷lYm¯ ¬¯ð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯

.2) =l l8¹¯ ¹ J¯l8ë=cëc u¯¤ë ¬¯ l¬Y¯ ÷=3ë¯ l=¯6
8÷lYm¯ ¬¯ð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J°


.3) Tëu 'Jl' l=¯6 =u =ë¹ =¯Y Hl=YJ m3 Hul
Hl=YJ muY ÷lm¯ =¯v Hðlm¯ ¹ u= l8=¯3ë =l3¯ ¬¯ð¯
6¯Jl÷¯ J ° ¬=ë J¯ 3¯ l8H 8¯ë 5u H8÷¯ l=¯6 Hv¯m l÷U1

1u 3¹¤¯J H= Y
.1) Jë= Tëu l=¯6 u¬÷¯ mH¯ulm¯ ÷l 3¹¤¯J ÷¯ m¯uH
l=¯6 H=Y ÷¯ =l m¹u¯3 Jð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J J¯= -
.1) Të¯u 8 m3 8l l=¯6 =l m¹u¯3 Jð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J°

204
.2) Të¯u 8l m3 Hl l=¯6 =l m¹u¯3 Jð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯

.3) Të¯u Hl m3 Jl l=¯6 =l m¹u¯3 Jð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯

.4) =¯¤ 3 =¯¤ Të¯u 8 m3 Jl l=¯6 =l m¹u¯3
Jð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J °
.2) luëY Hu l=¯6 l8= 3 8¯m÷ l8= 3¹¤¯J =luH¹¯ =Y
=ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷ 3¹¤¯J H=Y¯ ÷l lTð3l ¤c =l3l T8l J m3 6u
3¹¤¯J =luH¹ =Y l8J lTð3l ¤c¯ = 32 =ë l÷¯3l T8l J, =l 3Hl
l8H lTð3l ¹ Jë ¤c¯Uð¯ 6¯JT°
.3) 3¹¤¯J H=Y¯ ÷l lTð3l ¹ Jë ¤c¯Uð =¯ëð =lJë TJ¯
l=¯6 3ë¯=l =Të¯ ÷lm¯ Hu¯lHm¯=¯ u÷¯ J ¬¯÷lm¯ J¹1 l8H 3ë¯ =ë¹
¹¯Y l¬J=¯ =l UuëY¯ H=Y J=T¯ UJ m¯uð m¯u ¹¯Y ¤¯=¯ Jl8m¯
u¹÷ J¹ U¹¯ ÷¯ u¹8Y =¤¯Uð Y8l =l =l3¯ ¬¯=1
.4) u¬÷¯ 3¹¤¯J H=Y¯ ÷l lTð3l l¬= J, =l l8H 3ë¯ Jl 믤
Yðl 6¯Jl÷l J 3¯ ¬ ¹=lm¯ l=HT3lm¯ u÷¯ ¹¯ Jð°
.5) =l 6Y3 3¹¤¯J H=Y ¹ Y¯T 믤ð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J °
11 HY¯¹¯ 3ë¯=lm¯
.1) HY¯¹¯ 3ë¯=l ÷l ÷ë 3lJ =ë¹ Y8l =l u¯u÷J Jð¯
6¯Jl÷¯ J °
.2) ¤¯c 3 ¤¯c m3 =¯¤ 3 =¯¤ 3¹¤¯J H=Y l=¯6 HY¯¹¯ 3ë¯=l
÷l ÷ë l=¹ u3lH3 l¹Hl63 =l3l ¬¯ðl 6¯Jl÷l J°
3) =l H¯ë 3¹¤¯J H=Y l=¯6 3ë¯=l ÷l ÷ë l8= l¬Jl Jðl
6¯Jl÷l J ¬¯ ¤¯c H=Y l=¯6 =¯¤ m3 =¯¤ H=Y l=¯6 ¤¯c Jðl 6¯Jl÷l J °

12 3¹¤¯J H= Y¯ ÷l H ¤
.1) ulJT¯8l ÷ mHë ¹ ë=ð Y8l m3 1uu· H¯=¯uð
lYm¯Uð Y8l J¯3 ÷ ëu l=¯6 ulJT¯8l l=H3 l÷¯3l ¬¯÷l J 3¯
l=ë =l =l =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷ 3¹¤¯J H=Y¯ l=¯6 H¤ =ë¹ ÷l =8l Y= J °
.2) 3¹¤¯J H=Y¯ ¹ H¤÷ Hu 3¹¤¯J ¹=3¯÷ë ¹=3¯
l¹Hl63 =l3l ¬¯ðl 6¯Jl÷l J ¬¯ =8l Jë l=¤l muð¯8l ¬¯=
l¬H l=¯6 l8J T¯Y H=l¹l 8ð¯8l ¬¯= l= Hl¹lmë =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹
¬¹lmë =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹¯Y =8l ¹=H¯¹ ¹¯ J= m3 Hl¹lmë =ëu6¯ëlm¯
=Y =l3l T8l H=¯ ¹ l¤m¯¹ l=¯6 l== ë¯l¤m¯ ¬¯= l8H 8¯ë m¯uð Hv¯m
5u H8÷¯ l=¯6 l÷U1
.3) l8H =¯¤÷l ulJT¯8l ¹ ë=ð Y8l u¬¯8 Hë=¯ë =Y Jë =l
=l3¯ ¬¯ H=÷¯ J1




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13 u m¯=¬¯ J¯3¯

.1) lHcl =uHcël J¯3¯ =¯J HlJë¯ ÷lm¯ uH=Y¯ Y8l l8= Jëuë
um¯=˜¯ J uë3 ulJT¯8l J¯3¯, u=¯¹ l=ë¯l8m¯ J¯3¯ luYð
÷l Hë3 l=¯6 lHcl =uHcël J¯3¯ ¬¯ël ëlJð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J°
.2) =l HlJë¯ ÷ =ëTl=ë¹ ÷ m¯¤¯ë 3 lHcl =uHcël J¯3
÷lm¯ ÷ë¯ 8÷Yð ÷l Y= J°
.3) H¤lm¯ ÷ë¯ ÷¯ m¤¯ë m3 ÷ë¯ HuHc =l3lm¯ ¬¯ð1
.4) =l lHcl =uHcël J¯3 ÷lm¯ ÷ë¯ ¹ l¹ë¤¯lë3 =ë¹ Y8l
l¹u¹ lY¤3 ¹=l3m¯ ¹ =l l¤m¯¹ l=¯6 믤ð¯ =¯¬8 J=T¯-
1 lH=Y H=¯=¯ ¹¯Y ulëcl,
2 Hë=¯ël lH=Y H=¯ =ë¹ =¯lYm¯ ÷l u¯8l=c
¤3ë¯ ¹¯Y 3Y¹¯,
3 l=HH m3 m¤ c¯8lu ÷lm¯ lJUclm¯ ¹ l¹J¯Uð
÷ 8÷Y HlHl8 ÷ð¯
4 lJUcl ÷ ¤c l˜m¯÷¯ Jð m3 ¹=ël Hu¹ ÷¯
¤¯c Jð¯,
5 u¯8÷lH÷¯ ml¤=¯ë¯ ¹ =¤l÷m¯ Jl8m¯ ,
.5) l÷¹ ë¯3 lJUcl ÷ð =¯Y l=H T¹u¹/ Hl=Uëcl
T¯ëJ ÷l 3¹¤¯J ÷=3ë l=¯6 =u =ë¹ =¯Y ulYH =ëu6¯ël ÷
u=¯8Y l== 3lJ =l3l ¬¯ðl 6¯Jl÷l J° l8H ÷¯ Hë=¯ë ÷l ¤¯c 3 ¤¯c
U¬ë3¯ ¹¯Y m3 ¹lu =¬l m3 m÷ë¹l Hël¤m¯ 8Y¯ ÷ lHu¯Jlm¯ ÷l
3¹¤¯J ¹¯Y l== H8¤ Hu¯u3 =l3¯ ¬¯ð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J° 5u H8÷¯
l=¯6 Hv¯m l÷U1

14 .=¯J u=¯¹¯ ÷l HJl =ë3 8¯ë )
.1) =l U6 ml¤=¯ëlm¯ Y8l 8ð¯8 T8 =¯J =¯J 8TY m3
U¹¯ l=¯6 Jl ¹=ë¯ Y8l 8ð ëc-ëc u=¯¹, H=¯ Y8l l¹¯¬l muY¯,
8TlYm¯ ÷ H=¯÷¯ë, 8cu¹ ¬¯ 8Y=l Hë¯l¤m¯ ¬¯ ëHul lJUcl 3
3¹¯3 =ë÷l¤¯ël Hë¯l¤m¯ =ëu6¯ël m¯l÷ ¬Tlë÷¯ël mY¯u3¯ ¹
¤3u =빯 6¯Jl÷¯ J° Hv¯m 5u H8÷¯ l=¯6 l÷U1

15 l¹Hl63 3¬=l¬¯
.1) l=H 3ël= Hë=¯ë ÷ ë¬uë¯ =u =ë¹ ÷ VT ¹ H¤¯lëm¯ ¬¯=
3¯ l= Hë=¯ël =u =¯¬ ¹ =ë¹ ÷ VT 8¯ë m¯u =ëu6¯ël l8J ulJHH =ë
l= =u=¯¬ H6¯¬ VT ¹¯Y =l3¯ ¬¯ lëJ¯ J1
.2) Hë=¯ël =u=¯¬ m¯u =ëu6¯ël ÷lm¯ HJY3¯ u3¯l8=
J= m3 =u=¯¬ l=¯6 m¯u =ëu6¯ël ¹ HJY3 luY÷l ulJHH J=
8¯ë 5u H8÷¯ l=¯6 Hv¯m l÷U1
.3) =¯v l¹Hl63 3¬=l¬¯ ÷ëH¯Uð ÷l l=u¯Y3¯ =ë ¬ l=
l¹u¹ ¹3l¬ ÷ëH¯ H=ð-

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.1) l¬H =ëu6¯ël =Y =8l =u=¯ë ¹Jl J UH 3
Hë=¯ë =¯Y l=H Jë HHu¯ l=¯6 =u l== llYm¯ ¬¯=1
.2) ëY¯/T¯8lJ Y¯8l¹¯ ¹ HëY =ë=, l== Hë=¯ël
=u =¯¬ ¹ H¤¯lëm¯ ¬¯= 3¯ ¬ 8Y=l =¯T¬l
=¯ë=¯8l 3 8l6m¯ ¬¯ H=°
.3) H¯= Huë m3 3H¯Yl8¤H =u=¯¬ Y8l l=J l¬J
=¯3¯=ëð ÷¯ J卉ëël J°
(4) Hë=¯ël ¤ë6 l=¯6 l== 8¯63 =l3l ¬¯ H=÷l J
.Hc¯= ¤c¯=, T¯Jlm¯ ¤c¯= m3 l¹u¹3¯ lYm¯ =
m¯l÷)1
(5) ¹=ël l=¯6 3¹¯3 =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹ ¹= lHë 3
cl¹T ÷ = l== uH¯=믹¯ 8ð¯l8m¯ ¬¯ H=÷¯ J °
.6) u=÷u8¯¬l ¹ ¤c¯Uð Y8l =l V T 3ël=
muð¯8 ¬¯ð1 Jë ¹=3 8¯ë Hv¯m 2u-2u H8÷¯ l=¯6
l÷U1
.7) Hë=¯ë ÷ HTõ¹¯ =¯Y ¤u3=¯ë¯ ¹ =¤lm¯ H=¯
l== l÷¯3lm¯ ¬¯ð°
16 ¹=lm¯ ¤¯ë¹¯=¯
.1) =l 3J¯J l¤m¯Y l=¯6 uY¯˜u¯ ¹ õ= 3 ¬¯ u¯ëc c¯8lu
믤ð¯, uY¯˜u¯ ÷ =u=¯¬ ÷¯ Hu¯ U¹¯ =Y uë¬l ¹¯Y 6¹ð¯ m3
U¹¯ =Y Jl =u =ë¹ ÷l ¬T¯ ¤ë ¬¯ ÷=3ë 6 l8= ¹ 6¹ð¯ õl= J=T¯°
.2) =l u¬¯8 Hë=¯ë ¹ l8J ¹l3l muð¯Uðl 6¯Jl÷l J, ¬=ë
muð¯Uðl 6¯Jl÷l J 3¯ l8H 8¯ë 5u H8÷¯ l=¯6 l=6¯ë ÷¯H ¬¯ð1
.3) ¬=ë l8J 3ël=¯ muð¯l8m¯ ¬¯= 3¯ =l 3J¯¹ YT÷¯
J l= ¹¬=¯¹¯ m3 ¹¬=¯¹ më3¯ ¹ ¤¯H 3ë 3 Y¯J=÷ J=T¯1
.4) Hë=¯ë ¹ l=J= l=J= =÷u Uõ¯U𠬯 3=¹l=¯
muð¯Uðlm¯ 6¯Jl÷lm¯ J¹, 3¯ ¬ l= =ëu6¯ël ÷ Hu lHë
÷=3ë m¯Uð m3 ¬¯ð ¹ H=l¹l 8ð¯l8m¯ ¬¯ H=1 =l ÷=3ë m¯U𠬯
¬¯ð Hu =¯ëJ ¹ u6 =빯 ¬¯ mTõ ÷ l¹H¯¹ =luUcë 3 ÷ð¯ =¯l¬8
J=T¯°
.5) l=lTm¯¹l, J¯=cë, l8¬l¹lmë m3 HlJm= l=¤lm¯
=¯lYm¯ ¹ U¹¯ ÷ ¤3ë l=¯6 3¹¯3l 8ð¯8 믤ð Y8l =l
=l Uuë¯Y =ë¹ 6¯Jl÷ J¹°
.6) =l U¹¯ ¹ m¯ël 3¹¤¯J, =¤lm¯ u÷=l, =¤lm¯
Hëm¯3l 3¹¤¯J ¬¯ l˜m¯÷¯ =¯¤ HY¯¹¯ 3ë¯=lm¯ ÷ = m3
Jë 8J3ë Hël=H HJY3¯ u÷¯¹ =빯 m¯l÷ Jð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J1
.7) =l =ëu6¯ël ¹ Hë=¯ël ¹=ël 3 u¯8l=c m3 u¯8l=c ¹=ël
3 Hë=¯ël H=¯ l=¯6 m¯U𠬯ð Uuë =8l ë= ¹¯ J= °
.8) mTë, ml¬J¯ =l3¯ ¬¯= 3¯ UJ l=J=lm¯ l=J=lm¯

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HHu¯=¯ J¹ l¬¹¯ l=¯6 ml¬J¯ =l3¯ ¬¯ H=÷¯ J1
.9) =l 3Hl l8J õl= Huv÷ J l= Hë=¯ë ¹ m¯uð Hë=¯ël
uY¯¬u¯ ¹ ulë3 =ë= U¹¯ ¹ õ= ÷ m¯¤¯ë 3 l8¯= l¹Hl63 Hu
Y8l u¯8l=c ¹=ël l=¯6 m¯Uð Y8l U3H¯lJ3 =빯 6¯Jl÷¯ J,
J¯= Hë=¯ë ¹ ml¬J¯ =ë¹ Y8l =¯¤ 3¹¤¯J m¯uð =Y Jl l=U
¹¯ ÷ðl u=1 ¬=ë ml¬J¯ u¹÷ J 3¯ m¯uð l=6¯ë 5u H8÷¯ l=¯6
l÷¯3 ¬¯ð1
17 =¯ëT ¬¯ël ÷¯ u Y¯=ð
.1) Hë=¯ë ÷ =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷ =u ÷¯ uY¯=ð =ë¹ Y8l l¬J=¯
3ël=¯ Jð Hë=¯ë ¹ muð¯l8m¯ Jl8m¯ J l= UH¹ 8÷Yð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J,
¬=ë J¯ 3¯ l8H 8¯ë m¯uð H¯v¯m
5u H8÷¯ l=¯6 l÷U1
.2) =l Jë= uY¯˜u ¹ m¯uð¯ HY¯¹¯ uY¯=ð =¤ð ÷l
m¯lTm¯ Jðl 6¯Jl÷l J°
.3) =l HY¯¹¯ Tu3 lëuëc ¹ m¯u ¬¹3¯ ÷¯ ¤Y¯ ÷H3¯=˜
u¹ð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J°
.4) =l Jë= =ëu6¯ël ¹ m¯uðl =¯ëT¬¯ël ÷¯ HY¯¹¯
uY¯=ð =¤ð ÷l m¯lTm¯ Jðl 6¯Jl÷l J m3 HY¯¹¯ Tu3 lëuëc
¹ ¤¯Y¯ ÷H3¯=˜ u¹ð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J°
.5) =l uY¯˜u¯ ÷¯ =u =¯¬ ÷¯ uY¯=ð =ë¹ 3 ulJY¯ UH 3
m¯uð =u =¯¬ ÷¯ =ë=¯ Yð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J, ¬=ë J¯ 3¯ l8H 8¯ë m¯uð
H¯v¯m 5u H8÷¯ l=¯6 l÷U1
.6) =l 3Hl u¹÷ J l= Hë=¯ë ÷¯ =u =¯¬ l8¯= clu =¯T =l3¯
¬¯÷¯ J l=H l8=¯Y ÷=¯Y =¯Y ¹Jl, ¬=ë l8H ¹ u¹÷ J 3¯
l8=¯Y uY¯¬u¯ ÷¯ uY¯=ð =빯 ¬ëël J°




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ë ¯clm¯

.1) =l =ë3u¯¹ =¯T 5 l÷¹¯ ÷¯ J=3¯ Jl ëlJð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J °
.2) =l J빯 H=cë¯ =¯T Hë=¯ë ¹ =l 6 l÷¹¯ ÷¯ J=3¯
=빯 6¯Jl÷¯ J° ¬=ë 6 l÷¹¯ ÷¯ J=3¯ =l3¯ ¬¯= 3¯ =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹ l8H
8÷Y l83=¯=lm¯ ë¯clm¯ 6 =¯¤¯ l=¹ u3lH3 =빯 6¯Jl÷¯ J1
.3) ¤¯ëlu= l3UJ¯ë¯ Y8l mY¯¹lm¯ ¬¯ð =¯Ylm¯ ë¯clm¯ 8¯ë
=l lc¯uðl 5u H8÷¯ 6 =ë1
.4) Hë=¯ë ÷ ÷=3ë l=¯6 =u=¯¬ ¹ H¤¯ë¹ Y8l =l =l3¯
¬¯ð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J m3 ÷=3ë¯ l=¯6 Hu ÷l u¯8÷l ¹ l== Y¯¬ul 8ð¯l8m¯

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¬¯ H=÷¯ J° l8H 8¯ë Hv¯m l÷U1
19 uJ ¤3ë¯ l=6 Hë=¯ël H=¯=¯ ¹ HlJë¯ ÷ 8ë¯8ë lYm¯Uð Y8l
Hë=¯ël =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ¹ uJ ¤3ë¯ l=6 =u =ë¹ Y8l l== U3H¯lJ3 =ë°

2u m¯u ¬¹3¯ ÷lm¯ H=¯=¯ ¹ 8J3ë 8¹¯Uð 8¯ë
Jë H=¯Y ÷¯
¬=¯8 5u H8÷¯
3 =¯¤ ¹¯ J =
.1) u¬¯8 Hë=¯ë J¯Tl÷¯ë¯ 3 u¯u3 =ë= m¯uðlm¯ ¬¹3=
H=¯=¯ H¤, mHë÷¯ë m3 HH3 ÷ë¯ 3 ¤u3=¯ë¯ m3 m¯u Y=¯ ¹
UuY¯8¤ =ë¯Uð ÷ Y8l =l H3¹
=ë°
.2) H¯ë HH¯ë l=¯6 u8¤=l H=¯=¯, =¯¤ 3 =¯¤ m¯u ¬¹3¯ ÷l
HJY3 ¹ l¤m¯¹ l=¯6 믤 = l÷¯3lm¯ ¬¯ ëJlm¯ J¹1 u¬¯8 Hë=¯ë
ml¬J l=J= l=J= =÷u 6¯= 3¯ ¬ u8¤=l uH¯H¹ m¯u ¬¹3¯ ÷¯
HJ¯8l J H= m3 Hë=¯ë ¹ m¯uð¯ lu¯3ë Huv1
.3) =v Hu 3 u8¤=l uH¯H¹ =Y muð¯l8m¯ lHcl¬¹ 6¯ëcë
H¯ë HH¯ë l=¯6 m¯u ¬¹3¯ Y8l l8= 8J3 Jl uJ¯3=uë¹/H¯ëu= ëu
l=¯6 HJ¯8l Jl8m¯ UJlëm¯ J1 u¬¯8 Hë=¯ë ÷ =8l l=J¯T¯ ¹ l8J
l¬J lHcl¬¹ 6¯ëcë 8ð¯8 J8 J¹ m3 =v ¹ Y¯T =l =l3 J8 J¹1
¬=ë lHcl¬¹ 6¯ëcë¯ l=¯6 38÷lYlm¯ =ë¹ ÷l Y= J=, 3¯ ¬ u¬¯8
Hë=¯ë m¯u ¬¹3¯ ÷l l¹T¯J l=¯6 HJ¯8l J8l Huvl ¬¯=1 ¬=ë =8l
l=J¯T lHcl¬¹ 6¯ëcë ¹ Y¯T ¹Jl =ë÷¯ 3¯ m¯u ¬¹3¯ ¹ l=J=lm¯
l=J=lm¯ =¯¹¹l 3¯=3¯ l÷¯3lm¯ ¬¯ð 3¯ ¬ l=J¯T m¯uð Jl 8ð¯8
lHcl¬¹ 6¯ëcë ¹ Y¯T =ë¹ Y8l u¬8ë J ¬¯=1
.4) l=H 3ël= ¹¯Y u¬¯8 Hë=¯ë ÷lm¯ H=¯=¯ ÷ UuJT3¯ ¹
lHcl¬¹ 6¯ëcë ¹ Y¯T =ë¹ =¯Yl H¯J 3 JõYl u8¤=l l8=¯8l ¹
lHcl¬¹ 6¯ëcë 8¹¯Uð Y¯T H¯uY =l3¯ ¬¯= 3¯ l= lHcl¬¹ 6¯ëcë
uc=Yl J= ¹¯ l= =¯T¬l 1
.5) m¯u 3ë 3 Hë=¯ël HHu¯=¯ l=¯6 l=¯3l uH=Y¯ =¯ë¹ H=¯=¯


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¹ mHë÷¯ë 8¹¯Uð m3 HH3 ÷ë¯ 3 UuY8¤ =ë¯Uð Y8l Hë=¯ë ¹
=v =÷u 6¯=ð u÷ J¹1 Hë=¯ë H=¯=¯ ¹ muYl ¬¯u¯ ulJ¹¯ð m3
¤¯c ¤ë6 =ë= l¬m¯÷¯ 3 l¬m¯÷¯ Y=¯ Y8l mHë÷¯ë 8ð¯Uð Y8l
=l =ë 1
.6) U3u¯÷=3¯ ÷¯ Hë=¯ël HHu¯=¯ l=¯6 l8¯= uJ¯3=uë¹ ëY
J÷¯ J1 Hë=¯ël HHu¯=¯ l=¯6 U3u¯÷=3¯ ¹ =¤¯Uð Y8l =l =l3¯
¬¯ð¯ 6¯Jl÷¯ J1
.7) u¬¯8 Hë=¯ë l=¯6 u¯ë÷ëH3¯ ÷¯ Jð¯ l8¯= l=HH Tð J
l¬H ¹¯Y Y=¯ ÷¯ Hë=¯ë l=¯6 l=H=¯H =¯¤÷¯ m3 8lðm¯ ëlJ÷¯ J1
m¯u U¹¯ H¯ë Jl VT ¬¯ =÷u ¬¯ 3ël=, l¬J= l= u¯ë÷ëH3¯
=¤¯Uð l=¯6 HJ¯8l Jð, 8¯ë =l =lJð¯ 6¯JT°
.8) m¯¬ =Y Hu¯l¬=-m¯ëlu= J¯Y¯3 ÷¯ =¯3¯=ëð 8=l 3¬l
¹¯Y 8÷Y÷¯ ëlJ÷¯ J m3 m¯u Y=¯ ÷lm¯ l8ë¯=¯ =l Hë=¯ë 3 8=l
3˜l 3 uY uY l=¯6 8÷Y÷lm¯ ëlJ÷lm¯ J¹, l¬H =¯ë¹ Hë=¯ë ¹
l8J ¬ëël J ¬¯÷¯ J l= UJ =ëu6¯ëlm¯/ ml¤=¯ëlm¯ l=¯6 YT¯3¯ë
8÷Y÷ Hu¯l¬=- m¯ëlu= J¯Y¯3 ÷ =¯3¯=ëð ¹ l¤m¯¹ l=¯6 믤 =
U¹¯ ÷l YT¯3¯ë 8=3ël Y8l m3 U3u¯÷=3¯ =¤¯Uð Y8l =lHH
=ë÷l ëJ 3¯ ¬ =ëu6¯ël 3¹÷Jl ¹¯Y =u =ë÷ ëlJð1 u¬¯8 Hë=¯ë
ml¬J l=J= l=J= uTë¯u Y¯T =ë 3¯ ¬ l8H ÷ =ëu6¯ël/ ml¤=¯ël
=l 8÷Y÷lm¯ Hu¯l¬=-m¯ëlu= Hlu3lm¯ ÷¯ H¯Juð¯ =ë¹ Y8l JuH¯
3¯3uë ëlJð1
.9) H6¹¯ m3 3=¹l=l ¤3ë l=¯6 YT¯3¯ë 3ë¯=l m3 H¤¯ë Jð
=¯ëð, u¯ë÷ëH3¯, ¤¯c =lu3¯ 3 =H3m¯ ÷l u¯u3l, 3¬ m3 l¹u¹
u8¤ l=¯6 l8¯= l=Hu ÷¯ l8¹=Y¯8 m¯Uð ÷ 8¯=¬÷ =l l¹u¹3¯ l=¯6
=ul m¯ ëJl J1 u¬¯8 Hë=¯ë =Y l¹u¹3¯ J¯HY =ë¹ m3 H¤¯ë
lYm¯Uð Y8l 8l Të=ë¹H ¹ Y¯T =ë¹ Y8l Jë l=J= VT/ 3ël=
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mu¹¯8 ¬¯ð 6¯Jl÷ J¹1
.1u) m¯u Y=¯ ÷l ¤¯ëð¯ J l= Hë=¯ë =Y VT / 3ëll=m¯ ÷l
¤¯c Jð =¯ë¹ m¯uð =ëu6¯ëlm¯ ÷¯ HJl uY¯=ð =ë¹ 3 mHuëu
ëJl J1 Hë=¯ë ml¬J l=J= l=J= 3ël= muð¯8 l¬H ¹¯Y =ëu6¯ëlm¯
l=¯6 =u =¯¬ ÷l l¬u=¯ël l=¯6 u¯ë÷ëH3¯ m3 H¤¯ë lYm¯÷¯ ¬¯ H=1
.11) m¯u 3ë 3 Hë=¯ël m÷¯lëm¯ =Y l8¹¯ Hëu¯l8m¯ ¹Jl J÷¯
l= UJ m¯uð Hlum¯ 3 H¯ëlm¯ H=¯=¯ ÷ H=ð1 uë3 luëY =v Hu 3
Hë=¯ë¯ ¹ l8H ÷¯ J¯Y Y¯J lYm¯ J m3 Hlum¯ ÷l ¤¯c ¹ uë¯ =ë¹
Y8l l¹¯¬l =u¹lm¯ ÷ Hlum¯ ¹ m¯uð Hlum¯ ¹¯Y luY¯ = m¯u ¬¹3¯
¹ l÷¯3lm¯ ¬¯ð =¯Ylm¯ H=¯=¯ ÷¯ lum¯ë U¯6¯ =ë¹ ÷l =lHH =l3l1
=l 3Hl H6÷ J l= l¹¯¬l- Hë=¯ël- J¯Tl÷¯ël m¯u ¬¹3¯ ÷lm¯ H=¯=¯
Y8l õl= J¹°
.12) m¯u =ë= l=J¯ ¬¯÷¯ J l= l¹¯¬l =u¹lm¯ ÷¯ uY u3ë =¯¤
3 =¯¤ u¹¯=¯ Yð¯ J÷¯ J ¬÷ l= Hë=¯ë ¹ Jë l8¯= ¹¯Tlë= ÷¯ uë¯
uë¯ l¤m¯¹ 믤ð¯ J÷¯ J Jð ¬÷ l= l¹¯¬l Hë=¯ël J¯Tl÷¯ël ¹¯Y
H=¯=¯ m¯u Y=¯ ¹ ÷ð ÷¯ lë=¯¬ l¬J¯ u lëJ¯ J 3¯ Hë=¯ë Jë l=J=
l=J= =÷u 6¯= 3¯ ¬ l¹¯¬l-=u¹l Hë=¯ël-J¯Tl÷¯ë Jð ÷ 8¯=¬÷
=l ¹¯Tlë=¯ ¹ =¯¤ 3 =¯¤ H=¯=¯ HH3 ëc¯ 3 uJ¯8lm¯ =ë H=1
.13) m¯u 3ë 3 u¯8l=c Hël=H uë=¯8lJë˜ H=¯=¯ uJ¯8lm¯
=ë¹ Y8l HlJë¯ ÷ u=¯8Y uJ ¤3ë¯ ¹ ¤¯c 3ë¬lJ l÷÷ J¹1 3Hl
l=J= m¯ëlu= m3 Të m¯ëlu= Hv¯m l÷UT 3¯ ¬ u¯8l=c Hël=H
u=¯8lJë˜ ulJY ÷ m¤¯ë 3 H=¯=¯ uJ ¤3ë ¹ u÷¯¹ =ë¹1
.14) u¬¯8 Hë=¯ë ÷l l=¯3l J¯Y3 ¹ l¤m¯¹ l=¯6 믤÷ J8 u¯u3 .
ë=l¹H ëHlcH) ÷¯ l=¹ u3lH3 Hë=¯ë ¹ =ëu6¯ëlm¯/ ml¤=¯ëlm¯ ÷l
3¹¤¯J, =l¬¬ m3 u¹H¹ m¯l÷ 3 ¤ë6 =빯 6¯Jl÷¯ J1
m um Hu¯¹,
m¤l¹ H=¯3ë u ¬=¯ u ¬¯8 3¹¤¯J =luH¹1

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ANNEXURE – VIII

No.7/ 84/ 98-5PPI/ 4426
Gover n men t of Pu n ja b
Depa r t men t of Per s on n el
(Per s on n el Policies I Br a n ch )

Da t ed Ch a n diga r h , t h e 17
t h
Apr il,2000

To
All t h e Hea ds of Depa r t men t s ,
Commis s ion er s of Divis ion s ,
Regis t r a r , Pu n ja b Ha r ya n a High Cou r t ,
Dis t r ict a n d Ses s ion J u dges ,
Depu t y Commis s ion er ; a n d
Su b-Divis ion a l Ma gis t r a t es in t h e
St a t e of Pu n ja b.

Su bject :- Recommen da t ion s of t h e 4
t h
Pu n ja b Pa y
Commis s ion - Implemen t a t ion s of As s u r ed Ca r eer
Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme for ca t egor ies wh er e t h er e is a
dir ect r ecr u it men t in t h e exis t in g pa y s ca le of Rs .
2200-4000 a s on 31
s t
December ,1995.
****
Sir / Ma da m,

I a m dir ect ed t o a ddr es s you on t h e s u bject cit ed a n d t o s a y
t h a t on a ccept a n ce of t h e r ecommen da t ion s of Fou r t h Pu n ja b Pa y
Commis s ion , Pu n ja b Gover n men t n ot ified t h e pa y s ca les of differ en t
ca t egor ies of it s employees ,-vide Not ifica t ion No.7/ 1/ 97-FPI/ 7370, da t ed
19
t h
Ma y,1998, wh er eby t h os e ca t egor ies of dir ect r ecr u it employees ,
wh o wer e in r eceipt of t h r ee gr a de pay s t r u ct u r e in t h e u n r evis ed pa y
s ca le of Rs .2200-4000, wer e a llowed fou r t ier pa y s ca les on complet ion of
4, 9 a n d 14 yea r s of r egu la r s er vice. However , t ill det a iled
gu idelin es / cla r ifica t ion s wer e is s u ed, t h e oper a t ion of a bove pa y s ca les
h a d been h eld in a beya n ce,-vide let t er No.1/ 82/ 98-FPI/ 10946, da t ed
23
r d
Sept ember ,1998. Th er efor e, t h e pa y in t h e h igh er pa y s ca les wa s
s u ppos ed t o be fixed on ly a ft er t h e in s t r u ct ion s / gu idelin es h a d been
is s u ed r ega r din g a dju dgin g of eligibilit y a n d s u it a bilit y of employees for
pla cemen t in h igh er s ca les , bu t va r iou s Depa r t men t s wit h ou t a wa it in g
det a iled gu idelin es a n d a dmin is t r a t ive in s t r u ct ion s fixed t h e pa y of s u ch
employees wh ich wa s n ot in or der . Some Depa r t men t s in t h e mea n wh ile
s ou gh t cla r ifica t ion s on va r iou s is s u es . Now, a ft er ca r efu l con s ider a t ion ,
it h a s been decided by t h e Gover n men t t o is s u e t h e r equ ir ed gu idelin es
in or der t o implemen t t h e As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme for
ca t egor ies of employees men t ion ed in An n exu r e ‘A’ of t h es e in s t r u ct ion s .

2. Th is decis ion s h a ll be effect ive wit h effect fr om 1
s t
J a n u a r y,1996. In t h e ca s e a n employee, wh o h a s opt ed t o get h is pa y
212
fixed in t h e Revis ed Pa y Sca les fr om a da t e a ft er 1
s t
J a n u a r y,1996, u n der
Ru le 6 of Pu n ja b Civil Ser vices (Revis ed Pa y) Ru les , 1998, n ot ified on
16
t h
of J a n u a r y,1998, t h is decis ion will be a pplica ble fr om t h e da t e opt ed
for by h im. Su ch employees ma y give a fr es h opt ion for r evis ion of pa y
s ca les wit h in t wo mon t h s fr om t h e da t e of is s u e of t h is let t er t o get h is
pa y fixed fr om a da t e ea r lier t h a n t h e on e a lr ea dy opt ed, if t h a t is t o h is
a dva n t a ge.

3. Ser vice r en der ed in t h e s a me pos t befor e 1
s t
J a n u a r y,1996,
or t h e da t e opt ed for by a n officer , s h a ll cou n t for t h e pu r pos es of t h es e
decis ion s . Sa me pos t s h a ll mea n a pos t wh ich is in t h e s a me ca dr e wit h
s a me des ign a t ion a n d s a me pa y s ca le. Wh er e t h e pos t is on e for wh ich
differ en t pa y s ca les , wit h ou t in volvin g pr omot ion t o a h igh er ca dr e wa s
pr es cr ibed u n der t h e Ru les a pplica ble immedia t ely befor e 1
s t

J a n u a r y,1996, t h e en t ir e s er vice of officer s a dju dged a s s a t is fa ct or y fr om
en t r y s ca le on wa r ds s h a ll be t a ken in t o con s ider a t ion . For r eckon in g t h e
per iod of s er vice, on ly t h e s er vice r en der ed fr om t h e da t e of a s s ign men t
of s en ior it y in t h e Ca dr e a n d wh ich cou n t s for in cr emen t s h a ll on ly be
t a ken in t o con s ider a t ion .

4. i) Th e pa y of employee s h a ll fir s t be fixed in t h e r evis ed s ca le
in Colu mn 3 of t h e ‘fir s t s ch edu le’ a ga in s t t h e pr e-r evis ed
s ca le in Colu mn 2 t h er eof wh ich h e wa s dr a win g immedia t ely
befor e 1
s t
J a n u a r y,1996, or t h e da t e opt ed for by h im in t er ms of
t h e pr ovis ion s con t a in ed in t h e Pu n ja b Civil Ser vices (Revis ed Pa y)
Ru les ,1998;

ii) Th e employee s h a ll t h en be pla ced in t h e h igh er a dmis s ible
s ca le on complet ion of ‘s a t is fa ct or y’ s er vice. If in a n y ca s e
t h e ben efit is les s t h a n on e a n n u a l in cr emen t , t h e pa y s h a ll
be s t epped u p s o a s t o en s u r e ben efit of a t lea s t on e
in cr emen t a t t h e t ime of s u ch pla cemen t . If t h e min imu m of
t h e h igh er s ca le a llowed u n der t h is s ch eme, is h igh er t h a n
t h e s t a ge a r r ived a t in view of a bove, t h e pa y of s u ch
employee s h a ll be fixed a t t h e min imu m;

iii) Th e n ext in cr emen t in t h e h igh er s ca le s h a ll be a llowed
a ft er qu a lifyin g s er vice of 12 mon t h s .

5. Th e pr ocedu r e for a s s es s in g t h e wor k a n d con du ct for
pla cemen t in t h e h igh er s ca le s h a ll be t h e s a me a s a pplica ble t o a ca s e of
pr omot ion . Th e pla cemen t in h igh er s ca le s h a ll be a llowed on ly t o t h os e
employees wh os e over a ll s er vice r ecor d du r in g t h e s pa n of s a t is fa ct or y
s er vice, is a dju dged a s ‘Good’ a n d t h e employee is ot h er wis e s u it a ble for
pr omot ion . ‘Good’ r ecor d s h a ll mea n t h a t mor e t h a n 50% An n u a l
Con fiden t ia l Repor t s a r e good a n d ou t of la s t t h r ee yea r s r epor t s a t lea s t
t wo s h ou ld be ‘Good’. For a ll t h e r ema in in g yea r s t h e ben ch ma r ks ma y
be ‘a ver a ge’.

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6. In ca s es wh er e depa r t men t a l t es t / a cqu is it ion of h igh er
qu a lifica t ion / r efr es h er cou r s e/ Specia l exper ien ce/ t r a in in g is pr es cr ibed
a s pr e-r equ is it e for eligibilit y for pr omot ion t o h igh er level in t h e s er vice,
on ly t h os e employees wh o fu lfill t h es e r equ ir emen t s s h a ll be eligible for
pla cemen t in t h e h igh er pa y s ca le.

7. All pla cemen t s in h igh er s ca les s h a ll be given effect t o fr om
t h e Fir s t da y of J an u a r y of t h e yea r n ext t o t h e yea r in wh ich a n
employee complet es t h e s pa n of s er vice r equ ir ed for pla cemen t in t h e
h igh er s ca le.

All ca s es ma t u r in g u pt o t h e la s t da y of t h e yea r s h a ll be t a ken u p
for con s ider a t ion befor e t h e en d of t h e mon t h of Oct ober . Th e An n u a l
Con fiden t ia l Repor t u pt o t h e 31
s t
Ma r ch of t h e r eleva n t yea r ma y be
t a ken a s t h e ba s e. Recor d of wor k/ con du ct / ot h er even t s like s t a r t in g of
a n en qu ir y et c. u p t o t h e da t e wh en a ct u a l pla cemen t is ma de s h ou ld
a ls o be kept in view.

8. An employee wh o is pla ced in a h igh er s ca le u n der t h is
s ch eme s h a ll con t in u e t o dis ch a r ge t h e s a me du t ies of t h e or igin a l pos t
a n d s h a ll r ema in on t h e s t r en gt h of t h e s a me ca dr e.

9. In ca s e a n employee is fou n d u n s u it a ble for t h e gr a n t of
h igh er s ca le on a pa r t icu la r da t e, h is ca s e s h ou ld be r eviewed on yea r t o
yea r ba s is a n d h e s h a ll be a llowed t h e h igh er s ca le on bein g fou n d
s u it a ble for t h e h igh er s ca le fr om t h e du e da t e a s per t h e pr ocedu r e
s t a t ed in Pa r a 7 a bove. Th e compet en t a u t h or it y s h a ll, h owever , en s u r e
t h a t t h e n u mber of employees in t h e h igh er s ca le does n ot exceed t h e
per cen t a ge, wh er ever pr es cr ibed a t a n y t ime.

10. If t h e h igh er s ca le is n ot gr a n t ed on a ccou n t of u n s u it a bilit y,
it s h a ll n ot be con s ider ed a s Pu n is h men t u n der t h e Pu n ja b Civil Ser vices
(Pu n is h men t a n d Appea l) Ru les ,1970. Compet en t Au t h or it y for gr a n t of
h igh er pa y s ca le s h a ll be t h e s a me a s in t h e ca s e of pr omot ion .
Repr es en t a t ion / Appea ls a ga in s t t h e n on -gr a n t of h igh er pa y s ca le u n der
t h is s ch eme s h a ll a ls o lie in t h e s a me ma n n er a s in t h e ca s e of
pr omot ion .

11. If t h e pr omot ion of a n employee t o h igh er pos t occu r s a ft er
h a vin g got pla cemen t in h igh er s ca le u n der t h is s ch eme, ben efit of on ly
on e in cr emen t in s t ea d of t wo in cr emen t s n or ma lly admis s ible on
pr omot ion s h a ll be a llowed in fixin g h is pa y in t h e s ca le of pa y of t h e
pr omot ion pos t . Th e ca s es of pa y fixa t ion / pla cemen t decided by t h e
Admin is t r a t ive Depa r t men t s befor e t h e is s u e of Fin a n ce Depa r t men t ’s
let t er No.1/ 82/ 98-FPI/ 10946, da t ed 23
r d
Sept ember ,1998, s h a ll be
r eviewed immedia t ely a n d exces s pa ymen t s ma de, if a n y, s h a ll be
a dju s t ed fr om fu t u r e pa ymen t s . Th e Admin is t r a t ive Depa r t men t will
en s u r e t h a t if a n y r ecover y (ies ) become du e u n der a n y cla u s e of t h es e
in s t r u ct ion s viz. a n y officer ma y h a ve been a llowed h igh er pa y s ca le
wit h ou t s cr u t in y of h is r ecor d a s per t h es e in s t r u ct ion s or a n y ot h er
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ca u s e, t h e r ecover ies will be du ly ma de a ft er followin g pr oper pr ocedu r e
a n d givin g a n oppor t u n it y of bein g h ea r d.

12. For in t er pr et a t ion / cla r ifica t ion of t h e decis ion s con t a in ed in
t h e cir cu la r let t er t h e Depa r t men t of Per s on n el in con s u lt a t ion wit h t h e
Depa r t men t of Fin a n ce s h a ll be t h e fin a l a u t h or it y.

13. Th is is s u es wit h t h e con cu r r en ce of t h e Depa r t men t of
Fin a n ce a s con veyed by t h em, -vide t h eir I.D.No.1/ 24/ 98-FPI/ da t ed
11
t h
Apr il, 2000. Con s equ en t ly t h e or der s is s u ed,- vide Fin a n ce
Depa r t men t let t er No.1/ 82/ 98-FPI/ 10946, da t ed 23
r d
Sept ember ,1998,
s t a n d wit h dr a wn .

Th es e in s t r u ct ion s ma y be br ou gh t t o t h e n ot ice of a ll
con cer n ed.

You r s fa it h fu lly,
Sd/ -
(Su r in der Sidh oo)
Secr et a r y Per s on n el

En ds t .No.7/ 84/ 98-5PPI/ 4427, da t ed Ch a n diga r h , t h e 17
t h
Apr il,2000

A copy is for wa r ded t o t h e followin g for in for ma t ion a n d n eces s a r y
a ct ion :-
1) Th e Accou n t a n t Gen er a l (Accou n t s a n d En t it lemen t ),
Pu n ja b, Sect or -17, Ch a n diga r h (A copy s ign ed in in k
a lon gwit h on e t h ou s a n d s pa r e copies is s en t h er ewit h ).
2) Th e Accou n t a n t Gen er a l (Au dit ), Pu n ja b, Ch a n diga r h .

Sd/ -
(Megh Ra j)
Addit ion a l Secr et a r y Per s on n el.

A copy is for wa r ded t o a ll t h e Fin a n cia l Commis s ion er ,
Pr in cipa l Secr et a r ies a n d Admin is t r a t ive Secr et a r ies t o t h e Gover n men t
of Pu n ja b for in for ma t ion a n d n eces s a r y a ct ion .

Sd/ -
(Megh Ra j)
Addit ion a l Secr et a r y Per s on n el.









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To
All t h e Fin a n cia l Commis s ion er s ,
Pr in cipa l Secr et a r ies a n d Admin is t r a t ive
Secr et a r ies t o t h e Gover n men t of Pu n ja b.

I.D..No.7/ 84/ 98-5PPI/ 4428, da t ed Ch a n diga r h , t h e 17
t h
Apr il,2000

En ds t . No.7/ 84/ 98-5PPI/ 4429, da t ed Ch a n diga r h , t h e 17
t h
Apr il,2000

A copy is for wa r ded t o t h e followin g for in for ma t ion a n d n eces s a r y
a ct ion :-

1) Th e Secr et a r y t o Gover n men t of Hima ch a l Pr a des h , Depa r t men t
of Fin a n ce, Simla ;
2) Th e Fin a n ce Secr et a r y, Ch a n diga r h Admin is t r a t ion ,
Ch a n diga r h ;
3) All t h e Tr ea s u r y Officer s / As s is t a n t Tr ea s u r y Officer s in t h e
St a t e of Pu n ja b;
4) Th e Depu t y Commis s ion er , Delh i;
5) Th e Pa y a n d Accou n t s Officer , Pu n ja b Bh a wa n , Coper n icu s
Ma r g, New Delh i-110001.
6) Th e Dir ect or (E.G.I.) Min is t r y of Fin a n ce, Depa r t men t of
Expen dit u r e, Pa y Res ea r ch Un it , New Delh i;
7) Th e Regis t r a r , Pu n ja b Un iver s it y, Ch a n diga r h ;
8) Th e Regis t r a r , Pu n ja b Agr icu lt u r a l Un iver s it y, Lu dh ia n a ;
9) Th e Regis t r a r , Pu n ja bi Un iver s it y, Pa t ia la ;
10) Th e Regis t r a r , Gu r u Na n a k Dev Un iver s it y, Amr it s a r .


Sd/ -
(Megh Ra j)
Addit ion a l Secr et a r y Per s on n el.

A copy is for wa r ded t o t h e Depa r t men t of Fin a n ce (in
Fin a n ce Per s on n el I Br a n ch ) wit h r efer en ce t o t h eir I.D.No.1/ 24/ 98-
FPI/ , da t ed 11
t h
Apr il, 2000, for in for ma t ion a n d n eces s a r y a ct ion .

Sd/ -
(Megh Ra j)
Addit ion a l Secr et a r y Per s on n el.

To

Th e Depa r t men t of Fin a n ce
( in Fin a n ce Per s on n el I Br a n ch )

I.D..No.7/ 84/ 98-5PPI/ 4430, da t ed Ch a n diga r h , t h e 17
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ANNEXURE ‘A’

THE CATEGORIES TO WHOM REVISED PAY SCALES UNDER
THE ASSURED CAREER PROGRESSION SCHEME WERE ALLOWED BY
THE PUNJ AB GOVERNMENT UNDER THE PUNJ AB CIVIL SERVICES
(REVISED PAY) RULES, 1998.
S. No. Ca t egor y Depa r t men t

1 Vet er in a r y Officer s An ima l Hu s ba n dr y
2 As s is t a n t Ar ch it ect Ar ch it ect u r e
3 Medica l Officer s PCMS-I Hea lt h a n d Fa mily Welfa r e
4 Su b-Divis ion a l En gin eer Ir r iga t ion a n d Power
5 Depu t y Su per in t en den t Police
of Police
6 P.C.S. (E.B.) Gen er a l Admin is t r a t ion
7 Su b-Divis ion a l En gin eer s Pu blic Wor ks (B&R)
8 Su b-Divis ion a l En gin eer s P.W.D. (Pu blic Hea lt h )
9 As s is t a n t Town Pla n n er Town a n d Cou n t r y Pla n n in g











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ANNEXURE- IX

No.7/ 37/ 98-5PP1/ 12851
GOVERNMENT OF PUNJ AB
DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL AND ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS
(Per s on n el Policies Br a n ch -1)

Da t ed Ch a n diga r h , t h e 25
t h
Sept ., 98.

To

All h ea ds of t h e Depa r t men t s ,
Commis s ion er s of Divis ion s ,
Regis t r a r , Pu n ja b & Ha r ya n a , High Cou r t
Depu t y Commis s ion er s a n d
Su b Divis ion a l Ma gis t r a t es in t h e St a t e of Pu n ja b.

Su bject :- Implemen t a t ion of t h e r ecommen da t ion s of t h e Fou r t h
Pu n ja b Pa y Commis s ion u n der “As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion
Sch eme”.

Sir / Ma da m,

I a m dir ect ed t o a ddr es s you on t h e Su bject cit ed a bove a n d
t o s a y t h a t a ft er ca r efu l con s ider a t ion of t h e r ecommen da t ion s of t h e
Fou r t h Pu n ja b Pa y Commis s ion wit h r ega r d t o “As s u r ed Ca r eer
Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme” t h e Gover n or of Pu n ja b is plea s ed t o decide a s
follows .
2. Th es e decis ion s s h a ll be effect ive fr om 1.1.1996 a n d a pply t o
a ll ca t egor ies of t h e St a t e Gover n men t employees gover n ed by t h e Pu n ja b
Civil Ser vices (Revis ed Pa y) Ru les , 1998 (h er ein a ft er r efer r ed a s t h e
Ru les , 1998) except in r es pect of t h e followin g:

i) Su ch ca t egor ies of employees wh o h a ve been a llowed t h r ee
or mor e gr a de s t r u ct u r e of pa y s ca les u n der t h e Ru les , 1998;
ii) Ca t egor ies of employees for wh om ben efit of ca r eer
pr ogr es s ion is / wa s a lr ea dy a va ila ble u n der a n y Ru les
a n d in s t r u ct ion s n ot ified ea r lier .
In ca s e a n employee wh o h a s opt ed t o get h is pa y fixed fr om a da t e a ft er
1.1.1996 u n der Ru le 6 of t h e Ru les 1998, t h es e decis ion s will be
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a pplica ble fr om t h e da t e opt ed for by h im. Su ch employee ma y give a
fr es h opt ion in wr it in g wit h in t wo mon t h s fr om t h e da t e of is s u e oof t h is
let t er t o get h is pa y fixed fr om a da t e ea r lier t h a n t h e on e a lr ea dy opt ed,
if t h a t is t o h is a dva n t a ge. Ser vice r en der ed in t h e s a me pos t befor e
1.1.1996 or t h e da t e opt ed for by a n employee s h a ll cou n t for t h e
pu r pos es of t h es e decis ion s s u bject t o t h e con dit ion s s t a t ed h er ein a ft er .

3. i) Aft er a s er vice of 8 yea r s in a pos t or pos t s in t h e
s a me ‘Ca dr e’ (h er ein a ft er r efer r ed a s t h e s a me pos t ) a n
employee, wh o is n ot pr omot ed t o t h e n ext h igh er level
on a ccou n t of n on -a va ila bilit y of a va ca n cy a t s u ch
h igh er level or n on -exis t a n ce of pr omot ion a l level
in t h e ‘Ca dr e’ s h a ll be gr a n t ed t h e pa y s ca le
wh ich is n ext h igh er in t h e h ier a r ch y of Pa y
s ca les given in Colu mn No.3 of t h e ‘Fir s t Sch edu le’
a n n exed t o Ru les , 1998. If on 1.1.1996 or t h e da t e opt ed
u n der Ru le 6 of Ru les , 1998 a n employee becomes
en t it led t o a h igh er pa y s ca le on a ccou n t of
pr ot ect ion u n der t h e s a id r u les h e s h a ll be gr a n t ed s u ch
h igh er pa y s ca le.

ii) On t h e gr a n t of h igh er pa y s ca le a s in s u b-pa r a (i)
a bove t h e s ca le a n d h e s h a ll be a llowed n ext
in cr emen t fr om t h e da t e h e wou ld h a ve ea r n ed h is n ext
in cr emen t h a d h e con t in u ed in t h e lower pa y s ca le. If t h e
min imu m of t h e h igh er s ca le is h igh er t h a n t h e s t a ge
a r r ived a t , h is pa y s h a ll be fixed a t s u ch min imu m a n d
n ext in cr emen t s h a ll be a llowed a ft er qu a lifyin g s er vice of
12 mon t h s .

iii) A pr oficien cy St ep-u p s h a ll be gr a n t ed t o s u ch a n employee
a ft er 16 yea r s of s er vice a n d a Secon d Pr oficien cy St ep-u p
s h a ll be gr a n t ed a ft er 24 yea r s of s er vice if t h e employee s t ill
con t in u es in t h e s a me pos t .Ser vice r en der ed by a n employee
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in t h e lower a n d h igh er pa y s ca le gr a n t ed a s per (i) a bove
s h a ll be r eckon ed a s s er vice in t h e s a me pos t for t h is
pu r pos e.

iv) In ca s e a n employee con t in u es t o s er ve in t h e s a me pos t
even a ft er 32 yea r s of s er vice h e s h a ll be pla ced in t h e n ext
h igh er pa y s ca le in t h e h eir a r h y of pa y s ca les a s in dica t ed in
Colu mn 3 of t h e ‘Fir s t Sch edu le’ a n n exed t o t h e Ru les , 1998
a n d h is pa y s h a ll be fixed a s men t ion ed in s u b pa r a (ii)
a bove.

v) Pa y of a n employee wh o wa s in s er vice befor e 1.1.1996 s h a ll
be fir s t fixed in t h e r evis ed pa y s ca le a dmis s ible t o h im
u n der Ru les , 1998 a n d t h en r egu la t ed a s u n der :-
a ) An employee wh o h a s r en der ed 8 yea r s bu t les s t h a n
16 yea r s s er vice in t h e s a me pos t a n d h a s a va iled
ben efit of on e pr oficien cy s t ep-u p u n der t h e exis t in g
in s t r u ct ion s s h a ll be pla ced in t h e h igh er s ca le
wit h ou t ben efit of a n y in cr emen t i.e. h is pa y will be
fixed a t t h e s a me s t a ge in t h e ma s t er s ca le, s in ce h e
h a s r eceived on e pr ogr es s ion a n d h a s r eceived
a ccu mu la t ed ben efit a t t h e t ime of t h e pa y fixa t ion in
lower r evis ed s ca le. He s h a ll be t r ea t ed t o h a ve been
pla ced in t h e h igh er s ca le on t h e da t e h e wa s given t h e
pr oficien cy s t ep-u p. He s h a ll be eligible for fu r t h er
ben efit s u n der t h is s ch eme a s per (iii) a n d (iv) a bove.

b) An employee wh o h a s complet ed 16 yea r s of s er vice
bu t les s t h a n 18 yea r s of s er vice in t h e s a me pos t a n d
h a s been a llowed ben efit of on e pr oficien cy s t ep-u p
u n der t h e exis t in g in s t r u ct ion s s h a ll be pla ced in t h e
h igh er s ca le a ft er givin g h im ben efit of on e in cr emen t .
He s h a ll be deemed t o h a ve been pla ced in t h e h igh er
s ca le a ft er 8 yea r s s er vice a n d gr a n t ed fir s t pr oficien cy
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s t ep-u p a ft er 16 yea r s s er vice. He s h a ll be eligible for
s econ d pr oficien cy s t ep-u p a n d gr a n t of h igh er pa y
s ca le a s per (iii) a n d (iv) a bove.

c) An employee wh o h a s complet ed 18 yea r s of s er vice in
t h e s a me pos t a n d h a s been a llowed ben efit of t wo
pr oficien cy s t eps -u p u n der t h e exis t in g in s t r u ct ion s
s h a ll be pla ced in t h e h igh er s ca le wit h ou t ben efit of
in cr emen t by a dju s t in g t h is pr oficien cy s t ep-u p
gr a n t ed a ft er 8 yea r s of s er vice. He s h a ll be n ot ion a lly
t r ea t ed t o h a ve been pla ced in t h e h igh er pa y s ca le
a ft er 8 yea r s a n d gr a n t ed fir s t pr oficien cy s t ep-u p
a ft er 16 yea r s . He s h a ll be eligible for s econ d
pr oficien cy s t ep-u p a n d pla cemen t in h igh er s ca le
wh en h e complet es 24 yea r s a n d 32 yea r s in t h e s a me
pos t .

vi) If a n employee is pr omot ed t o t h e n ext h igh er
pr omot ion a l pos t in t h e r egu la r wa y a t an y t ime befor e
on e of t h e ben efit s u n der t h is s ch eme becomes du e,
t h e gr a n t of s u ch ben efit s s h a ll s t a n d pos t pon ed
a ccor din gly a n d s h a ll be gr a n t ed a ft er complet ion of
s er vice of 8 yea r s in s u ch pr omot ion a l pos t . If t h e
pr omot ion of a n employee t o h igh er pos t occu r s a ft er
h a vin g got pla cemen t in h igh er s ca le of t h e pr oficien cy
s t ep-u p/ s t eps -u p u n der t h is s ch eme, t h e ben efit of
on ly on e in cr emen t in s t ea d of t wo in cr emen t s n or ma lly
a dmis s ible on pr omot ion s h a ll be given in fixin g h is
pa y in t h e s ca le of pa y of t h e pr omot ion a l pos t ;

vii) An employee s h a ll be en t it led t o a ma ximu m of t wo
pla cemen t s in h igh er s ca le a n d a ma ximu m of t wo
pr oficien cy s t eps -u p in h is en t ir e s er vice ca r eer u n der
t h is s ch eme.
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4. i) Pla cemen t in h igh er s ca le a n d
pr oficien cy s t eps -u p u n der t h is policy be
gr a n t ed on ly t o t h os e employees wh os e over a ll
s er vice r ecor d is a dju dged a s ‘good’. If a
depa r t men t a l t es t is pr es cr ibed or a cqu is it ion of
h igh er qu a lifica t ion is a pr e-r equ is it e for pr omot ion t o
t h e h igh er level t h en on ly t h os e employees
wh o clea r s u ch t es t or a cqu ir e s u ch
qu a lifica t ion s wou ld be eligible for ben efit s u n der t h is
s ch eme;

ii) On pla cemen t t o t h e n ext h igh er s ca le
u n der t h is s ch eme a n employee wou ld con t in u e
t o do t h e s a me wor k wit h s a me des ign a t ion . Th er e
will be n o n eed for cr ea t ion of a n y s epa r a t e
pos t s et c. a n d t h e employee s h a ll r ema in on
t h e s t r en gt h of t h e s a me ca dr e.

iii) Th e Compet en t Au t h or it y for gr a n t of ben efit s u n der
t h is s ch eme s h a ll be t h e s a me a s in t h e cas e of
pr omot ion . Repr es en t a t ion s / Appea ls a ga in s t t h e gr a n t
of h igh er pa y s ca le/ pr oficien cy s t eps -u p u n der t h is
s ch eme s h a ll a ls o lie in t h e s a me ma n n er a s in t h e
ca s e of pr omot ion .

iv) As a n eces s a r y cor olla r y t o t h is decis ion t h e exis t in g
s ys t em of pr oficien cy s t ep-u p(s ) s h a ll u n der go a
ch a n ge t o t h e ext en t in dica t ed a bove. Ot h er exis t in g
con dit ion s gover n in g t h e gr a n t of pr oficien cy s t ep-u p(s )
a lr ea dy n ot ified s h a ll con t in u e t o be a pplica ble mu t a t is
mu t a n dis in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e a bove or der s . Th e
ca s es of pr oficien cy s t eps -u p wh ich fell du e pr ior t o
1.1.1996 or t h e da t e opt ed for by a n employee s h a ll be
s et t led a ccor din g t o t h e t h en pr eva len t in s t r u ct ion s .
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v) All s en ior / s elect ion gr a des s a n ct ion ed t o t h e ca t egor ies
of employees t o wh om t h es e or der s a pply s h a ll s t a n d
a bolis h ed wit h effect fr om t h e da t e of implemen t a t ion
of t h is decis ion .

5. For in t er pr et a t ion / cla r ifica t ion of t h e decis ion s con t a in ed in
t h is cir cu la r let t er t h e Depa r t men t of Per s on n el a n d Admin is t r a t ive
Refor ms in con s u lt a t ion wit h t h e Depar t men t of Fin a n ce, s h a ll be fin a l
a u t h or it y.

6. Th is is s u es wit h t h e con cu r r en ce of t h e Depa r t men t of
Fin a n ce a s con veyed by t h em vide/ t h eir I.D.No. 7/ 2/ 98-FP 1/ 1814,
da t ed 14.9.1998 a n d I.D.No. 7/ 2/ 98-FP 1, da t ed 15.9.1998.
You r s fa it h fu lly,
Sd/ -
(Megh Ra j)
J oin t Secr et a r y Per s on n el.

A copy is for wa r ded t o a ll t h e Fin a n cia l Commis s ion er s ,
Pr in cipa l Secr et a r ies a n d Admin is t r a t ive Secr et a r ies t o t h e Gover n men t
of Pu n ja b for in for ma t ion a n d n eces s a r y a ct ion .
Sd/ -
J oin t Secr et a r y Per s on n el.

To

All t h e Fin a n cia l Commis s ion er s ,
Pr in cipa l Secr et a r ies a n d Admin is t r a t ive Secr et a r ies
t o t h e Gover n men t of Pu n ja b.

I.D.No.7/ 37/ 98-5PPI/ 12852, Da t ed, Ch a n diga r h , t h e 25
t h
Sept ., 98.

En ds t . No. 7/ 37/ 98-5PPI/ 12853, Da t ed, Ch a n diga r h , t h e 25
t h
Sept ., 98.
A copy is for wa r ded for in for ma t ion an d n eces s a r y a ct ion
t o:-
i) Th e Secr et a r y t o Gover n men t of Hima ch a l Pr edes h
Depa r t men t of Fin a n ce, Sh imla ;
ii) Th e Fin a n ce Secr et a r y, Ch a n diga r h Admin is t r a t ion ,
Ch a n diga r h .
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iii) All t h e Tr ea s u r y Officer s / As s is t a n t Tr ea s u r ies
Officer s in t h e St a t e.
iv) Th e Depu t y Commis s ion er , Delh i;
v) Th e Pa y a n d Accou n t s Officer , Pu n ja b Bh a wa n ,
Coper n icu s Ma r g, New Delh i;
vi) Th e Dir ect or (E.G.I.) Min is t r y of Fin a n ce
Depa r t men t of Expen dit u r e, Pa y Res ea r ch ; Un it , New
Delh i.
vii) Th e Regis t r a r , Pu n ja b Un iver s it y, Ch a n diga r h ;
viii) Th e Regis t r a r , Pu n ja b Agr icu lt u r a l Un iver s it y,
Lu dh ia n a ;
ix) Th e Regis t r a r , Pu n ja bi Un iver s it y, Pa t ia la ;
x) Th e Regis t r a r , Gu r u Na n a k Dev Un iver s it y, Amr it s a r .

Sd/ -
J oin t Secr et a r y Per s on n el.

A copy is for wa r ded t o t h e Depa r t men t of Fin a n ce ( In
Fin a n ce Per s on n el 1 Br a n ch ) wit h r efer en ce t o t h eir I.D.No. 7/ 2/ 98-FP
1/ 1814, da t ed 14.9.1998 a n d I.D.No. 7/ 2/ 98-FP 1, da t ed 15.9.1998

Sd/ -
J oin t Secr et a r y Per s on n el.
To
Depa r t men t of Fin a n ce
(In Fin a n ce Per s on n el 1 Br a n ch )

I.D.No. 7/ 37/ 98-5PP1/ 12854, Da t ed, Ch a n diga r h , t h e 25.9.1998.















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ANNEXURE-X

No. 7/ 60/ 2006-5PPI/ 15963
Gover n men t of Pu n ja b
Depa r t men t of Per s on n el
(Per s on n el Policies -I Br a n ch )

To
All Hea ds of Depa r t men t s ,
Commis s ion er s of Divis ion s
Regis t r a r , Pu n ja b & Ha r ya n a High Cou r t
Dis t r ict a n d Ses s ion s J u dges , a n d
All t h e Depu t y Commis s ion er s in t h e St a t e.

Da t ed, Ch a n diga r h 3.11.2006

Su bject : As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme on complet ion of 4,9
a n d 14 yea r s of s er vice in a ca dr e.

Sir / Ma da m,
I a m dir ect ed t o in vit e a r efer en ce t o t h e s u bject cit ed a bove
a n d t o s t a t e t h a t t h e ma t t er r ega r din g gr a n t of As s u r ed Ca r eer
Pr ogr es s ion s ch eme on complet ion of 4,9 a n d 14 yea r s of s er vice in a
ca dr e h a s been en ga gin g t h e a t t en t ion of t h e St a t e Gover n men t for s ome
t ime pa s t . Th e Gover n or of Pu n ja b is plea s ed t o gr a n t “As s u r ed Ca r eer
Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme” on complet ion of 4,9 a n d 14 yea r s of s er vice in a
ca dr e w.e.f. 1.11.2006 a s follows :
2. Th is s ch eme is opt ion a l. An exis t in g employee “in clu din g
employee h a vin g les s t h a n fou r yea r s er vice” will h a ve t h e opt ion eit h er
t o con t in u e in t h e exis t in g As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme a ft er a
s er vice of 8,16,24 a n d 32 yea r s or t o opt 4,9 a n d 14 yea r s “ As s u r ed
Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion s ch eme”. An employee wh o wa n t s t o opt t h is s ch eme
will h a ve t o exer cis e a n opt ion wit h in t wo mon t h s fr om t h e da t e of is s u e
of t h is let t er a lon g wit h a n u n der t a kin g in t h e en clos ed pr ofor ma
t h r ou gh a s wor n a ffida vit t h a t h e wa n t s t o a ccept t h is s ch eme effect ive
fr om 1.11.2006 a n d will n ot cla im a n y a r r ea r s . Ser vice in a ca dr e
r en der ed by a n employee in t h e s a me pos t befor e 1.11.2006 s h a ll cou n t
for t h e pu r pos es of gr a n t of ben efit u n der t h is s ch eme.
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3 (a ) Aft er a s er vice of 4,9 a n d 14 yea r s in a pos t or pos t s in t h e
s a me ca dr e (h er ein a ft er r efer r ed t o a s t h e s a me pos t ) a n d s er vice
r en der ed in t h e s a me pos t in differ en t Gover n men t Depa r t men t s , wh o is
n ot pr omot ed t o a h igh er level on a ccou n t of n on a va ila bilit y of a va ca n cy
or n on exis t en ce of a pr omot ion a l a ven u e in t h e ca dr e, s h a ll be gr a n t ed
t h e pa y s ca le, wh ich is n ext , h igh er in t h e h ier a r ch y of pa y s ca les given
in t h e colu mn 3 of t h e fir s t s ch edu le a n n exed t o Revis ed Pa y Ru les ,
1998. On pla cemen t in t h e n ext h igh er s ca le in t h e h ier a r ch y of pa y
s ca les a ft er a s er vice of 4,9 a n d 14 yea r s , t h e pa y of a n employee s h a ll be
fixed a t t h e n ext h igh er s t a ge in t h e pa y s ca le a n d h e s h a ll be a llowed
n ext in cr emen t fr om t h e da t e h e wou ld h a ve ea r n ed h is n ext in cr emen t
h a d h e con t in u ed in t h e lower pa y s ca le. If t h e min imu m of h igh er s ca le
is h igh er t h a n t h e s t a ge ar r ived a t , h is pa y s h a ll be fixed a t s u ch
min imu m a n d n ext in cr emen t s h a ll be a llowed a ft er qu a lifyin g s er vice of
12 mon t h s in h igh er s ca le.

b) An employee wh o h a s complet ed fou r yea r s s er vice bu t les s
t h a t 8 year s s er vice in a ca dr e will be pla ced in n ext h igh er s ca le in t h e
h ier a r ch y of pa y s cales a n d h is pa y will be fixed a t n ext h igh er s t a ge. If
t h e pa y s o fixed is les s t h a n t h e min imu m of h igh er s ca le t h a n h is pa y
will be fixed a t t h e min imu m of h igh er s ca le. Th e n ext In cr emen t in s u ch
ca s es will be given a ft er qu a lifyin g s er vice of 12 mon t h s in t h e h igh er
s ca le.

c) An employee wh o h a s r en der ed 4 year s of s er vice bu t les s
t h a n 9 yea r s of s er vice in t h e ca dr e a n d h a s a va iled ben efit of
pla cemen t in t h e n ext h igh er s ca le in t h e h ier a r ch y of pa y s ca les a ft er
eigh t yea r s of s er vice s h a ll get n ot h in g a s h e h a s a lr ea dy a va iled ben efit
of on e in cr emen t a n d pla cemen t in t h e n ext h igh er pa y s ca le u n der t h e
exis t in g As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion s ch eme of 8,16,24 a n d 32 yea r s of
s er vice.

d) An employee wh o h a s complet ed 9 yea r s of s er vice bu t les s
t h a n 14 yea r s of s er vice in a ca dr e in t h e s a me pos t a n d a va iled on e
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pla cemen t in t h e n ext h igh er s ca le in t h e h ier a r ch y of pa y s ca les u n der
t h e exis t in g As s s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion s ch eme a ft er a s er vice of 8
yea r s s h a ll be pla ced in t h e n ext h igh er s ca le in t h e h ier a r ch y of pa y
s ca les a n d h is pa y s h a ll be fixed a t t h e n ext h igh er s t a ge in t h a t pa y
s ca le.

e) An employee wh o h a s complet ed 14 yea r s of s er vice in a
ca dr e bu t les s t h a n 16 yea r s in t h e s a me pos t a n d a va iled on e pla cemen t
in t h e n ext h igh er s ca le in t h e h ier a r ch y of pa y s ca les u n der t h e exis t in g
As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion s ch eme a ft er a s er vice of 8 yea r s s h a ll be
a llowed t wo pla cemen t in t h e n ext h igh er s ca les in t h e h ier a r ch y of
s ca les i.e. Aft er 9 yea r s a n d 14 yea r s s er vice a n d h is pa y s h a ll be fixed at
t h e n ext h igh er s t a ge in t h a t ea ch pa y s ca le.

f) An employee wh o h a s complet ed 16 yea r s of s er vice in a
ca dr e bu t les s t h a n 24 yea r s of s er vice in t h e s a me pos t a n d h a s a va iled
on e pla cemen t in h igh er s ca le in t h e h ier a r ch y of pa y s ca les a n d on e
ben efit of pr oficien cy s t ep-u p u n der t h e exis t in g As s u r ed Ca r eer
Pr ogr es s ion s ch eme s h a ll be pla ced in t h e n ext t wo h igh er s ca les in t h e
h ier a r ch y of pa y s ca les wit h ben efit of on e in cr emen t on ly a n d h is pa y
s h a ll be fixed a t n ext s t a ge in t h e pa y s ca les .

g) An employee wh o h a s complet ed 24 yea r s of s er vice in a
ca dr e a n d h a s a lr ea dy a va iled ben efit of on e pla cemen t in t h e h igh er
s ca le in t h e h ier a r ch y of pa y s ca les a n d t wo Pr oficien cy St ep-u ps u n der
ACP s ch eme a ft er 8,18/ 16 a n d 24 yea r s of s er vice, h e s h a ll on ly be
a llowed t wo pla cemen t s in t h e n ext h igh er s ca le in t h e h ier a r ch y of Pa y
Sca les wit h ou t a n y ben efit of in cr emen t a s h e h a s a lr ea dy a va iled ben efit
of t h r ee in cr emen t s i.e. on e on pla cemen t a n d t wo Pr oficien cy s t ep u ps
u n der t h e exis t in g s ch emes .

4 (a ) An employee s h a ll be en t it led t o a ma ximu m of t h r ee
pla cemen t s in t h e n ext h igh er s ca les in t h e h ier a r ch y of pa y s ca les wit h
ben efit of on e in cr emen t ea ch a t ever y pla cemen t u n der t h is s ch eme. An
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employee wh o opt s for t h is s ch eme bu t h a s a lr ea dy a va iled ben efit of t wo
pla cemen t in t h e h igh er s ca les in t h e h ier a r ch y of pa y s ca les a ft er 8 a n d
32 yea r s a n d t wo pr oficien cy s t ep u ps a ft er 16 a n d 24 yea r s of s er vice in
a ca dr e u n der t h e exis t in g As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion s ch eme of
8,16,24,32 yea r s of s er vice will h a ve t o los e ben efit of on e in cr emen t
gr a n t ed a ft er 32 yea r s of s er vice a n d h is pa y will be r efixed wit h w.e.f.
1.11.2006 a ccor din gly.

(b) Th e pr ocedu r e for a s s es s in g t h e wor k a n d con du ct for
pla cemen t in t h e h igh er s ca le s h a ll be t h e s a me a s a pplica ble t o t h e ca s e
of pr omot ion . Th e pla cemen t is h igh er s ca le s h a ll be a llowed on ly t o
t h es e employees wh os e over a ll s er vice r ecor d du r in g t h e s pa n of
s a t is fa ct or y s er vice, is a dju dged a s ‘Good’ a n d t h e employee is ot h er wis e
s u it a ble for pr omot ion . “Good” r ecor d s h a ll mea n t h a t mor e t h en 50%
An n u a l Con fiden t ia l Repor t s a r e good a n d ou t of la s t t h r ee yea r s r epor t
a t lea s t t wo s h ou ld be ‘Good’. For a ll t h e r ema in in g yea r s t h e
ben ech ma r k ma y be ‘Aver a ge’.

(c) On pla cemen t in n ext h igh er s ca le u n der t h is s ch eme, a n
employee wou ld con t in u e t o do t h e s a me wor k wit h s a me des ign a t ion
a n d t h er e will be n o n eed for cr ea t ion of a n y s epa r a t e pos t (s ) a n d t h e
employee s h a ll r ema in on t h e s t r en gt h of t h e s a me ca dr e.
(d) In ca s e a n employee, pla ced in a h igh er s ca le in t h e
h ier a r ch y of pa y s ca le u n der t h is s ch eme is get t in g pa y mor e t h a n t h e
ma ximu m of t h a t h igh er s ca le in t h a t ca s e h is pa y will be fixed a t n ext
h igh er s t a ge in t h e ma s t er s ca le.

(e) An employee wh o is dis mis s ed or is u n der s u s pen s ion or on
lea ve will be a llowed t o exer cis e h is opt ion u n der t h is s ch eme wit h in t wo
mon t h s fr om t h e da t e h e/ s h e join s du t y.

(f) If t h e h igh er s ca le is n ot gr a n t ed on a ccou n t of u n s u it a bilit y,
it s h a ll n ot be con s ider ed a s Pu n is h men t u n der t h e Pu n ja b Civil Ser vices
(Pu n is h men t a n d Appea l Ru les , 1970. Compet en t Au t h or it y for gr a n t of
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h igh er pa y s ca le s h a ll be t h e s a me a s in t h e ca s e of pr omot ion .
Repr es en t a t ion s / Appea ls a ga in s t t h e n on -gr a n t of h igh er pa y s ca le
u n der t h is s ch eme s h a ll a ls o be in t h e s a me ma n n er a s in t h e ca s e of
pr omot ion s .)
(g) As a n eces s a r y cor olla r y t o t h is decis ion t h e exis t in g s ys t em
of As s u r ed Ca r eer Pr ogr es s ion Sch eme s h a ll u n der go a ch a n ge t o t h e
ext en t in dica t ed a bove. Ot h er exis t in g con dit ion s gover n in g t h e gr a n t of
Pr oficien cy s t ep-u p(s )/ ACP s ch eme a lr ea dy n ot ified s h a ll con t in u e t o be
a pplica ble mu t a t is mu t a n dis in a ccor da n ce wit h t h e a bove or der s . Th e
ca s es of ACP/ pr oficien cy s t ep-u p, wh ich fell du e pr ior t o 1.11.2006,
s h a ll be s et t led a ccor din g t o t h e t h en pr eva len t in s t r u ct ion s .

(h ) For in t er pr et a t ion / cla r ifica t ion of t h e decis ion con t a in ed in
t h e cir cu la r let t er t h e Depa r t men t of Per s on n el in con s u lt a t ion wit h t h e
Depa r t men t of Fin a n ce s h a ll be t h e fin a l a u t h or it y.

(i) Th e ben efit ga in ed by a n employee u n der t h e exis t in g
s ch eme will be a dju s t ed in t h e pr opos ed s ch eme.

(j) Th e compet en t a u t h or it y for t h e gr a n t of pla cemen t in t h e
n ext h igh er s ca le a n d s t ep u p of in cr emen t (s ) s h a ll be t h e s a me a s in t h e
ca s e of pr omot ion .
(k) Th is is s u es wit h t h e con cu r r en ce of t h e Depa r t men t of
Fin a n ce con veyed vide t h eir I.D.No.1180-F OSD(L)FD, da t ed 31.10.2006.
Sd/ -
J oin t Secr et a r y Per s on n el.
A copy is for wa r ded t o a ll t h e Fin a n cia l Commis s ion er s ,
Pr in cipa l Secr et a r ies a n d Admin is t r a t ive Secr et a r ies t o t h e Gover n men t
of Pu n ja b for in for ma t ion a n d n eces s a r y a ct ion .

To
All t h e Fin a n cia l Commis s ion er s ,
Pr in cipa l Secr et a r ies a n d Admin is t r a t ive Secr et a r ies
t o t h e Gover n men t of Pu n ja b.

I.D.No.7/ 119/ 2001-5PPI/ 15964 Da t ed, Ch a n diga r h 3.11.2006

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En ds t . No.7/ 119/ 2001-5PPI/ 15965 Da t ed, Ch a n diga r h 3.11.2006
A copy is for wa r ded for in for ma t ion an d n eces s a r y a ct ion
t o:-
i) Th e Secr et a r y t o Gover n men t of Hima ch a l Pr edes h
Depa r t men t of Fin a n ce, Simla ;
ii) Fin a n ce Secr et a r y, Ch a n diga r h Admin is t r a t ion ,
Ch a n diga r h ;
iii) All Tr ea s u r y Officer s / As s is t a n t Tr ea s u r ies Officer s in
t h e St a t e;
iv) Th e Depu t y Commis s ion er , Delh i;
v) Th e Pa y a n d Accou n t s Officer , Pu n ja b Bh a wa n ,
Coper n icu s Ma r g, New Delh i;
vi) Th e Dir ect or (E.G.I.) Min is t r y of Fin a n ce
Depa r t men t of Expen dit u r e, Pa y Res ea r ch ; Un it , New
Delh i.
vii) Th e Regis t r a r , Pu n ja b Un iver s it y, Ch a n diga r h ;
viii) Th e Regis t r a r , Pu n ja b Agr iocu lt u r a l Un iver s it y,
Lu dh ia n a ;
ix) Th e Regis t r a r , Pu n ja bi Un iver s it y, Pa t ia la ;
x) Th e Regis t r a r , Gu r u Na n a k Dev Un iver s it y, Amr it s a r .

Sd/ -
Su per in t en den t .

A copy is for wa r ded t o t h e Depa r t men t of Fin a n ce ( In Fin an ce Per s on n el
2 Br a n ch ) wit h r efer en ce t o t h eir I.D.No. 6/ 52/ 2003-FP2/ 1769, da t ed
17.2.2006 Welfa r e a n d I.D.No.6/ 83/ 2005-4FP2/ 97 da t ed 14.3.2006.
Sd/ -
Su per in t en den t
To
Depa r t men t of Fin a n ce
(In Fin a n ce Per s on n el 2 Br a n ch )

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(Refer r ed t o in pa r a 2)

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opt t h e car eer pr ogr es s ion s ch eme on complet ion of 4,9 an d 14 year s of
s er vice in a ca dr e n ot ified by t h e Gover n men t vide n ot ifica t ion n o.
__________________________________da t ed ______________ wit h effect fr om
1.11.2006.
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