Tamil Nadu: E Palaniswami forms panel to look into 7th Central Pay Commission suggestions

Chennai: Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday announced constitution of a committee of officials to go into the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission and accordingly suggest on revising pay scales for state government employees.

File image of Tamil Nadu chief minister E Palaniswami. PTI

File image of Tamil Nadu chief minister E Palaniswami. PTI

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced constituting a five-member panel headed by Additional Chief Secretary, Finance, K Shanmugam for this purpose.

The committee, whose others members include Principal Home Secretary Apurva Verma, has been asked to "study the Central government's decisions on recommendations on revised pay scale made by the 7th Pay Commission" and make suitable suggestions on pay scale revision of state government employees, he said.

The Panel will also study recommendations by the Centre on revised pension scale and related matters and give its suggestions on extending them to the state government beneficiaries, he said in a statement.

"This committee will also go into matters relating to various allowances and make suitable suggestions," he said, adding, he had asked the panel to submit its report by 30 June, 2017.

Updated Date: Feb 22, 2017 14:58 PM

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