7th Pay Commission – Govt asks Departments to Change Rules to Reflect Recommendations – They have been asked not to make reference to the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT).


No. AB.14017/13/2016-Estt. (RR)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
New Delhi

Dated: 29th August, 2016
Subject:- Seventh Central Pay Commission’s recommendations — revision of pay scales- amendment of Service Rules/Recruitment Rules.
The undersigned is directed to refer to the Office Memorandum of even number dated 9.8.2015 on the above mentioned subject wherein it was requested that
as per the CCS (Revised Pay) Rules 2016 issued by Department of Expenditure vide
Notification dated 25th July, 2016, consequential amendment in the existing Service
Rules/Recruitment Rules shall be made by the Ministries/Departments by substitutingthe existing Pay Band and Grade Pay by the new pay structure i.e. “LEVEL in the PAY MATRIX” straightaway without making a reference to the Department of
Personnel and Training (DOP&T)/Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
2. In this regard, a confirmation meeting is scheduled to be taken by Joint
Secretary (Establishment) to take stock of the latest position of amendment in Service Rules/Recruitment Rules. Joint Secretary (Administration/Establishment) of all Ministries/Departments along with the cadre controlling officers is requested to attend the meeting as per the schedule Annexed or depute a senior officer conversant with the matter to brief the progress.
3. The meetings would be held in Room No. 190, Ist Floor, North Block.
(G. Jayanthi)
Director (E-1)