Members of Empowered Committee for processing the Report of the 7th Pay Commission

Constitution of Empowered Committee of Secretaries for processing the Report of the Seventh Central Pay Commission – Finance Ministry Orders on 27.1.2016


Government of India

Ministry of Finance

Department of Expenditure


New Delhi, dated the 27th January, 2016




Subject: Constitution of Empowered Committee of Secretaries for processing the Report of the Seventh Central Pay Commission


It has been decided with the approval of the Cabinet to set up an Empowered Committee of Secretaries to process the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission.


The Committee will have the following members :

1. Cabinet Secretary           Chairman
2.             Finance Secretary/Secretary (Expenditure)  Member
3.             Secretary, Department of Personnel & Training                Member
4.             Secretary, Department of Pension & PW             Member
5.             Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs                   Member
6.             Secretary, Ministry of Defence            Member
7.             Secretary, Department of Revenue                      Member
8.             Secretary, Department of Post            Member
9.             Secretary, Department of Health           Member
10.             Secretary, Department of Science & Technology       Member
11.             Chairman, Railway Board                     Member
12.             Deputy Comptroller & Auditor General            Member
13.             Secretary (Security), Cabinet Secretariat          Member


2. The Committee may co-opt any other Secretary, whenever found necessary.


3. The Empowered Committee will function as a Screening Committee to screen the recommendations of the Commission after taking into account the views of the concerned stakeholders, viz, the Ministries/Departments, Staff Associations and the JCM, so as to firm up the final conclusions for approval of the Cabinet.


4. The Implementation Cell created in the Department of Expenditure shall function as Secretariat for the Empowered Committee of Secretaries.


5. The final recommendations of the Empowered Committee of Secretaries will be submitted for approval of the Cabinet.


(Annie George Mathew)

Joint Secretary to the Government of India

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