7th CPC recommends that Junior ECG Technicians to get higher grade pay

7th Pay Commission recommends higher grade pay of Rs. 2800 for Junior ECG Technicians who are presently in receipt of grade pay of Rs. 2400.

7th Pay Commission has recommended higher grade pay for Junior ECG Technicians.

Cardiology Staff of Dr. RML Hospital

Representations have been received from Cardiology Staff of Dr. RML Hospital for grant of higher pay, introduction of technical allowance, increase in transport allowance, time scale promotion etc. Their hierarchy is as under:

Hierarchy of Cardiology Staff of Dr. RML Hospital

  S.No.  

Name of the Post

 

Present

Grade Pay

 

Grade Pay

Sought

  1.   Technical Officer  

5400

 

6600

  2.   Technical Supervisor  

4600

 

5400

  3.   Senior Technical Assistant  

4200

 

4800

  4.   Senior ECG Technician/ Senior Cardiac Technician  

4200

 

4600

  5.   Junior ECG Technician/Junior Cardiac Technician  

2400

 

4200

The qualification prescribed for recruitment to the post of Junior ECG Technician is Class XII in Science with Physics, Chemistry and Biology plus Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering with two years experience.

The Cardiology Staff perform ECG, operate cardiac laboratory machines and assist the doctors in invasive procedures. Taking into account the job content of the Junior ECG Technicians, the Commission recommends that their grade pay may be upgraded to GP 2800. Further, the Commission recommends replacement pay levels for other posts in the hierarchical cadre of Cardiology Staff.

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