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7th Pay Commission: Lavasa panel submits report on allowances to Jaitley

Pay panel recommended abolition of 52 allowances while subsuming 36 others into existing ones

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A high-level committee headed by the Finance Secretary on Thursday submitted its report on allowances to 47 lakh government employees to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. The Ashok Lavasa Committee was constituted in June last year after the government implemented the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission. The pay panel had recommended the abolition of or subsuming of allowances like acting, assisting cashier, cycle, condiment, flying squad, haircutting, rajbhasha, rajdhani, robe, shoe, shorthand, soap, spectacle, uniform, vigilance and washing. After submitting the ...

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First Published: Thu, April 27 2017. 21:50 IST
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