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7th CPC team visits NE region to interact with stakeholders

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

The Seventh Central Pay Commission visited the North East region for interaction and to obtain inputs/views from the stakeholders, a defence spokesperson said.

The four-member Central Pay Commission (CPC) team headed by its Chairman Justice A K Mathur based its activites out of Shillong in Meghalaya for three days concluding yesterday.

During their visit, the team interacted with a wide array of stakeholders from Central Government services, including the Army, Air Force, Para Military Forces, Central Armed Police Forces and their family members, PRO Defence, Shillong, Group Captain Amit Mahajan said.

The focus of the CPC was to get first-hand information from various central government organisations, troops and their families deployed in different areas of the NE region, he said.

The aim of the deliberations by the CPC was to assess the problems faced by those working in central government organisations, thus providing greater depth and knowledge on the environment before finalising its recommendations, Mahajan said.

The visit of the CPC was facilitated by the Defence Forces and covered areas at forward locations from Arunachal Pradesh to locations in Guwahati and Shillong, he added.

First Published: Wed, May 13 2015. 17:02 IST