GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Expenditure)
NEW DELHI, the 7th October, 1970
SUBJECT:- Interim Report of the Third Pay Commission -Grant of Interim Relief..
The undersigned is directed to invite a reference to the Department of Expenditure Office Memorandum No. 8 (5)-E.III(A)/70 dated the 30th September, 1970 on the above subject. In view of a number of inquiries being receives regarding the scope of the term basic pay range used in the above Office Memorandum and certain/points , the position is clarified below for the guidance of all Ministries
(i) For the purpose –of determining the pay range the term r pay’ shall include pay, personal pay and special pay as defined in F .R . 9.( 2-1 ) (a) (i) read with F.R.9(23) and F.R.9(25).Thus special pay, Non-practising Allowance, personal pay and deputation- allowance, will be taken into account for determining the pay slab for interim relief.
(ii) To avoid ambiguity regarding cases-of emoluments which may fall between Rs.209 and Rs.210 and similarly those which may fall between R s. 499 and Rs.500, it is hereby clarified that interim, relief of Rs.25 per month will be applicable to pay ranges falling between Rs.85 and above but below Rs.210 and similarly the relief of Rs.30 per month will be applicable to pay ranges of Rs.210 and above but below Rs.500. Officers drawing pay as defined in sub-para (i) above exceeding Rs.1250 per month will also be eligible for interim relief to an amount by which such 'pay’ falls short of Rs.1295 per month.
(iii) As already stated in the orders referred to above, the interim relief will not be taken into account for any other purpose and accordingly it is reiterated that this will not count for determining any allowance admissible on the basis of ’pay’ or 'emoluments'. This will not also be taken into account for determining, the amount of contribution to Contributory Provident Fund or other Provident Funds.
2. The above clarifications will have effect from the 1st March, 1970.
( B.R. NATARA JAN )
UNDER SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA