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7th Pay Commission Pay and Allowances for Tamilnadu State Government Employees – GO released

7th Pay Commission Pay and Allowances for Tamilnadu State Government Employees Pay Matrix introduced – Existing employees pay to be fixed by multiplying 2.57 with their present Pay

7th Pay Commission Pay and Allowances for Tamilnadu State Government Employees – GO released – Pay Matrix introduced – Existing employees pay to be fixed by multiplying 2.57 with their present Pay – DA to start at 0% from Jan 2016

The Government of Tamil Nadu in the Government Order first read above constituted an Official Committee to examine and make recommendations on revision of scales of pay and allowances for State Government employees and teachers including employees of Local Bodies and revision of pension, family pension and retirement benefits based on the decisions of the Government of India on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission and the High-Level Committee constituted by it for revision of allowances other than Dearness Allowance.

2. The Official Committee was also requested to submit its report to Government within four months i.e. on or before 30-06-2017. On the request of the Official Committee, 2017, its tenure was extended in the Government Order second read above upto 30-09-2017.

3. The Official Committee, 2017 has submitted its report to Government on 27-09-2017. The Government after careful consideration of the report of the Official Committee, 2017 has decided to accept its recommendations and pass the following orders:

NEW PAY STRUCTURE:

4. The existing system of Pay Bands and Grade Pay applicable to State Government employees and teachers including employees of local bodies shall be replaced by new system of level based Pay Matrix in a manner similar to that adopted by the Government of India for its employees. Accordingly, Pay Matrix as in Schedule-III and Schedule-IV of the Tamil Nadu Revised Pay Rules, 2017 shall replace the existing system of Pay Bands and Grade Pay. The Pay Matrix shall comprise of two dimensions viz. horizontal range and vertical range:

(i) In the ‘Horizontal Range’, level corresponds to a functional role in the hierarchy and has been assigned level numbers
1, 2, 3 and so on, till 32. The level numbers correspond to Grade Pays in the existing system. Movement from one level to a higher level would take place due to movement to a higher functional role, including that due to promotion.

(ii) In the ‘Vertical Range’, each step denotes ‘pay progression’ within that level, and indicates the steps of annual financial progression of three percent in each level, corresponding to one increment. Movement along vertical range arises due to sanction of annual increment or grant of Selection Grade/Special Grade / stagnation / bonus increment.

5. Schedule-I and Schedule-II of the Tamil Nadu Revised Pay Rules, 2017 indicate the pay levels for Government employees on time scales of pay and employees on special time scales of pay respectively corresponding to their grade pay under the existing system. Schedule-III and Schedule IV contain the Pay Matrix for employees on time scales of pay and employees on
special time scales of pay respectively.

6. In the Pay Matrix, the minimum pay at Level-1 is Rs.15,700 and maximum pay at Level-32 is Rs.2,25,000 in respect of employees on time scale of pay.

FITMENT AND FIXATION OF PAY :

7. Fitment factor of 2.57 shall be applied uniformly to all employees while fixing pay of existing employees in the pay matrix, irrespective of their present grade pays or corresponding new levels. Pay plus grade pay of an employee at any level as on 1-1-2016 (Pay in the Pay Band + Grade Pay) shall be multiplied by a factor of 2.57 for the purpose of fixing the pay in the pay matrix.

OPTION FOR THE DATE OF MIGRATION TO THE REVISED PAY STRUCTURE:

8. Every existing employee shall be permitted to determine his date of migration to the revised pay structure by choosing any of the following options:

(a) to migrate to the revised pay structure with effect from 1st January 2016; or

(b) to continue in the existing pay structure until the date when his/her next or any subsequent increment falls due or until he/she vacates his/her post or ceases to draw pay in that pay structure and migrate to revised pay structure on such date; or

(c) to migrate to revised pay structure from the date of promotion between 1-1-2016 and the date when the Tamil Nadu Revised Pay Rules, 2017 are notified.

FIXATION OF PAY AND INCREMENTS IN THE REVISED PAY STRUCTURE:

9. The fixation of pay and increments in the revised pay structure shall be governed by the Tamil Nadu Revised Pay Rules, 2017 appended with this order.

SELECTION GRADE AND SPECIAL GRADE SCALES OF PAY :

10. The existing scheme of providing two increments for Selection Grade / Special Grade on completion of 10/20 years of service shall be continued in the revised pay structure also for employees holding posts in Level-1 [Employees holding the Ordinary Grade Posts in the existing Grade Pay Rs.1300/-] upto Level-23 [Employees holding the Ordinary Grade Posts in the existing Grade Pay Rs.5700/-]. Accordingly, such employees moving to Selection Grade/ Special Grade on or after 1-1-2016 shall be granted two increments in the same Level in Pay Matrix on that date.

STAGNATION INCREMENT AND BONUS INCREMENT:

11. In the revised pay structure, the existing concession of stagnation increment and bonus increment shall be continued as follows.-

(a) In the case of employees drawing Pay in the Level-24 and above on completion of every 10 years of service, they shall be granted with one increment at the rate of 3% of basic pay in the same Level as stagnation increment.

(b) In the case of employees who have completed 30 years of continuous service in the same post, they shall be granted one bonus increment at the rate of 3% of basic pay in the same Level.

(c) In respect of employees stagnating at the maximum of the existing Pay Band for more than two years as on 1-1-2016, one increment in the applicable Level in the Pay Matrix shall be granted on 1-1-2016 for every two completed years of stagnation at the maximum of the said Pay Band. Grant of additional increment(s) shall be subject to condition that the pay arrived at after grant of such increment does not exceed the maximum of the applicable Level in the Pay Matrix. [See Illustration-IV in Schedule-IV to this order.]

PERSONAL PAY:

12. The Personal Pay drawn by the Secondary Grade Teacher including other posts in the cadre of Secondary Grade Teacher / Head Master, High School / Deputy Tahsildar / Deputy Block Development Officer shall be shown separately in the fixation of pay and such Personal Pay in the revised pay structure shall be fixed by multiplying with a factor of 2.57 rounded off to next 100 rupees as detailed below:

 

Sl. No.

Posts

Existing Rate of
Personal Pay drawn                        [Per Month]

Revised Rate of Personal Pay drawn [Per Month]

[1]

[2]

[3]

[4]

1. Secondary Grade Teachers (including  other  posts  in   the cadre of Secondary Grade Teacher)/ Ordinary Grade Head Master, High School. Rs.750 Rs.2,000
2. Deputy Tahsildar Rs.500 Rs.1,300
3. Deputy     Block     Development
Officer
Rs.500 Rs.1,300

13. The above revised Personal Pay shall also be applicable to the new recruits appointed to the above posts after the implementation of the revised pay structure.

14. The  Personal  Pay  of  Rs.60/-  per  month  granted  to  directly recruited Assistants / Accountants as compensation for the difference in pay at the rate of Rs.60/- considering the difference between emoluments of graduate Junior Assistants and of the directly recruited Assistants/ Accountants shall  be  absorbed while  fixing  the  pay  in  the  revised  pay structure.

DEARNESS ALLOWANCE:

15. In  the  revised  pay  structure,  dearness  allowance  shall  be sanctioned to State Government employees whenever granted by the Central Government to its employees at the same rates and from the same dates. Accordingly, the dearness allowance under the revised pay structure shall be as indicated below: –

Sl. No. Date from which payable

Rate of Dearness
Allowance
[per month]

[1]

[2]

[3]

1.

1-1-2016 0 [Zero]

2.

1-7-2016 2% of Basic Pay

3.

1-1-2017 4% of Basic Pay

4.

1-7-2017 5% of Basic Pay

AIDED EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS:

16. These orders shall apply to employees of all the Government aided educational institutions in the State.

SCHEDULE-I

LIST OF LEVELS OF PAY
[REGULAR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES]

Sl. No. Group Existing Scales of Pay Revised Levels of Pay
Pay Band Grade Pay Level Minimum      –     Maximum

[1]

[2]

[3]

[4]

[5]

[6]                       [7]

1

D

PB-1A Rs.4800-10000 1300

1

15700      –     50000

2

C

1400

2

15900      –     50400

3

C

1650

3

16600      –     52400

4

C

PB-1 Rs.5200-20200 1800

4

18000      –     56900

5

C

1900

5

18200      –     57900

6

C

2000

6

18500      –     58600

7

C

2200

7

19000      –     60300

8

C

2400

8

19500      –     62000

9

C

2600

9

20000      –     63600
10

C

2800

10

20600      –     65500
11

C

PB-2 Rs.9300-34800 4200

11

35400      –    112400
12

C

4300

12

35600      –    112800
13

B

4400

13

35900      –    113500
14

B

4450

14

36000      –    114000
15

B

4500

15

36200      –    114800
16

B

4600

16

36400      –    115700
17

B

4700

17

36700      –    116200
18

B

4800

18

36900      –    116600
19

B

4900

19

37200      –    117600
20

B

5100

20

37700      –    119500
21

B

PB-3 Rs.15600-39100 5200

21

55500      –    175700
22

B

5400

22

56100      –    177500
23

B

5700

23

56900      –    180500
24

B

6000

24

57700      –    182400
25

A

6600

25

59300      –    187700
26

A

7600

26

61900      –    196700
27

A

7700

27

62200      –    197200
28

A

PB-4 Rs.37400-67000 8700

28

123100     –    215900
29

A

8800

29

123400     –    216300
30

A

8900

30

123600     –    216600
31

A

9500

31

125200     –    219800
32

A

10000

32

128900     –    225000

Click the link below to read the remaining part of the GO.

Source : Download / Read the full Tamilnadu Government Order (GO) No. 303 dated 11.10.2017 for implmenting 7th Pay Commission Pay and allowances for Tamilnadu State Government Employees and Teachers

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