Pay commission is a panel comprising of the members of the Union Cabinet of India for benefits of Government employees and hiking their salaries. Since India's Independence, six pay commissions have been set up on a regular basis.
These pay commissions have responsibilities to review and make recommendations on the work and pay structure of all civil and military divisions of the Government of India.
First Pay Commission: May 1946
Second Pay Commission: August 1957
Third Pay Commission: April 197
Fourth Pay Commission: June 1983
Fifth Pay Commission: 1994
Sixth Pay Commission: July 2006
Seventh Pay Commission: August 2018
Eighth pay commission panel will be expected to set up in the year 2024.
Members of the Sixth Pay Commission
Shri Vivek Rane (IAS), Dr Rathin Roy (economist, Director NIPFP) and Smt Meena Agarwal (administrative expert) as Secretary
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