Civil Services officers meet Jitendra Singh
A confederation of civil services officers association on Sunday met Union Minister Jitendra Singh and requested him to alter the composition of a high-powered panel created recently to process the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission as they were “apprehensive” of its neutrality.
The confederation members led by the Convenor and General Secretary of the All India IRS (Income Tax) Jayant Mishra, Gen Secretary of the IPS Association P V Ramasastry and President of the Indian Information Service (IIS) Ranjana Dev Sarmah including office bearers of four other services met Singh, the Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. The delegation of the Confederation of Civil Service Associations (CoCSA) said Singh, assured them that their concerns will be “appropriately examined.”
The Centre, in January this year, had set up a high-powered panel headed by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha to process the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission which will have bearing on the remuneration of 47 lakh central government employees and 52 lakh pensioners.