Nagaland government has constituted a Pay (Fitment) Committee to examine the matter relating to revision of pay of its employees and to recommend fitment of their pay and allowances vis-à-vis Sixth Central Pay Commission recommendations.
The panel would be headed by principal secretary justice and law C J Ponraj as chairman; home commissioner Kithan, commissioner and secretary P & AR, Temjen Toy, joint secretary works and housing K I Yanger as members and secretary finance K Helli as member secretary, a DIPR bulletin reported.
The committee would examine the matters relating to revision of pay and recommend revised pay bands and grade pay under the Sixth Pay Commission against each of the existing state pay scales. It would also recommend the allowances that should be admissible to the state government employees under the revised scales/pay band and the rates at which each of the allowances should be admissible.
The panel, beside recommending the adoption of rates and pattern of pension and family pension including commutation, gratuity etc, would also submit recommendation of revision, if any, of the rate of monthly medical allowance in respect of both serving employees and the pensioners.
The rates of TA/DA including Transfer/Retirement TA would also be recommended, it stated. Also, the panel will make recommendation with regard to option to be allowed to the employees to retain existing scale of pay and allowances. The Fitment Committee would also co-opt any other member as may be deemed necessary and submit its report/recommendation to the government within two months of its constitution.