Some salient features of the acceptance note of 7th Central Pay Commission recommendations:
Separate Pay Matrices for Civilian employees, defence personnel and members of the Military Nursing Service.
Minimum starting pay for an employee would be Rs 18,000, minimum for Group A officer Rs 56,100.
Fitment of Pay and Pension shall be 2.57.
Pay matrices for Lt Col, Col and Brig enhanced.
Ex-gratia enhanced till Rs 45 lacs
Military Service Pay for Officers (upto Brigadier), Junior Commissioned Officers + other personnel enhanced to Rs 15,500 and 5,200 respectively.
Terminal Gratuity to be calculated at the rate of 10.5 times of emoluments for Short Service Commissioned Officers who are released between 7 and 10 years of service.
Both recommended options of pensionary revision accepted. The option with 2.57 fitment of current pension to be implemented immediately while the modalities of the other option shall be examined by a committee which shall render recommendations within 4 months.
The fresh allowances recommended by the Commission shall not be implemented till rationalized by a committee which shall also render its report within 4 months.
Increment retained at 3%.
All benefits to be paid within this year.
The issue of Non Functional Upgradation (NFU), as far as my information goes, has not been rejected and the deliberation shall remain open.