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Payment to Government servants other than salary etc. through e-Payment

Payment to Government servants other than salary etc. through e-Payment

F. No. 1(1)/2011/TA/365
Ministry of Finance
Department, of Expenditure
Controller General of Accounts
Lokaayak Bhawan, Khan Market
New Delhi-110511
Date: 01-08-2016
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Payment to Government servants other than salary etc. through e-Payment

A reference is invited to this office O.M. No. 1(1)/2011/TA/ 292 dated 31st March 2012' regarding payment to Government servants other than salary etc. through e-Payment from 1st April 2012. Since advancements in payment and banking technology have enabled a large number of transactions to be handled smoothly through the e-payment mode, the existing limit of Rs. 25,000 / - prescribed in paragraph 2 of this office. O.M. dated 31st March 2012 has been further reviewed. It has now been decided to lower the threshold limit to Rs. 10,000 /- in order to bring more payments. under the purview of direct credit by electronic transfer to the bank account of the payee.

2. All Ministries/ Departments of the Government of India are required with immediate effect to discharge all payments to Government servants, other than salary, above Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten thousand only) by issue of payment advices, including electronically signed payment advices.

3. In so far as payment of salary is concerned, employees may continue to have the option of drawing salary by cash, cheque or electronic payment mode irrespective of the amount involved.

4. . This issues with the approval of the Finance Minister.
(Soma Roy Burman)
Joint Controller General of Accounts
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Delhi government notifies implementation of 7th Pay Commission recommendations

Delhi government notifies implementation of 7th Pay Commission recommendations

New Delhi: The Delhi government has notified implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission recommendations, which provides 2.5 times hike in basic salaries and pensions of its employees and pensioners with effect from January 1.

The over one lakh employees of the city administration, will get the increased salaries from next month. The arrears will also be paid in one go next month, a Delhi government official said.

The hike in pensions and salaries will cost the exchequer around Rs 2,000 crore annually. The notification was issued after Lt Governor Najeeb Jung gave his approval for the same, the official said.
The move comes nearly one-and-a-half months after the Centre approved the recommendations of the pay panel.

“Arrears as accruing on account of revised pay consequent upon fixation of pay under CCS (RP) Rules with effect from January 1, 2016 shall be paid in cash in one installment along with the payment of salary for the month of August, 2016, after making necessary adjustment on account of GPF and NPS, as applicable, in view of the revised pay,” Deputy Secretary Manoj Kumar said in a written communication to head of all departments.

As per the the new scales of pay, the basic salary at entry-level is going up from Rs 7,000 per month to Rs 18,000, while at the highest level i.e. secretary, it would go up from Rs 90,000 to Rs 2.5 lakh. For class one officers,the starting salary will be Rs 56,100.

PTI

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