The government constituted the Seventh Central Pay Commission under the
chairmanship of retired Supreme Court
judge Ashok Kumar Mathur to review
the salaries of over 5 million employees.
The panel will submit its report in two years and the recommendations would be
implemented from January 1, 2016, a Finance Ministry statement said.Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh has approved the composition of the Commission that has
one full-time and one part-time member, besides the chairman, the statement added.
Petroleum and Natural Gas Secretary Vivek Rae has been appointed a full-time member, while National Institute of Public Finance
and Policy director Rathin Roy is a part-
time member. Meena Agarwal, an officer on special duty in the finance ministry's expenditure department, has been appointed the Commission's secretary.