According to a senior Coal India executive, the proposal for revised salaries is expected to be presented at the Coal India board meeting scheduled on April The timing of the raise is critical as the government is set to auction coal blocks for commercial production to private companies and Coal India management is worried about poaching since it employs the best talents in the field in the country.
In certain cases, on-roll workmen have been earning more than executive in the junior grades from E1to E4.
Hence, their status and service conditions need to be rationalised accordingly. Including the grade pay, the entry-level pay for bureaucrats in this range is Rs 21, to Rs 29, With inputs from PTI. All bureaucrats, on clearing the Civil Services Exam, start off at with a two-year probation at the lowest grade, or Junior Time Scale.
He further urged the education fraternity to try more vigorously to improve the quality of education at all levels and concentrate on study, examination and assessment work.
The Commission submitted its recommendations earlier this year. At present, Chief information commissioner has the stature and payscale of Chief Election Commissioner.
After the move, the salaries of government employees will increase by 20 per cent.
The 7th Pay Commission has done away with grade pay, and opted to rationalise payscales.