Railway setting up the Departmental Anomaly Committee to settle the anomalies arising out of the implementation of 7th Pay Commission’s recommendation
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated: 05.10.2016
The General Secretary,
All India Railwaymen’s Federation
4, State Entry Road,
New Delhi — 110055.
The General Secretary
National Federation of Indian Railwaymen,
New Delhi – 110055
Sub: – Setting up of Departmental Anomaly Committee to settle the anomalies arising out of the implementation of 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations.
I am directed to say that it has been decided to set up the Departmental Anomalies Committee for Railways consisting of the representative of the Official Side and the Staff Side to settle the anomalies arising out of the 7th Central Pay Commission’s recommendations, subject to the following conditions, namely
1. Definition of Anomaly:-
Anomaly will include following types of cases:-
(a) where the official Side and Staff Side are of the opinion that any recommendation is in contravention of the principle or the policy enunciated by the Seventh Central Pay Commission itself without the commission assigning any reason; and
(b) where the maximumim of the Level in the Pay Matrix corresponding to the applicable Grade Pay in the Pay Band under pre-revised structure, as notified vide RS(RP) Rules, 2016 is less than the amount an employee is entitled to be fixed at, as per the formula for fixation of pay contained in the Said Rules.
The Departmental Anomaly Committee for Railways will consist of the representatives of the Official Side and three members each form AIRF and NFIR who are members of the Departmental Council. The composition of the Committee shall be as under:-
(Chairman of the Comrnittee)
2. EDF(E) (Finance Menrber)
l. Shri Shiva Gopal Mishra
2. Shri Rakhal Das Gupta
3. Shri J. R. Bhosle
1. ShriGuman Singh
2. Dr. M. Raghavaiah
3. Dr. R. P. Bhatnagar
3. The National Anomalies Committee appointed under the Department of Personnel & Training’s O.M. No. 11/2/2016-JCA dated 16.08.2016 will deal with anomalies common to two or more Departments and in respect of common categories of employees. The Departmental Anomaly Committee will deal with anomalies pertaining exclusively to the Department concerned and having, no repercussions on the employees of another Ministry / Department in the opinion of the Financial Advisor.
4. The Anomaly Committee shall receive anomalies from Staff Side of the respective Council upto six months from the date of its constitution and it will finally dispose of all the anomalies within a period of one year from the date of its constitution. Any recommendations on the Anomaly Committee to resolve the anomaly shall be subject to approval of Government. Cases where there is a dispute about the definition of “anomaly” and those where there is a disagreement between the Staff Side and the Official Side on the anomaly will be referred to and “Arbitrator” to be appointed out of a panel of names proposed by the two sides. However, this arbitration will not be a part of the JCM Scheme. The Arbitrator so appointed shall consider the disputed cases arising in the Anomaly Committee at the National as well as Departmental level.
For Secretary, Railway Board
Source : NFIR