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Tuesday, February 19, 2008

The pen drive rumour on sixth pay commission

From comment to the previous post posted by Mr Sudhir
JUSTICE S.N. Srikrishna, chairman of the Sixth Pay Commission, on Tuesday handed over a pen drive containing the panel’s interim report to finance minister P. Chidambaram.

Ministry officials were tight-lipped about the report. “It will not be announced as we are in the midst of preparation for the 2008 Budget. Wait till February 29,” said an official.

Members of the pay commission, including Srikrishna, are likely to meet Chidambaram on Saturday to explain the details of the interim report to senior officials of the ministry. According to indications, finance secretary D. Subba Rao, expenditure secretary Dr Sanjiv Mishra and other senior officials will be present at the meeting.JUSTICE S.N. Srikrishna, chairman of the Sixth Pay Commission, on Tuesday handed over a pen drive containing the panel’s interim report to finance minister P. Chidambaram.

Ministry officials were tight-lipped about the report. “It will not be announced as we are in the midst of preparation for the 2008 Budget. Wait till February 29,” said an official.

Members of the pay commission, including Srikrishna, are likely to meet Chidambaram on Saturday to explain the details of the interim report to senior officials of the ministry. According to indications, finance secretary D. Subba Rao, expenditure secretary Dr Sanjiv Mishra and other senior officials will be present at the meeting.

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