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Monday, September 1, 2008

New Pay Scales of Defence Forces Officers

The Ministry of Defence has notified the new paybands along with grade-pay and Military Service Pay for Defence Forces Officers following the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission.

(in Rs.)

Post

Pay Band

Grade Pay

Military Service Pay #

Lieutenant / equivalent

15600-39100

5400

6000

Capt / equivalent

15600-39100

6100

6000

Major / equivalent

15600-39100

6600

6000

Lt. Col / equivalent

15600-39100

7600

6000

Colonel/equivalent @

37400-67000

8700

6000

Brigadier/equivalent @

37400-67000

8900

6000

Major Gen/equivalent

37400-67000

10000

Nil*

Lt Gen / equivalent

37400-67000

12000

Nil

Vice Chiefs and Army Cdr / equivalent

80000

(fixed)

Nil

Nil

Service Chiefs

90000

(fixed)

Nil

Nil

 

#          No arears on account of Military Service Pay shall be payable.

*           The element of Military Service Pay shall be taken on account for purposes of fitment at the time of promotion from Brigadier/equivalent to Major General / equivalent.

@         Colonels and Brigadiers to be placed in the Revised Pay Band IV (Rs. 37400-67000/-)