The Finance Minister Shri P.Chidambaram in a statement said here today that the Prime Minister has approved the constitution of the Seventh Central Pay Commission.
The fourth, fifth and sixth Central Pay Commissions™ recommendations were implemented as follows:
4th CPC: 1.1.1986
5th CPC : 1.1.1996
6th CPC : 1.1.2006
The average time taken by a Pay Commission to submit its recommendations has been about two years. Accordingly, allowing about two years for the 7th CPC to submit its report, the recommendations are likely to be implemented with effect from 1.1.2016.