GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
STARRED QUESTION NO.25
TO BE ANSWERED ON THE 18TH DECEMBER 2017
COMMITTEE ON PAY AND RANK PARITY
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to refer to answer to Unstarred Question 2110 given in the Rajya Sabha on 21st March, 2017 and state:
(a) whether the three-member Committee appointed by Government to look into the issue of pay and rank parity with regard to the military has submitted its report;
(b) If so, what are the key findings and recommendations of the Committee;
(c) whether Government has constituted a new Committee to look into the same issue again; and
(d) if so, the details thereof and the timeline for the Committee to submit its report and for the Government to finalise the same?
MINISTER OF DEFENCE
SHRIMATI NIRMALA SITHARAMAN
(a) to (d): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.
STATEMENT IN RESPECT OF PARTS (a) TO (d) OF RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 25 FOR 18.12.2017 REGARDING COMMITTEE ON PAY AND RANK PARITY.
(a) No, Sir.
(b) Does not arise.
(c) No, Sir. No new Committee has been constituted by the Government.
(d) Does not arise.