No Annual Increment if not meet the Benchmark for MACP
The 7th Pay Commission in its recommendation stated that Annual Increments for the employees those who are not able to meet the benchmark either for MACP or a regular promotion within the first 20 years of their service can be withheld after 20 Years. The Central Government accepted this recommendation and confirmed again in the Parliament when a question related this issue was raised. PIB News in this regard is given below
The 7th Central Pay Commission in its Report contained in Para 5.1.46 titled ‘Withholding Annual Increments of Non-performers after 20 Years’ has inter-alia recommended for withholding of annual increments in the case of those employees who are not able to meet the benchmark either for Modified Assured Career Progression (MACP) or a regular promotion within the first 20 years of their service. The Government of India vide Resolution No.1-2/2016-IC dated 25.7.2016 has accepted this recommendation.
This was stated by the the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in written reply to a question by Shri Ram Charitra Nishad in the Lok Sabha today.
Source: PIB News