MCM Grade Pay Issue in Ordnance Establishments – Granting of 4600 Grade Pay to Master Craftsman (MCM) on 3rd MACP for Defence Civilians Employees
INDWF General Secretary Shri.R.Srinivasan writes to DOPT Secretary regarding the matter of granting 4600 Grade Pay to MCM on 3rd financial upgradation on MACP Scheme in Defence Establishments. He explained about the status of MCM cadre in the 5th CPC and he also appealed to grant of 4600 Grade Pay to MCM on 3rd MACP as per the Dopt clarification of 2001… The text of the letter is reproduced and given below for your information…
Granting of Rs.4600 to MCM on 3rd MACP for Defence civilians
Brief about Master Craftsman granting MACP – III to Rs.4600/- Grade Pay in Defence
Master Craftsman in Defence were drawing the pay scale Rs.4500 – 7000 prior to 01.01.2006.
Through Fast Track committee on the recommendations of 6th CPC, Master craftsman (MCM) were upgraded to Rs.4200/- Grade Pay w.e.f. 01.01.2006 at par with Railways – vide M of D letter No.11 (5)/2009-D(Civ-I) dt 14.06.2010 and the re-structuring of Artisans were implemented by introducing 4 grade structure i.e., Skilled, HS Grade – II, HS Grade-I and MCM with a ratio of 45 : 20.625 : 20.625 : 13.75% respectively.
Principle Controller of Accounts Fys (PC of A(FYS), Kolkatta vide their letter No.Pay/Tech-II/04/2011/15 dated 26.10.2011 and 12.12.2011 clarified that the Industrial Employees who become MCM before 01.01.2006 is eligible for 3rd MACP in the Grade Pay of Rs.4600/-.