Proposed Pay Structure for Pharmacists in 7th Pay Commission – IHPA
Indian Hospital Pharmacists Association presented proposed pay scale to 7th Central Pay Commission
While in a meeting with 7th Central Pay Commission in Bangalore on 24th August 2014, the IHPA presented a memorandum including proposed pay scale for pharmacists.
Qualification of the pharmacists : AICTE Technical Cadre
Pharm.D – 6 years
Bachelors – 4 years
Diploma – 2 years (after 10+2 in Science)
in Pharmaceutical Science with 500 hours of internship and certification as “Registered Pharmacist” by State/Central Pharmacy Council.
Proposed entry pay scale to Pharmacists category with justification
As on date above 50% of incumbents of Pharmacists are with qualifications of four years degree / six years post graduation for which Entry Pay Scale on par to other technical holder in GP 4600 in present terms are to be extended uniformly to all Pharmacists irrespective of their qualifications.
Request to 7th Pay Commission
This IHPA requests the 7th CPC to extend justice to the category of Pharmacists by extension of entry level pay scale in Grade Pay Rs.4600 in PB-2 in present terms as requested and parity in time bound promotions duly considering our submissions as also submitted in our memorandum to the 7th CPC dated 21st May 2014.