Different Pay Structure due to merger of Air India and Indian Airlines

Pay structure between Air India and Indian AirlinesMinistry of Civil Aviation

Different Pay Structure due to merger of Air India and Indian Airlines

Shri Ajit Singh, the Minister of Civil Aviation informed Rajya Sabha today in a written reply that the employees are governed by their respective scales of pay, service regulations and certified/standing orders as per their erstwhile companies.

The Minister further informed that the Government of India has appointed an independent Committee headed by Justice (Retd) D.M.Dharmadhikari to resolve the disparities to HR issues, including pay parity, working conditions, seniority etc. The Committee has submitted its report to the Ministry of Civil Aviation on 31.1.2012. Subsequently, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has constituted a three-member Committee consisting of officers from Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of Civil Aviation and an Independent Expert to examine the recommendations of Justice Dharmadhikari Committee and formulate a time-line for its implementation.

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Govt departments owe Rs 57 crore in dues to Air India

Govt departments owe Rs 57 crore in dues to Air India

Air India is owed a sum of over Rs 57 crore in outstanding dues by different ministries and departments, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said today.

“The outstanding amount to be collected by Air India from the various ministries/departments of the government and government agencies as on March 15, 2012 is approximately Rs 574.67 crores,” Singh said in reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha.

Singh said that the Air India had submitted the bills to the respective offices and was pursuing the matter for realisation of dues.

In response to another question, Singh said that a strike by pilots agitating against non-payment of salaries and flying allowance on January 14 this year had cost the national carrier Rs 5.8 crore.

“The loss of revenue due to strike of pilots on 14.1.2012 is approximately Rs 5.8 crore,” Singh told the Rajya Sabha.

Source: www.indianexpress.com
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