Monthly Group Insurance Scheme Rates under 7th CPC

Hike in monthly contribution towards CGEGIS

Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.634
TO BE ANSWERED ON FEBRUARY 6, 2023/ MAGHA 17, 1944 (SAKA)

Monthly Group Insurance Scheme

QUESTION

634: Shri Hazi Fazlur Rehman:
Will the Minister of Finance be pleased to state:

a) whether the Seventh Pay Commission inter-alia recommended to provide Rs.50 lakh, 25 lakh and 15 lakh to group ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ employees respectively under Monthly Group Insurance Scheme and if so, the details thereof;

b) whether any financial burden has increased on the Government after adoption of the said recommendations;

c) if so, the details thereof;

d) if not, whether these recommendations have been adopted by the Government;

e) if so, the details thereof; and

f) if not, by when it is likely to be adopted?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE FOR FINANCE
(SHRI PANKAJ CHOUDHARY)

(a) Yes Sir. The 7th CPC recommended for following rates of CGEGIS:

Level of EmployeeMonthly Deduction (₹)Insurance Amount (₹)
10 तथा अधिक500050,00,000
6 से 9250025,00,000
1 से 5150015,00,000

(b) to (f) The Union Cabinet decided not to accept the steep hike in monthly contribution towards Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme (CGEGIS), as recommended by the 7th Central Pay Commission. Since, the above recommendations were not accepted by the Cabinet, the financial burden on the Government does not arise.

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