New Delhi [India], Apr. 28 (ANI): A high-level committee, headed by finance secretary Ashok Lavasa, submitted its report on Thursday, on allowances of 47 lakh government employees, to Finance Minister Arun Jaitely.
Based on the suggestion recommended by the Lavasa Committe, the empowered committee of secretaries will look into it before presenting in the Cabinet.
The Ashok Lavasa committee was constituted in June 2016, after the government implemented the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission.
In its report, the Lavasa committee had recommended abolition of or subsuming of allowances like acting, assisting cashier, cycle, condiment, flying squad, haircutting, rajbhasha, rajdhani, robe, shoe, shorthand, soap, spectacle, uniform, vigilance and washing. (ANI)