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PV Reddi Panel to Examine Pay Hike Issue of Lower Court Judges

The law ministry will approve the formation of a committee that will examine the pay-hike issues of lower court judges.

PV Reddi Panel to Examine Pay Hike Issue of Lower Court Judges

  • The panel will recommend the new pay structure for the judges.
  • Second National Judicial Pay Commission to recommend salary hikes for the 21,000 lower court judges is set to be taken up by the union cabinet very soon.
  • The judges and judicial officers got the last pay hike in 2010
  • The commission will be headed by former Supreme Court judge PV Reddi.
  • The current entry-level salary for a junior civil judge is Rs 45000 while a senior judge gets nearly Rs 80,000.
  • The first judicial pay commission was set up in March 1996  and it was headed by Justice Jagannatha Shetty
  • The Supreme Court had appointed a one-member committee under Justice E Padhmanabhan,  who submitted his report in July 2009 recommending the three-fold hike.


PV Reddi Panel to Examine Pay Hike Issue of Lower Court Judges PV Reddi Panel to Examine Pay Hike Issue of Lower Court Judges Reviewed by insiya yadav on October 12, 2017 Rating: 5

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