Fourth Pay Commission established
The Fourth Pay Commission is established as provided under Article 30 of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan and approved by His Majesty the King on the recommendation of the Lhengye Zhungtshog.
The Pay Commission will examine and recom- mend the government on salary, allowances, benefits, and other emoluments for civil servants and other relevant public servants.
The Fourth Pay Commission has been urged to consider incentivizing special skills, recognitions and extraordinary performance of the public servants in addition to regular enhancement of benefits.
The Commission will chair by Dasho Penjore, Governor at RMA. The members include Dasho Karma Yezer Raydi, CEO of DHI, Kesang Deki, Commissioner, RCSC, Dungtu Dukpa, CEO at NPPF, Sangay Dorji, Secretary General of BCCI, Tshering Dorji, Registrar General of the Supreme Court, Nim Dorji, Fi- nance Secretary, MoF and Chhime Tshering, Director, NSB.
The taskforce members for the Fourth Pay Commission have been selected from among cross- sectoral agencies for their wide experience and competence.
The Commission which will function autonomously will submit its recommendations to the Lhengye Zhungtshog for approval by the Parliament.
Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering, Foreign Minister Dr Tandi Dorji and Finance Minister Namgay Tshering met the members of the Fourth Pay Commission on 10 January and requested for recommendations based on in- depth analysis.