Tamil Nadu Sevices Recruitment Board recently made an official announcement about the recruitment of Police Constables through their authorized website http://www.tnusrbonline.org/.
The State Government has issued the notification for the Police Constable Post in the following departments.
- Police Department,
- Fire Station Department, and
- Prison Department
Those who have applied for the post might want to know about the salary of newly recruited police constables in the Tamilnadu Police Department. Here I am going to explain the same.
TN Police Constable Salary
Old Pay: Earlier before the 7th Pay Commission, the pre-revised pay scale for the post is 5,200 – 20,200 with Grade Pay of 1,900. The Starting Basic Pay was 7,100. As per the 6th Pay Commission, the post came under the Pay Band (PB)-1.
Revised Pay Structure: After the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission Report for the Tamilnadu State, the revised basic Pay for the Police Constable is 18,200 which is quite closer to the other Indian States Police department. A newly appointed constable will get the starting basic pay of 18,200 after joining the regular service the state department. Apart from this basic Pay he/she also entitled for the following allowances (as applicable to the post).
- Dearness Allowances,
- House Rent Allowances,
- Medical Benefits,
- Uniform Allowance, and
- Washing Allowance, etc.
The Salary Breakup for the Tamilnadu Constable or Jail Warder is shown here;
|Salary Component||Amount in Rs|
|Old Pay Band||5,200 – 20,200|
|Revised Pay Scale||18,200 – 52,900|
|Initial Basic Pay||18,200|
|DA & Other Allowances||3,200|
|HRA||550 – 2,500|
|Gross Salary Per Month (Rs)||21,950 – 23,900|
By observing the above table a newly appointed police constable or Jail Warder would get the total salary of Rs 21,950/- per month.
I hope this article would clear the doubts about the salary structure in the Tamilnadu State.