Odisha 7th Pay Commission : Fitment Principle
i) The pay in the applicable Level in the Pay Matrix shall be the pay obtained by multiplying the existing basic pay (pay in Pay Band + Grade Pay) as on 01.01.2016 by a factor of 2.57 rounded off to the nearest rupee and the figure so arrived at will be located in that Level in the Pay Matrix. if an identical figure corresponds to any Cell in the applicable Level of the Pay Matrix, the same shall be the pay, and if no such Cell is available in the applicable Level,
the pay shall be fixed at the immediate next higher Cell in that applicable Level in the Pay Matrix.
(ii) If the first Cell in the applicable Level is more than the amount arrived at as per sub-para (i) above, the pay shall be fixed at the first Cell of that applicable Level.
(iii) In case of person who has availed RACP Scheme, the Level for fixation of pay under Odisha Revised Scale of Pay Rules, 2017 (to be issued) will be reworked in the line with the Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme (MACPS). However, the pay drawn by him as on 01.01.2016 will be revised for fixation of his pay in the Level as arrived under MACP Scheme as per formula mentioned in (I) above. The applicable Level after fixation shall be the Level of the post one holds or his entitlement arrived at under the MACP Scheme whichever is higher.