Principle of Parity II / Revival of Ray XI

45 Years of E.P. Royappa

Determination of Equation of Pay Scales: Government, Experts; Not Courts [SAIL, (2011) 11 SCC 122; S.C. Chandra, (2007) 8 SCC 27].

Determinative Factors in Equation of Posts: a) Prescribed Minimum Qualification; b) Nature and Duty [E.P. Royappa, (1974) 4 SCC 3]; c) Responsibility and Power; Salary [P.K. Roy, AIR 1968 SC 850].

Article 14; Not Applicable. Burden of Claimant: Establishing Entitlement of Parity in Pay Scale [Tilak Raj, (2003) 6 SCC 123]. Principle of Parity: Not Applicable.

Hon’ble Justice R. Banumathi, Punjab State Electricity Board v. Thana Singh, [Civil Appeal No. 193 of 2019].