Equation of post, determination of pay scales function of executive; courts should not intervene: Supreme Court

A Division Bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Bela M Trivedi also noted that the power under Article 227 is intended to be used sparingly and only in appropriate cases, and not for correcting mere errors.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday reiterated that the equation of posts and determination of pay scales is the function of the executive, and the judiciary should refrain from entering upon the task of job evaluation generally left to expert bodies [State of Madhya Pradesh v. RD Sharma and Another].

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