Significantly, the government has been toying with the idea of introducing a performance-linked payout to efficient government employees for the last 20 years, but has failed to deliver it so far. Even 6th Pay Commission recommended a small portion of the government employees’ salary to be linked to performance, but that has not been implemented so far.
In fact, very few people in corridors of power now remember that Dr Trivedi as the economic adviser to government of
during 1992-94, worked closely with Dr Manmohan Singh, then finance minister, and Dr Montek Singh Ahluwalia, then finance secretary. A product of St. Stephen’s College in India , Dr Trivedi is an MSc in economics from London School of Economics and a PhD from Delhi . Boston University