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7th CPC Allowances Govt Decision - List of All 196 Allowances & New Allowances for Railways: Appendix II of Gazette Notification


7th CPC Allowances Govt Decision - List of All 196 Allowances & New Allowances for Railways: Appendix II of Gazette Notification.

The revised rates of allowances shall be admissible with effect from the 1st July, 2017

Appendix II
Statement showing the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission on Allowances and the Government's decision thereon

Sl. No.Name of the AllowanceRecommendations of 7th CPCDecision of the Government
1Accident AllowanceNot included in the report.Rates to be decided through bi-lateral discussion between Railway Board and Federations and to be notified with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance
2Acting AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Additional Post Allowance."Accepted
3Aeronautical AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by 50%.Accepted
4Air Despatch PayAbolished.Accepted
5Air Steward AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
6Air Worthiness Certificate AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by 50%.Accepted
7Allowance in Lieu of Kilometreage (ALK)Not included in the report.Rates to be decided through bi-lateral discussion between Railway Board and Federations and to be notified with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance
8Allowance in Lieu of Running Room FacilitiesNot included in the report.Rates to be decided through bi-lateral discussion between Railway Board and Federations and to be notified with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance
9Annual AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by 50%. Extended to some more categories.Accepted
10Antarctica AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid at Rs.31500 for Level 9 and above and Rs.21000 for Level 8 and below as per Cell RH-Max of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship MatrixTo be kept out of Risk and Hardship Matrix and to be paid on per day basis.
Rates revised from Rs.1125 per day to Rs.1500 per day and from Rs.1688 per day to Rs.2000 per day in Summer and Winter respectively.
Team Leader to get 10% extra @Rs.1650 per day and Rs.2200 per day in Summer and Winter respectively
11Assisting Cashier AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
12Accounts Stock Verifiers (ASV) AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
13Bad Climate AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in Tough Location Allowance-III. To be paid as per Cell R3H3 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
14Bhutan Compensatory AllowanceRetained. Status Quo to be maintained.Accepted
15Boiler Watch Keeping AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R3H1 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
16Book AllowanceRetained. Status Quo to be maintained.Accepted
17Breach of Rest AllowanceNot included in the report.Rates to be decided through bi-lateral discussion between Railway Board and Federations and to be notified with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance
18Breakdown AllowanceAbolishedRetained.
Existing Rates multiplied by 2.25.
Rates revised from Rs.120 - Rs.300 per month to Rs.270 - Rs.675 per month
19Briefcase AllowanceRetained. Status Quo to be maintained.Accepted
20Camp AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Territorial Army Allowance.Accepted
21Canteen AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by 50%.Accepted
22Caretaking AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Extra Work Allowance"Accepted
23Cash Handling AllowanceAbolishedSubsumed in Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance and rates revised as under:(in Rs., per month)
Amount of average monthly cash handled6th CPC ratesRevised Rates
<= 5 lakh230- 600700
Over 5 lakh750- 9001000
24Children Education Allowance (CEA)Retained. Procedure of payment simplified.Accepted.
25CI Ops AllowanceRetained. Rationalized.Accepted
26Classification AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by 50%.Accepted
27Clothing AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Dress Allowance.Accepted.
28Coal Pilot AllowanceAbolishedRetained.
Existing rates multiplied by 2.25.
Rates revised from Rs.45 per trip to Rs.102 for first trip and from Rs.15 per trip to Rs.34 for every subsequent trip.
29Command Battalion for Resolute Action (COBRA) AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R1H1 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
30Command AllowanceAbolishedAccepted
31Commando AllowanceAbolishedAccepted
32Commercial AllowanceAbolishedAccepted
33Compensation in Lieu of Quarters (CILQ)Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed provisions for Housing for Persons Below Officers Rank (PBORs).Accepted
34Compensatory (Construction or Survey) AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R3H2 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
35Composite Personal Maintenance Allowance (CPMA)Retained. Rationalised. Enhanced by 50%. Extended to some more categories.Accepted
36Condiment AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
37Constant Attendance AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by 50%.Accepted
38Conveyance AllowanceRetained. Status Quo to be maintained.Accepted
39Cooking AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R3H3 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
40Cost of Living AllowanceRetained. Status Quo to be maintained.Accepted
41Court AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
42Cycle AllowanceAbolishedRetained.
Existing rates of Rs.90 per month doubled to Rs.180 per month for Department of Posts and Railways.
To be retained in other Ministries/Departments where there is functional justification for any particular category of staff with the approval of Department of Expenditure.
43Daily AllowanceRetained. Rationalized.
All provisions will apply to Railways personnel also.
Travelling Charges for Level -12 - 13 revised from ‘Non-AC Taxi charges up to 50 km to ‘AC taxi charges upto 50 Kms.' and for level 14 and above to be revised from ‘AC Taxi charges up to 50 km' to ‘AC taxi charges as per actual expenditure commensurate with official engagements'.
Existing system of Daily allowance in the Ministry of Railways to continue.
44Daily Allowance on Foreign TravelRetained. Status Quo to be maintained.Accepted
45Dearness Allowance (DA)Retained. Status Quo to be maintained.Not within the purview of the Committee.
46Deputation (Duty) Allowance for CiviliansRetained. Ceilings enhanced by 2.25.Accepted
47Deputation (Duty) Allowance for Defence PersonnelRetained. Ceilings enhanced by 2.25.Accepted
48Desk AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
49Detachment AllowanceRetained. Rationalized. Enhanced by 50%.Accepted
50Diet AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
51Diving Allowance, Dip Money and Attendant AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by 50%.Accepted
52Dual Charge AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Additional Post Allowance".Accepted
53Educational ConcessionRetained. Rationalized. Extended to some more categories.Accepted
54Electricity AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
55Entertainment Allowance for Cabinet SecretaryAbolished.Accepted
56Entertainment Allowance in Indian RailwaysAbolished.Accepted
57Extra Duty AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Extra Work Allowance".Accepted
58Family Accommodation Allowance (FAA)Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed provisions for Housing for PBORs.Accepted
59Family HRA AllowanceRetained. Status Quo to be maintained.Accepted
60Family Planning AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
61Field Area AllowanceRetained. Rationalized.Accepted
62Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA)Retained. Status Quo to be maintained.Existing rate of Rs.500 per month revised to Rs.1000 per month.
63Fixed Monetary CompensationAbolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Additional Post Allowance"Not to be subsumed and retained as a separate allowance.
Existing rates multiplied by 2.25.
Rates revised from Rs.50 to Rs.115 for full beat and from Rs.24 to Rs.54 for sharing a beat.
64Flag Station AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Extra Work Allowance".Accepted
65Flight Charge Certificate AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Extra Work Allowance".Accepted
66Flying AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R1H1 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
67Flying Squad AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
68Free Fall Jump Instructor AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R2H2 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
69Funeral AllowanceAbolishedRetained with change in nomenclature as ‘Funeral Expense'.
Existing rate multiplied by 1.5.
Rates revised from Rs.6000 to Rs.9000.
70Ghat AllowanceNot included in the report.Rates to be decided through bi-lateral discussion between Railway Board and Federations and to be notified with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance
71Good Service/Good Conduct/Badge PayRetained. Enhanced by a factor of 2.25.Accepted
72Haircutting AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in Composite Personal Maintenance Allowance.Accepted
73Handicapped AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
74Hard Area AllowanceRetained. Rationalized by a factor of 0.8.Accepted
75Hardlying MoneyRetained. Rationalised. Full Rate to be paid as per Cell R3H3 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
76Headquarters AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
77Health and Malaria AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R3H3 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
78High Altitude AllowanceRetained. Rationalized.Accepted
79Higher Proficiency AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by Language Award or Higher Qualification Incentive for Civilians.Accepted
80Higher Qualification Incentive for CiviliansRetained. Rationalized.Accepted
81Holiday Compensatory AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by National Holiday AllowanceNot to be subsumed and retained as a separate allowance.
Existing system to continue in Intelligence Bureau (IB) and Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).
82Holiday Monetary CompensationRetained. Rationalized.Accepted
83Hospital Patient Care Allowance (HPCA)/Patient Care Allowance (PCA)Retained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R1H3 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.
HPCA and PCA are admissible to ministerial staff as well on the premise that the entire hospital area carries the risk of communicable diseases. This practice should be stopped and HPCA/PCA should be admissible to only those employees who come in continuous and routine contact with the patients.
Ministerial Staff to continue to get HPCA/PCA as per R1H3 (Rs.4100 for level 8 and below and Rs.5300 for level 9 and above) of Risk and Hardship Matrix
84House Rent Allowance (HRA)Retained. Rationalized by a factor of 0.8.The recommendations of the 7thCPC is accepted with the following modifications:
(i) HRA shall not be less than Rs.5,400 per month, Rs.3,600 per month and Rs.1,800 per month calculated @30% of minimum pay for X (population of 50 lakh & above), 20% for Y (5 to 50 lakh) and 10% for Z (below 5 lakh) category of cities.
(ii) HRA shall be revised to 27%, 18% and 9% of Basic Pay in X,Y and Z cities when Dearness Allowance (DA) crosses 25% and further to 30%, 20% and 10% of Basic Pay in X, Y and Z cities when DA crosses 50%.
85Hutting AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
86Hydrographic Survey AllowanceRetained. Rationalized.Accepted
87Initial Equipment AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Dress Allowance.Accepted
88Instructional AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by Training Allowance.Accepted
89Internet AllowanceRetained. Rationalized.Accepted
90Investigation AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
91Island Special Duty AllowanceRetained. Rationalized by a factor of 0.8.Accepted
92Judge Advocate General Department Examination AwardAbolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed Higher Qualification Incentive for Defence Personnel.Accepted
93Kilometreage Allowance (KMA)Not included in the report.Rates to be decided through bi-lateral discussion between Railway Board and Federations and to be notified with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance.
94Kit Maintenance AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Dress Allowance.Subsumed in Dress Allowance for Special Protection Group (SPG) and factored in for determining the revised rates of Dress Allowance for SPG.
95Language AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by 50%.Accepted
96Language AwardRetained. Enhanced by 50%.Accepted
97Language Reward and AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
98Launch Campaign AllowanceAbolished.Retained.
Existing rate multiplied by 1.5.
Rates revised from Rs.7500 per annum to Rs.11250 per annum.
99Leave Travel Concession (LTC)Retained. Rationalized.
One additional free railway warrant should be extended to all personnel of Central Armed Police Force (CAPFs) and the Indian Coast Guard mutatis mutandis.
The recommendations of the 7th CPC on LTC are accepted without any change.
However, keeping in view the fact that Indian Navy personnel are not deployed for Field Duties, additional free Railway Warrant to Indian Coast Guard shall not be granted.
100Library AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Extra Work Allowance".Accepted
101MARCOS and Chariot AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R1H1 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
102Medal AllowanceRetained.Accepted
103Messing AllowanceRetained for “floating staff" under Fishery Survey of India, and enhanced by 50%. Abolished for Nursing Staff.Accepted
104Metropolitan AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
105Mileage Allowance for journeys by roadRetained.Accepted
106Mobile Phone AllowanceRetained. Rationalized.Accepted
107Monetary Allowance attached to Gallantry AwardsRetained. Status Quo to be maintained.Accepted
108National Holiday AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by 50%.Accepted
109Newspaper AllowanceRetained. Rationalized.Accepted
110Night Duty AllowanceRetained. Rationalized.Accepted
111Night Patrolling AllowanceAbolished.Accepted.
112Non-Practicing Allowance (NPA)Retained. Rationalized by a factor of 0.8.Accepted
113Nuclear Research Plant Support AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by 50%.Accepted
114Nursing AllowanceRetained. Rationalized.Existing rates multiplied by 1.5.
Rates revised from Rs.4800 per month to Rs.7200 per month.
115Official Hospitality Grant in Defence forcesAbolished.Accepted
116Officiating AllowanceNot included in the report.Rates to be decided through bi-lateral discussion between Railway Board and Federations and to be notified with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance
117Operation Theatre AllowanceAbolishedRetained.
Existing rate multiplied by 1.5.
Rates revised from Rs.360 per month to Rs.540 per month.
118Orderly AllowanceRetained. Status Quo to be maintained.Accepted
119Organization Special PayAbolished.Accepted
120Out of Pocket AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by Daily Allowance on Foreign Travel.Accepted
121Outfit AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Dress Allowance.Accepted.
122Outstation (Detention) AllowanceNot included in the report.Rates to be decided through bi-lateral discussion between Railway Board and Federations and to be notified with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance.
123Outstation (Relieving) AllowanceNot included in the report.Rates to be decided through bi-lateral discussion between Railway Board and Federations and to be notified with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance.
124Out-turn AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
125Overtime Allowance (OTA)Abolished except for operational staff and industrial employees governed by statutory provisions.Ministries/Departments to prepare a list of those staff coming under the category of ‘operational staff'.
Rates of Overtime Allowance not to be revised upwards.
126Para AllowancesRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R2H2 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
127Para Jump Instructor AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R2H2 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
128Parliament Assistant AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by 50%.Accepted
129PCO AllowanceRetained. Rationalized.Accepted
130Post Graduate AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by 50%.Accepted
131Professional Update AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by 50%. Extended to some more categoriesThis allowance to continue to be paid to non- gazetted staff of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE).
Existing rate multiplied by 1.5.
Rates revised from Rs.7500 per annum to Rs.11250 per annum.
132Project AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R3H2 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
133Qualification AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by 50%. Extended to some more categories.Accepted
134Qualification GrantAbolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed Higher Qualification Incentive for Defence Personnel.
Tier-II of the Technical Allowance as well as the Qualification Grant will be merged into Higher Qualification Incentive for Defence Personnel
7th CPC recommendations accepted with the modifications that-
(i) this will not include Tier - II courses, and
(ii) courses will be reviewed by associating experts, including outside professionals and academicians by 31.12.2017.
135Qualification PayRetained. Enhanced by a factor of 2.25.Accepted
136Rajbhasha AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Extra Work Allowance"Accepted
137Rajdhani AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
138Ration Money AllowanceRetained. Rationalized.
Provision of free rations and the grant of Ration Money Allowance to officers of Defence forces posted in peace areas should be withdrawn
Provision of free ration for officers of Defence Forces shall be discontinued in peace areas.
Ration Money Allowance shall continue to be paid to officers of Defence Forces posted in peace areas. The cash shall be credited directly into the bank accounts of officers.
139Refreshment AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by a factor of 2.25.Accepted
140Rent Free AccommodationAbolished.Accepted
141Reward for Meritorious ServiceRetained. Enhanced by a factor of 2.25.Accepted
142Risk AllowanceAbolishedRetained.
Existing rate multiplied by 2.25.
Rates revised from Rs.60 per month to Rs.135 per month.
143Robe AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Dress Allowance.Accepted
144Robe Maintenance AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Dress Allowance.Accepted
145Savings Bank AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
146Sea Going AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R2H2 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
147Secret AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
148Shoe AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Dress Allowance.Accepted
149Shorthand AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
150Shunting AllowanceNot included in the report.Rates to be decided through bi-lateral discussion between Railway Board and Federations and to be notified with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance
151Siachen AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid at Rs.31500 for Level 9 and above and Rs.21000 for Level 8 and below as per Cell RH-Max of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Rates revised from:
Rs.31500 to Rs.42500 per month for Level 9 and above, and
Rs.21000 per month to Rs.30000 per month for level 8 and below
152Single in Lieu of Quarters (SNLQ)Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed provisions for Housing for PBORs.Accepted
153Soap Toilet AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in Composite Personal Maintenance Allowance.Accepted
154Space Technology AllowanceAbolished.Retained.
Existing rate to be multiplied by 1.5.
Rates revised from Rs.7500 per annum to Rs.11250 per annum.
155Special Allowance for Child Care for Women with DisabilitiesRetained. Enhanced by 100%.Accepted
156Special Allowance to Chief Safety Officers/Safety OfficersRetained. Rationalized by a factor of 0.8.Accepted
157Special Appointment AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Extra Work Allowance".
Granted to CAPF Personnel holding special appointments
To include Assistant Sub Inspector (Radio Mechanic), Assistant Sub Inspector (Radio Operator) and Sub Inspector (Radio Mechanic) in the list eligible for Extra Work Allowance @2% of Basic Pay per month with the conditions recommended by the 7th CPC.
158Special Compensatory (Hill Area) AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
159Special Compensatory (Remote Locality) AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed Tough Location Allowance (TLA) -I, II or III.
Tough Location Allowance will not be admissible along with Special Duty Allowance.
7th CPC recommendations that Tough Location Allowance (TLA) will not be admissible along with Special Duty Allowance (SDA) accepted subject to condition that employees be given the additional option to avail of the benefit of Special Compensatory (Remote Locality) Allowance (SCRLA) at pre-revised rates under the 6th CPC regime along with SDA at revised rates of 7th CPC
160Special Department of Telecom (DOT) PayAbolished.Accepted
161Special Duty AllowanceRetained. Rationalized by a factor of 0.8.
SDA for AIS officers should be paid at the rate of 30 per cent of Basic Pay and for other civilian employees at the rate of 10 per cent of Basic Pay.
As per DoPT's OM No. 14017/4/2005-AIS (II) dated 10th February, 2009, ‘Special Allowance for Officers belonging to North - East Cadres of All India Service (AIS) officers' is granted @25%.
Special Duty Allowance (SDA) is granted @12.5%.
Rationalized by a factor of 0.8.
Both these allowances namely ‘Special Allowance for Officers belonging to North - East Cadres of AIS' and Special Duty Allowance (SDA shall continue to be paid separately as at present at the revised rates of 20% and 10% respectively.
162Special Forces AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R1H1 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
163Special Incident/Investigation/Security AllowanceRetained. Rationalized by a factor of 0.8.
Department of Revenue should assess the risk profile of the officials of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) at various levels and thereafter make a case to Ministry of Finance for grant of Risk and Hardship Allowance, if any, as per appropriate cell.
Special Security Allowance (SSA) for Special Protection Group (SPG) to be revised from 40% to 55% of Basic Pay for operational duties and from 20% to 27.5% of Basic Pay for non - operational duties. National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) employees to be granted this allowance @20% of Basic Pay.
This allowance was granted to Enforcement Directorate
as an ad - hoc measure with the approval of Department of Expenditure pending recommendations of the 7th CPC. Accordingly, this allowance to be withdrawn from ED with effect from 01.07.2017. As per recommendations of the 7th CPC, D/o Revenue to examine proposal for Risk & Hardship allowance for ED to make a case to Ministry of Finance for granting Risk & Hardship based allowance to ED officials, if any.
164Special Level Crossing (LC) Gate AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R3H3 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
165Special National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) PayAbolished.Accepted
166Special Running Staff AllowanceRetained. Extended to some more categories.Name of the allowance to continue as ‘Additional Allowance'.
167Special Scientists' PayAbolished.Accepted
168Specialist AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by 50%.Accepted
169Spectacle AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
170Split Duty AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by 50%.Accepted
171Study AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
172Submarine AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R1H1 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
173Submarine Duty AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R3H1 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix, on a pro-rata basis.Accepted
174Submarine Technical AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R3H3 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix. Extended to some more categories.Accepted
175Subsistence AllowanceRetained. Status Quo to be maintained.Accepted
176Sumptuary Allowance in Training EstablishmentsAbolished.Accepted
177Sumptuary Allowance to Judicial Officers in Supreme Court RegistryAbolished.Accepted
178Sunderban AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in Tough Location Allowance-III. To be paid as per Cell R3H3 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
179TA BountyAbolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Territorial Army Allowance.Accepted
180TA for Retiring EmployeesRetained. Rationalized.Accepted
181TA on TransferRetained. Rationalized.Accepted
182Technical AllowanceTier-I of the Technical Allowance will continue to be paid on a monthly basis.
Tier-II of the Technical Allowance as well as the Qualification Grant will be merged into Higher Qualification Incentive for Defence Personnel
Existing system of Technical Allowance (Tier - I and II) to continue at Rs.3000 per month and Rs.4500 per month up to 31.03.2018.
Courses of Technical Allowance (Tier -I and II) along with Qualification Grant (Higher Qualification Incentive for Defence Personnel) to be reviewed by associating experts, outside professionals and academicians in order to keep pace with changing defence requirements. Review of Courses to be completed before 31.12.2017. Technical Allowance (Tier - II) to continue beyond 31.03.2018 only after review of courses.
183Tenure AllowanceRetained. Ceilings enhanced by 2.25.Accepted
184Test Pilot and Flight Test Engineer AllowanceRetained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R1H3 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
185Training AllowanceRetained. Rationalized by a factor of 0.8. Extended to some more categories.
The allowance will be payable to an eligible employee for a maximum period of five years only during the entire career.
Ceiling of 5 years period to be removed.
Standard cooling off period between tenures will apply.
186Training StipendAbolished.Accepted
187Transport Allowance (TPTA)Retained. Rationalized.Accepted.
188Travelling AllowanceRetained. Rationalized.
Indian Railways to reconsider its position regarding air travel to its employees.
Level 6 to 8 of Pay Matrix to be entitled for Air travel. Level 5 A of Defence Forces to be clubbed with Level 6 for travelling entitlements.
Existing system to continue in Ministry of Railways.
189Treasury AllowanceAbolishedSubsumed in Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance and rates revised as under:
(in Rs., per month)
Amount of average monthly cash handled6th CPC ratesRevised Rates
<= 5 lakh230- 600700
Over 5 lakh750- 9001000
190Tribal Area AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in Tough Location Allowance-III. To be paid as per Cell R3H3 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.Accepted
191Trip AllowanceNot included in the report.Rates to be decided through bi-lateral discussion between Railway Board and Federations and to be notified with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance.
192Uniform AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Dress Allowance and to be paid annually.7th CPC recommendations accepted with following modifications:
Different rates for the following categories:
(i) Special Protection Group (SPG) personnel- to be paid annually @ Rs.27,800 per annum and Rs.21,225 per annum for operational and non - operational duties respectively.
(ii) Nurses - to be paid monthly @Rs.1800 per month
To be extended to all Check Points of Bureau of Immigration.
193Unit Certificate and Charge Certificate AllowanceRetained. Enhanced by 50%.Accepted
194Vigilance AllowanceAbolished.Accepted
195Waiting Duty AllowanceNot included in the report.Rates to be decided through bi-lateral discussion between Railway Board and Federations and to be notified with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance
196Washing AllowanceAbolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Dress Allowance.Subsumed in Dress Allowance in respect of Nurses and factored in for determining the revised rates of Dress Allowance for Nurses.
197New Allowances for Railways:
(i) Special Train Controller's Allowance, and(ii) Risk and Hardship Allowance for Track Maintainers
New Allowance for Fire-fighting Staff:
(i) Risk and Hardship Allowance for Fire-fighting staff of Central Government & UTs
New Allowances for Railways: (i) Special Train Controller's Allowance -to be paid @Rs.5,000 per month to Section Controllers and Dy. Chief Controllers
(ii) Track Maintainers - I, II, III and IV of Indian Railways to be granted Risk and Hardship Allowance as per cell R3H2 (Rs.2700 for Level 8 and below and Rs.3400 for Level 9 and above) of Risk and Hardship Matrix
New Allowance for Fire-fighting Staff:
(i) Risk and Hardship Allowance as per cell R2H3 (Rs.2700 for Level 8 and below and Rs.3400 for Level 9 and above) of Risk and Hardship Matrix
Accepted
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