7th Pay Commission – Grant of Overtime Allowance (OTA) to Railway employees consequent upon revision of pay scales and allowances

| December 7, 2017

S No PC·VII/79                                                                                                                                 RBE No.175/2017

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAY
(Railway Board)

No PC-V/2017/A/OTA/1                                                                                  New Delhi, dated 28.11.2017
The General Managers
All Indian Railways and
Production Units.
(as per mailing list)

Sub: Grant of Overtime Allowance (OTA) to Railway employees consequent upon revision of pay scales and allowances .
Ref: Board’s letter No. PC-V/2008/AJ0/3(0TA) dated 17-02-2010 (RBE No. 29/2010) and dated 20·5·2011 (RBE No.72/2011)








Pursuant to the recommendat•ons of the Seventh Central Pay CommtSSton. the issue of revision of OTA has been under consideration and in partial modification of the Board’s earlier orders on the subject, it has been decided by the Board that the Railway employees who are governed by the Statutory Acts/Rules viz. The Factories Act, 1948 and Railway Servants (Hours of Work and period of Rest} Rules 2005 and who have opted for the revised Pay Matrix in terms of Railway Services (Revtsed Pay) Rules. 2016, may be granted OTA, on the basis of their emoluments tn the revised scales of pay.




2. The emoluments, for the purpose of computation of rates of OTA will comprise the following:
(a) Railway employees governed by The Factories Act, 1948:-
• Revised rates of pay
• DA
• HRA
• Transport Allowance
• Cash equivalent of the advantage accruing through the concessional sale to workers of food grains and other articles as the workers. for the time being may be entitled to (excluding wages for Overtime work or Bonus
(b) Railway employees governed by Railway Servants (Hours of Work and period of Rest) Rules, 2005:·
• All the items as shown in’ (a) above except House Rent Allowance
(c) Railway employees governed by rules Under Departmental Overtime




(i) Employees working in Loco Sheds and C & W Depot
All the items as shown in (a) above except House Rent Allowance

Grant of OTA

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Category: Indian Railways, Railway Board Orders 2017

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