7th Pay Commission – Increase in Allowance proposed for Railway Staff

| September 2, 2018

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No. PC-VII/201811/7/5/2             New Delhi, dated: 29.08.2018

The General Secretary,
All India Railwaymen’s Federation
4, State Entry Road,
New Delhi- 110055

Sub: Risk and Hardship Allowance to Mate, Keyman & Patrolman, Extension of Risk and Hardship Allowance to P. Way Artisans including their Helpers and Enhanced Allowance to Gatekeepers at Spl. and A – Class Level Crossing.








Dear Sir,
It is informed that a reference on the aforementioned subject has been sent to Ministry of Finance for consideration on 28.08.2018.
A copy of the reference is placed below for information.
Encl: As above
Yours faithfully,

For Secretary,
Railway Board

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

F.No. PC-VII/2018/117/5/2 New Delhi,                                      dated: 25 .08.2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub : – Risk and Hardship Allowance to Mate, Keyman & Patrolman, Extension of Risk and Hardship Allowance to P. Way Artisans including their Helpers and Enhanced. Allowance to Gatekeepers at Spl. and A – Class Level Crossing.




The undersigned is directed to refer to Ministry of Finance’s Resolution No. 11-112016-IC dated 06.07.2017 communicating the decision of Govt. of India w.r.t . the recommendations of 7th CPC on allowances to state that the recommendations of ih CPC to grant Risk and Hardship allowance at the rate ~ 2700/- p.m. under Cell R3H2 of Risk and Hardship Matrix to Track Maintainers category of Indian Railways has been implemented in this Ministry through order No. PC-VII/2017/I/7/5/4 dated 10.08.2017 (Annexure-I).

2. Now, it has been proposed w..i th the approval of Railway Board that the following changes in the Risk and Hardship Allowance may be introduced in respect of various categories of Indian Railways :-
(a) Increase Risk and Hardship ·allowance from ~ 2700/- per month (R3H2 categorisation) to 6000/- (R2H2) for Mate and Keymen.
(b) Increase Risk and Hardship allowance from Rs. 2700/-p.m. (R3H2) to 4100/- (R3H1) forTrackmen performing Patrolling duty.
(c) Increase in LevelCrossing Gate Allowance from~ 1000/- (R3H3) to 4100/- (R3H1) for Gateman working in Special & ‘A’ Class Gates.
(d) Include all P.Way Artisans & their helpers also in the R&H Matrix for payment @2700/- (R3H2) as for Trackmen.




2. The assessed additional financial implications of these proposals at Para No. 2 above are approximately Rs. 222 crores per annum. The detailed position w.r.t. each of these proposals mentioned above are enclosed as Annexure II . Detailed calculation of the additional annual financial implications of the aforementioned proposals 1s placed at
Annexure-III.

3. It is requested that MoF may kindly consider for approval of Para 2 (a, b, c & d).

Signed Copy

Category: Indian Railways, Railway Board Orders 2018

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