Increased Festival Advance as a result of increase in DA

RBE No. 79/2014

No. 2011/E (LL)/FA/1

New Delhi, dated: 22.07.2014

Sub: Enhancement in the rate of Festival Advance as a result of increase in DA w.e.f. 01.01.2014

Please refer to Board’s letter of even conveying enhancement in the rate of Festival Advance by 25% on increase of Dearness Allowance to 51%.
2. Railway Board vide letter No. PC.V112008/1f7/2/1 dated 28.03.2014 has enhanced the DA payable to railway employees from the existing rate of 90% to 100% w,e.f. 01.01.2014.
3. Consequent upon aforesaid enhancement of DA to 100%, the matter regarding revision in the rate of Festival Advance has been considered by the Board and decided that the rate offestival advance shall increase by 25%, w.e.f. 01.01.2014.
4. This issues with the concurrence Ministry of Railways.
5. There is no change in the other terms and conditions for grant of festival advance.

Please acknowledge receipt.

(Madan Lal)
Director Estt(LL)

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