Railway Board has denied payment of HRA, Transport Allowance  etc. to trainees appointed on compassionate ground in Grade Pay 1900/- this is a huge setback for the Railway employees. 

Sub:- Denial of payment of HRA, Transport Allowance  etc. to trainees appointed on compassionate ground in Grade Pay 1900/- in artisan category etc.-reg.
Ref:- PNM/NFIR item No. 1/2015
The undersigned is directed to refer to NFIR’s letlerNo.II/1-A JPart 20, dated 05.10.2015 on the above subject. The matter has been examined in consultation with Estt. Dte. of Railway Board and it is stated that Board’s instructions dt. 14.09.2012 was issued in purs of DoP&T’s clarification issued on 03.04.2012, which in turn emanated from the earlier clarification given by DoP&T in December, 2009 while reviewing the Scheme of Compassionate ground in the light of specific para 2.2.9 and 2.2.10 of the 6th Pay Commission recommendation accepted by the Government of India. In para 2.2.9, a separate running Pay Band designated as -lS scale was recommended for posts belonging to Group ‘D’. However, the same was to be counted for any purpose. In para 2.2.1 0, Commission has also recommended that no recruitment in -lS scale would take place.
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