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7th Pay Commission: Full and final list of allowances, a ready reckoner

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    The Government published in the Gazette of India the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission. The government further said that the revised allowances and HRA would be paid to central government employees from July 1 2017.

    7th Pay Commission: Full and final list of allowances, a ready reckoner

    The pay panel had recommended that several allowances should be abolished. Many were retained by the government while some of the recommendations were accepted. Here below is the full and final list of allowances recommended by the 7th Pay Commission as per the government's Gazette notification of July 6 2017.

    Full and final list of allowances:

    Here below are the full and final list of allowances as per the government's Gazette notification of July 6 2017.

     No Name of the Allowance Recommendations
    of the 7th CPC
    Modifications
    accepted by the Government
    1 Accident Allowance 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
    2 Acting Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Additional Post Allowance.” Accepted
    3 Aeronautical Allowance Retained. Enhanced by 50%. Accepted
    4 Air Despatch Pay Abolished. Accepted
    5 Air Steward Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    6 Air Worthiness Certificate Allowance Retained. Enhanced by 50%. Accepted
    7 Allowance 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
    8 Allowance in Lieu of Running Room Facilities 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
    9 Annual Allowance Retained. Enhanced by 50%. Extended to some more categories. Accepted
    10. Antarctica Allowance Retained.Rationalised. To be paid at ₹31500 for Level 9 and above and ₹21000 for Level 8 and below as per Cell RH-Max of the newly
    proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix
    To be kept out of Risk and Hardship Matrix and to
    be paid on per day basis.Rates revised from ₹1125 per day to ₹1500 per day and from ₹1688 per day to ₹2000 per day in Summer and Winter respectively.Team Leader to get 10% extra @ ₹1650 per day and ₹2200 per day in Summer and Winter respectively
    11 Assisting Cashier Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    12 Accounts Stock Verifiers (ASV) Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    13 Bad Climate Allowance Abolished 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
    14 Bhutan Compensatory Allowance Retained. Status Quo to be maintained. Accepted
    15 Boiler Watch Keeping Allowance Retained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R3H1 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix. Accepted
    16 Book Allowance Retained. Status Quo to be maintained Accepted
    17 Breach of Rest Allowance 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
    18. Breakdown Allowance Abolished Retained. Existing Rates multiplied by 2.25. Rates revised from ₹120 – ₹300 per month to ₹270 – ₹675 per month
    19 Briefcase Allowance Retained. Status Quo to be maintained. Accepted
    20 Camp Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Territorial Army Allowance. Accepted
    21 Canteen Allowance Retained. Enhanced by 50%. Accepted
    22 Caretaking Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Extra Work Allowance” Accepted
    23. Cash Handling Allowance Abolished Subsumed in Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance and rates revised as under:
    (in ₹, per month)
    Amount of average monthly cash
    handled
    Sixth Central Pay Commission rates
    (6th CPC)
    Revised Rates
    <=5 lakh 230-600 700
    Over 5 lakh 750-900 1000
    24 Children Education Allowance (CEA) Retained. Procedure of payment simplified. Accepted.
    25 CI Ops Allowance Retained. Rationalized. Accepted
    26 Classification Allowance Retained. Enhanced by 50%. Accepted
    27 Clothing Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Dress Allowance. Accepted.
    28. Coal Pilot Allowance Abolished Retained.Existing rates multiplied by 2.25.Rates revised from ₹45 per trip to ₹102 for first trip and from ₹15 per trip to ₹34 for every subsequent trip.
    29 Command Battalion for Resolute Action (COBRA)
    Allowance
    Retained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R1H1 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix. Accepted
    30 Command Allowance Abolished Accepted
    31 Commando Allowance Abolished Accepted
    32 Commercial Allowance Abolished Accepted
    33 Compensation 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
    34 Compensatory (Construction or Survey) Allowance Retained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R3H2 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix. Accepted
    35 Composite Personal Maintenance Allowance (CPMA) Retained. Rationalised. Enhanced by 50%. Extended to some more categories. Accepted
    36 Condiment Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    37 Constant Attendance Allowance Retained. Enhanced by 50%. Accepted
    38 Conveyance Allowance Retained. Status Quo to be maintained. Accepted
    39 Cooking Allowance Retained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R3H3 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix. Accepted
    40 Cost of Living Allowance Retained. Status Quo to be maintained. Accepted
    41 Court Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    42. Cycle Allowance Abolished Retained.Existing rates of ₹90 per month doubled to ₹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.
    43 Daily Allowance Retained. 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.
    44 Daily Allowance on Foreign Trave Retained. Status Quo to be maintained. Accepted
    45 Dearness Allowance (DA) Retained. Status Quo to be maintained. Not within the purview of the Committee.
    46 Deputation (Duty) Allowance for Civilians Retained. Ceilings enhanced by 2.25. Accepted
    47 Deputation (Duty) Allowance for Defence Personnel Retained. Ceilings enhanced by 2.25. Accepted
    48 Desk Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    49 Detachment Allowance Retained. Rationalized. Enhanced by 50%. Accepted
    50 Diet Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    51 Diving Allowance, Dip Money and Attendant
    Allowance
    Retained. Enhanced by 50%. Accepted
    52 Dual Charge Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Additional Post Allowance” Accepted
    53 Educational Concession Retained. Rationalized. Extended to some more categories. Accepted
    54 Electricity Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    55 Entertainment Allowance for Cabinet Secretary Abolished. Accepted
    56 Entertainment Allowance in Indian Railways Abolished. Accepted
    57 Extra Duty Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Extra Work Allowance”. Accepted
    58 Family Accommodation Allowance (FAA) Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed provisions for Housing for
    PBORs.
    Accepted
    59 Family HRA Allowance Retained. Status Quo to be maintained. Accepted
    60 Family Planning Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    61 Field Area Allowance Retained. Rationalized. Accepted
    62 Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) Retained. Status Quo to be maintained. Existing rate of 500 per month revised to 1000
    per month.
    63. Fixed Monetary Compensation Abolished 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 ₹50 to ₹115 for full beat and from ₹24 to ₹54 for sharing a beat.
    64 Flag Station Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Extra Work Allowance”. Accepted
    65 Flight Charge Certificate Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Extra Work Allowance”. Accepted
    66 Flying Allowance Retained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R1H1 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix. Accepted
    67 Flying Squad Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    68 Free Fall Jump Instructor Allowance Retained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R2H2 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix. Accepted
    69. Funeral Allowance Abolished Retained with change in nomenclature as 'Funeral Expense’.Existing rate multiplied by 1.5.Rates revised from ₹6000 to ₹9000.
    70 Ghat Allowance 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
    71 Good Service/Good Conduct/Badge Pay Retained. Enhanced by a factor of 2.25. Accepted
    72 Hair cutting Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in Composite Personal Maintenance Allowance. Accepted
    73 Handicapped Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    74 Hard Area Allowance Retained. Rationalized by a factor of 0.8. Accepted
    75 Har dying Money Retained. Rationalised. Full Rate to be paid as per Cell R3H3 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix. Accepted
    76 Headquarters Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    77 Health and Malaria Allowance Retained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R3H3 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix. Accepted
    78 High Altitude Allowance Retained. Rationalized. Accepted
    79 Higher Proficiency Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by Language Award or Higher Qualification Incentive for Civilians. Accepted
    80 Higher Qualification Incentive for Civilians Retained. Rationalized. Accepted
    81. Holiday Compensatory Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by National Holiday Allowance Not to be subsumed and retained as a separate allowance. Existing system to continue in Intelligence
    Bureau (IB) and Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).
    82 Holiday Monetary Compensation Retained. Rationalized. Accepted
    83. Hospital 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 (₹4100 for level 8 and below and ₹5300 for level 9 and above) of Risk and Hardship Matrix
    84. House Rent Allowance (HRA) Retained. Rationalized by a factor of 0.8. The recommendations of the 7th CPC is accepted with the following modifications:
    (i) HRA shall not be less than ₹5,400 per month, ₹3,600 per month and ₹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%.
    85 Hutting Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    86 Hydrographic Survey Allowance Retained. Rationalized. Accepted
    87 Initial Equipment Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Dress Allowance. Accepted
    88 Instructional Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by Training Allowance. Accepted
    89 Internet Allowance Retained.Rationalized. Accepted
    90 Investigation Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    91 Island Special Duty Allowance Retained. Rationalized by a factor of 0.8. Accepted
    92 Judge Advocate General Department Examination
    Award
    Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed Higher Qualification Incentive for Defence Personnel. Accepted
    93 Kilometreage 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.
    94. Kit Maintenance Allowance Abolished 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.
    95 Language Allowance Retained. Enhanced by 50%. Accepted
    96 Language Award Retained.Enhanced by 50%. Accepted
    97 Language Reward and Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    98. Launch Campaign Allowance Abolished. Retained. Existing rate multiplied by 1.5. Rates revised from ₹7500 per annum to ₹11250 per annum.
    99 Leave 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.
    100 Library Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Extra Work Allowance”. Accepted
    101 MARCOS and Chariot Allowance Retained.Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell
    R1H1 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.
    Accepted
    102 Medal Allowance Retained. Accepted
    103 Messing National Holiday Allowance Retained for “floating staff” under Fishery
    Survey of India, and enhanced by 50%. Abolished for Nursing Staff.
    Accepted
    104 Metropolitan Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    105 Mileage Allowance for journeys by road Retained. Accepted
    106 Mobile Phone Allowance Retained. Rationalized. Accepted
    107 Monetary Allowance attached to Gallantry Awards Retained. Status Quo to be maintained. Accepted
    108 National Holiday Allowance Retained.Enhanced by 50% Accepted
    109 Newspaper Allowance Retained. Rationalized. Accepted
    110 Night Duty Allowance Retained. Rationalized. Accepted
    111 Night Patrolling Allowance Abolished. Accepted.
    112 Non-Practicing Allowance (NPA) Retained. Rationalized by a factor of 0.8. Accepted
    113 Nuclear Research Plant Support Allowance Retained. Enhanced by 50%. Accepted
    114. Nursing Allowance Retained. Rationalized. Existing rates multiplied by 1.5.Rates revised from ₹4800 per month to ₹7200 per month.
    115. Official Hospitality Grant in Defence forces Abolished Accepted
    116 Officiating Allowance 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
    117 Operation Theatre Allowance Abolished Retained. Existing rate multiplied by 1.5. Rates revised from ₹360 per month to ₹540 per month.
    118 Orderly Allowance Retained. Status Quo to be maintained. Accepted
    119 Organization Special Pay Abolished. Accepted
    120 Out of Pocket Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by Daily Allowance on Foreign Travel. Accepted
    121 Outfit Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Dress Allowance. Accepted.
    122 Outstation (Detention) Allowance 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.
    123 Outstation (Relieving) Allowance 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.
    124 Out-turn Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    125. Overtime 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.
    126 Para Allowances Retained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R2H2 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix. Accepted
    127 Para Jump Instructor Allowance Retained Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell
    R2H2 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.
    Accepted
    128 Parliament Assistant Allowance Retained. Enhanced by 50%. Accepted
    129 PCO Allowance Retained. Rationalized. Accepted
    130 Post Graduate Allowance Retained. Enhanced by 50%. Accepted
    131. Professional Update Allowance Retained. Enhanced by 50%. Extended to some more categories This 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 ₹7500 per annum to ₹11250 per annum
    132 Project Allowance Retained.Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell
    R3H2 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.
    Accepted
    133 Qualification Allowance Retained. Enhanced by 50%. Extended to some more categories. Accepted
    134 Qualification Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed Higher Qualification Incentive for Defence Personnel. Retained. Enhanced by 50%. Extended to some more categories.  AcceptedTier-II of the Technical Allowance as well as the Qualification Grant will be merged into Higher Qualification Incentive for Defence Personnel 7 th 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.
    135 Qualification Pay Retained. Enhanced by a factor of 2.25. Accepted
    136 Rajbhasha Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed “Extra Work Allowance” Accepted
    137 Rajdhani Allowance Abolished Accepted
    138 Ration Money Allowance Retained. Rationalised.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. RMA 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..
    139 Refreshment Allowance Retained. Enhanced by a factor of 2.25. Accepted
    140 Rent Free Accommodation Abolished. Accepted
    141 Reward for Meritorious Service Retained. Enhanced by a factor of 2.25. Accepted
    142 Risk Allowance Abolished Retained. Existing rate multiplied by 2.25. Rates revised from ₹60 per month to ₹135 per month.
    143 Robe Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Dress Allowance . Accepted
    144 Robe Maintenance Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Dress Allowance. Accepted
    145 Savings Bank Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    146 Sea Going Allowance Retained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R2H2 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix. Accepted
    147 Secret Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    148 Shoe Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Dress Allowance. Accepted
    149 Shorthand Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    150 Shunting Allowance 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
    151. Siachen Allowance Retained.Rationalised. To be paid at ₹31500 for Level 9 and above and ₹21000 for Level 8 and below as per Cell RH-Max of the
    newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.
    Rates revised from:₹31500 to ₹42500 per month for Level 9 and above, and ₹21000 per month to ₹30000 per month for Level 8 and below
    152 Single 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
    153 Soap Toilet Allowance Abolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in Composite Personal Maintenance Allowance. Accepted
    154. Space Technology Allowance Abolished. Retained.Existing rate to be multiplied by 1.5. Rates revised from ₹7500 per annum to ₹11250 per annum.
    155 Special Allowance for Child Care for Women with Disabilities Retained. Enhanced by 100%. Accepted
    156 Special Allowance to Chief Safety Officers/Safety
    Officers
    Retained.Rationalized by a factor of 0.8. Accepted
    157. Special Appointment Allowance Abolished 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.
    158 Special Compensatory (Hill Area) Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    159 Special Compensatory (Remote Locality) Allowance
    (SCRLA)
    Abolished 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
    160 Special Department of Telecom (DOT) Pay Abolished. Accepted
    161. Special Duty Allowance Retained. 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.
    162 Special Forces Allowance Retained.Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell
    R1H1 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.
    Accepted
    163. Special Incident/Investigation/Security Allowance Retained. 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.
    164 Special Level Crossing (LC) Gate Allowance Retained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R3H3 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix. Accepted
    165 Special National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Pay Abolished. Accepted
    166. Special Running Staff Allowance Retained. Extended to some more categories. Name of the allowance to continue as 'Additional
    Allowance’.
    167 Special Scientists’ Pay Abolished Accepted
    168 Specialist Allowance Retained. Enhanced by 50%. Accepted
    169 Spectacle Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    170 Split Duty Allowance Retained. Enhanced by 50%. Accepted
    171 Study Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    172 Submarine Allowance Retained.Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell
    R1H1 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.
    Accepted
    173 Submarine Duty Allowance Retained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R3H1 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix, on a pro-rata basis. Accepted
    174 Submarine Technical Allowance Retained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R3H3 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix. Extended to some more categories . Accepted
    175 Subsistence Allowance Retained. Status Quo to be maintained. Accepted
    176 Sumptuary Allowance in Training Establishments Abolished. Accepted
    177 Sumptuary Allowance to Judicial Officers in
    Supreme Court Registry
    Abolished. Accepted
    178 Sunderban Allowance Abolished 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
    179 TA Bounty Abolished as a separate allowance. Subsumed in the newly proposed Territorial Army Allowance. Accepted
    180 TA for Retiring Employees Retained. Rationalized. Accepted
    181 TA on Transfer Retained.Rationalized. Accepted
    182. Technical Allowance Tier-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 3000 per month and 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.
    183 Tenure Allowance Retained. Ceilings enhanced by 2.25. Accepted
    184 Test Pilot and Flight Test Engineer Allowance Retained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R1H3 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix. Accepted
    185 Training Allowance Retained. 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.
    186 Training Stipend Abolished. Accepted
    187 Transport Allowance (TPTA) Retained. Rationalized. Accepted.
    188 Travelling Allowance Retained. 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.
    189 Treasury Allowance Abolished Subsumed in Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance and rates revised as under: (in ₹, per month)
    Amount of average monthly cash
    handled
    6 th CPC rates Revised Rates
    <= 5 lakh 230-600 700
    Over 5 lakh 750-900 1000
    190 Tribal Area Allowance Abolished 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
    191 Trip Allowance 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.
    192 Uniform Allowance Abolished 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 @ ₹27,800 per annum and ₹21,225 per annum for operational and non – operational duties respectively.(ii) Nurses – to be paid monthly @1800 per month To be extended to all Check Points of Bureau of Immigration.
    193 Unit Certificate and Charge Certificate Allowance Retained. Enhanced by 50%. Accepted
    194 Vigilance Allowance Abolished. Accepted
    195 Waiting Duty Allowance 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
    196 Washing Allowance Abolished 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
    197 New Allowances for Railways: (i)
    Special Train Controller’s Allowance, and(ii) Risk and Hardship Allowance for Track
    MaintainersNew Allowance for Firefighting Staff:(i) Risk and Hardship Allowance for Firefighting
    staff of Central Government & UTs
    New Allowances for Railways:(i) Special Train Controller’s Allowance -to be paid @₹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 (₹2700 for Level 8 and below and ₹3400 for Level 9 and above) of Risk and Hardship MatrixNew Allowance for Fire-fighting Staff:(i) Risk and Hardship Allowance as per cell R2H3 (₹2700 for Level 8 and below and ₹3400 for Level 9 and above) of Risk and
    Hardship Matrix
    Accepted

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