At a time when lakhs of Central authorities workers are ready for a rise within the minimal pay towards the advice of the seventh Pay Fee, a discover has been launched on abolition of allowance.
In a discover launched by the Railway Ministry final month for Basic Managers/ CAOs(R), All Indian Railways and Manufacturing Models, particulars has been talked about concerning the ‘adoption of instructions issued by DoP&T regarding restrictions of officiating pay in lieu of Charge Allowance’.
“Consequent upon the choice taken by Authorities of India vide MoF’s Decision No. 1-2/2016-IC dated 25.07.2016, suggestions of seventh Central Pay Fee concerning all of the Allowances (besides Dearness Allowance) have been referred to a Committee of Secretaries headed by the Finance Secretary. The Committee’s suggestions have been carried out w.e.f. 01.07.2017 vide MoF’s Decision No. 11-1/2016-IC dated 06.07.2017. By way of Para 8.2.5 of seventh CPC’s Report, all of the allowances not talked about within the seventh CPC’s Report ceased to exist w.e.f 01.07.2017.
It’s noticed that Cost Allowance, which is granted in Indian Railways to Officers officiating on a better submit in administrative exigencies, was additionally not included within the report of the seventh CPC and therefore, stands abolished w.e.f. 01.07.2017.
It has now been determined by the Railway Board that DoPT’s Workplace Memorandum No. 1/4/2017-Estt.(Pay-I) dated 28.02.2019 (Annexure-I) concerning Restriction of pay below FR-35 (Rule 1329 IREC Vol. II) within the context of CCS(RP) Guidelines, 2016 could also be adopted in mutatis mutandis method in Indian Railways in context of RS(RP) Guidelines, 2016 rather than Cost Allowance w.e.f. 01.07.2017,” the discover learn.
The Central authorities workers have been demanding a hike of their current primary pay, Rs 18,000. They’re presently getting Rs 18,000, however demanding a rise of Rs 8000 (Rs 26,000).