7th CPC Overtime Allowance: Railway Board's clarification on calculation- Revised Basic Pay & DA from 01.01.2016 and revised HRA & Tpt A from 01.07.2017
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAY
New Delhi, Dated: 01-06-2018
The General Managers
All India Railways & Pus
(As per mailing list)
Sub: Grant of Overtime Allowance (OTA) to Railway Employees consequent upon revision of pay scales and Allowance-date of effect.
Please refer this office letter of even number dt. 20.03.2018 (RBE No. 41/2018) on the above subject. In partial modification to the letter dt. 20.03.2018 ibid, it is advised that the second sentence of the said letter may be read as under:-
“This issue of revision the date of effect of OTA w.e.f. 01-01-2016 was taken up by the Federations (NFIR & AIRF), and was also raised in PNM forum by NFIR as item No.06/2018. The issue has been considered and it has been decided that the basic pay and DA element for the purpose of OTA may be antedated to 01-01-2016 and other elements constituting emoluments for the purpose of OTA viz. HRA and Transport Allowance etc. shall be taken into account at revised rates w.e.f 01-07-2017 as per the 7th CPC recommendations”.
Dy.Director, Pay Commission-V
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