7th Pay Commission – Qualification Pay renamed as Railway Accounts Examination Allowance

7th Pay Commission – Qualification Pay renamed as Railway Accounts Examination Allowance

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RAILWAY BOARD

PC-VII No. 125
RBE No. 02/2019
New Delhi, dated 03.02.2019

No, E(P&A)I-2012/SP-1 /Genl-1

The General Managers and Principal financial Advisers,
All IndIan Railways & ProductIon Units.

Sub: Implementation of recommendations of Seventh central pay commission accepted by the Government – Qualification Pay renamed as Railway Accounts Examination Allowance.

Consequent upon the decisions taken by the government on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission relating 10 revision of allowances. It has been dedded to change Ihe nomenclature of Qualification Pay to Railway Accounts Examination Allowance. The rates of Railway Accounts Examination Allowance (erstwhile Qualification Pay) are revised as under:

CategoryExisting RatesRevised Rates
Clerks Gr.II (Accounts Clerks)/Typists on passing App-II ExaminationRs.180 pmRs.405 pm
Sr. Accounts Assistant/Accounts Assitant/Stock Verifier Typists/ Stenographer on passing App-III ExaminationFirst YearRs.240 pmRs.540 pm
Second YearRs.420 pmRs.945 pm

2. The amount of Railway Accounts Examination Allowance will further rise by 25 percent each time DA rises by 50 percent.

3. This aIIowance will not be treated as a part of pay for the purpose of fixation of pay in promotion to next higher post.

4. The revised rates of this allowance shall be admissible with effect from the 1st July, 2017.

5. This issues with the concurrence of the finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.

6. Please acknowledge receipt.

(N P Singh)
Joint Director/E(P&A)-I
Railway Board.

Source: NFIR

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *