Abolition of Special Compensatory(Hill Area) Allowance – Recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission

7th CPC Allowances Orders: Abolition of Special Compensatory (Hill Area) Allowance

No. 4/1/2017-E.II(B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

New Delhi, the 13th July, 2017.


Subject: Abolition of Special Compensatory (Hill Area) Allowance – Recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission.

Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission, the President is pleased to decide that, Special Compensatory (Hill Area) Allowance stands abolished with effect from 1 st July, 2017. This allowance was admissible to Central Government employees vide this Ministry‘s OM. No. 4(2)/2008~E,II(B) dated 29th August, 2008.

2. These orders shall also apply to the civilian employees paid from the Defence Services Estimates in respect of Armed Forces personnel and Railway employees, separate orders will be issued by the Ministry of Defence and Ministry-of Railways, respectively.

3. In so far as the employees working in the lndianAudit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders are issued with the concurrence of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

Hindi version is attached.

(Nirmala Dev)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

All Ministries/Departments of the Government of India as per standard distribution list.
Copy to: C&AG, UPSC, etc. as per standard endorsement list.

Source: DoE

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