Grant of higher grade pay of Rs.2000/- to Drivers Gr-III (Constable) of RPF-RPSF

Grant of higher grade pay of Rs.2000/- to Drivers Gr-III (Constable) of RPF-RPSF


PC-VI No.398

RBE No. 157/2019
New Delhi, dated 20.09.2019

No. PC-VI/2010/I/5/I Pt.

The General Manager (P),
All Indian Railways & Production Units
(as per mailing list)

Sub: Grant of higher grade pay of Rs.2000/- to Drivers Gr-III (Constable) of RPF-RPSF.

Ref: 1. Board’s letter No. PC-VI/2008/1/5/8 dated 03.07.2013 (RBE No. 62/2013).
2. Board’s letter No. PC-VI/2010/I/5/1 dated 10.04.2018 (RBE No. 56/2018)
3. Board’s letter No. 2013/Sec(E)/PA-2112 (CC) dated 03.11.2017 to Chief
Security Commissioner/ RPF/ Westem Railway (copy enclosed).

Vide Board’s letter dated 10.04.2018 (RBE No.56/2018) higher grade pay of Rs. 2000/- was made applicable to all the Drivers Gr. III (Constable) of RPF/RPSF only who are similarly placed as compared to the petitioners in W.P. No. 15763/2013.

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In this connection, a reference was received seeking clarification as to whether direct recruited Driver Gr.III of RPF/RPSF {who were enlisted in service as Driver Gr. III on 15.07.2010 in the pay scale of Rs. 5200-20200 + GP Rs. 1900/-) are to be treated at par with the petitioners of Writ Petition No. 15763/2013 (Shri Valibhai Y Darvodiya & 17 Ors Vs CSC/ RPF, CCG/ Mumbai and DC /RPF) for the purpose of granting {higher grade pay of Rs. 2000/-.

The matter has been examined in depth and it is accordingly clarified that all the Drivers Gr.III of RPF/ RPSF are to be considered similarly situated as the petitioners in W.P.No. 15763/2013 for grant of higher grade pay of Rs. 200/-.

4. Further, the recruitment at the revised upgraded pay in future will be made after duly incorporating the revised pay in the relevant Recruitment Rules.

This issues with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of this Ministry.

(U. K.Tiwari)
Jt. Director, Pay Commission
Railway Board
New Delhi, dated: 20.09.2019

Source: NFIR

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