GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 12.12.2012
The General Managers/CAO(R),
All Indian Railways & PUs,
(As per standard mailing list)
Sub: Revision in the rate of Special Allowance in respect of staff working in Central Ticket Checking Squad of Railway Board.
Ref: Boards letter No. 81/Ticket Checking/2/3 dated 12.05.1981.
The issue of revision in the rate of Special Allowance admissible to staff working in the Central Ticket Checking Squad of Railway Board has been under consideration of the Board for quite Some time. It has now been decided to enhance the rate of Special Allowance in respect of staff working in Central Ticket Checking Staff from the existing rates to Rs.200/-p.rn. irrespective of Grade Pay w.e.f. 01.09.2008.
2. The rates of the Special Allowance would increase by 25% every time the Dearness Allowance payable on revised pay scales goes up by 50%.
3. The rate of DA was enhanced to 51% from 01.01.2011. As such the revised rate of Special Allowance from 01.01.2011 would be Rs.250/-p.m..
4. This has the sanction of the President and issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
5. Kindly acknowledge receipt.