7th CPC Transport Allowance to Railway Employees
National Federation of Indian Railwaymen
No.IV/NIFIR/7th CPC(IMPL) /Allowance 2016/pt.I
The Secretary (E),
Sub: Transport Allowance to Railway employees – reg.
Ref: Ministry of FInance (Department of Expenditure) O.M. No. 2115/2017-E III(B)
dated 07/7/2017 & 2/08/2017.
In the standing Committee Meeting of NC/JCM held at North Block, New Delhi on 2/07/2017, chaired by the Addl: Secretary (Expenditure), the Federation has pointed out the erroneous decision of the Government, reducing the entitlement rates of Transport Allowance to those staff in pay level 1 and 2 of the pay matrix and urged to rectify the same immediately.
Responding to the point raised by NFIR, the Ministry. of Finance.(Department of Expenditure) has since issued O.M.No.2115/2017-E.II(B) dated 2nd August,2017 that employees who are drawing pay of Rs.24200/- and above in pay level 1 & 2 of the pay matrix shall be eligible for payment of Transport Allowance at Rs.3600/- plus D.A., thereon at the cities mentined in the Annexure to the O.M. of even no. dated 07/07/2017 and at Rs.1800/- plus D.A. thereon at all other places with effect from 01/07/2017.
In the light of the MoF’s O.M.. ,dated 02/08/2017,NFIR requests the Railway Board to issue corresponding orders immediately, duly endorsing copy to the Federation.
(Dr M. Raghavaiah)