Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Revised methodology for fixing the pay of Running Staff category in 7th CPC scales

Revised methodology for fixing the pay of Running Staff category in 7th CPC scales.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
(Railway Board)
PC-VII No.43
File No. PC-VII/2016/IC/2
RBE No. 99/2017
New Delhi, dated : 21.08.2017
The General Manager/CAOs(R),
All India Railways & Production Units,
(As per mailing list)

Sub: Revised methodology for fixing the pay of Running Staff category in 7th CPC scales.

Reference is invited to Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules,2016 notified vide G.S.R. No. 746 (E) dated 28.07.2016, forwarded with Railway Board Endorsement No. PC-VII/2016/RSRP/I dated 28.07.2016 (RBE No. 90/2016) and Railway Board's Letter dated PC-VII/2016/RSRP/2 dated 02.08.2016 (RBE No. 93/2016) detailing the methodology for fixation of pay in the revised pay structure in respect of  existing Running Staff as on 01.01.2016.

2. It was observed that the pay fixed in 7th CPC pay structure as per the methodology laid down in Board's letter dated 02.08.2016 is coming out to be less than 14.29% increase of pay prescribed by 7th CPC, in certain cases of Running Staff.

3. The matter was, therefore, examined in Board's office in consultation with the Ministry,of Finance and it has now been decided that for fixation of pay for Running Staff category, in cases where the actual rise in pay at the time of initial fixation works out to be less than 14.29%, the initial pay in such cases shall be fixed at the next higher cell of the relevant Level in the Pay Matrix. Illustrations in this regard are enclosed as Annexure 'A'. It may be noted that there is no other change in the fixation methodology as circulated vide Railway Board's Letter No. PC-VII/2016/RSRP/2 dated 02.08.2016 (RBE No.93/2016).

Hindi version will follow.
Jayakumar G
Deputy Director(Pay Commission)VII
Railway Board

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DoPT Order: Procedure for booking of air-tickets on LTC

DoPT Order: Procedure for booking of air-tickets on LTC

“Non-entitled Government servants travelling by air on LTC and claiming entitled rail fare, the condition of booking the air tickets through authorised travel agents viz. 'M/s Balmer Lawrie & Company', 'M/s Ashok Travels & Tours' and 'IRCTC' may not be insisted upon”


No.31011/5/2014-Estt (A.IV)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
Establishment A-IV Desk
North Block, New Delhi-110 001
Dated: August 21, 2017
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Procedure for booking of air-tickets on LTC - clarification reg.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department's O.M. of even no. dated 23.09.2015 on the subject noted above and to say that as per the extant instructions, whenever a Government servant claims LTC by air, he/she is required to book the air tickets directly from the airlines (Booking counters, website of airlines) or by utilizing the services of the authorized travel agents viz. 'M/s Balmer Lawrie & Company', 'M/s Ashok Travels & Tours' and 'IRCTC' (to the extent IRCTC is authorized as per DoPT O.M. No. 31011/6/2002-Est(A) dated 02.12.2009) while undertaking LTC journey(s).

2. In this regard, references are received in this Department seeking clarification whether the aforesaid condition of booking the tickets through authorized travel agents needs to be followed in cases where a non-entitled Government servant travels by air on LTC and claims the entitled train fare.

3. The matter has been examined in consultation with Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance and it is hereby clarified that in case of non-entitled Government servants travelling by air on LTC and claiming entitled rail fare, the condition of booking the air tickets through authorised travel agents viz. 'M/s Balmer Lawrie & Company', 'M/s Ashok Travels & Tours' and 'IRCTC' may not be insisted upon. In rest of the cases, the condition of booking the tickets through authorised modes shall continue to follow.

Enclosure: As above
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(Surya Narayan Jha)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
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7th CPC Travelling Allowance - Finmin issued orders on 18.8.2017

7th CPC Travelling Allowance - Finmin issued orders on 18.8.2017
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CTG and Transportation of personal effects on Transfer and Retirement will be regulated as under:

F.No. 19030/1/2017-E.IV
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, the 18th August, 2017
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Travelling Allowance Rules - Implementation of the Recommendations of the Seventh 
Central Pay Commission Consequent upon the issuance of this Departments O.M. of even number dated 13.07.2017 regarding implementation of recommendations of 7th CPC on Travelling Allowance (TA), various references are being received in this Department seeking clarifications regarding admissibility of Composite Transfer Grant (CTG) and TA/Daily Allowance (DA).

2. The matter has been considered in this Department and with the approval of Competent Authority, it has been decided that admissibility of CTG and Transportation of personal effects on Transfer and Retirement will be regulated as under:
i. In case, the employee has been transferred prior to 01.07.2017 and has assumed charge prior to 01.07.2017, the employee will be eligible for CTG at pre-revised scale of pay. If the personal effects have been shifted after 01.07.2017, revised rates for transportation of personal effects will be admissible.

ii. In case, the employee has been transferred prior to 01.07.2017 and has assumed charge on/after 01.07.2017, the employee will be eligible for CTG at revised scale of pay. As the personal effects would be shifted after 01.07.2017, revised rates for transportation of personal effects will be admissible.


iii. In case of retirement, if an employee has retired prior to 01.07.2017, the employee will be eligible for CTG at pre-revised scale of pay. If the personal effects have shifted after 01.07.2017, revised rates for transportation of personal effects will be admissible.
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(Nirmala Dev)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India
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