7th Pay Commission Recommendations Boiler Watch Keeping Allowance Related to Risk and Hardship
Boiler watch Keeping Allowance: (Retained. Rationalised. To be paid as per Cell R3H1 of the Newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.)
Started post the acceptance of the VI CPC recommendations, this allowance is granted to Boiler Watch Keepers on Naval Ships and corresponding personnel on board Coast Guard and survey ships. The aim of this allowance is to compensate such personnel for the hardship they face through constant exposure to high temperature. The current rate is ₹3,000 pm.