7th Pay Commission – Abolition of Allowances
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 30.08.2017.
The General Managers and Principal Financial Advisers,
All Indian Railways & Production Units.
Sub: Implementation of recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission accepted by the Government Abolition of Allowances.
Consequent upon the decisions taken by the government on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission, the President is pleased to decide to abolish the following allowances with effect from 1st July, 2017:
(i) Accounts Stock Verifiers (ASV) Allowance (incentive to Accounts Stock Verifiers on passing Appendix IV-A (IREM) Examination);
(ii) Commercial Allowance (special allowance to announcers — ECRCs/Comml. Clerks/TCs/ASMs/SMs);
(iii) Flying Squad Allowance (special allowance to CTIs/TTEs working in HO Flying Squad);
(iv) Night Patrolling Allowance to Track men;
(v) Rajdhani Allowance (special allowance to Train Supdts./Dy. Train Supdts./Stewards (Dy. Train Supdts) of Rajdhani Trains); and
(vi) Vigilance Allowance (special allowance to Vigilance Inspectors working in Zonal Railways/Production Units).
2. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
3. Please acknowledge receipt.