7th Pay Commission latest news: Minimum Rs 5,000 monthly salary hike for non-gazetted medical employees at Indian Railways
7th Pay Commission latest news: The Railway Board has approved the promotion of non-gazetted medical employees of the Indian Railways.
7th Pay Commission latest news: The Railway Board has approved the promotion of non-gazetted medical employees of the Indian Railways. After the promotion of non-gazetted medical employees in 8 categories, the minimum pay hike for the above-mentioned medical employees will be Rs 5,000 per month. The promotion will lead to an increase in monthly HRA, DA and TA. The 8 categories of the non-gazetted medical Indian Railways employees are Staff Nurse, Pharmacist, Radiographer, Lab Staff, Health and Malaria Inspector, Physiotherapist, Dietician and Family Welfare Organisation.
The Railway board informed about the decision in a written statement saying, " With a view to have broad uniformity over Indian Railways, the avenue of promotion (AVC) of non-gazetted categories of all Departments are under review in Board’s office in consultation with the Zonal Railways and the concerned departments, taking into account the changes that have taken place over the years in the matter of pay scales, percentage distribution of posts etc." The Railway Board statement went on to read that as a result of the exercise mentioned above for the Medical Department, the AVCs of various non-isolated non-gazetted categories of the Medical Department have been reviewed in consultation with the Health Directorate, and model AVC for various categories have been framed. These are enclosed herewith for information and guidance.
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"It may be noted that review of the cadre structure of Medical Laboratory categories is presently under finalization separately. As and when this exercise is complete, the AVC for Medical Laboratory categories also will be revised," Railway Board statement read.
Elaborating upon how the salary hike will take place after promotion, Harishankar Tiwari, Former Chairman at AG Office Brotherhood — an organisation which is based in Prayagraj, said, "After promotion an Indian Railways employee will receive up-gradation by one level. Means, if someone gets upgraded from Level-1 to Level-2 or Level-2 to Level-3 etc., then he or she will get at least Rs 5,000 increment in one's monthly salary."