7th Pay Commission allowance latest news today: Big 7th CPC relief for these central government employees

7th Pay Commission allowance latest news today: It is a big news concerning these central government employees regarding money they get.

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Apr 08, 2021, 10:01 AM IST

7th Pay Commission allowance latest news today: It is a big news concerning these central government employees regarding money they get. In a bid to provide relief to its employees, the Indian Railways has written a letter to the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) asking the center to stop recovery of the Night Duty Allowance given to those employees who fail to qualify post-tweak in Night Duty Allowance Rules.

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7th CPC: Night Duty Allowance ceiling

7th CPC: Night Duty Allowance ceiling

Speaking on the development Anoop Sharma, General Secretary — Delhi Zone at Northern Railways said that the Indian Railways has stopped recovery of the Night Duty Allowance being given to its employees before the center changed 7th CPC (central pay commission) Night Duty Allowance rule and Rs 43,600 ceiling was imposed. Photo: Reuters

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Indian Railways employees' demand

Indian Railways employees' demand

Sharma said that they have raised their demand that in case the Indian Railways is not paying Night Duty Allowance to its employee, then it should not ask its employees to come for duty at night. Photo: Reuters

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Night Duty Allowance ceiling non-viable for Indian Railway employees

Night Duty Allowance ceiling non-viable for Indian Railway employees

Sharma said that the ceiling is non-viable for Indian Railways as majority of the railway staff being posted at station duty are above the ceiling and if they won't be given Night Duty Allowance, then asking them to come at night for duty is unjust. Photo: Reuters

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What DoPT needs to understand

What DoPT needs to understand

Sharma said that the DoPT should understand the work culture of central government employees associated with the Indian Railways and take proper decisions in this regard. Photo: Reuters

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The Center changed the Night Duty Allowance calculation formula too

The Center changed the Night Duty Allowance calculation formula too

While changing the Night Duty Allowance rule, the center also changed the Night Duty Allowance calculation formula. According to the new rule, one's Night Duty Allowance is calculated as [{Basic Pay + Dearness Allowance (DA)}/2001]. Photo: Reuters

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Night Duty Allowance shifts from Grade Pay to Basic Salary

Night Duty Allowance shifts from Grade Pay to Basic Salary

This formula is implemented in all central government offices and ministries. Earlier, Night Duty Allowance was equal for all employees of the same grade pay. In the changed rule, one's basic pay will be applicable now. Photo: Reuters