7th Pay Commission: Up to Rs 25,000 monthly allowance! Check these BIG benefits for government employees; deadline is August 20

7th Pay Commission: If your job falls in the government's risk category profile, you must know about this special allowance for a government employee. Photo: Reuters

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Aug 06, 2019, 10:01 AM IST

7th Pay Commission: If your job falls in the government's risk category profile, you must know about this special allowance for a government employee. The government has recently issued a notification, in which the number of eligible employees have been sought from all departments for Risk Allowance as per 7th Pay Commission. The government has a deadline of August 20 for all departments. The employee will get up to Rs 25,000 monthly risk allowance as per 7th Pay Commission norms. Photo: Reuters

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How much is the risk allowance

How much is the risk allowance

Employees falling under the risk category will get a risk allowance on the proposed guidelines of the 7th Pay Commission. The amount will be different for every department and will also depend on employee's length of service. The government has divided it into three categories such as high, medium and low. Photo: Reuters

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Allowance of Rs 25,000 per month

Allowance of Rs 25,000 per month

For example, an employee below level 8 will get a monthly risk allowance of Rs 4,100 for being in a high category. While the risk allowance for the employee above level 9 will be Rs 25,000 per month. This information is given in the report of the Central Government Allowance Committee. Photo: Pixabay

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Railways increased risk allowance last year

Railways increased risk allowance last year

Indian Railways had increased the risk and hardship allowance of the Mate, Keyman and Petrol Man repairing tracks last year. It was implemented under the 7th Pay Commission. Photo: Reuters

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Allowance of Rs 4100

Allowance of Rs 4100

According to the Railway Board, the risk allowance of Mate and Keyman has been increased from Rs 2,700 to Rs 6,000. While the allowance of trackman, involved in patrolling duty has been increased from 2,700 to 4,100 rupees. Photo: Reuters

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Allowance for Para Military also increased

Allowance for Para Military also increased

After the terrorist attacks on 41 jawans in Jammu and Kashmir in February 2019, the Central Government had announced to give additional risk allowance to CRPF jawans. Photo: Reuters

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Allowance of Rs 25000

Allowance of Rs 25000

This allowance was also extended to the soldiers posted in Naxal Belt, who are getting additional allowance for 25,000 monthly. Photo: Reuters