7th Pay Commission Recommendations Sea Going Allowance Related to Risk and Hardship
Sea Going Allowance: (Retained. Rationalized. To be paid as per Cell R2H2 of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.)
This allowance is granted to officers and PBORs of the Indian Navy to compensate them for the hardships of sea travel. This allowance is granted on pro rata basis, with the condition that the sea vessels should be deployed for a minimum of 12 hours a day. The extant rates are:
(₹ Per month)
|Cdr & above||7800|
|CPO & abv. PBORS||5400|
|Ldg Seaman & below||3000|
This allowance has an established parity with Field Area Allowance in Field Areas.