7th Pay Commission Recommendations Siachen Allowance Related to Risk and Hardship
Siachen Allowance: (Retained. Rationalized. To be paid as per Cell RH-Max of the newly proposed Risk and Hardship Matrix.)
Partially or Semi DA-indexed–Allowances that are in the nature of fixed amounts, but the amount increases by 25 percent each time DA rises by 50 percent, e.g. Field Area Allowance, Siachen Allowance.
Siachen Allowance is admissible to troops serving in the Siachen region keeping in view the extremely difficult conditions in the area. The extant rate is ₹21,000 pm for officers and ₹14,000 pm for PBORs.