7th Pay Commission Risk and Hardship Allowance to the Fire-fighting staff working under various Defence Establishments
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SPECIAL CIRCULAR NO. 53
Date : 29.05.2018
The Office Bearers, Executive Committee Members
All Affiliated Unions of AIDEF
MOD ORDERS FOR PAYMENT OF RISK AND HARDSHIP ALLOWANCE TO THE FIRE – FIGHTING STAFF WORKING UNDER VARIOUS DEFENCE ESTABLISHMENTS AS RECOMMENDED BY 7TH CPC ISSUED TODAY
We are happy to inform you that after our continues persuasion MOD vide OM No. 02(01)/2017/D(Civ-II) dated 29th May, 2018 have issue orders for payment of Risk and Hardship Allowance to the Fire Fighting Staff working in Defence Establishments. A copy of the MOD order dated 29th May 2018 is enclosed herewith as Annexure-I of this Special Circular
MOD REITERATES THAT THE GOVERNMENT IS COMMITTED TO FULLFIL THE ASSURANCES MADE ON 9TH MARCH 2018 TO THE FEDERATIONS
Your are aware that since the MOD has not taken any steps to implement the written assurances given during the discussion held on 9th March 2018 with the three Federations AIDEF has represented to the MOD vide letter dated 20.04.2018 and 06.05.2018 to take steps for implementing the assurances given by the MOD. In response to our above letter MOD have issued a letter dated 23/05/2018 to our federation stating the following:-
“It is being reiterated that the Government is committed to fulfill the assurances made during the discussion held on 9th March 2018. There should be no ambiguity on this matter”
A copy of MOD letter dated 23.05.2018 is enclosed as Annexure-II of this Special Circular. We will continue to monitor the implementation of the assurances given by the MOD.
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Defence
B-Wing, Sena Bhavan, New Delhi
Dated, the 29th May, 2018
Subject: Risk and Hardship Allowance to the Fire-fighting staff working under various Defence Establishments – Implementation of VII CPC Recommendations.
Consequent upon the acceptance of the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission by the Government vide Ministry of Finance Resolution No. 11-1/2016-IC dated 06th July, 2017, the President is pleased to sanction Risk and Hardship Allowance for Fire-Fighting staff employed in various Defence Establishments at the following rates:
2. The above rates shall increase by 25 percent whenever the Dearness Allowance payable on the revised pay structure rises by 50 persent.
3. These orders shall take effect from 1st July, 2017.
4. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance (Dept of Expenditure) vide their ID No.A-27023/4/2017/E.II B/7th CPC dated 10th May, 2018 and Ministry of Defence (Finance/AG/PB) vide their Dy.No.28/AG/PB/2018 dated 24th May, 2018.
Under Secretary to the Govt of India
Ministry of Defence
The General Secretary
Leader Staff Side
Department Council (JCM)
Pune – 4110033
Subject: Implementation of the decision taken in the meeting held under the chairmanship of JS(Army) on 9th March, 2018 with the representatives of the Federations.
Reference: AIDEF letters dated 20.04.2018 and 06.05.208
Please refer to your letters mentioned above in this context, it is being reiterated that the Government is committed to fulfill the assurances made during the discussion held on 9th march, 2018. There should be no ambiguity on this matter.
Under Secretary (O-II)
Tel. No. 230 2085