Night Duty Allowance (NDA) – clarification regarding fixation of ceiling of pay for entitlement – reg
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
ORDNANCE FACTORY BOARD
10-A, SHAHEED KHUDIRAM BOSE ROAD
KOLKATA – 700 001
dated – 11/04/2018
Sub : Night Duty Allowance (NDA) – clarification regarding fixation of ceiling of pay for entitlement – regarding.
Ref : OFB Instruction No.3519/2017/Per/Policy circulated vide circular No. 658/NDA/Per/ Policy dated 21/11/2017.
Attention is drawn to OFB instruction/circular cited under Ref above wherein a clarification regarding fixation of ceiling of pay for entitlement was issued. it was clearly indicated at Para-03 of the said instruction that all terms & conditions laid down in OFB’s earlier circulars dated 21/05/2015 and dated 10/09/2015 shall remain unaltered.
02. However, various OFs are seeking further clarification on the date of entitlement for payment of arrears on account of NDA in revised rates.
03. In view of the above and since it has already been indicated in the above referred OFB instruction dated 21/ 11/2017 that all other terms and conditions laid down in OFB instruction/circular cited at Ref(ii)&(iii) shall remain unchanged, it is hereby once again clarified that eligible employees are entitled to draw NDA based on the revised pay and allowances drawn by them w.e.f.01/01/2006 and payment of arrears from April’2007 in terms of Hon’ble CAT Jodhpur Bench order dated 05/11/2009 in OA No.34/2008-Shri Ram Kumar & Ors -Vs- UOI Ors.
04. All OFs/Units are requested to follow the above instruction accordingly.
[Dr.(Smt.) Vani A Singh]
For Director General Ordnance Factories