Payment of running allowance to tower Wagon Drivers @ applicable to Goods Drivers – clarification.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated: 10.03.2017
The General Manager (P),
(Kind Attn: Sh.P.Goswami, Dy.CPO/HQ)
Subject:- Payment of running allowance to tower Wagon Drivers @ applicable to Goods Drivers – clarification.
Ref: Railway’s letter No. PB/Elect/Option/TWD dated 24-06-2016 & 13-06-2014
Please refer to yoyr Railway’s letter referred above wherein it was sought whether Tower Wagon Drivers are entitled to get Running Allowance and ‘Breach of Rest Allowance’ at par with Goods Driver.
In this connection , it is stated that matter was considered in Board in consultation with Finance Dte. of Railway Board and it is clarified that Running Allowance including ‘Breach of Rest Allowance’ may be paid to TWD at p\r with Goods Drivers as per Board’s letters No.E(P&A)II/78/RS-11 dated 10.01.1991 and 29.04.1991.
(Salim Md. Ahmed)
Deputy Director Estt, (P&A)-II