Railway Order – Clarification regarding grant of Risk and Hardship Allowance to Track Maintainers posted in Construction Organisations
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
New Delhi, Dated: 25.10.2018
The General Manager,
East Central Railway,
Hajipur, Dist. Vaishali,
(Kind Attn: Sh. J.P Singh, Dy. CPO/HRD)
Sub: Clarification regarding grant of Risk and Hardship Allowance to Track Maintainers posted in Construction Organisations.
Ref: Letter No. E/205(A)/0/ECR/HJP(7th CPC) dated 25.05.2018 (copy encl.)
Consequent to issue of orders regarding grant of Risk and Hardship Allowance to Track Maintainers vide orders dated 10.08.2017 (RBE No. 87/2017), clarification was sought by the Railway as to whether the Track Maintainers who are posted in Construction Organisations on deputation basis are eligible for the grant of risk and hardship Allowance in terms of RBE No. 87/2017.
2. The matter has since been examined in consultation with Civil Engineering and Finance Directorates. Board (MS) has agreed with the view that considering the relative work profile of Track Maintainers posted in open line working and Construction Organizations respectively, the latter are Not Eligible for the grant of Risk and Hardship Allowance.
(Jaya Kumar G)
Deputy Director, Pay commission-VII