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RS (RP) Rules, 2016 - Running Allowance, Revised Kilometreage Allowance and Allowance in lieu of Kilometreage (RBE No.85/2019)

RS (RP) Rules, 2016 - Running Allowance, Revised Kilometreage Allowance and Allowance in lieu of Kilometreage (RBE No.85/2019)

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA/भारत सरकार
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS/रेल मंत्रालय 
(RAILWAY BOARD)/रेलवे बोर्ड
S.No. PC-VII/137
RBE No. 85 /2019

No.E(P&A)ll-2013/RS- 14
New Delhi, dated 28.05.2019
The General Managers/CAOs,
All Indian Railways & Production Units etc.
Subject : Pay element in Running Allowance in the Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 and revised rates of Kilometreage Allowance and Allowance in lieu of kilometreagc.
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As per Resolution dated 06.07.201 7 issued by the Ministry of Finance the decision of the Government was conveyed that the allowances admissible to the Running Staff of Indian Railways namely Kilometerage Allowance (KMA) and related allowances of the Running Staff should be decided by the Ministry of Railways through bilateral discussions with the Federations and further concurrence of the Ministry of Finance. Accordingly, bilateral discussions with the two recognised Federations, viz. All India Railwaymen 's Federation and National Federation of Indian Railwaymen were held and a proposal was sent to the Ministry of Finance for their concurrence.

2. The President is now pleased to decide that the pay element in Running Allowance for running staff would be 30% of the basic pay under the Rail way Services ( Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 for computation of the specified benefits excluding retirement benefits. For the purpose of computation of retirement benefits of running staff, an additional quantum of 55% of basic pay under the Ralway Services (Revised Pay) Rules. 201 9 would be reckoned.

2.1 In the case of Loco Inspectors governed by the scheme contained in Board's letter No. E(P&A)II/83/RS-10(iv) dated 25.11.1992, an additional quantum of 30% of basic pay under the Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 would be reckoned for the purpose of computation of pensionary benefits only.

3. The President is also pleased to decide that the rates of Kilometreage Allowance and Allowance in lieu of kilometrcagc (ALK ) for running staff in the Railway Services (Revised Pay ) Rules, 2016 shall be as indicated below:
kilometreage-allowance-for-loco-running-staff
kilometreage-allowance-for-traffic-running-staff

4. The President is also pleased to decide that the rates of Allowance in lieu of Running room facilities, Shunting Duty Allowance and Trip Allowance payable to the running staff in the Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 shall be as indicated below:
allowances-in-lieu-of-running-allowance
shunting-duty-allowance

trip-allowance-to-running-staff

5. The running staff may be granted the above named Allowances at the above rates w.e.f 1.7.2017 or from the date they elect to come over to the Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules. 201 6, whichever is later. The other terms and conditions for sanction of the above named Allowances shall remain unchanged.

6. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.


(N.P Singh)
Joint Director/E(P&A),
Railway Board.

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