GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated: 02.08.2019
The General Managers,
All Indian Railways.
Sub: Fixation of Pay in the revised pay structure for running staff promoted as on 01.01.2016 or thereafter-clarifications regarding.
1. One of the Zonal Railways has sought clarification regarding the applicability of Board’s instructions issued vide letter No. E(P&A)II/2010/RS-27, dated 21.03.2014 (RBE No.30/2014) in 7th CPC pay structure also in an identical situation.
2. The matter has been examined and it is seen that the instructions vide RBE 30/2014 was necessitated due to the reason that as per Rule 5 of RS(RP) Rules, 2008 a new provision of option was introduced in the 6th CPC pay structure. As per this option a person promoted to a post during the period from the date of effect of revised pay structure to the date of notification may switch over to the revised pay structure after effecting the promotion. The same provision exists in the 7th CPC pay structure as per Rule 5 of RS(RP) Rules, 2016.
3. Therefore, it is clarified that in case of employees, belonging to the non-running category who have been promoted to the running category between the period 01.01.2016 (date of effect of 7th CPC pay structure) and 28.07.2016 (date of notification) and who have also given an option as per Rule 5 of RS(RP) Rules, 2016 to switch over to the revised pay structure after effecting such promotion, the revision of pay in the 7th CPC pay structure may be done as running staff as per methodology given in Railway Board’s letter No. PC-VII/2016/RSRP/1, dt. 28.07.2016, No. PC-VII/2016/RSRP/2, dt. 02.08.2016 and No. PC-VII/2016/IC/2, dt. 21.08.2017.
4. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
Joint Director, Estt.(P&A)