7th CPC Non-Practice Allowance i.r.o. Veterinary Posts: Finance Ministry OM

7th CPC Non-Practice Allowance i.r.o. Veterinary Posts: Finance Ministry OM

7th CPC Non-Practice Allowance i.r.o. Veterinary Posts: Finance Ministry OM 

7cpc npa iro veterinary posts

Revision of rates of Non-Practicing Allowance (NPA) in respect of
Veterinary posts on the basis of the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay
Commission. ** F.No.12/2/2016-E-III.A, Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, North Block, New Delhi, dated 7th July 2017 ** Office Memorandum ** Subject: Revision of rates of Non-Practicing Allowance (NPA) in respect of Veterinary posts on the basis of the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission. ** The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s OM No. 7(19)/2008-E-lllA dated 30.8.2008 regarding the existing rates of
Non-Practising Allowance(NPA) admissible to veterinary posts under the
Central Government and to say that as provided for in para 7 of this
Ministry’s Resolution No. 1-2/2016-IC dated 25th July, 2016, the question
of revision of rates of allowances (except Deamess Allowance) based on the
recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission was referred to a
Committee under the Chairmanship of Finance Secretary and until a final
decision thereon, all allowances were required to be paid at existing rates
in the existing pay structure (the pay structure based on 6th Pay
Commission) as if the pay has not been revised w.e.f. 1st January, 2016.
Accordingly, NPA was also required to be paid at the existing rates
specified in the aforesaid OM dated 30.8.2008.

F. No.12/2/2016-EIII.A
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Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi
7th July, 2017
Office Memorandum
 

Subject: Revision of rates of Non-Practicing Allowance (NPA) in respect
of Veterinary posts on the basis of the recommendations of the 7th
Central Pay Commission. 
 
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s OM No.
7(19)/2008-E-lllA dated 30.8.2008 regarding the existing rates of
Non-Practising Allowance(NPA) admissible to veterinary posts under the
Central Government and to say that as provided for in para 7 of this
Ministry’s Resolution No. 1-2/2016-IC dated 25th July, 2016, the question
of revision of rates of allowances (except Deamess Allowance) based on the
recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission was referred to a
Committee under the Chairmanship of Finance Secretary and until a final
decision thereon, all allowances were required to be paid at existing rates
in the existing pay structure (the pay structure based on 6th Pay
Commission) as if the pay has not been revised w.e.f. 1st January, 2016.
Accordingly, NPA was also required to be paid at the existing rates
specified in the aforesaid OM dated 30.8.2008. 
2. The decisions of the Government on the revised rates of various
allowances based on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission
and in the light of the recommendations of the Committee under the
Chairmanship of the Finance Secretary, have since been notified as per the
Resolution No.11-1/2016-IC dated 6th July, 2017. 
3. Accordingly, the President is pleased to decide that in modification of
the existing rates of NPA as contained in the aforesaid OM dated 30.8.2008,
the NPA shall now be paid at the rate of 20% of the basic pay in the
revised pay structure in vogue based on the recommendations of the 7th
Central Pay Commission, as contained in the CCS(RP) Rules, 2016, subject to
the condition that the sum of basic pay and NPA does not exceed Rs.
2,37,500 (Rupees two lakh thirty seven thousand and five hundred only). The
following conditions shall regulate the grant of NPA under these orders: 
(i) The term “basic pay” in the revised pay structure shall mean “basic
pay” as defined in Rule 3(x) of CCS(RP) Rules, 2016, Le, “basic pay” in
revised pay structure means the pay drawn in the prescribed Level in the
Pay Matrix. 
(ii) The NPA shall continue to be treated as pay for the purpose of
computation of Dearness Allowance and other allowances, except those
allowances in respect of which the applicable orders provide othenwise,
including calculation of retirement benefits. Dearness Allowance under
these orders shall mean dearness allowance as sanctioned by the Central
Government from time to time in the 7th Pay Commission-related pay
structure. 
(iii) NPA shall continue to be restricted to those veterinary posts for
which minimum qualification of a Degree of B.V.Sc. & AH with
registration in the Veterinary Council of India is required. The following
conditions shall also be fulfilled as hitherto:- 
(a) The post is a clinical one.
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(b) The post is a whole time post.
(c) There is ample scope for private practice, and
(d) It is necessary to prohibit private practice in public interest. 
4. The revised rate of NPA in terms of these orders shall take effect from
1st July, 2017. 
5. These orders will not be applicable in respect of Veterinary posts under
the Ministry of Railways, Defence and Department of Atomic Energy for which
separate orders will be issued by the concerned administrative
Ministry/Department. 
6. Hindi version of these orders is attached.
(Amar Nath Singh)
Director

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