7th CPC : Special Duty Allowance for North East Region and Ladakh

7th CPC : Special Duty Allowance for North East Region and Ladakh

7th CPC : Special Duty Allowance for North East Region and Ladakh 

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The President is pleased to decide that Central Government employees, serving in the North Eastern
Region and Ladakh, shall be paid Special Duty Allowance (SDA) at the rate
of 10% of Basic Pay.

No.11/1/2017-E.II(B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, the 18th July, 2017.
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
 
Subject:

Implementation of the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission
– Grant of Special Duty Allowance for the Central Government employees
serving in the North Eastern Region and Ladakh. 
 
Consequent upon the acceptance of the recommendations of Seventh Central
Pay Commission by the. Government, the President, in supersession of all
existing orders issued on the subject from time to time, is pleased to
decide that Central Government employees, serving in the North Eastern
Region and Ladakh, shall be paid Special Duty Allowance (SDA) at the rate
of 10% of Basic Pay. 
2. The term ‘Basic Pay’ in the revised pay structure means the pay drawn in
the prescribed Levels in the Pay Matrix but does not include any other type
of pay like Special Pay, etc. 
3. Special Duty Allowance will not be admissible along with Tough Location
Allowance, Employees will have the additional option to avail of the
benefit of Special Compensatory (Remote Locality) Allowance (SCRLA) as per
6th Central Pay Commission rates. along with Special Duty, Allowance at
revised rates. 
4. Special Duty Allowance shall not be admissible during the periods of
leave/training/tour etc. beyond full calendar month(s), in case, the
employee is outside the North-Eastern Region and Ladakh during
leave/training/tour etc. The allowance shall not be admissible during
suspension and joining time. 
5. These orders shall take effect from 1st July, 2017. 
6. These orders shall also apply to the civilian employees paid from the
Defence. Services Estimates and the expenditure will be chargeable to the
relevant head of the Defence Services Estimates. In respect of Armed Forces
personnel and Railway employees, separate orders will be issued by the
Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Railways, respectively. 
7. In so far as the employees working in the Indian Audit and Accounts
Department are concerned, these orders are issued with the concurrence of
the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
Read also :  CPSE: Revised DA to Board level/below Board level executives and non-unionized supervisors following IDA scales of pay in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) on 1987 and 1992 basis
Hindi version is attached.
sd/-
(Annie George Mathew)
Joint Secretary to the Government of India 
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