7th Pay Commission: Breakdown Allowance for Railwaymen

7th Pay Commission: Breakdown Allowance for Railwaymen

7th CPC Allowances Railway Board Order: Breakdown Allowance – RBE No.
106/2017; Government of India, Ministry of Railways (Railway Board), S. No. PC-N+VII/51, RBE No. 106/2017; The General Managers/CAOs, All India officers/staffs All India Railways and  Production Units etc.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)
S. No. PC-VII /51                                               RBE No. 106 / 2017.
No. E(P&A)II-2017/BDA-1 New Delhi, dated 30.08.2017.
The General Managers/CAOs,
All Indian Railways and
Production Units etc.
Subject: Revision of the rates of Breakdown Allowance.
Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the
recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission relating
to Breakdown Allowance, the Board have decided that the rates
of Breakdown Allowance indicated in this Ministry’s letter
No.E(P&A)II-2007/FE-4/3 dated 25-9-2009 and further revised
vide Board’s letter No. E(P&A)I-2011/SP-1/Misc.1 dated
13.06.2011 and No. E(P&A)I-2014/SP-1/Genl.2 dated
19.05.2014 may be revised as under :-
S. No Category Level in Pay Matrix Amount of Breakdown

Allowance/month
1 Helper Gr.II/Helper Gr.I/Other staff Gr. ‘D’
Staff
Level 1 (1800) ₹ 270 p.m.
2 Technician Gr.III Level 2 (1900) ₹ 405 p.m.
3 Technicians Gr.II Level 4 (2400) ₹ 540 p.m.
Technician Gr.I Level 5 (2800)
Supervisors (erstwhile Mistry) Level 5 (2800)
4 Sr. Technicians/Junior Engineers and staff in
higher scales
Level 6 (4200)

and above
₹ 675 p.m.
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2 These orders take effect from 1st July, 2017. Other terms and
conditions relating to Breakdown Allowance will remain the
same.
3 In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to Article
309 of the Constitution, the President is pleased to direct
that Rule 1420 of Indian Railway Establishment Code, Volume-II,
1987 edition (2005 reprint edition) may be amended as in the
Advance Correction Slip No. 61 enclosed herewith.
4 This has the sanction of the President and issues with the
concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of
Railways.
DA: One.
(Salim Md. Ahmed)
Deputy Director/E(P&A)II,
Railway Board.
ADVANCE CORRECTION SLIP NO. 61 -R11/1987 EDITION ( 2005
REPRINT EDITION)
1 First para of Rule 1420 (1) and table below Rule 1420 (1) (i)
in Indian Railway Establishment Code – Vol-II / 1987 edition
(2005 reprint edition) may be substituted with the following :-
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1 Non-gazetted Railway servants employed in Running sheds and
Carriage and Wagon Depots who are earmarked for attending to
breakdown duties and Relief Train Electrical staff, including
Supervisory staff, holding posts upto Level 6 (Rs. 4200 GP) and
above in the Pay Matrix (except the Supervisors in charge of
Carriage & Wagon Depots, Loco Running Shed or the
Electrical Relief Train), shall be allowed the following:-
(i) Breakdown Allowance at the following rates :-
S. No. Category Level in Pay

Matrix
Amount of Breakdown

Allowance/ month
1 Helper Gr.II/Helper Gr.I/Other staff Gr. ‘D’
Staff
Level 1 (1800) ₹ 270 p.m.
2 Technician Gr.III Level 2 (1900) ₹ 405 p.m.
3 Technicians Gr.II Level 4 (2400) ₹ 540 p.m.
Technician Gr.l Level 5 (2800)
Supervisors (erstwhile Mistry) Level 5 (2800)
4 Sr. Technicians/Junior Engineers and staff in
higher scales
Level 6 (4200)

and above
₹ 675 p.m.
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2 The following may be deleted below clause (b) to subrule (i)
to Rule 1420 (1) in Indian Railway Establishment Code –
Vol.-II/1987 edition (2005 reprint edition):-
(c) The rate of this allowance will be increased by 25%
whenever the Dearness Allowance payable on the revised pay
structure goes upto by 50%.
(Authority : Railway Board’s letter No No.
E(P&A)I1-2017/BDA-1 dated 30.08.2017)

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