MACPS to Railway Employees – Railway Board Clarification. RBE No.113/2017

MACPS to Railway Employees – Railway Board Clarification. RBE No.113/2017, Government of India, Ministry of Railways, Railway Board, S.No.PC-VI/378, RBE No. 113/2017, No.PC-V/2009/ACP/2(Vol.II), New Delhi, dated 30/08/2017, The General Managers All Indian Railways & PUs (As per mailing list), Subject:- Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme (MACPs) for the Railway Employees – Clarification regarding. ‘At the time of regular promotion/grant of Non-Functional Scale to
the higher Grade Pay than what has been given under MACPS, the employee
shall have the option to draw the difference of Grade Pays from the
date of such regular promotion/grant of Non- Functional scale or the
date of accrual of next increment in the pay allowed under MACP.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RAILWAY BOARD
S. No. PC-Vl/378
RBE No.113/ 2017
No. PC-V/2009/ACP/2(Vol.ll)
New Delhi, dated 30/08/2017

The General Managers
All lndian Railways & PUs
(As per mailing list) 

Subject:- Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme (MACPS) for the
Railway Employees – Clarification regarding. 
 
Reference is invited to the Para 4 of Annexure of the Modified Assured
Career progression Scheme issued vide Board’s letter No. PC-V/2009/ACP/2,
dt. 10.06.2009 (RBE No.101/2009) providing that benefit of pay fixation
available at the time of regular promotion shall also be allowed at the
time of financial upgradation under the Scheme. Therefore, the pay shall be
raised by 3% of the total pay in the Pay ”Band and “the Grade Pay ‘drawn
before such upgradation. There shall, however, be no further fixation of
pay at the time of regular promotion if it is in the same grade pay as
granted under MACPS. However, at the time of actual promotion if it happens
to be in a post carrying» higher grade pay than what is available under
MACPS, no pay fixation would be available and only difference of Grade Pay
would be made available. 
2. References have been received from some of the Zonal Railways whether at
the time of regular promotion / grant of Non-functional Scale, the employee
may be allowed to draw the difference in Grade Pay after availing regular”
increment in the Pay Band and Grade Pay w.e.f. date of promotion or date of
next increment consequent to MACP. 
3. The matter has been considered in consultation with DoPT and it has been
decided in the Para 4 of the Annexure of the MACP Scheme would be modified
as under:- 
“benefit of pay fixation available at the time of regular promotion shall
also be allowed at the, time of financial upgradation under the Scheme.
Therefore, the pay shall be raised by 3% of the total pay in the Pay Band
and the Grade Pay drawn before such upgradation. There shall, however, be
no further fixation of pay at the time of regular promotion/ grant of
Non-Functional Scale, if it is in the same Grade Pay as granted under
MACPS. However, at the time of actual promotion/grant of Non- Functional Scale, if it happens to be in a post carrying higher Grade Pay
than what is available under MACPS, no pay fixation would be available and
only difference of Grade Pay would be made available.

At the time of such regular promotion/grant of Non-Functional Scale to
the higher Grade Pay than What has been given under MACPS, the employee
shall have the option to draw the difference of Grade Pays from the
date of such regular promotion/grant of Non- Functional scale or the
date of accrual of next increment in the pay allowed under MACP. 
 
4. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the
Ministry of Railways. 
5. Hindi version is enclosed. 
{Authority DoPT’s OM No. 35034/3/2008-Estt. (D) (Vol. II), dt. 04 th July, 2017}
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(N.P.Singh)
Dy. Director, Pay Commission-V
Railway Board



No. PC-V/2009/ACP/2(Vol.Il)

New Delhi, dated 30 /08/2017

Copy (with 40 spares) forwarded to Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General
of India (Railways), New Delhi.

for Financial Commissioner, Railways



No. PC-V/2009/ACP/2(Vol.ll)

New Delhi, dated 30/08/2017

Copy forwarded to:-

1) The General Secretary, NFlR, Room No.256-A, Rail Bhavan, New Delhi (35
spares).

2) The General Secretary, AIRF, Room No. 253, Rail Bhavan, New Delhi (35
spares).

3) The Members of the National Council, Departmental Council and Secretary,
Staff Side,

National Council, 13-C, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi (with 90 spares)

4) The Secretary General F ROA

5) The Secretary, RBSS, Group ‘A’ Officers Association

6) The President, Railway Board Group ‘8’ Officers’ Association

7) The Secretary General, All India RPF Association

8) The Secretary, Railway Board Ministerial Staff Association

9) The Secretary, Railway Board Class IV Staff Association

10) Railway Board Promottee Officers Association, Room No, 341-C, Rail
Bhawan.

11) Secretary General, Indian Rly. Promottee Officers Federation, Room
No.268, Rail Bhawan.

12) Pay Commission-VII, Pragati Maidan office.

for Secretary, Railway Board
Source: RAILWAY BOARD

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