7th CPC Revision of Training Allowane and abolition of Sumptuary Allowance for Training Institutes – Railway Board (RBE No. 145/2017)

7th CPC Revision of Training Allowane and abolition of Sumptuary Allowance for Training Institutes – Railway Board (RBE No. 145/2017)

7th CPC Revision of Training Allowane and abolition of Sumptuary Allowance for Training Institutes – Railway Board (RBE No. 145/2017), Government of India (Bharat Sarkar), Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya), (Railway Board), RBE No. l4572017, No. E(MPP)2012/3/28, New Delhi, Dated o 6.10.2017, The General Managers, All Indian Railway and Production Units. The Director General, NAIR, Vadodara. The Directors, IRICEN,Pune, IRIEEN, Nasik, IRIMEE, Jamalpur, IRISET, Secunderabad, IRITM, Lucknow, JRRPF, Lucknow. Sub:- Revision of rates of Training Allowances and abolition of
Sumptuary Allowance for Training Institutes.

Government of India (Bharat Sarkar)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
(Railway Board)
RBE No. l4572017

No. E(MPP)2012/3/28

New Delhi, Dated o 6.10.2017
The General Managers,
All Indian Railway and
Production Units.
The Director General,
NAIR, Vadodara.
The Directors,
IRICEN,Pune,
IRIEEN, Nasik,
IRIMEE, Jamalpur,
IRISET, Secunderabad,
IRITM, Lucknow,
JRRPF, Lucknow.
Sub:- Revision of rates of Training Allowances and abolition of
Sumptuary Allowance for Training Institutes.
Kindly refer to Ministry of Railways’ letter Nos. E(MPP)/2005/13/2 dated
22.08.2005 (RBE No. 139/2005) followed by E(MPP)/2008/3/18 dated 20.10.2008
(RBE No-156/2008) wherein Ministry of Railways had communicated that the
training allowance is to be paid @ 30% and @ 15% of the basic pay to the
faculty members, for imparting training to Group ‘A’ Officers and to Group
‘C’ & ‘D’ staff respectively on Centralised Training Institutes and
various other training Centres on Indian Railways, respectively. 
2. Pursuant to the recommendation of 7m CPC as per Ministry of Finance,
Department of Expenditure- Resolution No. 1/1/2013 -E.III(A) dated
06.07.2017, the rates of Training Allowance is revised as follows: 
 Training- Allowance
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In the National/Central Training Academies and Institutes
for Group- ‘A’ officers.
24% of Basic Pay
In other Training- Establishments 12% of Basic Pay
3. It will be admissible only to the employees who join the training
establishments for a specified period of time and are then likely to go
back. It will not be admissible to those employees who are directly
recruited by such training establishments for imparting training.
4 Training Allowance will be admissible to the faculty members without any
ceiling of 5 years and standard cooling off period between tenures will
apply.
5. Further, above mentioned Board’s instruction had stated that ‘Sumptuary
Allowance’ shall be paid @ Rs 3500/- per month for the Director/ Head of
the Centralised Training Instititutes for Group ‘A’ Officers and @ Rs
2500/- per month to Course Directors and @ Rs 2000/- per month to
Counsellors. Pursuant to the recommendation of 7th CPC recommendation and
as per Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure- Resolution No.
1/1/2013 -E.III(A) dated 06.07.2017, ‘Sumptuary Allowance’ for Training
Establishment is abolished.
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6. The revised rates of allowances and abolition of Sumptuary Allowance shall be applicable with effect from 1st July, 2017.
7. All other guidelines/instructions on the subject shall remain unchanged.
8. This issues with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of the Ministry
of Railways.
Please acknowledge receipt.
(Mahendra Kumar Gupta)
Director (MPP)
Railway Board.

No. E(MPP)2012/3/28

New Delhi, Dated 6.10.2017 
Copy forwarded for information to: 
1. FA&CAOs, All Indian Railways and Production Units.
2. The Dy. Comptroller & Auditor General of India (Railways), Room
No.224, Rail Bhawan, New Delhi. (with 40 spares). 
For Finance Commissioner/Railways 
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