Rajya Sabha Q&A: Discontinuation of Overtime Allowance
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-1518
Discontinuation of overtime allowance
1518 . Dr. Banda Prakash
Shri N. Gokulakrishnan
(a) whether Government has decided to discontinue overtime allowance for categories other than operational staff and industrial employees;
(b) whether it has also been decided to link grant of overtime allowance with biometric attendance; and
(c) whether Government has also decided not to revise the rate of overtime allowance or OTA for the operational staff and they would continue to get the amount as per its order issued in 1991?
MINISTER OF STATE FOR FINANCE
(SHRI PON. RADHAKRISHNAN)
(a) Yes Sir, in pursuance of the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission and the decision of the Government thereon, Department of Personnel & Training has issued orders in this regard vide O.M. No.A-27016/03/2017-Estt.(AL) dated 19.06.2018.
(b) Yes, Sir. As per above mentioned O.M., in respect of certain category of staff, the overtime allowance will be calculated on the basis of biometric attendance.
(c) Yes, Sir. As per above mentioned O.M., Government has decided not to revise the rates of overtime allowance for Operational Staff, Office Staff and Staff Car Drivers, they would continue to get the amount as per its order issued in 1991.