Subject : Pay element in Running Allowance in the Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 and revised rates of Kilometreage Allowance and Allowance in lieu of kilometreagc.**********
Indian Railwaymen were held and a proposal was sent to the Ministry of Finance for their concurrence.
2. The President is now pleased to decide that the pay element in Running Allowance for running staff would be 30% of the basic pay under the Rail way Services ( Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 for computation of the specified benefits excluding retirement benefits. For the purpose of computation of retirement benefits of running staff, an additional quantum of 55% of basic pay under the Ralway Services (Revised Pay) Rules. 201 9 would be reckoned.
2.1 In the case of Loco Inspectors governed by the scheme contained in Board’s letter No. E(P&A)II/83/RS-10(iv) dated 25.11.1992, an additional quantum of 30% of basic pay under the Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 would be reckoned for the purpose of computation of pensionary benefits only.
5. The running staff may be granted the above named Allowances at the above rates w.e.f 1.7.2017 or from the date they elect to come over to the Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules. 201 6, whichever is later. The other terms and conditions for sanction of the above named Allowances shall remain unchanged.