GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 18.01.2010
The General Managers/CAOs,
All Indian Railways and Production Units.
(As per mailing lists No.I&II)
Subject:Night Duty Allowance w.e.f. 1.9.2008, 1.1.2009 & 1.7.2009
Please refer to Board’s letter of even number dt.16.12.2008 and letter No.E(P&A)-II/2009/H.W.4 dt.03.06.2009 & 22.10.09 on the above subject wherein the rates of Night Duty Allowance (NDA) w.e.f.1.9.2008, 1.1.2009 and 1.7.2009 respectively consequent upon promulgation of Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules 2008 revision of rates of Dearness Allowance, have been notified.
2. The employees federations have represented to the Board that subsequent to introduction of MACP Scheme, Group “C” staff who are working in Grade Pay above Rs.4600 are not getting Night Duty Allowance. The issue has, therefore, been examined by the Board and it has been decided that all non-gazetted staff with grade pay of Rs.4600 and above would also be eligible for Night Duty Allowance at the rate prescribed against Grade Pay 4600 in Annexure “A” and “B” to this Ministry’s letters dt.16.12.2008 03.06.2009 and 22.10.2009 in terms of the provisions contained in Para-I of these letters.
3. The issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
4. This also disposes of Western Railway’s letter No. E(HER)487/48 Vol.III dt. 7.1.2010 and Diesel Loco Modernisation Work’s letter No. DMW/PB/NDA dt. 24.12.2009.
Deputy Director, Estt.(P&A)III