Over Time Allowance-Defence Ministry may issue order very soon
Sources from South Block told that the demand of paying Over time allowance as per the revised pay has been accepted by Defence (Finance) and the same has been forwarded to Finance Ministry for its approval .It is believed that Defence Ministry has got necessary approval from Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance last week. So it is expected that Ministry of Defence may issue the order very soon.
All the Defence Workers Federations like AIDEF,INDWF and BPMS have already demanded that over time allowance to be paid from 01-01-2006,as the 6CPC recommendations have been implemented from 01-01-2006.Though the details of the order has not been revealed, sources told that HRA and CCA may not be included in the over time pay calculation and the revised over time pay will be paid from 01-01-2006.
If we analyze the pros and cons of this order at this time, then this will be like making hasty generalization ,as the order is not published yet.