7th Pay Commission – Flag Station Allowance
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi,dated 05-09-2017
The General Managers and Principal Financial Advisers,
All Indian Railways & Production Units.
Sub: Implementation of recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission accepted by the Government — Flag Station Allowance.
Consequent upon the decisions taken by the government on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission relating to revision of allowances, the President is pleased to abolish Flag Station Allowance (Payable to Commercial Staff in charge of Flag Stations where Train passing duties are not involved) as a separate allowance. The eligible employees will now be governed by the newly proposed “Extra Work Allowance”, which shall be governed as under:
a. Extra Work Allowance will be paid at a uniform rate of 2%(two percent) of the basic pay per month.
b. An employee shall receive this allowance for a maximum period of one year, and there should be minimum gap of one year before the same employee is deployed for similar duties again.
c. This allowance shall not be combined i.e. if the same employee is performing two or more such duties and is eligible for 2%(two percent) allowance for each add-on, then the total Extra Work Allowance payable will remain capped at 2%(two percent) of basic pay.
2. These orders shall be effective from 1S July, 2017.
3. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
4. Please acknowledge receipt.