List of Allowances Approved by the Cabinet: 7th Pay Commission covers complete list of allowances approved by the cabinet and finance minister of India. You can find revised percentage of House Rant Allowance also for Class X, Class Y and Class Z cities. Revised allowances will be applicable form 01 July 2017 to all central government employee.
List of Allowances Approved by the Cabinet: 7th Pay Commission
House Rant Allowance HRA
HRA will be paid at 24%, 16% and 8% for X, Y and Z category of cities respectively. It is decided that HRA shall not be less than Rs 5400, Rs 3600 and Rs 1800 for X, Y and Z cities. HRA will be revised when DA reaches 50% and 100%. When DA reaches 50% HRA will be 27%, 18% and 9% and when DA reaches 100% then HRA will be 30%, 20% and 10%.
Previously HRA is 30%, 20% and 10% as per the class of cities.
Washing, kit maintainance, washing and outfit allowances are subsumed in to Dress Allowance. Dress Allowance will be paid Rs 5000, Rs 10,000, Rs 15,000 and Rs 20,000 annualy as per post of employee.
Children Education Allowance
Children Education Allowance increased by 2250 from 1500 per month per child.
Higher Qualification Incentive for Civilians increased from 2000 and 10000 to 10000 and 30000.
Tough Location Allowance
TLA is a subsummed allowance of (Remote Locality) Allowance (SCRLA), Sunderban Allowance and Tribal Area Allowance. TLA is increased from 1000 to 5300 per month as per 7th CPC Pay Matrix.
Allowance Paid to Indian Post Department / Railway Department
Postmen in Department of Posts and trackmen in Railways, the cycle allowance is retained and the rates have been doubled from Rs 90 per month to Rs 180 per month.
Special Train Controller’s Allowance of Rs 5000 per month.
Additional Allowance is increased Rs 500 to Rs 1125 and Rs 1000 to Rs 2250. This has also been extended to Loco Pilot Goods and Senior Passenger Guards also at Rs 750 per month.
Allowance Paid to Nurses and Hospital Staff
Nursing Allowance has been increased from Rs 4800 per month to Rs 7200 per month.
Rate of Operation Theatre Allowance has been increased from Rs 360 per month to Rs 540 per month.
Patient Care Allowance has been increased from Rs 2070 – Rs 2100 per month to Rs 4100 – Rs 5300 per month.
Medical Allowance for Pensioners
FIxed Medical Allowance for Pensioners is increased from Rs 500 to Rs 1000 per month.
Allowances Paid to Defense, CAPF, Indian Cost Guard, Police
Technical allowance has been merged with Higher Qualification Incentive.
Free railway warrant (Leave Travel Concession) is extended to all personnel of Central Armed Personnel Forces (CAPFs) and the Indian Coast Guard.
Field Area Allowances is increased from Rs 1200 – Rs 12600 per month to Rs 6000 – Rs 16900 per month.
Sea Going Allowance granted to personnel of Indian Navy will go up from Rs 3000 – Rs 7800 per month to Rs 6000 – Rs 10500 per month.
Flying Allowance will go up from Rs 10500 – Rs 15750 per month to Rs 17300 – Rs 25000 per month. Extended mutatis mutandis to BSF Air Wing also.
Aeronautical Allowance increased from Rs 300 per month to Rs 450 per month and extended to Indian Coast Guard.
Article Title: List of Allowances Approved by the Cabinet: 7th Pay Commission