In a major relief to the railway employees, the Railways has changed the rules of Night Duty Allowance. Changes in the rules will benefit railway employees working at night.
Big news for railway employees
The government has given great relief to the railway employees. While giving a big relief to the railway employees, the Railways is considering to change the rules of Night Duty Allowance. Changes in the rules will benefit railway employees working at night. The rules are related to preventing night duty allowance for railway employees whose basic salary is more than Rs 43,600. At the same time, after the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission, there was a discussion that recovery from those receiving night duty allowance.
According to Zee News report, the railway department has now written a letter to the Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT) to stop the recovery and to arrange for night duty allowance keeping in view the condition of the employees working under different circumstances. Have said
Night duty allowance recovery stopped
According to General Secretary Anoop Sharma of Delhi Division of Northern Railway, the Railways has stopped the recovery of night duty allowance at present. Railway unions had raised the issue of night duty allowance with the Ministry of Railways and demanded that if an employee is not given night duty allowance, then he should not be called at night.
Change the rules of calculus
Some changes have also been made in the rules for calculation of night duty allowances. The new system has been implemented with immediate effect. A formula has been prepared for calculating the Night Duty Allowance, which will be done on the basis of the (Basic Salary + DA / 200) formula. This formula will be applicable in all government departments and ministries.
Calculation of night duty allowance will also be done separately for all employees on the basis of their basic salary. Till now all the employees of Grade A were given the same night duty allowance. Now this allowance will be calculated separately.
They will get night duty allowance
How much night duty an employee has done will be calculated based on the certificate given by the supervisor of the employees. Night duty allowance will be given only when an employee works from 10 am to 6 am.
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