Improvement of Grade Pay for Railway Employees which Railways agreed in Principle but not DOPT and Finance Ministry – Copies of replies from DOPT for discussions with 7th Pay Commission
National Federation of Indian Railwaymen (NIFR) sent a letter to the Secretary (F), Railway Board,
New Delhi regarding non approval of the proposal of Railways Ministry on increasing of Grade Pay. The letter is reproduced below:
National Federation of Indian Railwaymen
CHELMSFORD ROAD, NEW DELHI – 110 055
Affiliated to :
Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC)
International Transport Workers’ Federation (lTF)
No. IV/NFIR/7th CPC/2013/Part. V (0.13.)
The Secretary (E),
Kind attention: Executive Director/PC-II
Sub: Issues relating to improvement of Grade Pay etc., – Proposals of the Railway Ministry to the Ministry of Finance and DoP&T but not agreed-reg.
As Railway Board are aware. the NFIR has been given slots on 13th and 14th April, 2015 by the 7lh Central Pay Commission, to deliberate and discuss the cases of Railway employees of all categories (serving/retired) relating to the pay and allowances/perks.
In this connection, the Federation would place its points on the issues (as per list enclosed) where Railway Ministry had agreed in principle and sent proposals to the MoF/DoP&T who however did not agree. To enable the Federation to have meaningful discussion on these subjects with the Pay Commission, Federation requires copies of replies received from the MoF/DOP&T.
NFIR. therefore, requests the Railway Board to kindly arrange to provide copies of the replies given by MoF/DOP&T in the case of issues mentioned in the enclosed list at the a earliest.
(Dr. M. Raghavaiah)