Family Planning Allowance Discontinued for Railway Employees – Adoption of 7th CPC recommendations of small family norms – Railway Board Circular
7th CPC has recommended for abolition of Family Planning Allowance since the level of awareness regarding appropriate family size has gone up among the government servants. 7th CPC is of the view that many benefits relates to children, viz., Children Education Allowance, Maternity Leave, LTC, etc., are available now.
Railways has denied Family Planning Allowance to Ex-Servicemen employed in Railways. NFIR refers the matter to Railway Board and requests to allow payment of Family Planning Allowance.
Small Family Norms – Central Government Employees are entitled for Family Planning Allowance as well as Rebate on HBA
Family Planning Insurance Scheme (FPIS) is a Government of India Scheme to encourage people who adopt permanent method of family planning