7th Pay Commission Holiday Allowance – Implementation of recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission accepted by the Government – National Holiday Allowance.
7th CPC recommendations on the Holiday Allowances are (1) Holiday Compensatory Allowance for sensitive departments like IB will be covered under National Holiday Allowance up to 12 holidays. For other s only compensatory off will be provided
National Holiday Allowance is appicable to Railway Employees and same is sought to be revised by various Railway Federations. Railways Ministry’s stand in this issue is the said allowance can not be revised as such presently as 7th Pay Commission has been reviewing all allowances including National Holiday Allowance.