7th Pay Commission annual increment can be granted on completion of 6 months of service from the date of Promotion or MACP – Clarification given by Railway Board on the basis of Office Memorandum issued by Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
PC-VII No. 114
File No. PC-VII/2017/R-1/7
New Delhi, dated: 31/08/2018
The General Manager/CAOs(R),
All Indian Railways & Production Units,
(As per mailing list)
Sub: Date of next increment — Rule 10 of RS(RP) Rules, 2016 -regarding.
Consequent to implementation of 7th CPC recommendations, various doubts have arisen over the issue of Date of Next Increment (DNI) in case of an employee promoted or granted financial upgradation including upgradation under MACP on 1st July, 2016, whose pay was fixed on 01.07.2016 in terms of the rules governing fixation of pay on promotion.
2. Now, the issue above has been considered by Ministry of Finance/Department of Expenditure vide their CM No. 4-21/2017-IC/E.III(A) dated 31.07.2018 (copy enclosed) inter-alia clarifying the Date of Next Increment in case an employee is promoted or granted financial upgradation including upgradation under the MACP Scheme on 1st January or 1st July.
3. The clarifications issued by Ministry of Finance/Department of Expenditure as mentioned above shall be applicable mutatis mutandis in Railways too with respect to Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016.
4. Hindi version will follow.
(Jaya Kumar G)
Deputy Director, Pay Commission-VII