Risk Allowance revised

Risk Allowance meant for certain categories of Central Government Employees Enhanced:

No.21012/01/2010-Estt. (AL)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension

Department of Personnel & Training

New Delhi, October 18, 2012


Subject: Risk Allowance to Central Government employees —

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. No.21012/4/88- Estt.(Allowances) dated 22ndAugust, 1988, on the captioned subject and to state that in partial modification of the aforesaid O.M., the President is pleased to revise the rates of Risk Allowance in respect of the existing categories of Central Government employees with effect from 1 st September, 2008, as under:



Categories of employees Revised rates in rupees

per month

1. Unskilled workers 40.00
2. Semi-skilled workers 60.00
3. Skilled workers 80.00
4. Supervisors 100.00
5. Non-gazetted    officers    engaged   inNitro

Glycerine preparation

6. Gazetted officers engaged in Nitro

Glycerine preparation

7. Danger Building Officers 400.00

2.    The amount of Risk Allowance would be automatically raised by 25% every time the Dearness Allowance on the revised pay structure goes up by 50%. No separate instructions on this count would be required.

3.    All other terms and conditions envisaged in the O.M. dated 22.08.1988 shall continue to apply.

(Vibha G. Mishra)


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