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Payment of Night Duty Allowance (NDA) on 7th CPC recommendations – Railway Board

Payment of Night Duty Allowance (NDA) pursuant to the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission – Railway Board Order RBE No.83/2020 dated 29.09.2020



RBE No.83/2020
New Delhi, dated 29.09.2020

The General Managers/CAOs
All Indian Railways & Production Units

Sub: Payment of Night Duty Allowance (NDA) pursuant to the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission – reg.

1. Please refer to Board’s letter of even number dated 08.03.2018 (RBE No. 36/2018) whereby the rates for revision of Night Duty Allowance (NDA) have been issued.

2. The matter has been reviewed based on the orders received from DoPT, the nodal Deptt. of Govt. on NDA. The President is pleased to decide that the hourly rate of NDA shall be equal to {(Basic Pay + Dearness Allowance)/200} which would be admissible to eligible categories of non-gazetted Railway Servants classified under Chapter XIV of the Railway Act, 1989 read with the Railway Servants (Hours of Work and Period of Rest) Rules, 2005 for work put in during the period from 22:00 hrs to 06:00 hrs. The ceiling of basic pay for entitlement of Night Duty Allowance shall be Rs.43600 per month. The rate should be worked out separately for each employee. The present formulation of weightage of 10 minutes for every hour of duty performed between the hours of 22:00 and 06:00 would continue.

3. The grant of NDA shall be subject to furnishing of a certificate by the supervisor concerned that Night Duty is essential.

4. These instructions will be applicable w.e.f. 01.07.2017.

5. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways.

6. Hindi version is enclosed.

Jt.Director, Estt.(P&A)
Railway Board

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