7th Pay Commission Overtime Allowance revision from 1st January 2016 – Amended Railway Board Order

Overtime Allowance – 7th CPC Pay with effect from 1st January 2016 applicable – Earlier Order amended to confirm calculation of OTA using revised Pay and Allowances from 1st January 2016 and 1st July 2017 respectively.

(Railway Board)


RBE No.77/2018
New Delhi, dated 01-06-2018

The General Managers,
All Indian Railways & Pus
(As per mailing list)


Sub :- Grant of Overtime Allowance (OTA) to Railway employees consequent upon revision of pay scales and allowances — date of effect.

Please refer this office letter of even number dt. 20.03.2018 (RBE No. 41/2018) on the above subject. In partial modification to the letter dt. 20.03.2018 ibid, it is advised that the second sentence of the said letter may be read as under:-

“This issue of revising the date of effect of OTA w.e.f. 01-01-2016 was taken up by the Federations (NFIR & AIRF), and was also raised in PNM forum by NFIR as item No. 06/2018. The issue has been considered and it has been decided that the basic pay and DA element for the purpose of OTA may be antedated to 01-01-2016 and other elements constituting emoluments for the purpose of OTA viz. HRA and Transport allowance etc. shall be taken into account at revised rates w.e.f. 01-7-2017 as per the 7th CPC recommendations.”

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

3. Hindi version will follow.

(Subhankar Dutta)
Dy. Director, Pay Commission-V
Railway Board

Read/Download Railway Board CORRIGENDUM S.No.PC-VII/105 – No.PC-V/2017/A/OTA/1 dated 01.06.2018

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