Payment of Dearness Allowance to running staff – RBA 90/2016

Absorption of medically decategorised employees redeployment in alternative posts

Railway Board order on Payment of Dearness Allowance to running staff – RBA 90/2016 dated 25.11.2016 issued

Ministry of Railways has issued a Circular on Payment of Dearness Allowance to running staff




RBA No.90/2016

No.2016/AC-II(CC)/IPAS/37/7 (Zonal Railways)

25th November, 2016

a) General Managers, All Zonal Railways (including Metro Railway, Kolkata);

b) Director/Finance, CRIS

Sub : Payment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Running Staff

Railway Board (Pay Commission Dte.) vide their letter No. PC-VII/2016/1/7/2/1 dated 11th November, 2016 (RBE 131/2016) had communicated payment of DA @ 2% per month to all categories of Railway Employees w.e.f 1st July, 2016. The issue regarding admissibility of DA on running allowance paid to Running Staff has been examined and it has been decided that DA @ 2% shall be admissible to Running staff on the Basic pay plus Running allowances drawn w.e.f 1st July, 2016.

2. CRIS may incorporate the above rule in IPAS application, so that payroll of running staff for November, 2016 could be drawn accordingly.

3. It may please be ensured that Salary Advance of Rs.10000/- paid to Non-Gazetted employees in terms of Railway Board’s letter No.2016/E(LL)/APW/1 dated 17.11.2016 is recovered from the concerned staff in salary bill of November’ 2016.

4. This issues with the approval of competent authority.

(V. Prakash)

Joint Director (Accounts)

Railway Board DA Circular