7th Central Pay Commission - Grant of Project Allowance - Finance Ministry's OM dated 19.07.2017

Implementation of the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission - Construction Projects - Grant of Project Allowance - Central Government employees shall be paid Project Allowance, which has been covered in the Risk/Hardship Matrix

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New Delhi, 20 July 2017: Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure has issued Office Memorandum on 19th July regarding implementation of the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission - Construction Projects - Grant of Project Allowance.

Consequent upon the acceptance of the recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commissionby the Government, the President, is pleased to decide that, in modification of this Ministry's O.M. No.20011/5/73-E.II(B) dated.17.01.1975 as amended from time to time and OM. No. 6(3)/2008-E.ll(B) dated 29.08.2008 on the subject mentioned above, the Central Government employees shall be paid Project Allowance, which has been covered in the Risk/Hardship Matrix, at the following revised rates:-

Level in Pay Matrix                       Cell Name                                            Rate per month(Rs.)
Level 9 and above                               R3H2                                                            3400
Level 8 and below                               R3H2                                                            2700

The term ‘Pay Level’ in the revised pay structure means the ‘Level in the Pay Matrix.

In respect of those employees who opt to continue in their pre-revised pay- structure, corresponding Grade Pay in the prescribed pay band as indicated in CCS (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 would determine the allowance under these orders.

These rates shall increase by 25 per cent whenever the Dearness Allowance payable on the revised pay structure goes up by 50 per cent.

All other terms and conditions governing the grant of this allowance shall remain unchanged.

These orders shall take effect from 1st July 2017.

These orders shall also apply to the. civilian employees paid from the Defence Services Estimates and the expenditure will be chargeable to the relevant head of the Defence Services Estimates.In regard to Armed Forces personnel and Railway employees, separate orders will be issued by the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Railways, respectively.

In so far as the employees. working in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders are issued with the concurrence of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

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