7th CPC Abolition of Allowances: Railway Board Order

7th CPC Railway Board Order: Abolition of Allowances - ASV, Commercial, Flying Squad, Night Patrolling, Rajdhani and Vigilance Allowance

New Delhi: Government of India, Ministry of Railway has issued orders regarding Implementation of recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission accepted by the Government - Abolition of Allowances on 30 August, 2017 to The General Managers and Principal Financial Advisers, and All Indian Railways & Production Units.


Consequent upon the decisions taken by the government on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission, the President is pleased to decide to abolish the following allowances with effect from 1st July, 2017:

(i) Accounts Stock Verifiers (ASV) Allowance (incentive to Accounts Stock Verifiers on passing Appendix IV-A (IREM) Examination);

(ii) Commercial Allowance (special allowance to announcers - ECRCs/Comml. Clerks/TCs/ASMs/SMS);

(iii) Flying Squad Allowance (special ailowance to CTls/iTEs working in HQ Flying Squad);

(iv) Night Patrolling Allowance to Trackmen;

(v) Rajdhani Allowance (special allowance to Train Supdts./Dy. Train Supdts./Stewards (Dy. Train Supdts) of Rajdhani Trains); and

(vi) Vigilance Allowance (special allowance to Vigilance Inspectors working in Zonal Railways/Production Units).

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