7th CPC Revised PCO Allowance: - Railway Board Order

7th CPC Revised PCO Allowance: - Railway Board Order 

New Delhi: Government of India, Ministry of Railway has issued orders regarding Implementation of recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission accepted by the Government - relating to grant of PCO Allowance to staff of Production Control Organization on 20 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 relating to revision of allowances, the President is pleased to revise the rates of PCO Allowance as under:
  • Section Engineers and Sr. Section Engineers in level 7 in the Pay Matrix (VII CPC) - 6% of Basic Pay
  • Non-supervisory staff and Jr. Engineers up to level 6 in the Pay Matrix (VII CPC) - 12% of Basic Pay
The revised rates of allowance shall be admissible with effect from the 1st July,2017.

All other terms and conditions envisaged in Board's letter Nos. PC-IV/86/SP/1 dated 16.10.1989, PC-IV/89/SP/2 dated 28.03.1990 and PC-lV/89/SP/2 dated 31.05.1991 shall remain unchanged.

The PCO Allowance will not be reckoned for any benefit such as DA, HRA, CCA, pension, gratuity and fixation of pay on promotion.

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