7th CPC: Pay Fixation of medically decategorized Running Staff on their absorption in alternative post
Registration No. : RTU/Nnn/31/2012
National Federation of Indian Railwaymen
3, CHELMSFORD ROAD, NEW DELHI – 110055
Affiliated to :
Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC)
International Transport Workers’ Federation (lTF)
No. I/2/Part IV
The Secretary/ (E),
Railway Board, New Delhi
Sub: Pay Fixation of medically decategorized Running Staff on their absorption in alternative post-reg’
Reports are being received by the Federation that the pay fixation granted in the case of medically de categorized Running Staff on their absorption in the alternative stationery posts, after introduction of 7th CPC Pay Matrix levels, has resulted in loss of legitimate financial benefits to them.
In this connection, NFIR desires to bring to Railway Board’s notice that consequent to implementation of 6th CPC Pay Band with Grade Pay, since it was an open ended Pay Scale having no fixed stages, whatever the pay so arrived at, after computing Pay plus 30% thereon (as Pay element), the same was fixed in the same Pay Band + Grade Pay and such pay fixation had resulted in no loss to Running Staff as the question of pay fixation with personal pay (PP) had not arisen.
Now with the implementation of the 7th CPC Pay Matrices with effect from 0l/01/2016, the medically decategorised. Running Staff absorbed in alternative: posts have been put to disadvantageous position consequent upon pay fixation, resulting loss of one increment benefit for the year. The pay fixation cases of two medically decategorised Loco Pilots, absorbed in alternative posts in Salem Division of Southern Railway are mentioned below as example:-
The above position indicates that the pay fixation in alternative posts has caused loss to the staff as a portion of the pay has been treated as “PP” even though appropriate stage is available in the table given for Pay Level-6 of 7th CPC.
The above irregular pay fixation needs to be rectified duly re-fixing pay at the stage available in Pay Level-6 without treating any portion af pay as “PP”.
NFIR, therefore, requests the Railway Board to look into the faulty pay fixation of treating a portion of pay as ‘PP’ in the “ur” oi medically decategorized Running Staff absorbed in alternative posts and issue suitable clarification instructions to the Southern Railway in particular and other zonal Railways in general not to treat a portion of pay as ‘PP’, when the ,tug., are available in the 7th CPC pay levels.
A copy of the instructions issued may be endorsed to the Federation.
Dr. M. Raghavaiah