Availability of option for fixation of pay on promotion – RBE No. 79-2017

Railway Board has issued  RBE No. 79-2017  vide  No. PC-VII/201611/6/2 dated: 31.07.2017 regrading Availability of option for fixation of pay on promotion from the Date of Next Increment (DNI) in the lower post and method of fixation of pay from DNI, if opted for, in context of RS(RP) Rules, 2016 – regarding.

Details of Railway Board Esstt. Circular (RBE 79-2017)

Sub: Availability of option for fixation of pay on promotion from the Date of Next Increment (DNI) in the lower post and method of fixation of pay from DNI, if opted for, in context of RS(RP) Rules, 2016 – regarding.

Consequent to implementation of ih CPC recommendations, various doubts have arisen over the issue of relevancy of provisions ofFR 22(I)(a)(l) as well as the methodology of fixation of pay on promotion to a post carrying duties and responsibilities of greater importance, of a Government Servant in case he opts for pay fixation from the Date of Next Increment (DNI).

2. It was advised to all the Zonal Railways vide Board’s letter of even no. dated 09.03.2017 that the issue has already been referred to Ministry of Finance. Now a detailed clarification over the issue has been issued by Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Personnel & Training (MoPPG&P/DoP&T) vide their O.M No. 13/02/2017-Estt.(Pay-I) dated 27.07.2017 (copy enclosed).

3. The clarifications issued by MoPPG&P/DoP&T vide their O.M. dated 27.07.2017 will be applicable mutatis mutandis in Railways w.r.t. RS(RP) Rules, 2016.

4. Hindi version will follow.

Copy of Railway Board Esstt. Orders RBE 79-2017 is attached here:



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