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7th PC Pay Scale changes: Railways introduces amendments for its Employees

7th Pay Commission: Ministry of Railways has just come up with a notification with regard to seventh pay commission recommendations for Railways employees. An amendment has been introduced in Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016, which has been necessitated by the government’s acceptance of 7th CPC recommendations modifying the 80:20 distribution within Group ‘B’ as provided in Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules vide notification dated February 5, 1998 and April 25, 2003.

As per the notification, in supersession of the existing conditions regarding grant of Level 10 to 80 per cent of Group ‘B’ Officers of all Organised Services including Accounts Department after 3 years regular service, for Group ‘B’ Officers of all Organised Services other than Accounts Department, the revised scale of Level 10 will now be granted after completion of four years regular service in the grade of Level 8.

Below is the detailed 7th Pay Commission linked notification:

In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso of Article 309 of the Constitution, the President hereby makes the following amendment in Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 namely:

1. These Rules may be called Railway Services (Revised Pay) Amendment Rules, 2018.
2. Below Note 2 of the Schedule to Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016, Note 3 may be inserted as under:

“In supersession of the existing conditions regarding grant of Level 10 to 80% of Group ‘B’ Officers of all Organised Services including Accounts Department after 3 years regular service, for Group ‘B’ Officers of all Organised Services other than Accounts Department, the revised scale of Level 10 will now be granted after completion of four years regular service in the grade of Level 8. For Group ‘B’ Officers of Accounts Department, the revised scale of Level 10 will now be granted after completion of four years service in the grade of Level-9.

The revised scale of Level 10 may be operated to the extent of 100% of the Group ‘B’ Officers on roll including Group ‘B’ Officers officiating in the revised scale Level 11 on ad-hoc basis (subject to fulfillment of eligibility conditions) in respect of all organized services, with effect from the date of publication of these rules and thereafter with effect from 1st January and 1st July of subsequent years”.

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