7th Pay Commission Recommendations- Revision of Provisions regulating Ex-gratia Lump-Sum Compensation to the Families of Railway

7th Pay Commission Recommendations- Revision of Provisions regulating Ex-gratia Lump-Sum Compensation to the Families of Railway

RBE No. 133/2016 


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RAILWAY BOARD

No. E(W)2016/EG-1/4

New Delhi, dated 25.1.2016. 

The General Manager (Personnel)
All Zonal Railways/Production Units
(As per standard Mailing List)


Sub: Implementation of Government's decision on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission - Revision of provisions regulating Ex-gratia lump-sum compensation to the families of Railway employees who die in harness in performance of bonafide official duties.


Ref: Board's letters No. (i) E(W)99/CP-1/1 dated 5.11.99

(ii) E(W)2000/CP-1/7 dated 30.9.2008


In pursuance of the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission, it has been decided with the approval of the President that the amount of ex gratia lump sum compensation, as modified vide para 12.1 of DOP&PW's 0.M No. No.38/37/201:6-P&PW (A) (i) dated 4.8.2016 be adopted by the Ministry of Railways in the case of families of Railway servants who die in the performance of their bona fide official duties under various circumstances. Accordingly, sub para (a) to (d) of the first paragraph of this Ministry's letter No. E (W) 2008/CP-1/7 dated 30.9.2008 is modified and substituted as under:


Circumstances
Amount (Rs.)
(a)
Death occurring due to accidents in the course of performance of duties.
25 lakh
(b)
Death in the course of performance of duties attributed to acts of violence by terrorists, anti-social elements, etc.
25 lakh
(c)
Death occurring in border skirmishes and action againSt militants, terrorists, extremists, sea pirates
35 lakhs
(d)
Death occurring while on duty in the specified higli altitude, unaccessible border posts, etc. on account of natural disasters, extreme weather conditions
35 lakhs
(e)
Death occurring during enemy action in war or such war like engagements, which are specifically notified by Ministry of Defence and death occurring during evacuation of Indian Nationals from a war-torn zone in foreign country.
45 lakh


2. These Orders are applicable in the case of Railway servants who die in harness on or after 1.1.2016.

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

4. Please acknowledge receipt.

(Hindi Version will follow)

Sd/-
(Sunil Kumar)
Director Estt. (Welfare)
Railway Board.

Source:- http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/

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