Overtime Allowance (OTA) to Railway Employees consequent upon Revision of Pay Scales and allowances

Overtime Allowance (OTA) to Railway Employees consequent upon Revision of Pay Scales and allowances

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS 
(Railway Board) 

S.No.PC-VII//79 
RBE No.175/2017
No.PC-V/2017/A/OTA/1 
New Delhi, dated 28.11.2017 

The General Managers
All Indian Railways and
Production Units
(as per mailing list)


Sub: Grant Of Overtime Allowance (OTA) to Railway Employees consequent upon revision of pay scales and Allowances. 

Ref: Board’s letter No.PC-V/2008/A/O/3(OTA) dated 17-02-2010 (RBE No.29/2010) and dated 20-05-2011 (RBE No.72/2011) 

Pursuant to the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission, the issue of revision of OTA has been under consideration and in partial modification of the Board’s earlier orders on the subject, it has been decided by the Board that the Railway employees who are governed by the Statutory Acts/Rules viz. The Factories Act,1948 and Railway Servants (Hours of Work and period of Rest) Rules,2005 and who have opted for the revised Pay Matrix in terms of Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules,2016, may be granted OTA, on the basis of their emoluments in the revised scales of pay. 

2. The emoluments, for the purpose of computation of rates of OTA will comprise the following: 

(a) Railway Employees governed by the Factories Act, 1948:- 
  • Revised rates of Pay 
  • DA 
  • HRA 
  • Transport Allowance 
  • Cash equivalent of the advantage accruing through the concessional sale to workers of food grains and other articles as the workers, for the time being may be entitled to (excluding wages for overtime work or Bonus) 
(b) Railway employees governed by Railway Servants (Hours of Work and period of Rest) Rules, 2005:- 
  • All the items as shown in (a) above except House Rent Allowance 
(c) Railway Employees governed by rules Under Departmental Overtime 

(i) Employees working in Loco Sheds and C & W Depot 
  • All the items as shown in (a) above except House Rent Allowance 
(ii) Other Railway Employees governed under Departmental Orders 
  • Revised rates of pay 
  • Dearness Allowance 
3. The revised rates of Overtime Allowance shall be effective from 01-07-2017 

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

5. Hindi version is enclosed. 

Sd/- 
N.P.Singh
Deputy Director, Pay Commission-V
Railway Board. 


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