7th CPC Railway Order : Special Allowance to Nurses working in Operation Theatre / ICU
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
The General Secretary,
3, Chelmsford Road,
New Delhi dated. 27.02.2018
Sub:- Special Allowance to Nurses working in Operation Theatre/Incentive care Unit-revision of Allowance-reg.
Ref:- NFIR’s letter No. I/5(g)/Part VI dated 05.01.2018, 16.10.2017, 20.09.2017 and letter No. I/5(g)/Pt. V dated 30.05.2017.
The undersigned is directed to refer to your above quoted letters on the cited subject. It is informed that the rates of Operation Theatre Allowance to Nursing Personnel working in Railway Hospitals have been revised Board’s letter No. E(P&A)I-2017/SP-1/MH-1 dated 27.12.2017 (copy enclosed) in accordance with the instructions issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare vide their OM No Z.28015/52/2017-N dated 27.09.2017.
2. Regarding, issue of not mentioning PNM agenda item in the above Board’s letter dated 27.12.2017, it is stated that these accepted recommendations of 7th CPC and instructions issued by MoH&FW. The PNM item is regarding revision of rate of Special Allowance to Nurses working in Operation Theatres/Incentive Care Units in accordance with the recommendations of VI CPC.
3. The issue in respect of revision of rates of Special Allowance from Rs. 120/- p.m. to Rs. 360/- p.m. to Nurses working in Operation Theatres/Incentive Care Units is still under consideration in consultation with MoH&FW which is the nodal Ministry in the matter. Information in this regard is still awaited inspite of several reminders last being sent on 19.02.2018 (copy enclosed). Ministry of Railways cannot take the decision of revision of rates from Rs. 120/- p.m. to Rs. 360/- p.m. unilaterally. As and when such a communication is received from MoH&FW, the rates will be revised duly acknowledging NFIR’s PNM Agenda item.
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