7th CPC Allowances and Concessions to Officers , JCOs and ORs of Armed Forces – MoD Orders dt. 18.9.2017
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
New Delhi, the 18th Sep, 2017
The Chief of the Army Staff
The Chief of the Naval Staff
The Chief of the Air Staff
Subject: RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE SEVENTH CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION ON ALLOWANCES/CONCESSIONS IN RESPECT OF OFFICERS / JCOs AND ORs OF THE ARMY AND EQUIVALENT RANKS OF NAVY AND AIR FORCE – IMPLEMENTATION OF
I am directed to say that consequent of finalisation of Seventh Central Pay Commission award on allowances/concessions by the Government vide (Ministry of Finance Resolution No. 11-1/2016-IC dated 6th July 2017, the President is pleased to sanction revised rates of Allowances/Concessions in respect of Officers /JCOs and ORs of the Army and equivalent rank of Navy and Air Force personnel.
2.Allowances related to Risk and Hardship are listed in Appendix-A and allowances other than Risk and Hardship are listed in Appendix-B attached to this letter.
3.Based on the approved recommendations of 7th CPC, various existing Risk and Hardship allowances have now been subsumed in different cells of the new Risk and Harship matrix. The matrix is divided into 9 cells, based on Low, Medium and High risk juxtaposed with Low, Medium and High harship. One extra cell on the top is RH-Max, to include Siachen Allowance as a combination of risk and hardship maximum. However, the allowances shall maintain their names and conditions attached with their admissibility (unless otherwise stated). These allowances will be paid as per rate of the cell under which they have been placed in the Risk and Hardship Matrix. A copy of the Risk and Hardship Matrix is listed as per Appendix-C.
4.Based on the approved recommendations of 7th CPC, some allowances have been rationalized by subsuming in allowances with a different/new nomenclature. Orders for these allowances will be issued separately.
5.Some allowances have been abolished as per approved recommendations of 7th CPC and are listed as per Appendix-D of this letter.
6.The revised rates of the above allowances/ concessions will be effective from 1st July, 2017.
7.The other terms and conditions for grant of the respective allowances/ concessions would continue to be applicable in respect of the revised rates notified in the Appendices-A & B to this letter.
8.Certain allowances are dealt by other Wings in Ministry of Defence. These Wings will separately issue orders pertaining to them.
9.The term ‘Basic Pay’ for the purpose of these orders refers to basic pay as defined in relevant Army/Air Force Pay Rules and Navy Pay Regulations.
10.This letter issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Defence (Finance) vide their LD. No. 1(3)2016/AG/225-PA dated 24.08.2017.
Joint Secretary to the Govt. of India
Risk and Hardship Allowances & Concessions Other than Risk and Hardship to Officers, JCOs and ORs of Armed Forces
Pay & Allowances of JCOs/OR (Junior Commissioned Officer/ Other Rank)
All the parameters of Pay and Allowances of JCOs/OR of Indian Army, Territorial Army, NCC Personnel, Defence Civilian Non-Gazetted Employees Posted in Field Areas, incorporating the 7th CPC Entitlements.
- 7th CPC Pay as per Revised Pay Rules – Definition
- Military Service Pay – An Overview
- Exercise of option – Exercised in writing
- Fixation of pay in the revised pay structure – Methodology
- Re–Fixation of Pay – Stepping Up
- Date of Increment in Revised Pay Structure – More details
- Mode of Payment of Arrears of Pay – Calculation
- Pay Matrix – View Table
Allowances for JCOs / ORs of Indian Army – An Overview
- Allowances as per 7th CPC – An Overview
- CEA Scheme – Hostel Subsidy – Educational Concession
- Language & Qualification Allowance – Revised Rates
- Dress Allowance – New Rates
- Transport Allowance – Revised Rates for JCOs/OR
- Conveyance Allowance – Revised Table for JCOs/OR
- Concurrent Admissibility of Allowance – List of Allowances for JCOs/OR
- House Rent Allowance – Matrix for HRA to JCOs/OR
- Dip Money – Revised Rates for All Naval Personnel
- Diving Attendant Allowance – Revised Rates for All Naval Personnel
- Hard Area Allowance – Revised Rates for JCOs/OR
- Island Special Duty Allowance – Revised Rates for JCOs/OR
- Funeral Allowance – Funeral Expense
- Tough Location Allowance – Revised Rates for JCOs/OR
- Deputation (Duty) Allowance – Revised Rates for JCOs/OR
- Test Pilot and Flight Test Engineer Allowance – Officers Only
- Extra Work Allowance – Revised Rates for JCOs/OR
- Composite Personal Maintenance Allowance – Revised Rates for JCOs/OR
- Rum Allowance – For JCOs/OR Only
- Additional Post and Classification Allowance – Revised Rates for JCOs/OR
- Good Service/Good Conduct/Badge Allowance – Revised Rates for JCOs/OR
- Gallantry Awards – Revised Rates for JCOs/OR
- Training Allowance – Revised Rates for JCOs/OR
- Other Allowances – Revised Rates for JCOs/OR
Important Updates on 7th CPC Allowances….