REVISED RATES OF RISK AND HARDSHIP ALLOWANCES/CONCESSIONS
To Armed Forces Personnel
Existing

After 7th CPC
Recommendation 

SI No.

Allowance

To whom granted

Existing Rates (In ₹ )

To whom granted

RHMatrix (Risk / Hardship involved)

Rates after VII CPC (in ₹)

Remarks


1.

Boiler Watch keeping Allowance

Sailors

3000 PM

Sailors

R3H1

4100 PM


2.

Hard Lying Money

Full

Half

Full

Half

Hard Lying Money (Half rate) will be half the rate
of Hard Lying Money 

Naval Officers

600 PM

300 PM

Naval
Officers

R3H3

1200 PM

600 PM


Sailors

420 PM

210 PM

Sailors

1000 PM

500 PM


3.

MARCOS and Chariot
Allowance 
Capt 3 yrs in rank and above

15750 PM

Naval Officers

R1H1

25000 PM


Lt Cdr /Cdr/Capt less than 3 yrs in rank

21000 PM

Sailors

17300 PM


Lieutenant

16500 PM


Sub Lieutenant

13500 PM


MCPO II/I

12600 PM


CPO & Below

10500 PM


4

Project Allowance

All Personnel


For post in the Grade

2250
PM 
Officers

R3H2

3400 PM


For post in the Grade Pay of less than Rs.5400

1500
PM 
JCOs/ORs & equiv.

2700 PM


5

Free Fall Jump Instructor Allowance

Officers

3000
PM 
Officers

R2H2

10500 PM


JCOs & below

1800
PM 
JCOs/ORs

6000 PM


6

Flying Allowance

Flag Officer and equivalent

13500
PM 
Officers

R1H1

25000 PM


Fit Lt and equivalent

16500
PM 
JCOs/ORs & equiv. in Air Force

17300 PM


Sqn Ldr to Gp Capt and equivalent

21000
PM 

Air Cmde & above and equivalent

15750
PM 

JWO & above and equiv.

12600
PM 

Sgt and below and equiv.

10500
PM 

7

Field Area Allowance

Lt Col & above & equiv

7800
PM 
Officers

R2H2

10500 PM


Major & equiv

7200
PM 
JCOs/ORs & equiv in IAF

6000 PM


Captain & equiv

6600
PM 

Lt & equiv

6300
PM 

JCO & equiv in IAF

5400
PM 

Hav & equiv in IAF

3600
PM 

Nk/Sep & equiv in IAF

3000
PM 

8

Sea Going Allowance

All Naval Personnel

As this allowance is granted on prorata basis, the
existing condition that the sea vessels should be deployed for a minimum of 12 hrs, a day, is reduced to 4 hrs/. a day. 

Cdr & Above

7800
PM 
Officers

R2H2

10500 PM


Lt Cdr

7200
PM 
Sailors

6000 PM


Lt

6600
PM 

Sub Lieutenant

6300
PM 

MCPO I, II, & CPO

5400
PM 

PO

3600
PM 

Ldg Seaman & Below

3000
PM 

9

Test Pilot & Flight Test Engineer Allowance

Test Pilot

3000
PM 
Test Pilot

R1H3

5300 PM


Flight Test Engineer

1500
PM 
Flight Test Engineer

4100 PM


10

Modified Field Area Allowance

Lt Col & above & equiv

3000
PM 
Officers

6300 PM

The rate is 60% of the Field Area Allowance i.e. 60%
of cell R2H2 

Major & equiv

2790
PM 
JCOs/ORs & equiv. in IAF

3600 PM


Captain & equiv

2580
PM 

Lt & equiv

2400
PM 

JCO & equiv in IAF


Hav & equiv in IAF

1380 PM


Nk/Sep & equiv in IAF

1200
PM 

11

Highly Active Field Area Allowance

Lt Col & above & equiv

12600
PM 
Officers

R1H2

16900 PM


Major &.equiv

11640
PM 
JCOs/ORs & equiv. in IAF

9700 PM


Captain & equiv

10650
PM 

Lt & equiv

10170
PM 

JCO & equiv in IAF

8730
PM 

Hav & equiv in IAF

5820
PM 

Nk/Sep & equiv in IAF

4860
PM 

12

Counter Insurgency Allowance in Peace Area

Lt Col & above & equiv

7800
PM 
Officers

R2H2

10500 PM


Major & equiv

7200
PM 
JCOs/ORs & quiv in IAF

6000 PM


Captain & equiv

6600
PM 

Lt & equiv

6300
PM 

JCO & equiv in IAF

5400
PM 

Hav & equiv in IAF

3600
PM 

Nk/Sep & equiv in IAF

3000
PM 

13

Counter Insurgency Allowance (CI Ops) in Field Area

Lt Col & above & equiv

11700
PM 
Officers

R1H2

16900 PM


Major & equiv

10800
PM 
JCOs/ORs & equiv in IAF

9700 PM


Captain & equiv

9900
PM 

Lt & equiv

9450
PM 

JCO & equiv in IAF

8100
PM 

Hav & equiv in IAF

5400
PM 

Nk/Sep & equiv in IAF

4500
PM 

14

Counter Insurgency Allowance in Modified Field Area

Lt Col & above & equiv

9000
PM 
Officer


Major & equiv

8310
PM 
JCOs/ORs & equiv in IAF

13013 PM

CI Ops Allowance in Modified Field Area will be 77%
of CI Ops in Field Area 

Captain & equiv

7620
PM 
7469 PM 

Lt & equiv

7260
PM 

JCO & equiv in IAF

6240
PM 

Hav & equiv in IAF

4140
PM 

Nk/Sep & equiv in IAF

3450
PM 

15

High Altitude Allowance CatI

Lt Col & above & equiv

3180
PM 
Officers

R3H2

3400 PM


Major & equiv

2790
PM 
JCOs/ORs & equiv. in IAF

2700 PM


Captain & equiv

1980
PM 

Lt & equiv

1590
PM 

JCO & equiv in IAF

1440
PM 

Hav & equiv in IAF

1110
PM 

Nk/Sep & equiv in IAF

810
PM 

16

High Altitude Allowance CatII

Lt Col & above & equiv

4800
PM 
Officers

R3Hl

5300 PM


Major & equiv

4200
PM 
JCOs/ORs & equiv. in IAF

4100 PM


Captain & equiv

3000
PM 

Lt & equiv

2400
PM 

JCO & equiv in IAF

2160
PM 

Hav & equiv in IAF

1680
PM 

Nk/Sep & equiv in IAF

1200
PM 

17

High Altitude Allowance CatIII

Officers

16800 PM

Officers

R1Hl

25000 PM


JCOs/ORs & equiv. in IAF

11200 PM

JCOs/ORs &
equiv. in IAF 
17300 PM


18

Hydrographic Survey Allowance (for nonsurveyors)

NonSurveyor officers serving onboard ships

600 PM

Non Surveyor officers serving onboard ships

R3H3

1200 PM


NonSurvey Sailors serving onboard ships

150 PM

NonSurvey Sailors serving on boa rd ships

1000 PM


19

Hydrographic Survey Allowance (except nonsurveyors)

Naval Officers

1200 PM

Naval Officers

R3H2

3400 PM


Surveyor ClassIV

1500 PM

Sailors

2700 PM


Surveyor ClassIV

1800 PM


Surveyor ClassII

2100 PM


Surveyor ClassI

300 PM


Sailor

450 PM


Surveyor RecorderIII

600 PM


Surveyor RecorderII

750 PM


Surveyor RecorderI (PO & Below)


Surveyor RecorderI (CPO & above)


20

Para Allowance

Officers

1800 PM

Officers

R2H2

10500 PM


JCOs & below

1200 PM

JCOs &ORs & below

6000 PM


21

Para Reserve Allowance

Officers

450 PM

Officers

2625 PM

Para Reserve Allowance Allowance will be one fourth of
the rate of Para Allowance 

JCOs & below

300 PM

JCOs/ORs & below

1500 PM


22

Para Jump Instructor Allowance

Officers

3600 PM

Officers

R2H2

10500 PM


JCOs & below

2700 PM

JCOs/ORs & below

6000 PM


23

Siachen Allowance

Officers

210000
PM 
Officers

RHMAX

42500 PM


JCOs/ORs and equivalent

14000
PM 
JCOs/ORs & equivalent

30000 PM


24

Special Forces Allowance

Lieutenant & equiv

13500
PM 
Officers

R1H1

25000 PM


Captain & equiv

16500
PM 
JCOs/ORs & equivalent

17300 PM


Maj to Col & equiv

21000
PM 

Brig & above & equiv

15750
PM 

JCOs & equiv

12600
PM 

Hav & below & equiv

10500
PM 

25

Submarine Allowance

Capt 3 yrs in rank and above

15750
PM 
Naval Officers

R1H1

25000 PM


Lt Cdr /Cdr/Capt less than 3 yrs in rank

21000
PM 
Sailors

17300 PM


Lieutenant

16500
PM 

Sub Lieutenant

13500
PM 

MCPO II/I

12600
PM 

CPO & Below

10500
PM 

26

Submarine Duty Allowance

Naval Officer (other than qualified submariners)

135
per day 
Naval Officers (other than qualified submariners)

R3H1

5300 PM

Submarine Duty Allowance. will be payable on
prorata basis. 

Sailors

45
per day 
Sailors

4100 PM


27

Submarine Technical Allowance

Naval Artificers & Mechanicians

300
PM 
Naval Artificers / Mechanicians

R3H3

1000 PM

Submarine Technical Allowance is extended to Master
Chief Artificier /Mechanicians 

28

Tough Location Allowance (TLA)

This allowance was not in the same form in 6th CPC

All Defence personnel

Level 9 and above

Level 8 and below


TLAI

R3H1

5300 p.m.

4100 p.m.


TLAII

R3H2

3400 p.m.

2700 p.m.


TLAIII

R3H3

1200 p.m.

1000 p.m.
