Enhancement in the rate of Festival Advance as a result of increase in DA w.e.f. 01.01.20 14
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RBE No. 79/2014
No. 2011/E (LL)/FA/1
New Delhi, dated: 22.07.2014
The GeneraI Managers,
All Zonal Railways/Production Units, RDSO, CORE, Metro Railway,
The Director General, RDSO, Lucknow
The Director General, National Academy of Indian Railway, Vadodara.
The Director, IRlCEN/Püne, IRIEEN/Nasik Road, IRIMEE/Jamalpur,
IRISET, Secunderabad, JRRPF Academy, Lucknow. IRITTM, Lucknow.
The Chairman, RRBs,Ajmer, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal,Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Calcutta, Jammu, Gorakhpur,Guwahati, Malda, Mumbal, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Ranchi, Secunderabad and Thiruvananthapuram
The Pay & Accounts Officer, Railway Board.
Sub: Enhancement in the rate of Festival Advance as a result of increase in DA w.e.f. 01.01.20 14
Please refer to Board’s letter of even conveying enhancement in the rate of Festival Advance by 25% on increase of Dearness Allowance to 51%.
2. Railway Board vide letter No. PC.V112008/1f7/2/1 dated 28.03.2014 has enhanced the DA payable to railway employees from the existing rate of 90% to 100% w,e.f. 01.01.2014.
3. Consequent upon aforesaid enhancement of DA to 100%, the matter regarding revision in the rate of Festival Advance has been considered by the Board and decided that the rate of festival advance shall increase by 25%, w.e.f. 01.01.2014.
4. This issues with the concurrence Ministry of Railways.
5. There is no change in the other terms and conditions for grant of festival advance.
Please acknowledge receipt.
Source : NFIR