Railway Board gave misleading facts to 7th Pay Commission claimed by Federation, this has been claimed by NFIR, Federation of Indian Railway employees.

National Federation of  IndianR ailwaymen

The Secretary,
Seventh Central P ayCommission,
Chhatrapati Shivaji Bhawan,
IIFT, Block B(B-14IA)
Qutub Institutional Area,

Sub: Information pertaining to Allowance payable to Officers/Staff of Railways
Para-wise views – reg.
Ref: Railway Board OM No. E (P&A) ll-20l4lMrisc.3l76 CPC dated 20.10.20t4.
Kindly refer our discussions 0n the subject of Pay Element and Running Allowances payable to Running Staff during the course of tendering oral evidence before 7th Pay Commission on 14th April, 2015.

We have explained in clear terms that the issues of Pay Element and Running Allowances have been dealt through bilateral negotiations between the Railway Ministry and Federations’ since the last several decades and hence the 7th CPC need not look into these aspects, although Railway Ministry has sent cetain details in this regard.

In this connection, the Federation furnishes below its comments on Railway Board’s OM dated 20/10/2014 for the appreciation of 7th CPC.

We also invite the kind attention of 7th CPC to the following minutes of PNM meeting of NFIR held with the Railway Board on 20th/21st December, 2014.

“NFIR PNM 8/2011: The staff side requested to withdraw the reference on Running allowances sent to 7th CPC as the Federation raised certain objections to the contents thereof”.

We therefore request the Hon’ble VII CPC to leave the Pay Element and Running Allowances subject to be dealt by Railway Ministry through discussions with the Federations.

                                                       Thanking You.

Yours sincerely

(Dr M. Raghavaiah)
General Secretary/NFIR

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