Government of India (Bharat Sarkar)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
PC-VII No.: 15/2017
RBE No. 10/2017
New Delhi, Dated: 07-02-2017
The General Managers and FA&CAOs
All Indian Railways & Production Units
(As per standard List)
Subject: Grant of Advances – Seventh Central Pay Commission recommendations – Amendment to rules on computer Advance to Railway Servants.
Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission, the Ministry of Finance vide their OM No.12(1)E.II(A)/2016 dated 07.10.2016 have amended the eligibility criteria in the existing provisions relating to the grant of personal Computer Advance.
2. Amendment conditions of grant of Computer Advance are as follows:
|Personal Computer Advance||₹ 50,000/- or actual price of PC, whichever is lower.||All Government Servants|
|The Computer Advance will be allowed maximum five times in the entire service|
|The other terms and conditions governing the grant of personal computer advance shall remain unchanged.|
3. Further, Ministry of Finance in their ibid OM have also decided that the other interest bearing advances relating to Motor Car Advance and Motorcycle/Scooter/Moped Advance will stand discontinued.
4. The above mentioned OM of Ministry of Finance relating to grant of Interest bearing advances will apply mutatis – mutandis to Railway employees also.
4.1 So far as the interest free advances are concerned, Bicycle and warm clothing advances stands abolished for Railway employees also in terms of MoF’s decision.
4.2 Orders relating to other interest free advances will be issued separately separately by concerned Directorates.
5. Necessary/Advance Correction slip to the chapter XI of the Indian Railway Establishment Manual, Vol.I Revised Edition, 1989 will follow.
6. The revised orders are effective from 07.10.2016 i.e the date of the issue of the aforesaid OM of the Ministry of Finance. Past Cases where the advances have already been sanctioned under the provisions of earlier rules on the subject need not be reopened.
7. Please acknowledge receipt.
8. Hindi version will follow.
Dy.Director Finance (Estt.)