Hospital Patient Care Allowance and Patient Care Allowance to Railway employees

Railway Board Letter No
E[P&A] II-98/HW-6 dated 09-01-2008
Date
RBE No
01/2008
Circular Subject
Grant of Hospital Patient Care Allowance and Patient Care Allowance to Group C & D [non-Ministerial] Railway employees working in Railway Hospitals & Health Units / Clinics – DC/JCM Item No. 34/99.

The issue regarding grant of Hospital Patient Care Allowance and Patient Care Allowance to Group C & D [non-Ministerial] railway employees working in railway hospitals and health units / clinics has been under consideration of this Ministry for some time past subsequent to the issue having been raised by the Staff side in the DC/JCM meeting.  The matter has been considered and the President is  now pleased to decide that Hospital Patient Care Allowance and Patient Care Allowance may be introduced in respect of the  Group C & D [non-Ministerial] railway employees working in railway hospitals and health units / clinics, specified in Para 2[a] below.

 

2.         Grant of Hospital Patient Care Allowance and Patient Care Allowance shall be subject to fulfillment of the  following conditions:-

            a]         The grant of these allowances shall be limited to the following categories of Group C & D [non-ministerial] railway employees working in railway hospitals and health units / clinics:

i]       Radiographer

ii]       Pharmacists [except exclusive Store Pharmacists and not involved in dispensing of medicines]

iii]      Laboratory Staff

iv]     Medical Technicians required to come in direct physical contact with patients [ECG, EEG, Cardiac Pump, Dialysis etc.]

v]      Ambulance Drivers

vi]     Dressers

vii]     Operation Theatre Assistants

viii]    Attendants / Ayahs

ix]     Ambulance cleaners

x]      Stretcher bearers

xi]     Safaiwalas.

 

b]   Hospital Patient Care Allowance shall be admissible to the above specified Group C & D [non-ministerial] railway employees working either in [i] railway hospitals having 30 beds or more, or  [ii] super specialty railway hospitals having 10 beds or more.

c]   Patient Care Allowance shall be admissible to the above specified Group C & D [non-ministerial] railway employees working either in [i] railway hospitals having less than 30 beds, or  [ii] super specialty railway hospitals having  less than 10 beds,  or [iii] railway health units / clinics.

d]   Hospital Patient Care Allowance would be admissible @ Rs.700/- p.m. to the above specified  Group C [non-ministerial] railway employees, and @ Rs. 695/- p.m. to the above specified  Group D [non-ministerial] railway employees.

e]   Patient Care Allowance would  be admissible @ Rs. 690/-p.m. to the above specified Group C & D [non-ministerial] railway employees.

f]    Hospital Patient Care Allowance / Patient Care Allowance would be admissible w.e.f. 01-01-2008.

g]   Night Duty Allowance  and / or Risk Allowance, if admissible to the above categories of staff, shall cease to be admissible to them w.e.f.    01-01-2008.

 

3. This issues with the concurrence of  the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.

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