1. Pursuant to the recommendations of the VI CPC, the question of revision of the Special Allowance admissible to the staff of the Production Control Organisation has been under consideration of the Board. After careful consideration, it has been decided that PCO Allowance may continue to be paid @ 15% to non-supervisory staff drawing grade pay upto Rs.4200/- and @ 7.5% to the Section Engineers and Senior Section Engineers drawing grade pay of Rs.4600/-
2. The rates in revised scales will be effective from 1.9.2008.
3. The PCO Allowance will not be reckoned for any benefit such as DA, HRA, CCA, pension, gratuity and fixation of pay on promotion.
4. This has the sanction of the President and issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.