1. The issue of of revision in the rate of Special Allowance admissible to staff working in the Central Ticket Checking Squad of Railway Board has been under consideration of the Board of quite some time. It has now been decided to enhance the rate Special Allowance in respect of staff working in Central Ticket Checking Staff from the existing rates to Rs. 200/- p.m. irrexpective of Grade Pay w.e.f. 01.09.2008.
2. The rates of the Special Allowance would increase by 25% every time the Dearness Allowance payable on the revised pay scales goes up by 50%.
3. The rate of DA was enhanced to 51% from 01.01.2011. As such the revised rate special Allowance from 01.01.2011 would be Rs. 250/- p.m.
4. This has the sanction of President and issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
5. Kindly acknowledge receipt.