Rates of Sunderban Allowance to Railway employees working in West Bengal

Railway Board Letter No
F(E)I/2011/AL-4/4 dated 12.09.2011
Date
RBE No
122/2011
Circular Subject
Grant of Sunderban Allowance to Railway employees working in West Bengal
Ref
Board's letter No. F(E)/96/AL-4/11 dated 24-8-2001

 

Sanction of the President is hereby conveyed for the continued grant of Sunderban Allowance at the existing rates (based on the notional pay in pre-revised scales) to the Railway employees posted in the Sunderban areas of West Bengal for a further period from 01.01.2003 to 31.08.2008 and at the revised rates (indicated in the Table below) from 01.09.2008 onwards and upto the period for which the Government of West Bengal continues to pay this allowance to its employees, subject to the fulfillment of the existing terms and conditions in this regard.

Existing Rates (in Rupees)

Revised Rates (in Rupees)

Pay Range

(1)

Rates w.e.f. 01.08.97

(in Rupees)

(2)

Pay in the pay Band

(3)

Rate w.e.f 01.09.2008

(in Rupees)

(4)

Below 3000

30

Below 5600

60

3000-4499

60

5600-8400

120

4500-5999

90

8401-11200

180

6000-9000

120

11201-16800

240

2. In case of those employees who have opted to retain the pre-revised scale of pay after the Sixth Pay Commission, their entitlement to the Sunderban Allowance would be determined with reference to prerevised pay range indicated in column (1) of the table above and the rate prescribed in Column (2) will apply from 1.1.2003 to 31.8.2008 and that in column (4) of the table will apply w.e.f. 1.9.2008.

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