1. One of the Zonal Railways have sought clarification regarding reckoning of additional allowance granted to Loco Pilot [Mail], Loco Pilot [Passenger] and Mail Guard for the purpose of computations of their retirement benefits.
2. The matter has been examined in detail by the Board and it is advised that the Additional Allowance granted to Loco Pilot [Mail], Loco Pilot [Passenger] and Mail Guard vide this Ministry’s letter No. PC-VI/2008/I/RSRP/1 dated 11.09.2008 is not to be taken into account for the purpose of computation of their retirement benefits.
This disposes of South Eastern Railway’s letter No. Sr.AFA[PC]/6thPC/ Clarification/34 dated 17.10.2008