7th CPC Allowances: Maximum of Rs. 20,000 per annum as Dress Allowance to Railway Staff – Orders issued
7th Pay Commission Allowances: Grant of Dress allowance to eligible Railway Officers, PBOR of RPF, Station Masters and Others
As per the orders issued by the Railway Board, Dress Allowance to the personnel previously being granted Uniforms and certain associated allowances like Uniform Allowance, Washing Allowance, Shoe Allowance, Kit Maintenance Allowance etc., to certain categories of employees working in Indian Railways.
|Category of employee
|Rate (in Rs.)
|Officers of RPF/RPSF
|Personnel Below Officer Rank of RPF, Station masters of Indian Railways
|10,000/- per annum
|Other categories of staff who were supplied Uniforms and are required to wear them regularly like trackmen, Running Staff of Indian Railways, Staff Car Drivers, MTS, Canteen staff of Non-Statutory departmental Canteens, etc.
|5,000/- per annum
|1800/- per month
Eligibility criteria to receive Dress Allowance as recommended by 7th Pay Commission:
The personnel of the said category should be required to wear a specific uniform daily (excluding any special clothing) as a part of their duty as specified by the Dress Regulations of Ministry of Railways.
The personnel of the said category should have had been receiving uniform material and associated Allowances like Uniform Allowance, Washing Allowance, Kit Maintenance Allowance, Shoe Allowance etc. prior to 1st July, 2017 i.e. date of admissibility of Dress Allowance.
The personnel of the said category should have ceased to be granted the uniform materials and associated allowances w.e.f. the date of issue of RBE 141/2017.