(Railway Board)

S No. PC-VIl/122                                                                                                         RBE NO. 191/2018
No. PC-V/2016/MACPS/1                              New Delhi dated 11-12-2018
The General Manager
All Indian Rallways & PUs
(As per mailing list)

Sub: Availability of option for fixation of pay on MACPS from the date of next increment (DNl) in the lower post and method of fixation of pay from DNl, it opted for, in context of RS(RP) Rules, 2016-regarding.
Ref: (i) Railway Board’s letter No,PC-VII/2016/I/6/2 dated 31.7.2017 (RBE
(ii) Railway Board’s letter No.PC-VII/2016/I//6/2 dated 20-9-2018 (RBE
Please refer to Board’s letter dated 31-7-2017 vide which DOP&T’s OM No. 13/02/2017-Estt.(Pay-I) dated 27-7-2017 was adopted on Railways and subsequent Board’s letter dated 20-9-2018 vide which the DOP&T’s OM dated 28-8-2018 was adopted on Railways. Both these letters were on the issue of availability of option for fixatron of pay on promotion from the date of next increment (DNl) in the lower post and method of fixation of pay from DNl, if opted for, in the context of RS(RP) Rules, 2016. ,
2. Further to the above, DOP&T, vide their OM dated 20-9-2018 (copy enclosed) has now conveyed a decision, taken in consultation with Department of Expenditure that the aforesaid DOP&T’s OMs dated 27-7-2017 and 28-8-2018 (adopted vide Board’s letter dated 31-7-2017 and 20-9-2018 respectively) are also applicable in the cases of pay fixation after grant of financial upgradation under MACPS.
3. The said DOP&T’s OM dated 20-92018 will be applicable mutatis mutandis on the Railways also with reference to RS(RP) Rules, 2016.
4, This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
5. Hindi version is enclosed.
DA: As above

(Subhankar Dutta)
Deputy Director, Pay Commission-V
Railway Board

Signed Copy