NHA for Non-Gazetted Employees with Higher MACPS Pay Levels

The Ministry of Railways in India has issued a clarification, outlined in RBE No. 96/2023 dated 31.07.2023. The clarification pertains to the eligibility of non-gazetted employees under the Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme (MACPS) to receive National Holiday Allowance (NHA) based on their pay level. According to previous instructions (Board’s letter No. E(P&A)I-2021/HL-1 dated 04.02.2022), NHA would be granted to eligible non-gazetted employees who are in pay levels beyond level-8 under MACPS.

Grant of NHA to those non-gazetted employees who are getting higher pay level under MACPS

(रेलवे बोर्ड/RAILWAY BOARD)

RBE No.96/2023

No. E(P&A)I-2021/HL-1

New Delhi, dated 31.07.2023

The General Managers and PFAs,
All Indian Railways
and Production Units etc.

Sub: Clarification regarding grant of National Holiday Allowance (NHA) to those non-gazetted employees who are getting higher pay level under MACPS.

Ref.: Board’s letter No. E(P&A)I-2021/HL-1 dated 04.02.2022 (RBE No. 14/2022).

Attention is invited to Railway Board’s instructions referred above clarifying that NHA would be admissible to those eligible non-gazetted employees who are getting higher pay level beyond level-8 under MACPS, at the rates prescribed for the substantive post held by them.

  1. The issue regarding date of effect of Board’s letter dated 04.02.2022 has been examined in Board’s Office. It is stated that Board’s instructions dated 04.02.2022 would be effective from 04.02.2022 onwards.
  2. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
  3. This disposes of South Central Railway’s letter No. P[R]/55/NHA/III dated 02.08.2022.
  4. Please acknowledge receipt.

(Meenakshi Vinod)
Dy. Director/E(P&A)I,
Railway Board


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