MACP for Staff recruited directly in GP Rs. 4600-AIRF has demanded 3rd financial upgradation under MACP Scheme to Grade Pay Rs. 6600 instead of Rs. 5400, after completion of 30 years of service in Railways on the pattern of nursing staff working in Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.

No.AIRF/MACPS(156) Dated: September 2, 2013

Railway Board,
Metro Station Building,
Pragati Maidan,
New Delhi

Dear Sir,

Sub: 3rd financial upgradation under MACP Scheme – Clarification reg.
Ref: Railway Board’s letter No.PC-V/2009/ACP/20/CLW dated 05.03.2013

Attention is invited towards Railway Board’s aforementioned letter, clarifying that directly recruited Technical Supervisors and Matrons in GP Rs.4600 would be entitled to GP Rs.4800, 5400 of PB-II and GP Rs.5400 in PB-III respectively under the MACP Scheme, subject to fulfillment of terms and conditions relating to the scheme. Aggrieved by these orders of the Railway Board, regarding grant of 3rd financial upgradation under MACPS in PB-III with Grade Pay Rs.5400, the Delhi Nursing Union agitated the issue before Hon’ble CAT, New Delhi vide O.A. No.141/2012, praying that GP Rs.6600 in PB-III should be granted in place of GP Rs.5400. Hon’ble CAT vide their interim orders dated 16.01.2012 stayed the recovery, if any, and finally vide orders dated 09.05.2012, quashed and set-aside above-mentioned orders and directed the Respondents to grant the benefit of MACP to the applicants in Grade Pay of Rs.6600 in PB-III. These orders of Hon’ble CAT, New Delhi, were challenged in the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi through a Writ Petition, which was also dismissed vide their orders dated 04.08.2012 and further challenged by the Government before the Hon’ble Supreme Court through SLP, which too was dismissed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court vide orders dated 04.08.2013. Pursuant to this decision of the Hon’ble Court, this issues was considered in totality by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, whereupon it was decided to grant benefit of 3rd MACP to Nursing Staff on completion of 30 years’ of service in Grade Pay of Rs.6600 in PB-III and not to affect any recovery, vide O.M.No.Z-29011/1/2012-N dated 11.04.2013, a copy of which is being enclosed herewith for ready reference.

The Board are, therefore, requested to grant 3rd financial upgradation under MACP Scheme in Grade Pay Rs.6600 in PB-III, instead of GP Rs.5400, to all directly recruits in GP Rs.4600, viz. Technical Supervisors, Nursing Sisters, Chief Law Asstt. and similarly situated other staff with all consequential benefits.


(General Secy/AIRF)

An early action in the matter shall be highly appreciated.