RBE No. 132/2016

Government of India
Ministry of Railways
(Railway Board)

No. E(W)2016/PS5-1/7                               New Delhi, dated 24 .11.2016
The General Managers (P)
All Indian Railways &
Production Units.

Sub: Grant of Privilege Passes/PTOs to dependent relatives — Raising the income ceiling.

Pursuant to implementation of Government’s decision on the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission regarding revision of minimum pension to Rs 9000/- it has been decided to amend the proviso below Para 2(C)(vii) of Railway Servants (Pass) Rules, 1986 (Second Edition-1993) as follows:-
“Provided that a person shall not be considered to be a dependent relative if his/her monthly income from all sources including pension, dearness relief, etc., exceeds 15% of the basic pay of the Railway servant or the amount arrived at by adding minimum pension/family pension of Rs. 9,000/- (excluding the element of additional pension to old pensioners) and the dearness relief admissible to the pensioner/family pension thereon, rounded off to the nearest ten rupee figure, whichever is more.”
2. This issues with the concurrence of Finance Dte. of Ministry of Railways.
No. E(W)2016/PS5-117

Dy. Director Estt.(Welfare)-1
Railway Board