Risk Allowance - Establishment Rules
Source: 1. RBE No. 30/2021 dated 13.04.2021
2. DOPT OM No.A-27018/02/2022-Estt.(AL) dated 02.09.2022
Admissible for: The employees who engaged in hazardous duties or whose work will have a deleterious (harmful, injurious or hurtful) effect on health over a period of time
7th CPC (Central Pay Commission) Revised Rates - Admissible w.e.f., 03.11.2020
Revised Rates are:
Note: Considering the circumstances workers are experiencing the consequences, the above rates are meager/scanty/negligible.
Risk Allowance - Will not be treated as “Pay” for any purpose.
The categories who are in receipt of HPCA/PCA - Not eligible for grant of Risk Allowance
HPCA stands for Hospital Patient Care Allowance
PCA stands for Patient Care Allowance
Proposal for inclusion of any new category fulfilling the criteria:
Proposed by the concerned Ministry
In consultation with the associate Finance
& DOPT - Dept Of Personnel & Training
Also be consult the Staff side of the Departmental Council (JCM - Joint Consultative Machinery)
Periodical medical check-ups of the staff exposed to risk in their job to ensure their good health.
A list of categories/staff comes under the eligibility of Risk Allowance. Staff engaged in:
Galvanizing tanks, Effluent Treatment plants, insulation components
Metallic dust, fumes, furnace, carbon burst shops
Melting shops in all foundries where scrap is used
Moulding shop in RWF/Bangalore
Safaiwala in underground drains/sewer pipes, cleaning of manholes
Safaiwala in sewerage treatment plant in Workshops
Spraying pesticides, handling acids, anti-larval drugs, etc.
Chest clinic staff