Indian Railways

INDIAN RAILWAY ESTABLISHMENT CODE

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Appendix I  ||

APPENDIX I
 
(See Rule 2007 and 2008)
 
RATES OF CONTRIBUTION PAYABLE DURING FOREIGN SERVICE
 
TABLE 1
Rate of monthly contribution for Payable during active Foreign Service in respect of

Year of service

Group ‘A’
Employees

Group ‘B’
Employees

Group ‘C’
Employees

Group ‘D’
Employees

1

2

3

4

5

0 – 1Year 7% of the maximum monthly pay of the post in the officiating / substantive grade, as the case may be, held by the officer at the time of proceeding on foreign service 6% of the maximum monthly pay of the post in the officiating/substantive grade, as the case may be, held by the officer at the time of proceeding on foreign service 5% of the maximum monthly pay of the post in the officiating/substantive grade, as the case may be, held by the officer at the time of proceeding on foreign service 4% of the maximum monthly pay of the post in the officiating/substantive grade, as the case may be, held by the officer at the time of proceeding on foreign service
1-2  Year 7%   Do 6%  Do 6%   Do 4%   Do
2-3      8%   Do 7%  Do 6%   Do 5%   Do
3-4      8%   Do 7%  Do 7%   Do 5%   Do
4-5      9%   Do 8%  Do 7%   Do 5%   Do
5-6      10% Do 8%  Do 7%   Do 6%   Do
6-7      10% Do 9%  Do 8%   Do 6%   Do
7-8      11% Do 9%  Do 8%   Do 6%   Do
8-9     11% Do 10% Do 9%   Do 7%   Do
9-10    12% Do 10% Do 9%   Do 7%   Do
10-11  12% Do 11% Do 10% Do 7%   Do

11-12 

13% Do

11% Do

10% Do

8%   Do

12-13  14% Do 12% Do 10% Do 8%   Do
13-14  14% Do 12% Do 11% Do 8%   Do
14-15  15% Do 13% Do 11% Do 9%   Do
15-16  15% Do 13% Do 12% Do 9%   Do
16-17  16% Do 14% Do 12% Do 9%   Do
17-18  16% Do 14% Do 13% Do 10% Do
18-19  17% Do 15% Do 13% Do 10% Do
19-20  17% Do 15% Do 13% Do 10% Do
20-21  18% Do 16% Do 14% Do 11% Do
21-22  19% Do 16% Do 14% Do 11% Do
22-23  19% Do 17% Do 15% Do 11% Do
23-24  20% Do 17% Do 15% Do  12% Do  
24-25  20%   Do 17%  Do 15%  Do 12%   Do
25-26  21%   Do 17%  Do 16%  Do 12%   Do
26-27  21%   Do 18%  Do 16%  Do 12%   Do
27-28  21%   Do 18%  Do 16%  Do 13%   Do
  22%   Do 19%  Do 17%  Do 13%   Do

APPENDIX I Contd.
See Rule 2007 and 2008

RATES OF CONTRIBUTION PAYABLE DURING FOREIGN SERVICE
 
TABLE I
Rate of monthly contribution for pension payable during active foreign service in respect of
 

Year of service

Group ‘A’ employees

Group ‘B’ employees

Group ‘C’ employees

Group ‘D’ employees

1

2

3

4

5

28-29 Years 23%   Do 19%  Do 17%  Do 13% Do
29-30    ” 23%   Do 20%  Do 18%  Do 13% Do
Over 30 Years 23%   Do 20%  Do 18%  Do 14% Do

 NOTE. (1) “Length of service” in column 1 of this table should be taken to mean the entire continuous service of the Railway servant concerned including his service in the pensionable post.

            (2) the rates given in this table include an element for extraordinary pensions. 

[Railway Board’s letter No. F(P)64, PN-1/16, dated 3rd August, 1967]
                                                  
(No. 379, dated 1st January 1972)

TABLE I-A

Rates of monthly contribution for pension payable during active foreign service only in respect of Indian commissioned office.

Length of service in years

Rate of contribution (Rs.)

0-1 92
1-2 104
2-3 115
3-4 127
4-5 138
5-6 150
6-7 161
7-8 173
8-9 184
9-10 196
10-11 207
11-12 219
12-13 230
13-14 242
14-15 253
15-16 265
16-17 276
17-18 288
18-19 299
19-20 311
20-21 322
21-22 334
22-23 345
23-24 357
24-25 368
25-26 380
Over 26 391

NOTE 1. -Length of service should be taken to be the total length of past service which would count for pension on retirement as an Indian Commissioned Officer.

NOTE 2. -The rates of contribution for pension in this table shall apply to Indian Commissioned officers in permanent railway employ who re transferred to Foreign service in or out of India on after the 1st April 1939, or who were already in such foreign service on that date. 

NOTE 3. -These rates, which will be payable only during active foreign service cover in all cases, the liability for retiring and disability pensions and gratuities  and allowances to children in respect of Indian Commissioned officers transferred to foreign service in any circumstances whatsoever.   

[Railway Board’s letter No. F41-PN/6(1) dated 22nd October, 1941] 

TABLE II

Rates of monthly contributions for leave-salary, etc., payable during foreign service 

A.        Leave Salary 

(a)        In respect of railway servants whose leave is regulated by leave Rule in this Code. 

(i) Members of Railway Services, Class I (Group-A) subject to the Special Leave Rules 

16⅔ per cent of pay drawn in Foreign Service

(ii) Members of Railway services Class I, of Asiatic domicile, other than those subject to the Special Leave Rules.

15 per cent of pay drawn in Foreign Service

(iii) Members of Railway Services, Class II, and non-gazetted railway servant including class-IV Railway servants.

12 per cent of pay drawn in Foreign Service

(iv) Indian Commissioned Officers

15 per cent of pay drawn in foreign service.

NOTE. —This rate shall apply to Indian Commissioned Officers in permanent railway employ who are transferred to foreign service in or out of India on or after the 1st April 1939 or who were already in such foreign service on that date.

              (Railway Board’s letter No. F.41/PN/6(1) dated 20th October, 1941.) 

NOTE. —Non-recovery of contribution towards leave-salary should be deemed to be a remission by competent authority for the purpose of F.R. 60 and will not affect the title of an inferior servant to leave and leave salary.

             (Railway Board’s Case No. F.42-LF/(10).)  

(b) In respect of railway servants who are governed by the leave Rules, 1930  

(i) Gazetted officers of non-Asiatic domicile

15 per cent of pay or leave salary drawn in foreign service.

(ii) Gazetted officers of Asiatic domicile

12 per cent of pay or leave salary drawn in foreign service

(iii) Non-gazetted railway servants of non-Asiatic domicile.

12 per cent of pay or leave salary drawn in foreign service.

(iv) Non-gazetted railway servants of Asiatic domicile including class IV railway servants.

10 per cent of pay or leave salary drawn in foreign service.

The above contribution are payable during foreign service including leave taken during such service. 

The rates shown against items (i) to(iv) above, (except for Class IV railway servants the above rules apply from 23rd August,1961 except that in respect of persons on foreign service/deputation on 23rd August, 1961, these rates apply--   

(i)   On the expiry of the then obtaining term of foreign service/deputation if that term is a specified one and is extended after 23rd August, 1961; or

(ii) On the expiry of a period of three years from the date of original foreign service/deputation, where the foreign service/deputation was for an unspecified period. 

   (Railway Board’s Resolution No. 0191-R/TI R 36 RY, dated 13th September 1941 and letter No. F® 59-CB/1 dated 16th October 1962.) 

      (iii) In respect of railway servants who are governed by Leave Rules (1949). 

All Classes including Class IV/Group B railway servants. 11per cent of pay drawn in foreign service.

            [Railway Board’s letter No. F (E) /64/FS/1 dated 20th May 1964 , No. 288-RII, dated 25th June 1964.]

B. Government contribution and special contribution to Provident  Fund/Gratuity At the rate laid down in……… the Indian Railway Financial Code.
C. Passage concession- 
Members of Railway services, Rs. 50 per mensem (Class I )

Members of Rly. services, Rs.30 (per mensem)  and non-gazetted railway servant Class.II

Plus any additions contribution at such a rate as may be fixed from time to time. The rates with effect from 11th Sept. 1941 are-

(i)   in respect of superior passages 70 per cent  ( 74  percent  in the  servants, case of Ist Class C) and  

(ii) in respect of non superior  passage  108    per cent.

Note.- (1) The term ‘ foreign service’ used in this appendix is intended to include the period of joining time which may be allowed to a railway servant both on the occasion of his proceeding to and reverting from foreign services and accordingly contributions are leviable in respect of such periods. 

(2) Allocation of Leave salary and pensions in respect of railway transferred on deputation to the departments of Central Government and Governments of Union territories with or without Legislatures and vice-versa have been dispensed with from 1-1-1978 in terms of the Ministry of Finance O.M.No. F2 (117) 76/SC dated 26-121977 and their O.M. No. S. 11031/78/TA/725 dated 23-2-1979 circulated under Ministry of Rays. letters No.F(E)11/77/IN3/1 dt.15-3-78 and 23-4-1979.

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