Grant of Hospital Patient Care Allowance (HPCA) & Patient Care Allowance (PCA) to Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ (non-ministerial) Railway employees working in Railway Hospitals & Health Units/Clinics.
No. I/5(g)/Part VI
The Secretary (E),
Sub: Grant of Hospital Patient Care Allowance (HPCA) & Patient Care Allowance (PCA) to Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ (non-ministerial) Railway employees working in Railway Hospitals & Health Units/Clinics.
Ref: (i) NFIR’s PNM Item No. 1212016.
(ii) Board’s letter No. 2015lH-lll0/10/FIPCA dated 14/03/2016 addressed to CMD. Central Railwayy.
(iii) Board’s letter No. E(P&A)II-98/FIW-6 Vol. (RBE No. 3612016.
(iv) Board’s letter No. E(P&A)IV2017/AL-4 dated GM (P), Central Railway.
(v) NFIR’s letterNo. U5(g)lParI VI dated 08/09/2018
(vi) Railway Board’s letter No. E(P&.A)IU}0l8Avlisc./4
Kind attention of Railway Board is invited to NFIR’s PNM agenda item No. 1212016 and the correspondence cited under reference.
In this connection, Railway Board vide letter dated 1310912018 conveyed to the Federation that a Committee had been constituted to find out if any other category of staff working in Railway Hospitals Health Units is eligible for HPCA/PCA and the recommendations of the Committee are being processed for further necessary action. Consequently, NFIR vide its letter dated 1910912018 requested the Railway Board to make available a copy of the recommendations of the Committee to facilitate the Federation to go through the same and make appropriate suggestions. A period of more than three months passed, copy of the Committee’s report has not been made available to the Federation.
NFIR, therefore, once again requests the Railway Board to please provide a copy of the recommendations of the Committee early for Federation’s perusal for discussing further, with the Board.
(Dr. M. Raghavaiah)