All India Railwaymen's Federation
Risk Allowance, Hospital Patent Care Allowance and Patient Care Allowance doubled
The Cabinet today approved revision of rates of Risk Allowance, Hospital Patient Care Allowance and Patient Care Allowance payable to about two lakh entitled Central Government employees to double the existing rates with effect from 1st September, 2008.
The proposed revision in the rates of the Risk Allowance, Hospital Patent Care Allowance and Patient Care Allowance will provide succor to the employees at risk due to the nature of their duties. It will also result in considerable financial savings as compared to the Risk Insurance Schemes/Packages.