An order has been issued by DoPT regarding the implementation of government decisions on Night Duty Allowance in 7th CPC.

Features of new instructions on Night Duty Allowance in 7th CPC

These orders are the suppression of previous order no. 12012/4/86-Estt. (Allowance) dated 04.10.1989 and 15020/2/92- Estt. (allowance) dated 05.05.1994.

Wherever the working hours have been arrived at after taking into account the night weightage factor, no further compensation may be admissible.

Night duty will be defined as duty performed between 22.00 hrs and 06.00 hrs.

A uniform weightage of 10 minutes shall be given for every hour of night duty performed.

The ceiling of basic pay for entitlement of night duty allowance shall be 43600/- per month.

The hourly rate of NDA equal of {(BP+ DA)/ 200 } will be paid and the basic pay and DA for the calculation of NDA rate shall be the basic pay and DA prevalent as per 7th CPC.

The Formulation will extend to all employees across all Ministry/ Departments who were already in receipt of NDA.

The amount of NDA will be worked out separately for each employee depending upon the basic pay the concerned employee is drawing the date of performing the night duty. The existing practice for giving a rate of NDA to all employees with a particular grade pay should be discontinued.

A certificate should be given by the supervisor concerned that Night Duty is essential.

The above instructions will be applicable with effect from 01 July 2017.

Signed Copy of the above order regarding Night Duty Allowance as per 7th CPC

Here, I am sharing the signed copy of the above orders regarding the implementation of a government decision on 7th CPC recommendations on Night Duty Allowance (NDA).


Night Duty Allowance as per 7th CPC
Night Duty Allowance as per 7th CPC