Three Allowances are subsumed in Tough Location Allowance

Three Allowances are subsumed in Tough Location Allowance

Tough Location Allowance

The 7th Pay Commission had recommended to subsume 37 Allowances. The Cabinet Committee decided to continue 3 Allowances from this 37 Allowances as separate Allowance. The other 34 Allowances will be subsumed with other allowances.    Here the three allowances which are alike in nature are subsumed in Tough Location Allowance. Special Compensatory (Remote Locality) Allowance (SCRLA), Sunderban Allowance & Tribal Area Allowance, are subsumed in Tough Location Allowance. The Cabinet decision is given below

” Some allowances based on geographical location such as Special Compensatory (Remote Locality) Allowance (SCRLA), Sunderban Allowance & Tribal Area Allowance have been subsumed in Tough Location Allowance. The areas under TLA have been classified into three categories and the rates will be governed as per different cells of R&H Matrix and will be in the range of ₹1000 – ₹5300 per month. The 7th CPC had recommended that TLA will not be admissible with Special Duty Allowance (SDA) payable in North-East, Ladakh and the Islands. Government has decided that employees will be given the option to avail of the benefit of SCRLA at pre-revised rates along with SDA at revised rates.”

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