**Risk and Hardship Allowances & Concessions to Officers, JCOs and ORs of Armed Forces**

**Risk and Hardship Allowances & Concessions to Officers, JCOs and ORs of Armed Forces**

**REVISED RATES OF RISK AND HARDSHIP ALLOWANCES/CONCESSIONS IN RESPECT OF OFFICERS/JCOs/ORs OF THE ARMY AND EQUIVALENT RANKS OF NAVY & AIR FORCE AS APPROVED BY THE GOVT**

Existing | After 7^{th} CPC Recommendation |
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Sl No. | Allowance | To whom granted | Existing Rates (In ₹) | To whom granted | RH-MATRIX (Risk/Hardhsip involved) | Rates after VII CPC (in ₹) | Remarks | ||

1 | Boiler Watch keeping Allowance | Sailors | 3000 PM | Sailors | R3H1 | 4100 PM | |||

2 | Counter Insurgency Allowance in Peace Area | Lt Col & above & enquiv | 7800 PM | Officers | R2H2 | 10500 PM | |||

Major & equiv | 7200 PM | JCOs/ORs & equiv in IAF | 6000 PM | ||||||

Captain & equiv | 6600 PM | ||||||||

Lt & equiv | 6300 PM | ||||||||

JCO & equiv in IAF | 5400 PM | ||||||||

Hav & equiv in IAF | 3600 PM | ||||||||

Nk/Sep & equiv in IAF | 3000 PM | ||||||||

3 | Counter Insurgency Allowance (Cl Ops) in Field Area | Lt Col & above & equiv | 11700 PM | Officers | R1H2 | 16900 PM | |||

Major & equiv | 10800 PM | JCOs/ORs & equiv in IAF | 9700 PM | ||||||

Captain & equiv | 9900 PM | ||||||||

Lt & equiv | 9450 PM | ||||||||

JCO & equiv in IAF | 8100 PM | ||||||||

Hav & equiv in IAF | 5400 PM | ||||||||

4 | Counter Insurgency Allowance in Modified Field Area | Lt Col & above & equiv | 9000 PM | Officers | 13013 PM | CI Ops Allowance in Modified Field Area will be 77% of CI Ops in Field Area |
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Major & equiv | 8310 PM | JCOs/ORs & equiv in IAF | 7469 PM | ||||||

Captain & equiv | 7620 PM | ||||||||

Lt & equiv | 7260 PM | ||||||||

JCO & equiv in IAF | 6240 PM | ||||||||

Hav & equiv in IAF | 4140 PM | ||||||||

Nk/Sep & equiv in IAF | 3450 PM | ||||||||

5 | Field Area Allowance | Lt Col & above & equiv | 7800 PM | Officers | R2H2 | 10500 PM | |||

Major & equiv | 7200 PM | JCOs/ORs & equiv in IAF | 6000 PM | ||||||

Captain & equiv | 6600 PM | ||||||||

Lt & equiv | 6300 PM | ||||||||

JCO & equiv in IAF | 5400 PM | ||||||||

Hav & equiv in IAF | 3600 PM | ||||||||

Nk/Sep & equiv in IAF | 3000 PM | ||||||||

6 | Flying Allowance | Fg Offr and equivalent | 13500 PM | Officers | R1H1 | 25000 PM | |||

Fit Lt and equivalent | 16500 PM | JCOs/ORs & equiv in Air Force | 17300 PM | ||||||

Sqn Ldr to GP Capt and equivalent | 21000 PM | ||||||||

Air Cmde & above and equivalent | 15750 PM | ||||||||

JWO & above and equiv. | 12600 PM | ||||||||

Sgt and below and equiv | 10500 PM | ||||||||

7 | Free Fall Jump Instructor Allowance | Officers | 3000 PM | Officers | R2H2 | 10500 PM | |||

JCOs & below | 1800 PM | JCOs/ORs | 6000 PM | ||||||

8 | Hard Lying Money | Full | Half | Full | Half | Hard Lying Money (Half rate) will be half the rate of Hard Lying Money |
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Naval officers | 600 PM | 300 PM | Naval Officers | R3H3 | 1200 PM | 600 PM | |||

Sailors | 420 PM | 210 PM | Sailors | 1000 PM | 500 PM | ||||

9 | High Altitude Allowance Cat-I | Lt Col & above & equiv | 3180 PM | Officers | R3H2 | 3400 PM | |||

Major & equiv | 2790 PM | JCOs/ORs & equiv in IAF | 2700 PM | ||||||

Captain & equiv | 1980 PM | ||||||||

Lt & equiv | 1590 PM | ||||||||

JCO & equiv in IAF | 1440 PM | ||||||||

Hav & equiv in IAF | 1110 PM | ||||||||

Nk/Sep & equiv in IAF | 810 PM | ||||||||

10 | High Altitude Allowance Cat-II | Lt Col & above & equiv | 4800 PM | Officers | R3H1 | 5300 PM | |||

Major & equiv | 4200 PM | JCOs/ORs & equiv in IAF | |||||||

Captain & equiv | 3000 PM | ||||||||

Lt & equiv | 2400 PM | ||||||||

JCO & equiv in IAF | 2160 PM | ||||||||

Hav & equiv in IAF | 1680 PM | ||||||||

Nk/Sep & equiv in IAF | 1200 PM | ||||||||

11 | High Altitude Allowance Cat-III | Officers | 16800 PM | Officers | R1H1 | 25000 PM | |||

JCOs/ORs & equiv in IAF | 11200 PM | JCOs/ORs & equiv in IAF | 17300 PM | ||||||

12 | Highly Active Field Area Allowance | Lt Col & above & equiv | 12600 PM | Officers | R1H2 | 16900 PM | |||

Major & equiv | 11640 PM | JCOs/ORs & equiv in IAF | 9700 PM | ||||||

Captain & equiv | 10650 PM | ||||||||

Lt & equiv | 10170 PM | ||||||||

JCO & equiv in IAF | 8730 PM | ||||||||

Hav & equiv in IAF | 5820 PM | ||||||||

Nk/Sep & equiv in IAF | 4860 PM | ||||||||

13 | Hydrographic Survey Allowance (for non-surveyors) | Non-Surveyor officers serving onboard ships | 600 PM | Non-Surveyor officers serving onboard ships | R3H3 | 1200 PM | |||

Non-Survey Sailors serving onboard ships | 150 PM | Non-Survey Sailors serving onboard ships | 1000 PM | ||||||

14 | Hydrographic Survey Allowance (except non-surveyors) | Naval Officers |
Naval Officers | R3H2 | 3400 PM | ||||

Surveyor Class-IV | 1200 | Sailors | 2700 PM | ||||||

Surveyor Class-III | 1500 | ||||||||

Surveyor class-II | 1800 | ||||||||

Surveyor Class-I | 2100 | ||||||||

Sailor |
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Surveyor Recorder-III | 300 | ||||||||

Surveyor Recorder-II | 450 | ||||||||

Surveyor Recorder-I(PO & Below) | 600 | ||||||||

Surveyor Recorder-I (CPO & above) | 750 | ||||||||

15 | Modified Field Area Allowance | Lt Col & above & equiv | 3000 | Officers | 6300 PM | The rate is 60% of the Field Area Allowance i.e. 60% of cell R2H2 | |||

Major & equiv | 2790 | JCOs/ORs & equiv in IAF | 3600 PM | ||||||

Captain & equiv | 2580 | ||||||||

Lt & equiv | 2400 | ||||||||

JCO & equiv in IAF | 1800 | ||||||||

Hav & equiv in IAF | 1380 | ||||||||

Nk/Sep & equiv in IAF | 1200 | ||||||||

16 | MACROS and Chariot Allowance | Capt 3 yrs in rank and above | 15750 PM | Naval officers | R1H1 | 25000 PM | |||

Lt Cdr/Cdr/Capt less than 3 yrs in rank | 21000 PM | Sailors | 17300 PM | ||||||

Lieutenant | 16500 PM | ||||||||

Sub Lieutenant | 13500 PM | ||||||||

MCPO II/I | 12600 PM | ||||||||

CPO & Below | 10500 PM | ||||||||

17 | Para Allowance | Officers | 1800 PM | Officers | R2H2 | 10500 PM | |||

JCOs & below | 1200 PM | JCOs/ORs & below | 6000 PM | ||||||

18 | Para Reserve Allowance | Officers | 450 PM | Officers | 2625 PM | Para Reserve Allowance will be one-fourth of the rate of Para Allowance |
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JCOs & below | 300 PM | JCOs/ORs & below | 1500 PM | ||||||

19 | Para Jump Instructor Allowance | Officers | 3600 PM | Officers | R2H2 | 10500 PM | |||

JCOs & below | 2700 PM | JCOs/ORs & below | 6000 PM | ||||||

20 | Project Allowance | All Personnel | |||||||

For post in the Grade Pay Rs.5400 & above |
2250 | Officers | R3H2 | 3400 PM | |||||

For Post in the Grade Pay of less than Rs. 5400 | 1500 | JCOs/ORs & equiv | 2700 PM | ||||||

21 | Sea Going Allowance | All Naval Personnel | As this allowance is granted on pro-rata basis the existing condition that the sea vessels should be deployed for a minimum of 12 hrs a day, is reduced to 4 hrs/ a day |
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Cdr & Above | 7800 PM | Offiers | R2H2 | 10500 PM | |||||

Lt Cdr | 7200 PM | Sailors | 6000 PM | ||||||

Lt | 6600 PM | ||||||||

Sub Lieutenant | 6300 PM | ||||||||

MCPO I,II & CPO | 5400 PM | ||||||||

PO | 3600 PM | ||||||||

Ldg Seaman & Below | 3000 PM | ||||||||

22 | Siachen Allowance |
Officers | 21000 PM | Officers | RH-MAX | 42500 PM | |||

JCOs/ORs and equivalent | 14000 PM | JCOs/ORs & equivalent | 30000 PM | ||||||

23 | Special Forces Allowance | Lieutenant & equiv | 13500 PM | Officers | R1H1 | 25000 PM | |||

Captain & equiv | 16500 PM | JCOs/ORs & equivalent | 17300 PM | ||||||

Maj to Col & equiv | 21000 PM | ||||||||

Brig & above & equiv | 15750 PM | ||||||||

JCOs & equiv | 12600 PM | ||||||||

Hav & below & equiv | 10500 PM | ||||||||

24 | Submarine Allowance | Capt 3 yrs in rank and above | 15750 PM | Naval Officers | R1H1 | 25000 PM | |||

Lt Cdr/Cdr/Capt less than 3 yrs in rank | 21000 PM | Sailors | 17300 PM | ||||||

Lieutenant | 16500 PM | ||||||||

Sub Lieutenant | 13500 PM | ||||||||

MCPO II/I | 12600 PM | ||||||||

CPO & Below | 10500 PM | ||||||||

25 | Submarine Duty Allowance | Naval Officer (other than qualified submariners) | 135 Per day | Naval Officers (other than qualified submariners) | R3H1 | 5300 PM | Submarine Duty Allowance will be payable on pro-rata basis | ||

Sailors | 45 per day | Sailors | 4100 PM | ||||||

26 | Submarine Technical Allowance | Naval Artificers & Mechanicians | 300 PM | Naval Artificers / Mechanicians | R3H3 | 1000 PM | Submarine Technical Allowance is extended to Master Chief Artificier/Mechanicians |
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27 | Test Pilot & Flight Test Engineer allowance | Test Pilot | 3000 PM | Test Pilot | R1H3 | 5300 PM | |||

Flight Test Engineer | 1500 PM | Flight Test Engineer | 4100 PM |

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