Government of India
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi.
Dated 17th December, 2012.
Subject:- Doubling of existing rate of Payment of Hospital Patient Care Allowances/Patient Care Allowances to eligible Group 'C' & 'D' (Non-Ministerial) employees working in Hospitals, Dispensaries and Organizations w.e.f. 1.09.2008.
The undersigned is directed to convey the approval of the Union Cabinet for doubling the existing rate of payment of HPCA/PCA to all eligible Group 'C' & 'D' employees working in Hospitals, Dispensaries and Organizations in the Central Government from the period w.e.f. 01.09.2008. The amount of HPCA/PCA would be automatically raised by 25% every time the Dearness Allowance on the revised pay structure goes up by 50%. This is subject to the following terms & conditions:-
(i) HPCA/PCA may be admissible in case the individual proceeds on leave/training for less than one calendar month.
(ii) HPCA/PCA may not be admissible in case the individual proceeds on leave/training for more than one calendar month.
(iii) FIPCA/PCA should not be admissible in case of unauthorized leave.
This issues with the approval of Department of Personnel & Training vide their D.O. No.21012/01/2010-Estt.(AL) dated 18111 October, 2012 and U.O. of even number dated nth December, 2012.
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
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