GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RBE No.36/2016.No.E(P&A)II-98/HW-6 Vol.III
New Delhi, dated : 18.04.2016.
The General Managers/CAOs,
All Indian Railways &
Production Units etc.
Sub: Grant of Hospital Patient Care Allowance (HPCA) & Patient Care Allowance (PCA) to Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ (non-ministerial) Railway employees working in Railway Hospitals & Health Units/Clinics.
Ref: PNM/AIRF Item No. 7/2010, PNM/NFIR Item No.12/2015.
Hospital Patient Care Allowance/Patient Care Allowance was introducedon the Railways in terms of Railway Board’s letter no. E(P&A)II-98/HW-6 dt. 09.01.2008. As per paragraph 2 (a) (ii), of the letter dt. 9-1-2008 Pharmacists were also made eligiblle for grant of HPCA/PCA subject to fulfilment of the