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 7th CPC Recommendation


Sl No.

Allowance

To whom granted

Existing Rates (In ₹)

To whom granted

RHMATRIX (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 

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 

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 CatI

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 CatII

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 CatIII

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 nonsurveyors)

NonSurveyor officers serving onboard ships

600 PM

NonSurveyor officers serving onboard ships

R3H3

1200 PM


NonSurvey Sailors serving onboard ships

150 PM

NonSurvey Sailors serving onboard ships

1000 PM


14

Hydrographic Survey Allowance (except nonsurveyors)

Naval Officers

Naval Officers

R3H2

3400 PM


Surveyor ClassIV

1200

Sailors

2700 PM


Surveyor ClassIII

1500


Surveyor classII

1800


Surveyor ClassI

2100


Sailor


Surveyor RecorderIII

300


Surveyor RecorderII

450


Surveyor RecorderI(PO & Below)

600


Surveyor RecorderI (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 onefourth of the rate of Para
Allowance 

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 prorata 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 

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

RHMAX

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 prorata 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 

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
