This allowance is granted to Artificers and Mechanicians of the Navy after passing prescribed examinations. The existing rates are:
(₹ per month)
|Unit Certificate Allowance||Lower Rate||225|
|Charge Certificate Allowance||Lower Rate||450|
A four-fold increase in the rates of this allowance has been requested.
Analysis and Recommendations
Since the allowance is already partially indexed to DA, it is proposed to raise it by a factor of 1.5. The rate of this allowance will increase by 25 percent each time the DA increases by 50 percent.