3rd PRC order for Coal India Employees out on 08 Aug 2018

The Coal India limited is a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of Coal, established in the November 1975. As per the official website of CIL, the company is supported and maintained by around 18,384 executives and officer whose 3rd pay revision recently published through an office order no. CIL/C5A (PC)/ Pay Revision 2017/2972 on dated 08 August 2018.



The Coal India Limited 3rd PRC order is applicable for the Board Level and below Board level executives of the CIL and it’s subsidiaries Companies listed below.

  • Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL)
  • Central Coalfields Limited (CCL)
  • Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL)
  • Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL)
  • Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL)
  • South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL)
  • Western Coalfields Limited (WCL)
  • Central Mine, Planning & Design Institute Limited

Fitment Benefits

The Maharatna Company CIL and all of its subsidiaries PSUs executives will get the uniform fitment benefit of 15% with effect from the 01.01.2017. The formula for the fitment benefit represented here

R = B + I + (B + I) X 15%

Where the term R, B, & I explained below

R: Revised Basic Pay from 01.01.2017

B: Basic Pay Plus Stagnation Increments as on 31.12.2016

I: B X 119.5%

The aggregate amount will be rounded off to the next nearest multiple of Rs 10/-.

CIL Revised Pay Scales from 01.01.2017

As Coal India Limited is a schedule A CPSE, and all of its subsidiaries are Schedule B category PSUs hence the below-mentioned pay scales will be applicable for all executives of the CIL and Companies under it.

CIL Revised Pay Scales
GradeExisting Pay ScaleRevised Pay Scales 01.01.2017
E116,400 - 40,50040,000 - 1,40,000
E220,600 - 46,50050,000 - 1,60,000
E324,900 - 50,50060,000 - 1,80,000
E429,100 - 54,50070,000 - 2,00,000
E532,900 - 58,00080,000 - 2,20,000
E636,600 - 62,00090,000 - 2,40,000
E743,200 - 66,0001,00,000 - 2,60,000
E851,300 - 73,0001,20,000 - 2,80,000
E962,000 - 80,0001,50,000 - 3,00,000
Director (Sch B)65,000 - 75,0001,60,000 - 2,90,000
CMD (Sch B)75,000 - 90,0001,80,000 - 3,20,000
Director (Sch A)75,000 - 1,00,0001,80,000 - 3,40,000
CMD (Sch A)80,000 - 1,25,0002,00,000 - 3,70,000



Rate of Increment

The yearly rate of increment and on the promotions will be of 3% of basic pay. The effective date for the increment will be uniform & set to 1st April for all executives of the CIL.

House Rent Allowances

Most of the Coal India units are present to the rural areas nearer to the Coal mines. So most of the executives who are posted in the field duty i.e. in the mines, in this case, resides in the quarters provided by the Company. Hence the Company has built up the accommodations for the all of its employees. They won’t be eligible for the HRA. The employees who don’t take company accommodations get the allowances, the HRA rates are shown here in the table

Type of cityRate of HRA (% of Basic Pay)
X-Class (More tahn 50 Lakh Population)24%
Y-Class (5 to 50 Lakh Population)16%
Z-Class (Less than 5 Lakh)8%

Leased Accommodations

There are places where the PSUs can’t provide accommodations, in such cases the employees can take a house on lease, and the company had set the ceiling for the Leased rent. The company will pay the amount for leased rent up to the ceiling prescribed in the pay revision order.

Type of CityLease Rental Ceiling (% of Basic Pay)
If IDA is upto 25%If IDA crosses 25%If IDA crosses 50%
X-Class (More tahn 50 Lakh Population)31.5%34.5%37.5%
Y-Class (5 to 50 Lakh Population)21%23%25%
Z-Class (Less than 5 Lakh)10.5%11.5%12.5%



Cafeteria Allowances

The ceiling for the cafeteria allowances is 35% of basic pay. The components are included in the cafeteria allowances are

  • House Furnishing Allowance
  • House Upkeep allowance
  • Domestic Assistant Allowance
  • Cook Allowance
  • Leave Travel Concessions
  • Conveyance Allowance
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Driver Allowance
  • Transport Assistant
  • Children Education Allowance
  • Hostel Allowance
  • Professional Development Allowance

Other Perks for Coal India Employees

  • Work-based hardship duty allowance paid to employees who perform duty in the underground mines. The ceiling of the allowance is 12% of basic pay.
  • Location-based Compensatory allowance (10% for the NE, Ladakh regions)
  • Non-Practicing Allowance (20% for medical officers)
  • Superannuation Benefits has a ceiling of 30% and it includes the provident fund, Gratuity, Post – Superannuation Medical Benefits and superannuation pension scheme.

Performance Related Pay

The criterion for the performance-related pay is shown here.

CIL PRP Criteria
Executive GradeNew ceiling (% of Basic Pay)
E0 to E340
E4 to E550
E660
E770
E880
E990
Director (A&B)125
CMD / MD (A&B)150

Download CIL 3rd PRC order Copy

Coal India 3rd PRC order Copy PDF

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