NFAEE is the one and only all India Federation of Atomic Energy Worker, recognised by Government of india/Department of Atomic Energy (DAE).

It represents the Industrial, Research & Development and Service organisations under Department of Atomic Energy.

26 Unions and associations of DAE Employees recognised under CCS (RSA) Rule are affiliated with NFAEE

Tuesday, November 18, 2008


National Federation of Atomic Energy Employees
Recognised by DAE vide DAE OM No. 8/1/2007 – IR&W/95 dated 13th June 2007
JCM Office, Brindavan, Anusaktinagar, Mumbai 400 094
Email address:

Ref. No: nfaee/sg/08/179 18.11.2008


The Secretary to the Government of India
Department of Atomic Energy
Anushakthi Bhavan
CSM Marg, Mumbai 400 001

Sub: Notice for Protest Action Programme


To protest against the Department’s negative approach towards the justifiable demand to revise the pay structure of DAE employees of various categories, the DAE employees will conduct following protest programme:

Salary Day of November 2008 will be observed as BLACK DAY:

All Non Industrial units will observe Black Day on 28th November 2008 by wearing Black Badges.
All Industrial units shall observe Black Day on 29th November 2008 by wearing Black Badges


In All DAE units, employees will conduct Day Long Dharna on 3rd December 2008, with a general meeting.

The charter of demands pertaining to the revision of the Pay structure of DAE employees, and allowances & facilities is attached herewith.

We, fervently appeal to the Department to consider the demands of the employees and to maintain industrial relations in this prestigious Department function under none other than the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Government of India

Thanking you.

Yours faithfully,

Secretary General

Address for Correspondence: Jayaraj.KV, Secretary General, NFAEE
PESS/UED; BARC, Trombay, Mumbai 400 085
Tel. No: (O): 022 – 25594549; (Res): 022 – 2746 4704; (Mobile): 9869501189
Email Address:,


* Ensure Pay Parity to the DAE employees with that of Department of Space as first step.

* Upgrade the pre revised pay scale of Rs2750 – 4400 into Rs3050 – 4590 so that the Group D category shall get the financial benefits as the senior most employees will get fixation justification with higher grade pay.

* Upgrade the posts in administrative, accounts, purchase, stores and auxiliary on par with the recommendations of the Cadre Review/DOS pattern

* Upgrade the Technical post in the grade of Rs7450 -11500 to Rs8000 – 13500 and Rs8000 – 13500 to Rs10000 – 15200 and so on. (Tradesman, Foreman, Draftsman, Scientific Assistant, Nurses, etc). Then should de-merge the merged pay scales Rs5000 – 8000, Rs5500 – 9000 and Rs6500 – 10500 with grade pay of Rs4200, 4600, 4800 respectively and accordingly higher grade pay should be extended for pay scales in the promotional hierarchy.

* The Committee further should consider the suggestions submitted by National Federation of Atomic Energy Employees vide NFAEE letter No. nfaee/sg/08/135 dated 25.09.2008 to extend higher grades at the entry level for Technical Staff, Promotional avenues for Auxiliary grades, upgradation of administrative, accounts, purchase & store staff, etc in consultation with similar Departments such as DOS for a permanent solution with a time frame.

* Initiate bilateral discussion with the National federation of Atomic Energy Employees and the affiliates associations and unions immediately to arrive a amicable solution


* Overtime Allowance should continue & should make statutory provision to revise OTA in all establishments including R&D establishments. Department should ensure the revision of Overtime Allowance of the employees working in the R&D and other establishment on par with Industrial units.

* As done in the Railways, Department should take initiative to continue the Transport facilities to their employees by using the infrastructure facilities existing in DAE units by charging nominal/incremental cost towards the expenditure for fuel and Transport Allowance should be given to all employees.

* Update Allowance should be revised as 50% of the mean of the Update Allowance given to Scientific Officers. Update Allowance should be net of Tax.

* Two additional increments should be given to all employees irrespective of their grade.

* Fulfill the commitment of equal pay and monitory benefits to the Scientific Assistants and the Scientific Officers in the same pay structure, given by the Department in the Court of Law, by extending same quantum of update allowance and two increments to all Scientific Assistants as is being extended to the Scientific Officers in similar grades.
* Extend Heavy Vehicle Allowance to the drivers who drive Heavy Vehicle w.e.f 01.04.2005 and revise the allowance as 10% of the revised pay.

* Qualification Incentive Scheme should be revised and extended to other units/Sections as agreed by the Department.

* NRPSA should enhance to compensate the extra duty being formed by the shift personnel.

* Introduce Productivity Linked based BONUS to all DAE employees based on the industrial activities of all Industrial units.

* No attempt to be made to convert CHSS into insurance linked scheme and should continue with improvement in the existing scheme.

The Department should take up with the concerned ministries to ensure:

* The Continuation of Patient Care Allowance & Hospital Patient Care Allowance and its revision.

* Continuation of ACP scheme based on the promotional Hierarchy

* Ensure increment from 1st July to over come the financial losses to the employees whose increment dates fall in between 2nd January to 30th June. (February & May cases)

* One more option to switch over from CPF to GPF

* Revision of Night Duty Allowance based on the Revised Pay and removal of ceiling of entitlement.
* Continuation of the Service seniority criteria for allotment of Departmental accommodation.

* Rate of Tribal Area Allowance should be enhanced on par with the State Government Employees.

* Continuation of Risk Allowance

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