Sea Going Allowance – Allowance related to Risk & Hardship
This allowance is granted to officers and PBORs of the Indian Navy to compensate them for the hardships of sea travel. This allowance is granted on pro rata basis, with the condition that the sea vessels should be deployed for a minimum of 12 hours a day. The extant rates are:
|(Rs per month)|
|Cdr & above||7800|
|CPO & abv. PBORS||5400|
|Ldg Seaman & below||3000|
This allowance has an established parity with Field Area Allowance in Field Areas.