NWDA Salary 2022: In Hand Salary, Pay Scale, Allowance, Benefits

NWDA Salary 2022: In Hand Salary, Pay Scale, Allowance, Benefits

ByParnab Mallick  |  Updated on: Jun 1, 2021
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NWDA Salary 2021

The National Water Development Agency offers a very good salary for the LDC, UDC, Stenographer, JE, Hindi Translator, and Jr. Account officer posts. The posts are in Group B and C of the NWDA. The posts come from pay level 6 to pay level 2 in the 7th pay commission. Through the NWDA 2021 exam candidates will get a handsome salary, allowances, and perks.

You can check the pay scale, in-hand salary, allowances, and other perks below. The notification for NWDA 2021 has been released. Check the details of NWDA salary in the article.

NWDA Salary 2021 Pay Scale

The pay scale for the LDC, UDC, stenographer and other posts in NWDA is given below. The JE, JAO, and Hindi Translator posts will be paid a salary in Level 6 PayScale. On the other hand, UDC & Stenographer are in Level 4, whereas the Hindi translator is on the Level 4 pay scale. All the calculations are based on basic pay. The real salary will be 40-50% more than the basic pay after the allowances.


Pay Scale & Level

Lower Division Clerk (LDC)

Rs.19900- 63200/-, Level 2

Upper Division Clerk (UDC)

Rs. 25500- 81100/, Level 4


Junior Engineer (JE)

Rs.35400-112400/-, Level 6

Jr. Accounts Officer (JAO)

Hindi Translator

Read the detailed NWDA Job Profile 2021

NWDA JE, Jr. Accounts Officer, Hindi Translator Salary

The JE, Jr. Accounts Officer & Hindi Translator post comes with a very lucrative salary. The selected candidates will get the salary according to Level-6 of the 7th pay commission. The Grade pay for these posts as per the 6th pay commission is 4200. The candidates will get HRA, DA, and travel allowances on the basic salary. There are several deductions also for the new pension scheme, central government health scheme, personal accident deductions, etc.

What is NWDA JE, JAO, Hindi Translator In Hand Salary?

The first question after checking the pay level or grade pay is how much will be the In-hand salary. The in-hand salary depends on various factors like, the city in which you are posted and DA at present, and other allowances. The NWDA LDC In-salary for different cities is given below.



Pay Level


Pay Scale


Grade Pay


Basic Pay


HRA (Depending on City)

  • X cities (24%): 8496
  • Y cities (16%): 5664
  • Z cities (8%): 2832

DA (17%)

  • Cities: 6630
  • Other: 6324

Travel Allowance

  • Cities: 3600
  • Other: 1800

Gross Salary (Approx)

  • X cities: 54126
  • Y cities: 49188
  • Z cities: 46358

NWDA UDC & Stenographer Salary

The Upper Division Clerk (UDC) and Stenographer Grade 2 is at pay level 4 in the 7th pay commission. The UDC and Steno get the salary in payscale of Rs. 25500- 81100/- in NWDA. The promotion will be quick in UDC. The allowances are HRA, DA, travelling allowance, and other perks remain the same.

NWDA UDC, Steno In-Hand Salary

After checking the grade pay or pay scale what comes to mind is NWDA UDC In-hand salary. The in-hand salary of UDC is the same as the LDC salary due to the same pay level. Check the NWDA UDC and Steno In-salary in the table below.



Pay Level04
Pay BandPB-1 (5200 to 20200)
Pay ScaleRs.25,500 – 81,100/-
Grade Pay2400
Basic SalaryRs. 25,500/-
Maximum SalaryRs. 81,100/-

NWDA Allowances

Apart from the basic salary candidates are entitled to various allowances as decided by the government. Check the details of various allowances below:

House Rental Allowance:

Employees who do not take government accommodation are entitled to House rental allowance. The HRA is different for different cities based on the population of the city, check the HRA for different cities in the table below.



X cities

24% of basic pay

Y cities

16% of basic pay

Z cities

8% of basic pay

Transport Allowance

The transport allowance is fixed by the government for all the posts. The transport allowance for the Cities is 3600 whereas it is 1800 for other regions.

Other Benefits:

  • New Pension Scheme
  • Leave Travel Subsidy
  • Medical Benefits
  • Personal Accident cover
  • Education loans with subsidized interests
  • Interest-free advances for the festival
  • Natural calamities

NWDA LDC In Hand Salary 2021

The in hand salary for Lower Division Clerk in NWDA is as follows.

CriteriaCity XCity YCity Z
PayscaleRs. 19,900 – 63,200Rs. 19,900 – 63,200Rs. 19,900 – 63,200
Grade Pay190019001900
Basic payRs. 19,900Rs. 19,900Rs. 19,900
HRA 24%= 477616%= 31848%= 1592
DA (Current- 17%)338333833383
Travel Allowance (TA)360018001800
Gross Salary Range (Approx)316592826726675
Deductions (Approx)~2500~2500~2500
Approx In-Hand Salary~29,159~25,767~24,175

NWDA Salary FAQs

  • The posts released through the NWDA notification fall from pay level 2 to pay level 6 in the 7th pay commission.

  • The NWDA LDC salary is in the pay scale of Rs. 19,900 – 63,200, level 2 on the city they are posted in.

  • The candidates selected as a UDC in NWDA will get 54126 in X city, 46358 in Z cities.

  • The in-hand salary of stenographer grade II varies from 40167 to 33981 depending on the city they are posted.

  • The candidate will get transport allowance, house rent allowance, dearness allowance in addition to the basic salary.

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