Travelling Allowance Rules
New Delhi dated the 8th June, 2010
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM of even number dated 23.09.08 on the subject cited above and to say that it has been brought to Government’s notice that the issue of this OM has led to lowering of the per km rates for transportation of personal effects by rod on transfer in the case of A-1/A/B-1 classs cities. The provision under para 4.C of the said OM has been reviewed and it has now been decided to replace the existing provisions contained in para 4.C if the said OM dated 23.09.08, with the following:
“C. Transportation of Personal Effects
The rates for transporting the entitled weight by Steamer will be equal to the prevailing rates prescribed by such transport in ships operated by Shipping Corporation of India”.
• As per classification of cities for the purpose of admissibility of House Rent Allowance.
2. Attention is also invited to para 4.B of the OM dt. 23.09.08, which regulates the payment of Composite Transfer Grant. In this connection, it is reiterated that the components and incidentals which were merged/subsumed with the Composite Transfer Grant, as per para 4.B of this Ministry’s OM No. 19030/2/97-E.IV dt. 17.04.98, remain unchanged.
3. The revised provisions as under para 1 above, shall be applicable w.e.f. 01.09.2..8, i.e. the date from which revises T.A. rules are applicable.