Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Dlehi the 29th August, 2008
Subject: Grant of Split Duty Allowance to Sweeper and Farashes in Central Secretariat and Allied offices.
The undersigned is directed to say that consequent upon the decisions taken by the Government on the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission, the President is pleased to decide that in modification of this Ministry’s O.M. No. 9(20)/2000-EII(B) dated 28.12.2004, the Sweepers and Farashes working in Central Secretariat and allied offices performing split duties, where the break in between the shift is at least 2 hours and they have not been provided residential accommodation within 1 km. of the office premises shall be entitled to Split Duty Allowance at the rate of Rs.200 per month. The other condition of O.M. No.9(20)/2000-EII(B) dated 28.12.2004 will remain unchanged.
2. This allowance will be increased by 25% whenever the Dearness Allowance payable on revised pay scale goes up by 50%.
3. These orders shall take effect from September 1,2008.
4. In so far as persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders issue in consultation with Comptroller Auditor General of India.
5. Hindi version will follow.
(Madhulika P. Sukul)
Joint Secretary to the Government of India