ORDER FROM FINANCE MINISTRY
New Delhi dated the 8th June, 2010
Sub: Travelling Allowance Rules – Implementation of the Sixth CPC.
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 road on transfer in the case of A-1 / A / B-1 class 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 of the said OM dated 23.09.08, with the following:
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.”
New Delhi, 22nd January, 2009.
Subject: Travelling Allowance Rules – Implementation of the Sixth Central Pay Commission.
Consequent upon the issue of this Department’s OM of even number dated 23.9.2008 and 19.11.2008 on the subject cited above, references have been received regarding para 3 of OM dated 23.9.2008 on daily allowance on tour.
2. Keeping in view the references received, it is advised that “Rates of Daily Allowance on Tour” may be regulated either in accordance with the provisions of this Department’s OM dated 23.9.2008 or as per the old rates prevalent prior to the issue of the said OM, whichever is claimed by the employee. The option to claim will be available as a complete package for a particular tour and not by taking part of either orders. In other words, officers may choose to be governed either by orders dated 23.09.2008 or dated 17th April, 1998, in regard to daily allowance on tour.
3. In case the rate of Daily Allowance on tour is regulated as per old rates prevalent prior to issue of the said OM, dated 23.9.2008, (a) the revised pay range, i.e. pay in the pay band for the purpose of regulation of Daily Allowance only would be as under:
In respect of officers in HAG+ and the apex scale, the basic pay as defined in CCS (RP) Rules will be considered for determination of entitlement of Daily Allowance.
b) The classification of cities/towns, as per orders prevalent with the old rates as precluded vide O.M. dated 17.04.1998 will continue to apply.
4. TA claims already settled as on the date of issue of these orders may not be re-opened.