Grant Of Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to deaf and dumb employees of Central Government

Finance Ministry OM: Transport Allowance at double the normal rates would
be admissible to the Hearing Impaired employees having loss of sixty
decibels or more in the better ear in the conversation range of
frequencies’ as per Persons With Disabilities(Equal Opportunities,
Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995

No.20/2/2016-E-II(B)
Government Of India
Ministry Of Finance
Department Of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi.
Dated: 17.01.2017
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
 

Subject: Grant Of Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to
deaf and dumb employees of Central Government. 
 

In supersession of this Department O.M.No.21(2)/2011-E-II(B) dated
19.02.2014 regarding admissibility of Transport Allowance at double the
normal rates to employees who are deaf and dumb, the undersigned is
directed to say that the matter has been re-examined and it has been
decided with the approval of Competent Authority that Transport Allowance
at double the normal rates is admissible to Hearing Impaired employees also
in addition to employees who are both deaf and dumb. 
2.Transport Allowance at double the normal rates would be admissible to the
Hearing Impaired employees having loss of sixty decibels or more in the
better ear in the conversation range of frequencies’ as per Persons With
Disabilities(Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full
Participation) Act, 1995. 
3. The admissibility of Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to
above categories of employees is subject to recommendation of the Head of
ENT Department of a Government Civil Hospital and fulfilment of other
conditions applicable in respect of other disabilities mentioned in D/o
Expenditure’s O.M. No.19029/1/78-E-IV (B) dated 31st August, 1978 read with
0.M.No.21(2)/2008-E.11(B) dated 29.08.2008. 
4. In so far as the persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts
Department are concerned, this order issues in consultation with the
Comptroller And Auditor General of India. 
5. These orders would be effective from 19.02.2014.
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6. Hindi version is attached.
(Nirmala Dev)
Deputy Secretary (EG)
Telefax. 23093276

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