7th CPC: Revision of rates of Cycle (maintenance) Allowance – MoF Order

7th CPC: Revision of rates of Cycle (maintenance) Allowance – MoF Order


7th CPC: Revision of rates of Cycle (maintenance) Allowance – MoF Order

cycle maintenance allowance


** F.No. 19039/4/2008-E.IV ** Government of India, Ministry of Finance,
Department of Expenditure ** New Delhi, the 14th July, 2017 ** OFFICE
MEMORANDUM ** Subject :- Implementation of the Recommendations of the 7th
Central Pay Commission- Revision in the rates of Cycle (maintenance)
Allowance ** Consequent upon the acceptance of the recommendations of the
Seventh Central Pay Commission and in supersession of this Department
O.M.No. F. 11(18)-E.lV(B)/62 dated 31st August, 1962 including all its
amendments thereafter and OM. No.19039/3/2008-Elv dated 29th August, 2008

F.No. 19039/4/2008-E.IV
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, the 14th July, 2017
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
 

Subject :- Implementation of the Recommendations of the 7th Central Pay
Commission- Revision in the rates of Cycle (maintenance) Allowance. 
 
Consequent upon the acceptance of the recommendations of the Seventh
Central Pay Commission and in supersession of this Department O.M.No. F.
11(18)-E.lV(B)/62 dated 31st August, 1962 including all its amendments
thereafter and OM. No.19039/3/2008-Elv dated 29th August, 2008, the
President is pleased to revise the rates of Cycle (maintenance) Allowance
from Rs. 90/- per month to Rs. 180/- per month subject to the provisions of
SR-25. 
2. The admissibility of Cycle (maintenance) Allowance will be subject to
the following conditions:- 
(A) The official concerned maintains and uses his own cycle for official
journeys. 
(B) Travelling Allowance (i.e., daily and mileage allowance) to a
Government servant in receipt of Cycle (maintenance) Allowance under these
orders will be regulated as under:- 
(i) For Journeys within a radius of 8 kilometres from the usual place of
duty. – No T.A. 
(ii) For journeys beyond a radius of 8 Kilometres but not exceeding 16
Kilometres from the place of duty:- 
(a) If the destination point falls within the local jurisdiction.- No T.A. 
(b) If the destination point falls outside the local jurisdiction. – T.A.
admissible under normal rules, provided the journey is performed other-
wise than on a cycle. 
(iii) For journeys beyond a radius of 16 kilometres from the usual place of
duty. – T.A. admissible under the normal rules. 
(C) The allowance will not be admissible for the calendar month(s) wholly
covered by leave, training or temporary transfer. 
(D) For any period of more than one month at a time during which a
Government servant in receipt of Cycle (maintenance) Allowance does not
maintain a cycle or the cycle maintained by him remains out of order or is
not used for official journeys for any other reason, the Cycle
(maintenance) Allowance will not be admissible. 
3. The Cycle (maintenance) Allowance under these orders shall be granted by
the sanctioning authority for a period not exceeding two years at a time
and its continuance shall be reviewed sufficiently in advance of the expiry
of such period. The sanctioning authority may, for this purpose, specify
whenever necessary the local jurisdiction of a Government servant at the
time of sanctioning the allowance. They should also make a review of the
posts under their control and decide the posts for which the Cycle
(maintenance) Allowance should be sanctioned. The Allowance may be
sanctioned with reference to the posts and not to the individual
incumbents. 
4. These orders will be effective from July 01, 2017.
 
5. In so far as the staff serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts
Department are concerned, these orders are issued in consultation with the
Comptroller & Auditor General of India. 
sd/-
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