7th CPC Transport Allowance w.e.f. 01.07.2017: Finance Ministry OM

7th CPC Transport Allowance w.e.f. 01.07.2017: Finance Ministry OM

7th CPC Transport Allowance w.e.f. 01.07.2017: Finance Ministry OM 

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7th CPC Transport Allowance w.e.f. 01.07.2017: Finance Ministry OM

** No.21/5/2017-E.II(B), Government of India, Ministry of Finance,
Department of Expenditure, New Delhi, dated the 7th July 2017 ** OFFICE MEMORANDUM **

Subject:- Implementation of the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay
Commission relating to grant of Transport Allowance to Central
Government employees. **

Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the recommendations
of the Seventh Central Pay Commission, the President, is pleased to decide
that Transport Allowance shall be admissible to Central Government
employees at the following rates:-

No.21/5/2017-E.II(B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, dated the 7th July 2017.
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
 

Subject:- Implementation of the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay
Commission relating to grant of Transport Allowance to Central
Government employees. 
 
Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the recommendations
of the Seventh Central Pay Commission, the President, is pleased to decide
that Transport Allowance shall be admissible to Central Government
employees at the following rates:- 

Employees drawing pay in pay Level
Rates of Transport Allowance Per month

Employees posted in the Cities as per Annexure
Employees posted at all other Places
9 and above
Rs. 7200 + DA thereon Rs. 3600 + DA thereon
3 to 8
Rs. 3600 + DA thereon Rs. 1800 + DA thereon
1 and 2
Rs. 1350 + DA thereon Rs. 900 + DA thereon

2. The grant of Transport Allowance shall be subject to the following
conditions:- 
(i) The allowance shall not be admissible to those employees who have been
provided with the facility of Government transport. 
(ii) In respect of those employees who opt to continue in their pre-revised
Pay-structure/Pay Scales, the corresponding Level in the Pay Matrix of the
post occupied on 01.01.2016 as indicated in CCS (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016
would determine the allowance under these orders.
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iii) Physically disabled employees as mentioned in DoE O.M. No.
19029/1/78-E.IV(B) dated 31.08.1978 and subsequent orders in respect of the
categories viz. visually impaired, orthopaedically handicapped, deaf and
dumb/hearing impaired, spinal deformity, shall continue to be paid
Transport Allowance at double the normal rates, subject to fulfilment of
the stipulated conditions, which shall, in no case, be less than Rs.2250/-
p.m. plus applicable rates of Dearness Allowance
(iv) Officers drawing pay in Levels 14 and above in the Pay Matrix, who are
entitled to the use of official car in terms of Department of Expenditure’s
O.M. No.20(5)-E.II(A)/93 dated 28.01.1994, shall be given the option to
avail the official car facility or to draw Transport Allowance at the rates
of Rs.15,750/- p.m. plus Dearness Allowance thereon. Before, allowing
Transport Allowance @ Rs.15,750/- plus D.A. thereon, the option exercised
by an officer will be examined by the administrative Ministry and his/her
entitlement to the use of official car in terms of the OM. dated 28.01.1994
ibid will require to be certified by the competent authority. In case, an
officer opts to draw Transport Allowance @ Rs.15,750/- p.m. plus D.A.
thereon, he/she will not be allowed to change his/her option during the
remaining period of his/her current assignment.

 
3. Admissibility of Transport Allowance during the following
circumstances:-

(a) During leave: The
allowance will not be admissible for the calendar month(s) wholly covered
by leave.
(b) During deputation abroad: The
allowance will not be admissible during the period of deputation abroad.
(c) During tour.:
If an employee is absent from the Headquarters/Place of Posting for full
calendar month(s) due to tour, he/she will not be entitled to Transport
Allowance dun’ng that/those calendar month/months. However, If the absence
does not cover any calendar month(s) in full, Transport Allowance will be
admissible for full month.
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(d) During training treated as duty:
The allowance may be granted during such training, if no Transport
Facility/Travelling Allowance/Daily Allowance is provided for attending the
training institute. During official tour in the training course, the
allowance will not be admissible when the period of the tour covers the
whole calendar month. Also, during training abroad, no Transport Allowance
will be admissible when the period of such training covers the whole
calendar month.

 
(e) During inspection/survey duty by Members of Special Parties
within the city but exceeding 8 kms. from the Headguarters OR
during continuous field duty either in or outside the Headquarters:



Transport Allowance is given to compensate for the expenditure incurred for
commuting for both to and fro between the place of duty and residence. in
case when one gets Road Mileage/Daily Allowance or free transportation for
field/inspection/survey duty or tour for a period covering the whole
calendar month, he/she will not be entitled to Transport Allowance during
that calendar month.
(f) To vacation staff
: Vacation staff is entitled to Transport Allowance provided no free
transport facility is given to such staff. However, the allowance shall not
be admissible when such vacation spell, including all kinds of leave, cover
the whole calendar month(s).
(g) During suspension:
As a Government employee under suspension is not required to attend office,
he/she is not entitled to Transport Allowance during suspension where
suspension covers full calendar month(s). This position will hold good even
if the suspension period is finally treated as duty. Where suspension
period covers a calendar month partially, Transport Allowance payable for
that month shall be reduced proportionately.
4. These orders shall be effective from 1st July, 2017.
5. These orders will apply to all civilian employees of the Central
Government. The orders will also apply to the civilian employees paid from
the Defence Service Estimates. In respect of the Armed Forces Personnel and
Railway employees, separate orders will be issued by the Ministry of
Defence and Ministry of Railways, respectively.
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6. in so far as the persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts
Department are concerned, these orders issue in consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.
Hindi version is attached.
sd/-
(Annie George Mathew)
Joint Secretary to the Government of India
ANNEXURE
 

LIST OF CITIES/TOWNS ELIGIBLE FOR HIGHER RATES OF TRANSPORT ALLOWANCE
ON RE-CLASSIFICATION OF CITIES/TOWNS AS PER CENSUS-2011 (w.e.f
01.04.2015) 
 
S.No. NAME OF THE STATES/ UNION TERRITORIES
NAME OF THE CITY/TOWN
1. ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS
2. ANDHRA PRADESH/ TELANGANA
Hyderabad (UA)
3. ARUNACHAL PRADESH
4. ASSAM
5. BIHAR
Patna (UA)
6. CHANDIGARH
7. CHHATI’ISGARH
8. DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI
9. DAMAN & DIU
10. DELHI
Delhi (UA)
11. GOA
12. GUJARAT
Ahmadabad (UA), Surat (UA)
13. HARYANA
14. HIMACHAL PRADESH
15. JAMMU & KASHMIR
16. JHARKHAND
17. KARNATAKA
Bengalore / Bengaluru (UA)
18. KERALA
Kochi (UA), Kozhikode (UA)
19. LAKSHADWEEP
20. MADHYA PRADESH
Indore (UA)
21. MAHARASHTRA
Greater Mumbai (UA); Nagpur (UA); Pune (UA)
22. MANIPUR
23. MEGHALAYA
24. MIZORAM
25. NAGALAND
26. ODISHA
27. PUDUCHERRY/ PONDICHERRY
28. PUNJAB
29. RAJASTHAN
Jaipur (UA)
30. SIKKIM
31. TAMIL NADU
Chennai (UA), Coimbatore(UA)
32. TRIPURA
33. UTTAR PRADESH
Ghaziabad (UA), Kanpur(UA), Lucknow (UA)
34. UTTARAKHAND
35. WEST BENGAL
Kolkata(UA)

Source: http://doe.gov.in/pdf

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