7th Pay Commission : Revised rates of Travelling Allowance – MoF Resolution

7th Pay Commission : Revised rates of Travelling Allowance – MoF Resolution

7th Pay Commission : Revised rates of Travelling Allowance –
MoF Resolution 

7thcpc revised rate of travelling allowances

Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure), New Delhi issued a
Resolution dated 6th July 2017 regarding Allowances of 7 th Pay Commission. Earlier 7th CPC rationalized the
existing rates. Government through the Resolution dated 6 th
July 2017 accepted the recommendations of Pay Commission with some
modifications – Level 6 to 8 of Pay Matrix will be entitled for Air Travel.
Level 5A of Defence Forces be clubbed with Level 6 for travelling

(Department of Expenditure) 
New Delhi, the 6th July, 2017 
No. 11-1/2016-IC.
– The Seventh Central Pay Commission (the Commission) was set up by the
Government of India vide Resolution No. 1/1/2013-E.III (A), dated the 28th
February, 2014. The period for submission of report by the Commission was
extended upto 31St December, 2015 vide Resolution No.1/1/2013-E.III (A),
dated the 8th September, 2015. The Commission, on 19th November, 2015,
submitted its Report on the matters covered in its Terms of Reference as
specified in the aforesaid Resolution dated the 28th February, 2014. 
2. The Government, vide Para 7 of the Resolution No. 1-2/2016- IC, dated
25th July, 2016, decided to
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refer the allowances (except Dearness Allowance) to the Committee on
Allowances (the Committee). It was also decided that till a final decision
on allowances is taken based on the recommendations of the Committee, all
allowances will continue to be paid at existing rates in existing pay
structure, as if the pay had not been revised with effect from 1st day of
January, 2016. 
3. The said Committee submitted its Report on 27th April, 2017. The
Government, after consideration,has decided to accept the recommendations of the Commission on allowances
with 34 modifications as specified in Appendix I. The Statement showing the recommendations of the
Commission on allowances and the Government’s decision thereon is annexed
at Appendix II. 
4. Some of the allowances paid to the Indian Navy which are also paid to
the Indian Coast Guard at
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present have not been mentioned in the Report of the Commission. The
Government has decided that these allowances which are admissible to the
Indian Navy shall also be paid to the Indian Coast Guard at par with the
Indian Navy. 
5. The rates in respect of 12 running allowances relating to the Ministry
of Railways shall be notified
by the Ministry of Railways with the concurrence of the Ministry of
6. The revised rates of allowances shall be admissible with effect from the
1St July, 2017. 

Ordered that this Resolution be published in the Gazette of India,
Ordered that a copy of this Resolution be communicated to the Ministries
and/Departments of the Government of India, State Governments,
Administrations of Union territories and all other concerned.
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R. K. CHATURVEDI, Jt. Secy. 
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