7th CPC: Daily Allowance for Local Journey beyond 8 Kms – MoF clarification

7th CPC: Daily Allowance for Local Journey beyond 8 Kms – MoF clarification

No. 904302/2018-E.IV 
Government of India 
Ministry of Finance 
Department of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi -110001 
Dated the 12th September, 2018 
Sh. Ravi Karan 
President, SSOA 
A-16, Shradha Puri 
Phase-II, Sardhana road 
Kankar Khera, Meerut 
U.P. – 250001 

Sub: Clarification regarding Travelling allowance (TA) rules after the implementation of 7th CPC. 

The undersigned is directed to refer to your letter dated 25.07.2018 on the above mentioned subject. In this regard, the following is clarified:- 
(i) As per rule position as mentioned in SR-71 of FR/SR part-II TA rules, TA for a local journey shall be admissible if the temporary place of duty is beyond 8 km from the normal place of duty irrespective of whether the journey is performed by the Government servant from his residence or from the normal place duty. Further, for local journeys, a Government servant will draw, for journey involved, mileage allowance and in addition draw 50% of daily allowance as per OM dated 13 07.2017 
(ii). After the recommendations of 7th CPC on Allowances, OM dated 13.07.2017 regarding TA rules has been issued by this Department wherein Daily Allowance on tour comprises 3 components i.e. Hotel accommodation, travel within the city and food charges. For local journey beyond 8 kms, the following may be admissible:- 

a. Hotel accommodation:- Not Applicable. 
b. Travel within the city/Mileage Allowance:- As per para 2 (E) (i) of OM dated 13.07.2017. 
c. Food charges – 50 % of amount payable on tour as mentioned in pare 2 (E) (v) of OM dated 13.07.2017 as follows:- 

Length of absence Amount payable on Tour Amount payable on Local journey (50% of amount
payable on tour)
If absence from headquarters is <6 hours 30% of Lumpsum amount 15% of Lumpsum amount
If absence from headquarters is between 6-12 hours 70% of Lumpsum amount 35% of Lumpsum amount
If absence from headquarters is >12 hours 100% of Lumpsum amount 50% of Lumpsum amount
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(Nirmala Dev)

Deputy Secretary the Govt. of India