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Admissibility of CTG and Travelling Allowance and Daily Allowance (TA/DA) Clarification
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, the 18th August, 2017OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject:- Travelling Allowance Rules – Implementation of the Recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission
Consequent upon the issuance of this Department’s O.M. of even number dated 13.07.2017 regarding implementation of recommendations of 7th CPC on Travelling Allowance (TA), various references are being received in this Department seeking clarifications regarding admissibility of Composite Transfer Grant (CTG) and TA/Daily Allowance (DA).
2. The matter has been considered in this Department and with the approval of Competent Authority, it has been decided that admissibility of CTG and Transportation of personal effects on Transfer and Retirement will be regulated as under:-
i. In case, the employee has been transferred prior to 01.07.2017 and has assumed charge prior to 01.07.2017, the employee will be eligible for CTG at pre-revised scale of pay. If the personal effects have been shifted after 01.07.2017, revised rates for transportation of personal effects will be admissible.
ii. In case, the employee has been transferred prior to 01.07.2017 and has assumed charge on/after 01.07.2017, the employee will be eligible for CTG at revised scale of pay. As the personal effects would be shifted after 01.07.2017, revised rates for transportation of personal effects will be admissible.
iii. In case of retirement, if an employee has retired prior to 01.07.2017, the employee will be eligible for CTG at pre-revised scale of pay. If the personal effects have shifted after 01.07.2017, revised rates for transportation of personal effects will be admissible.
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India
Posted by FNPO KERALA at 10:31 PM
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
New Delhi, 16 August, 2017
Subject: Recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission — Implementation of decision relating to the grant of Children Education Allowance.
Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the recommendations made by the Seventh Central Pay Commission on the subject of Children Education Allowance Scheme, the following instructions are being issued in supersession of this Department’s OM dated 28-4-2014 : –
(a) The amount fixed for reimbursement of Children Education allowance will be Rs.2250/-pm.
(b) The amount fixed for reimbursement of Hostel Subsidy will be Rs. 6750/-pm.
(c) In case both the spouses are Government servants, only one of them can avail reimbursement under Children Education Allowance.
(d) The above limits would be automatically raised by 25% every time the Dearness Allowance on the revised pay structure goes up by 50%. The allowance will be double for differently abled children.
2. Further, reimbursement will be done just once a year, after completion of the financial year. For reimbursement of CEA, a certificate from the head of institution, where the ward of government employee studies, will be sufficient for this purpose. The certificate should confirm that the child studied in the school during the previous academic year. For Hostel Subsidy, a similar certificate from the head of institution will suffice, with the additional requirement that the certificate should mention the amount of expenditure incurred by the government servant towards lodging and boarding in the residential complex. The amount of expenditure mentioned, or the ceiling as mentioned above, whichever is lower, shall be paid to the employee.
3. These orders shall be effective from 1st July, 2017.
4. Insofar as persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders issue in consultation with the Comptroller and auditor General of India.
Hindi version will follow.
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
Posted by FNPO KERALA at 9:28 PM