Abolishment of Electricity Allowance for Defence Personnel
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
New Delhi,19th June,2018
The Chief of Army Staff
The Chief of Naval Staff
The Chief of Air Staff
Subject: Abolishment of Electricity Allowance for Defence Personnel.
I am directed to convey the approval of competent authority regarding the abolishment of free electricity in the light of abolishment of Electricity Allowance vide Minsitry of Finance (Department of Expenditure) Resolution No.11-1/2016-IC dated 6th July, 2017.
2. The abolition of electricity allowance will be effective from 01.07.2017 as per the above quoted resolution. However, amount paid for the period after 01.07.2017 as electricity allowance may be recovered.
3. The order withdraw all the powers delegated to station commander level or any other authority for fixing ceiling of free electricity. This order supersede all the orders regarding free electricity allowance for defence personnel.
4. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Defence (finance) vide their U.O No.211/Fin/W-III dated 18.06.2018.
(Vishnu Dutta Jha)
Under Secretary to the Government of India