Travelling Allowance Rules- Implementation of the recommendations of the Sixth CPC
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi dated the 8th June, 2010.
Sub: Travelling Allowance Rules- Implementation of the recommendations of the Sixth CPC
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM of even number dated 23.09.08 on the subject cited above and to say that it has been brought to Government’s notice that the issue of this OM has led to lowering of the per km rates for transportation of personal effects by road on transfer in the case of A-l/A/B-1 class cities The provision under para 4.C of the said OM has been reviewed and it has now been decided to replace the existing provisions contained in para 4.C of the said OM dated 23.09.08, with the following:
1. Transportation of Personal Effects
Rate per Km for transport by road (Rs.per Km.)
|X & Y class cities*||Z class cities*|
|Officers drawing Grade pay of Rs.7600 and above and those in pay scale HAG+ and above||6000 Kgs. By Goods Train/4 Wheeler wagon/1 double container||30.00 (Rs.0.005 per kg.per Km)||18.00 (Rs.0.003 per kg.per Km)|
|Officers drawing Grade pay of Rs.4200, Rs.4600, Rs.4800, Rs.5400 and Rs.6600||6000 Kgs. By Goods Train/4 wheeler wagon/1 single container||30.00 (Rs.0.005 per kg. per Km)||18.00 (Rs.0.003 per kg per K.m)|
|Officers drawing Grade pay of Rs.2800||3000 Kgs.||15.00 (Rs.0.005 per kg.per km)||9.00 (Rs.0.003 per kg.per km)|
|Officers drawing Grade pay below Rs.2800||1500 kgs||7.50 (Rs.0.005 per kg. per km)||4.60 (Rs.0.0031 per kg.per km)|
The rates for transporting the entitled weight by Steamer will be equal to the prevailing rates prescribed by such transport in ships operated by Shipping Corporation of India.”
* As per classification of cities for the purpose of admissibility of House Rent Allowance.
2. Attention is also invited to para 4.B of the OM dt. 23.09.08, which regulates the payment of Composite Transfer Grant. In this connection, it is reiterated that the components and incidentals which were merged/subsumed with the Composite Transfer Grant, as per para 4.B of this Ministry’s OM No 19030/2/97-E IV dt. 17.04.98, remain unchanged.
3. The revised provisions as under para 1 above, shall be applicable w.e.f. 01.09.2008, i.e. the date from which revised T.A. rules are applicable.
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India