7th Pay Commission Report Book Allowance
Book Allowance is granted to officer trainees of the Indian Foreign Service for purchase of books and study material. The allowance is in the nature of one-time grant of ₹15,000. No demands have been received regarding this allowance.
Analysis and Recommendations
The allowance should be permitted only for buying instructional material for learning a foreign language. No other recommendations are required.
Source: 7th CPC Report