Grant Of Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to deaf and dumb employees of Central Government
Government Of India
Ministry Of Finance
Department Of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi.
Subject: Grant Of Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to deaf and dumb employees of Central Government.
2.Transport Allowance at double the normal rates would be admissible to the Hearing Impaired employees having loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversation range of frequencies’ as per Persons With Disabilities(Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995.
3. The admissibility of Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to above categories of employees is subject to recommendation of the Head of ENT Department of a Government Civil Hospital and fulfilment of other conditions applicable in respect of other disabilities mentioned in D/o Expenditure’s O.M. No.19029/1/78-E-IV (B) dated 31st August, 1978 read with 0.M.No.21(2)/2008-E.11(B) dated 29.08.2008.
4. In so far as the persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, this order issues in consultation with the Comptroller And Auditor General of India.
5. These orders would be effective from 19.02.2014.
6. Hindi version is attached.
Deputy Secretary (EG)
Source: [Finmin Order ##download##]