DoPT has published an Office Memorandum regarding extension of Special concessions-facilites to Central Government Employees working in Kashmir Valley in attached-subordinate offices or PSUs falling under the control of Central Government for further period of one year i.e. 01-01-2012 to 31-03-2012.
Text of Order:
Special concessions/facilities to
Central Govenment Employees working in Kashmir
Valley in attached/subordinate ofices or PSUs falling
under the control of Central Government.
undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. No. 18016/3/2010-Estt.(L) dated 27th
January, 2011 on the subject mentioned above and to state that it has been decided to extend the
package of concessions/incentives to Central Government
employees working in Kashmir Valley for a further
period of one year- w:e.f. 01.01.2012 upto 31.12.2012.
The revised package of incentives is as per annexure.
Ministries! Departments and PSUs under the Government of
India and they should ensure strict adherence to
the rates prescribed in the package. The concerned Ministry/Department may ensure implementation and
monitoring of the package in conformity with the approved
package, and therefore, all Court cases in
which verdicts are given contrary to the package would have to be contested by the Ministries/Departments concerned.
No.18016/3/2011-Estt.(L) dt 27th June, 2012.
TO CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES WORKING IN KASHMIR VALLEY IN ATTACHED/SUBORDINATE
OFFICES OR PSUs FALLING UNDER THE CONTROL OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT.
comprises of ten districts namely, Anantnag, Baramulla, Budgam, Kupwara,
Pulwama, Srinagar, Kulgam, Shopian, Ganderbal and Bandipora]
H.R.A. AND OTHER CONCESSIONS :
posted to Kashmir Valley:
employees have an option to move their families to a selected place of their choice in India at Government expense. T.A.
for the families allowed as admissible in pertnanent
transfer inclusive of transportation of personal effects, lump-sum
payment for packing etc.
stay, security and transportation to the place of
work for employees.
as for Class ‘Y’ city applicable for employees exercising option at
eligible for drawing the normal HRA as well at their
place of posting provided Departmental arrangement is not made for his/her
The period of temporary duty extended to six months. For period of temporary duty daily allowance at full rate is admissible,
apart from departmental arrangements for stay, security and
do not wish to move their families to a selected place of residence :
per diem allowance of Rs.l0/- is paid for each day of attendance to compensate for any additional expense in transportation to
and from office etc. This will be in addition to the transport
allowance, which the employee is otherwise
eligible for under Ministry of Finance order No. 21(2)/2008-E.II(B) dated
Allowance to be paid to the employees at a uniform rate of Rs.15/-
per day by all Departments, or in lieu messing arrangements to be made by the Departments themselves. This rate of allowance will
have to be adhered to uniformly by all the Ministries/Departments with effect
from 01.07.1999. The slightly higher rate of Rs.25.50/- adopted by
the Department of Telecom and Posts and allowed to
be continued as a special case by the Department of Personnel in consultation
with the Ministry of Finance, would, however, continue
to be paid at the said rate.
MONTHLY PENSION TO PENSIONERS OF KASHMIR VALLEY :
of Kashmir Valley who are unable to draw their monthly pensions through either Public Sector Banks or PAO treasuries from
which they were receiving their pensions, would be given pensions outside the Valley where they have settled, in relaxation of relevant
The package e of concession/facilities shall be
admissible in Kashmir Valley comprising of ten districts namely, Anantnag,
Baramulla, Budgam, Kupwara, Pulwama, Srinagar, Kulgam, Shopian, Ganderbal and
The package of concessions/facilities shall be admissible
to Temporary Status Casual laborers working in
Kashmir Valley in terms of Para 5(i) of the Causal Laborers
(Grant of Temporary Status and Regularization)
Scheme of Government of India, 1993.
The benefit of additional HRA admissible under the
Kashmir Valley package shall be admissible to all Central
Government employees posted to Kashmir Valley irrespective of
whether they are natives of Kashmir Valley, if
they choose to move their families anywhere in India
subject to the conditions governing the grant of these allowances.
The facilities of Messing Allowance and Per Diem
Allowance shall also be allowed to natives of Kashmir Valley
in terms of the Kashmir Valley package.