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Extension of Special concessions to Central Government Employees working in Kashmir Valley

DoPT has published an Office Memorandum regarding extension of Special concessions-facilites to Central Government Employees working in Kashmir V

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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:

No.18016/3/2011-Estts.(L)

Government
of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
New Delhi, the 27th
June, 2012.
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject:-
         Special concessions/facilities to
Central Govenment Employees
working in Kashmir
Valley in attached/subordinate ofices or PSUs
falling
under the control of Central Government.
         The
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.
2.      The package of incentives is uniformly applicable to all
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.

ANNEXURE to DOPT’s O.M.
No.18016/3/2011-Estt.(L) dt 27th June, 2012.
DETAILS OF PACKAGE OF CONCESSIONS/FACILITIES
TO CENTRAL
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES WORKING IN KASHMIR VALLEY IN ATTACHED/SUBORDINATE
OFFICES OR PSUs FALLING UNDER THE
CONTROL OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT.

[Kashmir Valley
comprises of ten districts namely, Anantnag, Baramulla,
Budgam, Kupwara,
Pulwama, Srinagar, Kulgam, Shopian, Ganderbal and
Bandipora]
I.          ADDITIONAL
H.R.A. AND OTHER CONCESSIONS
 :
            (A)       Employees
posted to Kashmir Valley:
                        (i)
        
These
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.
                        (ii) Departmental arrangements for
stay, security and transportation to the
place of
work for employees.
                        HRA
as for Class ‘Y’ city applicable for employees exercising option at
                        (iii). Such employees will be
eligible for drawing the normal HRA as well
at their
place of posting provided Departmental arrangement is not made for his/her
stay.
                        (iv)
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
transportation.
            (B) Employees posted to Kashmir Valley who
do not wish to move their families to a selected place of residence
:
                        A
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
29.08.2008.
II.       MESSING FACILITIES :
            Messing
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.
III. PAYMENT OF
MONTHLY PENSION TO PENSIONERS OF
KASHMIR VALLEY :

            Pensioners
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
provisions.

NOTE:-  1
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
Bandipora.
2.
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.
3
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.
4.
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.

Source/Order: http://www.persmin.nic.in
[http://documents.doptcirculars.nic.in/D2/D02est/18016_3_2011-Estt-L-27062012.pdf]

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