Grant of Transport Allowance to Central Government employees – enhanced rates effective from 1st April, 2015
No. 21(2)/2015-E.II (B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, the 6th August,2015
Subject:- Grant of Transport Allowance to Central Government employees.
Reference is invited to Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure 0.M. No. 21(2)/2008-E.II(B) dated 29th August, 2008 regarding grant of Transport Allowance to Central Government employees, consequent upon implementation of the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission (6th CPC).
2. The Government has since considered the re-classification of cities/towns/localities as per Census-2011 (population criteria) for the purpose of Transport Allowance. Accordingly, the President is pleased to decide the revised classification of cities, towns and localities, for the purpose of grant of Transport Allowance at higher rates to Central Government employees, as per Annexure-1. Therefore, the table below Para ‘1’of O.M. dated 29.08.2008 stands partially modified as under:-
Grade Pay of
|Rate of Transport
Allowance admissible per month
|Cities classifed as per Annexure – I||All cities towns and localities,
other that those included in Annexure – I
|Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/- and above||Rs.3200 plus Dearness Allowance thereon||Rs.1600 plus Dearness Allowance thereon|
|Grade Pay of Rs. 4200/-, Rs 4600/- and Rs.4800/-||Rs.1600 plus Dearness
|Rs.800 plus Dearness
|Those drawing Grade pay below Rs. 4200 but drawing pay in pay band
eqquivalent to Rs.7440/- and above
|Grade pay below Rs. 4200 and pay in pay band below Rs. 7440/-||Rs.600 plus Dearness Allowance thereon||Rs.400 plus Dearness Allowance thereon|
The revised classification of ,cities/towns/localities for the purpose of grant of Transport Allowance shall take effect from 1st April, 2015.
4. The orders will apply to all civilian employees of the Central Government.
The orders will also be applicable to the civilian employees paid from the Defence Services Estimates. In respect of Armed Forces personnel and Railway employees, separate orders will be issued by the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Railways, respectively.
5. All other conditions mentioned in Department of Expenditure 0.M. No. 21(2)/2008-E.II(B) dated 29.08.2008 shall remained unchanged.
6. In so far as the persons working in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, this Order issues in consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
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