7th Central Pay Commission – Transport Allowance to Railway employees GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS RAILWAY BOARD S.N
|No.PC-V/2017/A/TA/1||New Delhi, dated 03-08-2017|
The General Managers
All Indian Railways & PUs
(As per mailing list)
Subject: Recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission – Grant of
Transport Allowance to Railway employees.
of the Seventh Central Pay Commission, the President, is pleased to decide
that Transport Allowance shall be admissible to Railway employees at the
|Employees drawing pay in Pay Level
||Rates of Transport Allowance per month
|Employees posted in the cities as per Annexure
||Employees posted at all Other Places
|9 and above
||Rs. 7200 + DA thereon||Rs. 3600+ DA thereon|
|3 to 8
||Rs. 3600 + DA thereon||Rs. 1800 + DA thereon|
|1 to 2
||Rs. 1350 + DA thereon||Rs. 900 + DA thereon|
provided with the facility of Government transport.
pay-structure/pay Scales, the corresponding level in the pay Matrix of the
post occupied on 01.01.2016 as indicated in Railway Services (Revised Pay)
Rules, 2016 would determine the allowance under these orders.
No.F(E)I-78/AL-7/5, dated 23.10.1978 and subsequent orders in respect of
the categories viz. visually impaired, orthopedically handicapped, deaf and
dumb/hearing impaired, spinal deformity, shall continue to be paid
Transport Allowance at double the normal rates, subject to fulfillment of
the stipulated conditions, which shall, in no case, be less than Rs.2250/-
p.m. plus applicable rates of Dearness Allowance.
entitled to the use of official car in terms of Board’s letter
No.E(G)95AL4-9 dated 06.11.1995 shall be given the option to avail the
official car facility or to draw Transport Allowance at the rates of
Rs.15750/- p.m plus Dearness Allowance thereon,the option exercised by an
officer will be examined by the administrative Ministry and his/her
entitlement to the use of official car in terms of Board’s letter dated
06.11.1995 ibid will require to be certified by the competent authority. In
case, an officer opts to draw Transport Allowance @ Rs.15750/- p.m plus
D.A. thereon, he/she will not be allowed to change his/her option during
the remaining period of his/her current assignment.
workmen trains, an option is to be given to the employees as a group to
either avail themselves of the existing facility or to switch over to the
payment of transport allowance as admissible under these orders.
month(s) wholly covered by leave.
the period of deputation abroad.
posting for full calendar Month(s) due to tour, he/she will not be entitled
to Transport Allowance during that/those calendar month/months. However, if
the absence does not cover any calendar month(s) in full, Transport
Allowance will be admissible for full month.
such training, if no Transport Facility/Travelling Allowance/Daily
Allowance is provided for attending the training institute, During official
tour in the training course, the allowance will not be admissible when the
period of the tour covers the whole calendar month. Also, during training
abroad, no Transport Allowance will be admissible when the period of such
training covers the whole calendar month.
city but exceeding 8 kms, from the headquarters OR during continuous field
duty either in or outside the Headquarters: Transport Allowance is given to
compensate for the expenditure incurred for commuting for both to and fro
between the place of duty and residence. In case when one gets Road
Mileage/Daily Allowance or free transportation for field/inspection/survey
duty or tour for a period covering the whole calendar month, he/she will
not be entitled to Transport Allowance during that calendar month.
provided no free transport facility is given to such staff. However, the
allowances shall not be admissible when such vacation spell, including all
kinds of leave, cover the whole calendar Month(s).
required to attend office, he/she is not entitled to Transport Allowance
during suspension where suspension covers full calendar month(s) .This
position will hold good even if the suspension period is finally treated as
duty. Where suspension period covers a calendar month partially, Transport
Allowance payable for that month shall be reduced proportionately.
Ministry of Railways.
||Name of the States/Union Territories
||Name of the City/Town
|1||Andaman & Nicobar Islands||———|
|2||Andhra Pradesh/ Telangana||Hyderabad (UA)|
|8||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||———–|
|12||Gujarat||Ahmadabad (UA), Surat (UA)|
|15||Jammu & Kashmir||———–|
|17||Karnataka||Bangalore / Bengaluru (UA)|
|18||Kerala||Kochi (UA), Kozhikode (UA)|
|20||Madhya Pradesh||Indore (UA)|
|21||Maharashtra||Greater Mumbai (UA), Nagpur (UA), Pune (UA)|
|31||Tamil Nadu||Chennai (UA), Coimbatore (UA)|
|33||Uttar Pradesh||Ghaziabad (UA), Kanpur (UA), Lucknow (UA)|
|35||West Bengal||Kolkata (UA)|
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