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7th CPC Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to persons with disabilities: Clarification by DoE

Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to persons with disabilities employed in Central Government No.21/3/2017-E.IIB Government of Indi

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Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to persons with disabilities employed in Central Government
No.21/3/2017-E.IIB
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, the 12th July,2018
Office Memorandum

Subject: Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to persons with disabilities employed in Central Government. 

References have been received in this Department seeking clarification whether Transport Allowance at double the normal rate is admissible to persons with disabilities employed in Central Government who have been provided with Government Accommodation within one km. of office or within the campus housing the place of work and residence.

2. The matter has been considered in this Department and it is clarified that persons with disabilities employed in Central Government, as mentioned in Para 2(iii) of OM No.21/5/2017-E.II(B) dated 07.07.2017 regarding grant of Transport Allowance as per 7th CPC rates, are eligible to draw Transport Allowance at double the normal rates + DA thereon, irrespective of whether they are residing within the campus – housing the place of work and residence or Govt. or private accommodation within one km.of office.
3. All other terms and conditions regulating the Transport Allowance at double the normal rates will remain the same.
4. This is issued with the approval of Secretary (Expenditure).

(Nirmala Dev)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India
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COMMENTS

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  • Unknown 3 years ago

    Sir, In order to receive TA at double the normal rate, Does the handicapped employee has to be employed under Handicapped reservation or it can be applicable to employee who initially has been employed under general category and unfortunately got handicapped later on while in the service.