Instructions for providing briefcase/ handbag to officers/ officials of EPFO
EPFO, HEAD OFFICE
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT,
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
BHAVISHYA NIDHI BHAWAN,
14, BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE, NEW DELHI 110066
No. A-45012/5/2022-HRM VIII/14789
Date: 09 DEC 2022.
All Addl, CPFC (HQ)/Director PDNASS/
ACC (Zones)/ACC (ASD)
All RPFCs/Office in-charge of Regional Offices.
Sub: Instructions for providing briefcase/ handbag to officers/ officials of EPFO – reg.
In supersession of earlier order no. HRM-8/V/44/3/2001/Misc./7448 dated 28.08.2014 on the subject cited above, the monetary ceiling/limit for providing briefcase/hand bag to the officers/officials of the EPFO has been revised as per DOPT circular no. D-21013/4/2012-Ad.II dated 15.05.2012 subject to following conditions with immediate effect:
- The officer/officials may be allowed to procure briefcase/bag of his/her choice from the market and reimbursement may be allowed later on subject to entitlement and submission of the bill in original.
- One briefcase/bag may be provided to the officer after a lapse of three years from the date of purchase of earlier one without requiring the officer to deposit the old briefcase/bag.
- The monetary ceiling of the briefcase of all category of officers/officials mentioned below may be allowed excluding VAT and other Taxes.
Revised entitlement is as under:
|Sl.No.||Level of Officers||Revised Rates (in Rs.)|
|1.||Secretary/Special Secretary or equivalent||10000/-|
|2.||Addl. Secretary or equivalent||8000/-|
|3.||Joint Secretary or equivalent||6500/-|
|4.||Director/Deputy Secretary or equivalent||5000/-|
|5.||Under Secretary/Pr. Private Secretary or equivalent*||4000/-|
|6.||Section Officers/Private Secretary or equivalent*||4000/-|
|7.||Assistant/PA or equivalent#||3500/-|
*Includes RPFC-II/APFC/AD (OL)/DD (OL)/ AD = (Audit)//DD (Audit/AD (Vig.)/DD (Vig.)/AO/E.O/Programmer.
# Includes SS/ASO/PA/DPA/STO.
[This issues with the approval of CPFC]
Addl. Central P.F. Commissioner (HRM)