Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
Subject: Implementation of the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission relating to grant of Transport Allowance to Central Government employees.
|Employees drawing pay in Pay Level||Rates of Transport Allowance per month|
|Employees posted in the Cities
as per Annexure
|Employees posted at all
|9 and above||Rs. 7200 + DA thereon||Rs.3600 + DA thereon|
|3 to 8||Rs.3600 + DA thereon||Rs.1800 + DA thereon|
|1 and 2||Rs.1350 + DA thereon||Rs.900 + DA thereon|
- The grant of Transport Allowance shall be subject to the following conditions:-
3. Admissibility of Transport Allowance during the following circumstances:-
(a) During leave: The allowance will not be admissible for the calendar month(s) wholly covered by leave.(b) During deputation abroad: The allowance will not be admissible during the period of deputation abroad.© During tour: If an employee is absent from the Headquarters/ Place of 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.(d) During training treated as duty: The allowance may be granted during 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.(e) During inspection/survey duty by Members of Special Parties within the 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 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.(f) To vacation staff: Vacation staff is entitled to Transport Allowance provided no free transport facility is given to such staff. However, the allowance shall not be admissible when such vacation spell, including all kinds of leave, cover the whole calendar month(s).(g) During suspension: As a Government employee under suspension is not 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.
4. These orders shall be effective from 1st July 2017.
Hindi version is attached.
Joint Secretary to the Government of India
All Ministries and Departments of the Govt. of India as per standard distribution list.
Copy to C&AG and U.P.S.C., etc. as per standard endorsement list.
LIST OF CITIES/TOWNS ELIGIBLE FOR HIGHER RATES OF TRANSPORT ALLOWANCE ON RE-CLASSIFICATION OF CITIES/TOWNS AS PER CENSUS-2011 (w.e.f.01.04.2015)
NAME OF THE STATES/
NAME OF THE
|1||ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS||-|
|8||DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI||-|
|9||DAMAN & DIU||-|
|12||GUJARAT||Ahmadabad (UA), Surat (UA)|
|15||JAMMU & KASHMIR||-|
|17||KARNATAKA||Bengalore/ 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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Transport Allowance DoPT OM dated July 07, 2020.pdf (1.1 MB)