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    GRANT OF TRANSPORT ALLOWANCE TO CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, RE-CLASSIFICATION OF CITIES/TOWNS/LOCALITIES AS PER CENSUS- 2011 W.E.F. 01.04.2015




    Revised Rates of Transport Allowance to Central Government Employees based on the re-classification of cities/towns/localities as per Census- 2011 with effect from 01st April, 2015

    No. 21(2)/2015-E.II (B)
    Government of India
    Ministry of Finance
    Department of Expenditure

    New Delhi, the 6th August,2015


    OFFICE MEMORANDUM

    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:-

    Employees drawing Grade Pay of
    Rates of Transport Allowance admissible per month
    Cities Classified as per
    Annexure – I
    All Cities, towns and localities, other than those included in Annexure-I
    Grade pay of 5400/- and above
    3200/- plus Dearness Allowance thereon
    1600/- plus Dearness Allowance thereon
    Grade Pay of 4200/-, 4600/- and 4800/-
    1600/- plus Dearness Allowance thereon
    800/- plus Dearness Allowance thereon
    Those drawing Grade pay below 4200 nut drawing pay in pay band equivalent to 7440/- and above
    Grade pay below 4200 and pay in pay band below 7440
    600 plus Dearness Allowance thereon
    400/- plus Dearness Allowance thereon

    3.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.


    Sd/-
    (Subhash Chand)
    Director


    Source:- FINMIN ORDER

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