7th CPC: Modified TA orders, check Dress Allowance here - Fin Min clarification 3rd August, 2017

7th CPC: Modified TA orders, check Dress Allowance table here - Fin Min clarification 3rd August, 2017

New Delhi: The government has made some partial modifications in the Transport Allowance following the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission. These orders would be effective from July 1st 2017 onwards the joint secretary to the government of India, Ministry of Finance said. These orders will apply to all civilian employees of the Central Government the order also stated.

Here are the TA modifications 

Central Government employees who are drawing pay of Rs.24200/- & above in Pay Level 1 & 2 of the Pay Matrix, shall be eligible for grant of Transport Allowance @ Rs.3600/- plus D.A. thereon at the cities mentioned in the Annexure to the above cited OM. and @ Rs.1800/- plus D.A. thereon at all Other Places. All other contents of the above cited OM. dated 07.07.2017 shall remain unchanged. These orders shall be effective from 1st July, 2017.

Applicable to

These orders will apply to all civilian employees of the Central Government. The orders will also apply to the civilian employees paid from the Defence Service Estimates. In respect of the Armed Forces Personnel and Railway employees, separate orders will be issued by the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Railways, respectively. In so far as the persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders issue in consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India, the order also said.

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Dress allowance 

Meanwhile the Dress Allowance rates too have been decided. Allowances related to maintenance, washing of Uniform are subsumed in. Dress Allowance and will not be payable separately. Further categories of staff who were earlier being provided Uniforms, will henceforth not be provided with Uniforms. 

The amount of Dress Allowance shall be credited to the salary of employees directly once a year in the month of July. This allowance covers only the basic uniform of the employees. Any special clothing like that provided at Siachen Glacier or inside submarine or fluorescent clothing provided to Trackmen or Indian Railways or to lB personnel posted at high altitudes will continue to be provided by the concerned Ministry as per existing norms. 

Outfit Allowance, paid to Indian Foreign Service officers and employees will continue to be provided as before, is enhanced by 50%. 

The rates of Dress Allowance will go up by 25% each time Dearness Allowance rises by 50%. These orders shall take effect from 01st July, 2017. Separate orders will be issued by Ministry Of Defence, Ministry Of Home Affairs, Ministry Of Railways, Ministry Of Health & Family welfare, Ministry of corporate Affairs, Ministry Of External Affairs, Department of Revenue, Department Of Personnel & Training and Cabinet Secretariat in respect of employees of these Ministries/Department.

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