Ceilings of office expenditure on hospitality after abolition of Sumptuary Allowance & Entertainment Allowance by 7th CPC

Ceilings of office expenditure on hospitality after abolition of Sumptuary Allowance & Entertainment Allowance by 7th CPC

F .No. 13024/01/2016-Trg. Ref 
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions 
Department of Personnel and Training 
Training Division 

Block-4, Old JNU Campus 
New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-67 
Dated: October 24th, 2017 
OFFICE MEMORANDUM 
Subject- Ceilings in respect of Office Expenditure on hospitality - reg. 
Consequent upon acceptance of the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) by the Government, Sumptuary allowance and Entertainment allowance have been abolished with effect from 30.06.2017. As per Resolution of the Government dated 06.07.2017, such expenditure on hospitality should be treated as office expenditure and the Ministry of Finance was to lay down the ceilings for various levels. Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide their OM No.11-1/2016/E.II B (7th CPC)Pt.III(C) dated 22nd September, 2017 has conveyed the ceiling of office expenditure on hospitality. 

2. The ceiling of office expenditure on hospitality with regard to training establishments will be in accordance with D/o Expenditure’s OM dated 22nd September, 2017 (copy enclosed). 

3. The prescribed ceilings will be effective from 22nd September, 2017. 

sd/-
(Biswajit Banerjee) 
Under Secretary to the Government of India 
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No.11-1/2016/E.II B(7th CPC)/Pt.III(C) 
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 
MINISTRY OF FINANCE 
Department of Expenditure 

(7th CPC matters) 
North Block, New Delhi 
Dated: 22.09.2017 

OFFICE MEMORANDUM 

Subject: Ceilings in respect of Office Expenditure on hospitality- regarding. 

Consequent upon acceptance of the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) by the Government, Sumptuary Allowance and Entertainment Allowance have been abolished with effect from 30.06.2017. As per Resolution of the Government dated 06.07.2017, such expenditure on hospitality should be treated as office expenditure and the Ministry of Finance was to lay down the ceilings for various levels. Accordingly, the hospitality related expenditure is now to be incurred as office expenditure. 

The President is pleased to decide the ceilings of office expenditure on hospitality as under: 

Here are details of Designation Existing Rates of Sumptuary/ Entertainment Allowance Prescribed ceilings in respect of hospitality related office expenditure ₹ Per month....

1. Chief Justice of India 20000/- 45000/-
2. Judges of the Supreme Court and Chief Justice of High Courts 15000/- 34000/-
3. Judges of High Court 12000/- 27000/-
4. Cabinet Secretary 10000/- 23000/- 
5. Training Establishments 
Director or Head 3500/- 8000/-
Course Directors 2500/- 5700/-
Counsellors 2000/- 4500/-
6 Judicial Officers in Supreme Court Registry At the same rate as they were getting in the parent office Existing rates may be multiplied by a factor of 2.25

2. The expenditure on hospitality with ceilings mentioned above shall be booked as “Office Expenditure’. 

3. Prescribed ceilings will be effective from the date of issue of this OM. 

Sd/-
(Annie George Mathew) 
Joint Secretary to the Govt. of India

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