7th CPC - Double rates of Transport Allowance to persons with disabilities employed in Central Govt

Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to persons with disabilities employed in Central Government 

No.21/3/2017-E.IIB 
Government of India 
Ministry of Finance 
Department of Expenditure 

New Delhi, the 12th July,2018 

Office Memorandum 

Subject: Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to persons with disabilities employed in Central Government. 

References have been received in this Department seeking clarification whether Transport Allowance at double the normal rate is admissible to persons with disabilities employed in Central Government who have been provided with Government Accommodation within one km. of office or within the campus housing the place of work and residence. 

2. The matter has been considered in this Department and it is clarified that persons with disabilities employed in Central Government, as mentioned in Para 2(iii) of OM No.21/5/2017-E.II(B) dated 07.07.2017 regarding grant of Transport Allowance as per 7th CPC rates, are eligible to draw Transport Allowance at double the normal rates + DA thereon, irrespective of whether they are residing within the campus – housing the place of work and residence or Govt. or private accommodation within one km.of office. 

3. All other terms and conditions regulating the Transport Allowance at double the normal rates will remain the same. 

4. This is issued with the approval of Secretary (Expenditure). 
(Nirmala Dev) 
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India 

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