Travelling Allowance applicable to Central Government Employees- A re-visi

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Travelling Allowance applicable to Central Government Employees- A re-visit

Travel entitlements based on grade pay for reimbursing actual cost of journey performed by Central Government Employees by Air and Rail are as follows

Journey by Rail / Air

1. Class of accommodation according to grade pay:

From 01.09.2008, Central Government Servants are entitled for accommodation as follows.

Grade PayTravel Entitlement
Officers drawing grade pay of Rs.10,000 and above and
those in pay scale of HAG + and above
Business / Club Class by air / AC
First class by train
Officers drawing grade pay of Rs.7,600 and Rs.8,900Economy Class by air / AC First
class by train
Officers drawing grade pay of Rs.5,400 and Rs.6,600Economy Class by air / AC II Tier class by train
Officers drawing grade pay of Rs.4,200, Rs.4,600 and
Rs.8,900
AC II Tier class by train
Officers drawing grade pay below Rs.4,200First class / AC III Tier / AC Chair
car by train
Officers drawing Grade Pay of Rs.7600 and above are entitled to travel on tour by Executive Class in Shatabti Trains / AC first class in Rajdhani Train.
B. International Travel Entitlement:
(i) Cabinet Secretary/Secretary to G.O.I. and EquivalentFirst Class.
(ii) Officers drawing grade pay of Rs. 10,000 and above and those in pay scale of HAG+Business/Club Class.
(iii) OthersEconomy Class.
C. Entitlement for journeys by Sea or by River Steamer (SR. 40):
Grade Pay
(1)
Entitlement
(2)
Officers drawing grade pay of Rs. 5400/- and above and those in pay scales of HAG+ and aboveHighest Class.
Officers drawing grade pay of Rs. 4200, Rs. 4600 and Rs. 4800If there be two classes only on the steamer, the lower class.
Officers drawing grade pay of Rs. 2400 and Rs. 2800If there be two classes only on the steamer, the lower class.
If there be three classes, the middle or the second class.
If there be four classes, the third class.
Officers drawing grade pay less than Rs. 2400The lowest class.
(ii) Accommodation entitlements for travel between the mainland and the A&N Group of Islands and Lakshadweep Group of Island by ships operated by the Shipping Corporation of India Limited will be as follows:
Grade Pay
(1)
Entitlement
(2)
Officers drawing grade pay of Rs. 5400 and above and those in pay scales of HAG+ and aboveDeluxe Class.
Officers drawing grade pay of Rs 4200, Rs.4600 and Rs 4800First/’A’ Cabin class.
Officers drawing grade pay of Rs 2400 and Rs. 2800Second/’B’ Cabin Class.
Officers drawing grade pay less than Rs. 2400Bunk Class.
D. Mileage Allowance for Journeys by Road:
Mileage allowance is a reimbursement of cost spent by a Government Employee for travelling from one place to another place for performing government duty. It is a part of Travelling Allowance applicable to Central Government Employees under TA Rules.
In supersession of S.R.46 and the Government of India’s order thereunder, the grade pay ranges for travel by public/bus/auto/rickshaw/scooter/motor cycle, full taxi/taxi/own car is revised as indicated below:
Grade Pay
(1)
Entitlement
(2)
(i) Officers drawing grade pay of Rs 10,000 and above and those in pay scales of HAG+ and above.Actual fare by any type of public busincluding air-conditioned bus;
OR
At prescribed rates of AC Taxi when the journey is actually performed by AC Taxi;
OR
At prescribed rates for auto rickshaw for journeys by auto rickshaw, own scooter, motor cycle, moped etc.
(ii) Officers drawing grade pay of Rs. 5400, Rs. 6600, Rs. 7600, Rs. 8700 and Rs. 8900Same as at (i) above with the exception that journeys by AC taxi will not be permissible
(iii) Officers drawing grade pay of Rs. 4200, Rs. 4600 and Rs. 4800Same as at (ii) above.
(iv) Officers drawing grade pay of Rs 2400 and above but less than Rs. 4200.Actual fare by any type of public busother than air-conditioned bus;
OR
At prescribed rates for auto rickshaw for journeys by auto rickshaw/own scooter/motorcycle/moped etc.
(v) Officers drawing grade pay below Rs. 2400.Actual tare by ordinary public bus only;
OR
At prescribed rates for auto rickshaw/own scooter/motorcycle/ moped etc.
(b) Mileage allowance for road journeys shall be regulated at the following rates in places where no specific rates have been prescribed either by the Director of Transport of the concerned State or of the neighbouring States:
(i) For journeys performed in own car/taxi: Rs. 16 per km. (This amount is revised to Rs.20 after DA crossed 50%)
(ii) For journeys performed by auto rickshaw own scooter, etc.: Rs. 8 per km. (This amount is revised to Rs.10 after DA crossed 50%)
(c) The rate of Mileage Allowance for journeys on bicycle on tour and transfer, is Rs 1.20 per kilometer. (This amount is revised to Rs.1.50 after DA crossed 50%)

The following charges are reimbursable while performing journey on Rail.

1. Reservation charges
2. Sleeper Charges
3. Telegram Charges
4. Cancellation and reservation Charges while journey cancelled for official work.
5. Special supplementary charges levied by the Railways for travel by Super Fast Express Trains.
6. Tatkal Charges if official jouney is undertaken in emergency.
7. Education cess and Service Tax applicable for train fare.

The following charges are reimbursable when official jouney is perfomed in a Bus.

1. Reimbursement of Sleeper charges in bus if any.
2. Cancellation charges when ticket is cancelled due to official work
3. Reservation Charges

The following charges are reimbursable when official journey is performed by Air:

1. Passenger Service fee.
2. Booking charges
3. Cancellation charges when ticket is cancelled due to official work

Courtesy : http://www.gconnect.in/t

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