Grant for recreation activities to the staff of Central Government Offices increased from Rs. 10 per staff to Rs. 25 per staff per month – Grant for setting up Recreation club increased from Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 25,000
OM issued by the Personnel Ministry for increasing the Recreation grant and cost of setting up of Recreation Club.
Government of India
M/o Personnel & Public Grievances & Pensions
D/o Personnel & Training
New Delhi, Dated 10 April, 2015
Subject: Grant-in-aid for the provision of amenities or recreational or welfare facilities to the staff of the Central Government- regarding.
The undersigned is directed to refer this Department’s O.M. No. 1/38/98-Welfare dated 14th October, 1999 (Copy enclosed) regarding grants-in-aid for the provision of amenities for recreation/ welfare activities to the staff of the Central Government Offices in as well as outside Delhi/ New Delhi.
2. The position has been reviewed and it has been decided that the grants-in-aid to the Recreation Clubs shall be admissible at the following rates from the current financial year 2015-2016.
(i) Grants-in-aid at the rate of Rs. 25/- per head per annum as against existing rate of Rs. 10/- per head per annum.
(ii) An additional grant-in-aid subject to a maximum of Rs. 25/- per head per annum, may be given as matching grant as against the existing rate of Rs. 15/- per head per annum.
(iii) A maximum grant of Rs. 25,000/- instead of Rs. 10,000/- may be sanctioned (after considering requirement on merits) for setting up of a recreation club.
3. Instructions issued from time to time on the subject may be adhered to.
4. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure’s I.D. No. 8(41)/2014-E-II (A), 13th February, 2015 and SS&FA (Home) Dy No. 3111501, dated 04.03.2015.