Grant of Non-Productivity Linked Bonus (ad-hoc bonus) to Central Government Employees for the year 2015-16 – Orders issued by Finance Ministry
Conveyance Allowance to Railway Medical Officers – Railway Board Order requiring proof of visits / Tour carried out on official duty
Ministry of Finance OM on Bonus Calculation ceiling increase to Rs. 7000 for Central Government Employees enhanced to Rs. 7000 with effect from 2014-15
Transport Allowance for Officers – Clarification on admissibility of Transport Allowance in the cases where the officers are drawing Grade Pay of Rs. 10,000/- in PB-4
Govt has formed a committee to examine the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission relating to all 196 allowances. Here is an analysis on why Common allowances should not be clubbed with other allowances
7th Pay Commission recommended for retaining CPI (IW) with Base 2001=100, the price index which is being used for calculating Dearness Allowance since 1st January 2006
7th Pay Commission has recommended that more than fifty Allowances are to be abolished. It has also provided its recommendations relating certain important allowances such as Fixed Medical Allowance applicable to Pensioners to the effect that there is no need for revising those allowances.
The rates of Dearness Allowance admissible to the above categories of employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous bodies shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 234% to 245% w.e.f. 1.1.2016
7th Pay Commission had earlier assumed that DA from January 2016 as 125% for revision of pay and allowances of Central Government Employees – DA orders issued by Govt with effect from 1st January 2016
It is the case of the postal employees for grant of HRA applicable to “B” Class cities for Central Government employees Posted at Aizawl (Mizoram). After they got favourable orders from Tribunal which was confirmed by Hon’ble High Court and as well as Apex Court, Govt has now accepted to grant HRA at higher rate viz., rate applicable for B / Y class cities
In terms of clause 7 of the 10th Bipartite Settlement dated 25.05.2015 and clause 3 of the Joint Note dated 25.05.2015, the rate of Dearness Allowance payable to workmen and officer employees for the quarter February to April 2016 shall be 42.60% of ‘Pay’ against 39.80% of ‘Pay’ applicable for the previous quarter.
DoPT clarifies that no Travelling Allowance may be allowed to the probationers for the onward journey for joining the training institute and while they are taken to outstation for training activity
Department of Posts has confirmed that Transport Allowance to Central Government Employees posted in Offices located at Faridabad, Ghaziabad (till 31.03.2015), Gurgaon and Noida has to be regulated as per rates applicable to ‘Other Places’ in terms of Ministry of Finance O.M.NO.21(2)/2008-E.II(B) dated 29.08.2008 and subsequent O.M.No.21(1)/2015-E.II (B) dated 6.8.2015″.
CEA will be allowed when childen of employees are studying in Schools recognized by the Central or State Govt. or Union territory administration or by University or a recognized educational authority having jurisdiction over the area where the institution is situated
Ministry of Railways has issued Circular revising allowance which is paid in lieu of Running room facilities, Shunting Duty Allowance, Trip Allowance and Commercial duty Allowance by 25% with effect from 01.01.2011 consequent upon increase in the rate of DA to 51%.