7th Pay Commission TA on Transfer – Quantum of revision in Travelling Allowance granted on transfer

7th pay commission Allowances - TA on Transfer

7th Pay Commission TA on Transfer – Quantum of revision in Travelling Allowance granted on transfer of Central Government Employees

TA on Transfer consists of Travel expense reimbursement based on Travel Entitlement, Daily Allowance in the form of reimbursement to Food and Traveling Expense on varied rates based on level of pay and Composite Transfer Grant which will be equivalent to 80% of one month pay.

Annexure to Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure O.M.No.19030/112017-E.IV dated 10th July 2017.

T.A. on Transfer

TA on Transfer includes 4 components : (i) Travel entitlement for self and family (ii) Composite Transfer and packing grant (CTG) (iii) Reimbursement of charges on transportation of personal effects (iv) Reimbursement of charges on transportation of conveyance.

(i) Travel Entitlements :

a. Travel entitlements as prescribed for tour in Para 2 above, except for International Travel, will be applicable in case of journeys on transfer. The general conditions of admissibility prescribed in S.R.114 will, however, continue to be applicable.

b. The provisions relating to small family norms as contained in para 4(A) of Annexure to M/o Finance O.M. F.No. 10/2/98-IC & F.No. 19030/2/97-EIV dt. 171, April 1998 , shall continue to be applicable.


(ii) Composite Transfer and Packing Grant (CTG) :

a.The Composite Transfer Grant shall be paid at the rate of 80% of the last month’s basic pay in case of transfer involving a change of station located at a distance of or more than 20 kms from each other. However, for transfer to and from the Island territories of Andaman, Nicobar & Lakshadweep, CTG shall be paid at the rate of 100% of last month’s basic pay. Further, NPA and MSP shall not be included as part of basic pay while determining entitlement for CTG.

b.In cases of transfer to stations which are at a distance of less than 20 kms from the old station and of transfer within athe same city, one third of the composite transfer grant will be admissible, provided a change of residence is actually involved.

c.In cases where the transfer of husband and wife takes place within six months, but after 60 days of the transfer of the spouse, fifty percent of the transfer grant on transfer shall be allowed to the spouse transferred later. No transfer grant shall be admissible to the spouse transferred later, in case both the transfers are ordered within 60 days. The existing provisions shall continue to be applicable in case of transfers after a period of six months or more. Other rules precluding transfer grant in case of transfer at own request or transfer other than in public interest, shall continue to apply unchanged in their case.

(iii) Transportation of Personal Effects

Level By Train/Steamer By Road
12 and above 6000 Kg by goods train/4 wheeler wagon/ 1 double container Rs.50/- per Km
6 to 11 6000 Kg by goods train/4 wheeler wagon/ 1 single container Rs.50/- per Km
5 3000 kg Rs.25/- per Km
4 and below 1500 kg Rs.15/- per Km

The rates will further rise by 25 percent whenever DA increases by 50 percent. The rates for transporting the entitled weight by Steamer will be equal to the prevailing rates prescribed by such transport in ships operated by Shipping Corporation of India. The claim for reimbursement shall be admissible subject to the production of actual receipts/ vouchers by the Govt. servant. Production of receipts/vouchers is mandatory in r/o transfer cases of North Eastern Region, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep also.

Transportation of personal effects by road is as per kilometer basis only. The classification of cities /towns for the purpose of transportation of personal effects is done away with.

Checkout following links for the revised rates of travelling allowance on implementation of 7th Pay Commission

Download / Read Finance Ministry Office Memorandum No.19030/1/2017-E.IV dated 13.07.2017