Honorarium – FAQ

Honorarium – DOPT issues compilation of Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked Questions
Upto what amount the Head of Department can grant honorarium?
The Ministries/Departments can grant honorarium upto Rs. 5000/- per annum per employee and the Head of Department can grant honorarium upto Rs. 2500/- per annum per employee. O.M. No.1711/9/85-Estt (Allowance) dated 23.12.1985 refers.
What are the rates of honorarium for translation work from regional language to English/Hindi and vice versa?
The rates for translation from regional languages to English/Hindi and vice-versa is ’120/- per thousand words of Ordinary Material and ’130/- per thousand words of Technical Material (including Codes/Manuals, etc.). This is subject to a maximum of ’5000/- per annum in each case, whether recurring or non-recurring. O.M. No.17011/04/2011-Estt.(AL) dated 1.4.2011 refers.

Download DOPT Office Memorandum No. 21011/08/2013-Estt.(AL) dated 25.03.2013