Reimbursement of expenditure for acquiring driving licence by MTS

Reimbursement of expenditure on account  of acquiring driving license for Motor cars to Dispatch Rider/ MTS

Government of India
Ministry  of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, “New Delhi ”
Dated  the 19th March,  2015


Subject:  Reimbursement of expenditure on account  of acquiring driving license for Motor cars to Dispatch Rider/ MTS.

The undersigned is directed  to say that a revised Model Recruitment  Rules (RRs) for the   post   of   staff   car   driver   has  been  issued  vide  this    Department    OM   No.  AB-
14017/10/2014-Estt   (RR)  dated 4.7.2014
.  Accordingly Ministries/ Departments  have been·

advised to review the existing rules to bring them in conformity  with the model RRs.  It may be observed from  column  10 of the model RRs that  the method of recruitment  prescribed for  filling  up the post of staff  car driver  (ordinary  grade) is  “Deputation/absorption   failing which by direct recruitment”.  With  regard to Deputation/ Absorption following  criteria has been prescribed:-

“From amongst the regular Dispatch Rider (Group C) and Group C  employees in Pay Band I   Rs.  5200-20200 Grade pay Rs.  1800 in the same Ministry / Department  who possess valid Driving License for Motor  Cars on the basis of a  Driving Test to assess the competence to drive Motor  Cars failing which from  officials holding the post of Dispatch Rider on regular basis or regular Group C employees in Pay Band  1  Rs.  5200-20200 Grade Pay Rs.   1800 in other   Ministries / Department   of  the   Central  Government   who  fulfil   the   necessary qualifications  as  mentioned  in  column 7.”

2.            To  encourage  filling  up  of  the  post  of  Staff  Car Driver  through  the  method  of Deputation/Absorption   of Despatch Rider and Group ‘C’ employees in Pay Band I  with Grade Pay of Rs.1800/-,  it has been decided to reimburse the expenditure  incurred  on account of acquiring  Driving  Licence for   Motor  Cars to  Despatch  Riders (DR)/MTS subject  to  the condition  that  reimbursement   is  allowed  to only  such DRs/MTS who  otherwise  fulfil  the criteria laid down in the RRs for appointment  as Staff Car Drivers.

3.    This issues with  the  concurrence of Department  of Expenditure  vide their  OM FTS
No. 16056/E.Coord-2015 dated 13th  February, 2015.

(S. K. Prasad)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
Tele.  No.  23040340

Download No.35011/1/2014-Estt.(D) dated 19.03.2015

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