Travelling Allowance – Concessions to person re-employed in Central Government service : DoE OM dated 24.01.2022

Travelling Allowance – Concessions to person re-employed in Central Government service : DoE OM dated 24.01.2022

Travelling Allowance – Concessions to person re-employed in Central Government service : DoE OM dated 24.01.2022

No. 19030/4/2020-E.IV
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

North Block, New Delhi
Dated 24th January, 2022.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Concessions to person re-employed in Central Government service- Payment of Travelling Allowance.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. No. 19030/6/2010-E.IV dated 10.02.2012 on the subject mentioned above. In view of several references being received in this Department for relaxation of the conditions mentioned in the above said OM, the matter has been re-considered and it has been decided to regulate admissibility of Travelling Allowance (i.e. TA for self and family members, Composite Transfer Grant, transportation of personal effects and transportation of conveyance) in r/o persons re-employed in Central Government in the following manner:

(i) Where the pensioner is re-employed and TA on retirement has already been claimed by re-employed pensioner from the office/organization from where he has retired/ superannuated:

(a) TA shall be allowed to him for such appointment if such appointment is made at station other than place of settlement or such appointment necessitates change of residence at place of settlement.

(b) TA shall also be allowed to him after completion of his term of re-employment.

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(c) In both cases, the TA would be reimbursed by the office/organization where the pensioner is re-employed.

(ii) Incase the re-employed pensioner has not claimed TA on retirement within one year of his retirement and he is re-employed under the Central Government before the expiry of one year from the date of retirement:

(a) TA shall be allowed to him for such appointment in case such appointment is made at station other than last station of duty or such appointment necessitates change of residence at last station of duty.

(b) TA shall also be allowed to him after completion of his term of re-employment.

(c) The expenditure for TA on joining such appointment shall be borne by the organization from where the pensioner is retired/superannuated with reference to the post held at the time of retirement. On completion of term of re-employment, the TA would be reimbursed by the office/organization where the pensioner is re-employed.

(iii) In case of appointment of a re-employed person from other than Central Government, TA shall be allowed to him as per the provision at Para 1 (i) above.

2. Admissibility of TA in above cases would be subject to the following :-

(i) The entitlement for TA would be w.r.t. the post last held and the last pay drawn under the Central Government at the time of retirement. In case of appointment of a re-employed person from other than Central  Government, the entitlement of TA would be in accordance with the equivalence given to the post in Central Government.

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(ii) The provisions of SR-116 of the TA rules as admissible to Government officials on transfer in public interest, as modified from time to time, would be applicable.

3. This order shall be effective from date of issuance of this O.M. Past cases already settled Would not be re-opened.

4. This is issued with the approval of Finance Secretary & Secretary (Expenditure).

(Nirmala Dev)
Director

To,

  1. All Ministries/Departments of the Government of India (as per standard Mailing List)
  2. O/o C&AG, UPSC etc. (as per standard endorsement list)
  3. All Financial Advisors.

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