Transport Allowance at double the normal rates – as per orders of DOPT

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Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to Deaf and Dumb Employees – CGDA orders based on Transport Allowance Order by DOPT

Controller General of Defence Accounts issued an OM to pay  double the normal rates to Deaf and Dumb Employees.

Office of the Controller General of Defence Accounts
Ulan Batar Road, Palam, Delhi Cantt-110010

 

Ref  No.AT/II/2366/TPT/Vol-V

Dated – 29/05/2015

All PCs DA/CsDA/CsFA(Fys)
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Sub : Payment of Transport Allowance to Central Government Employees – Extension of benefit of Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to Deaf and Dumb employees -clarification regarding.

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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
D (CivII)

A copy of the Office Memorandum of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure on the subject cited below is forwarded herewith for information and necessary action.

SlNo OM No Subject
1. NO.21/(2)/2011-E.II (B)(PL) dated 16th September 2014 Payment of Transport Allowance to Central Government Employees-Extension of benefit of Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to Deaf and Dumb employees-clarification regarding.

(Gurdeep Singh)
Under Secretary to the Govt of India
Tel No.:23014675

 

S.No.3 ( R)

No.21/(2)/2011-E.II (B) (Pt)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance I
Department of Expenditure

 North Block New Delhi
Dated 16 September, 2014

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject.- Payment  of Transport Allowance to Ccntral Govt. Employees – Extension of benefit of Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to Deaf and Dumb employees – clarification regarding.

The undersigned. is directed to refer to. Ministry of Defence OM No.80112014/D(Civ.II) dated 29.08.2014 on the above cited subject and to state that  OM No.21(2)/201l-E.II(B) dated 19.02.2014 was issued by this Department in compliance of the order dated 12.12.2013 of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in W.P.(c) No. 107/2011 filed by Deaf Employees Welfare Association. It is clarified that as per OM dated 19.02.2014, the benefit of  Transport Allowance at double the normal rates is admissible to only those employees who suffer from both the disabilities i.e. who are both deaf and dumb.

(A Battacharya)
Under Secretary to the Govt of India

801/2014/D(Civ.II)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence

B Wing, Sena. Bhavan, N. Delhi
Dated  29th August, 2014.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Grant of Transport Allowance to Central Government Employees – Extension of benefit of Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to Deaf and Dumb Employees.

The undersigned is directed to refer to Ministry of finance OM No 21(2)/2011-E.H{B} dated 19th February, 20l4 on the above subject, wherein sanction for Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to Deal and Dumb employees was accorded by the Competent Authority.

2. In this regard, the lower establishments have sought clarification on the following points:

i. Whether the above mentioned facility is for employees with single disability (only deaf or only dumb) [or for employees with both the disabilities (deaf and dumb).
ii Whether any minimum percentage of disability is specified for Deaf and Dumb Central Government employees for payment of Transport Allowance at double the normal rates, similar to the minimum percentage specified in case of orthopedically handicapped employees for payment of Conveyance Allowance vide MoF OM. No l9029/1/78/Civ(B) dated 31st Aug, 1978.

3. It is requested that the necessary clarification on the above mentioned queries may be – furnished to this Ministry for the
onward submission to the respective – Administrative Establishments to enable them to process the necessary claims.

(Gurdeep Singh)
Under Secretary to the Govt of India.
Tel No_23014675

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