Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 2nd April, 2013
Subject: Allowances and Special Facilities to Civilian Employees of the Central Government serving in the States of the North Eastern Region (including Sikkim) and in the Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep group of Islands Extension of the benefits related to Travelling Allowance to Civilian Employees posted in Ladakh region of the State of Jammu & Kashmir- Implementation of the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission- reg.
With a view to attracting and retaining competent officers for service in the North-Eastern Region(NER), Andaman & Nicobar(A&N) Islands and Lakshadweep group of Islands, consolidated orders relating to Allowances and Special facilities to the Civilian Central Government employees posted in those areas were issued vide this Department’s OM No. 11(2)/97-E.II(B) dated 22.07.98 as amended from time to time.
2. The Sixth Central Pay Commission had inter-alia recommended that all concessions allowed to Govenrment employees in NER be also extended to the Government employees posted in Ladakh. On acceptance of the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission, the President is now pleased to decide that concessions related to Travelling Allowance on First Appointment, Travelling Allowance for Journey on Transfer, Road Mileage for Transportation of Personal Effects on Transfer as per para 2(v) and (vi) of this Department’s OM No. 11(2)/97-E.II(B) dated 22.07.98, as amended from time to time, shall extend to the Civilian Central Government employees posted in Ladakh region of the State of Jammu &Kashmir also.
3. This Order will take effect from September 1, 2008.
4. In respect of persons serving in the Indian Audit & Accounts Department, this Order issue in consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
5. Hindi version will follow.
Joint Secretary to the Government of India
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