No. 21-1/2011-E.II(B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

North Block,New Delhi
Dated: 5th August, 2013.


Subject:- Grant of Transport Allowance to Orthopaedically handicapped Central Government employees.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s Office M~morandum No. 19029/1/78-E.IV(B) dated ,3rd December, 1979, as amended from time to time and to say that the criteria for orthopaedically handicapped employees to draw Transport Allowance ,at double the normal rates has been reviewed in consultation with the Ministry of Health
& Family Welfare. It has,been decided that in partial modification of para 1 of Office Memorandum dated yd December, 1979 referred above, Double Transport Allowance shall be allowed to an orthopedically Handicapped Government employee if he or she has a minimum of 40% permanent partial disability of either one or both upper limbs or one or both lower limbs OR 50% permanent partial disability of one or both upper limbs and one or both lower limbs combined. The other conditions of a.M. dated 3rd December, 1979 for granting Double Transport Allowance to orthopaedically ‘handicapped Central Government employees shall remain unchanged.

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