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Revised Rates for Travelling Allowance (TA), CLASSIFICATION OF EMPLOYEES FOR PURPOSE OF TRAVEL ENTITLEMENTS, ENTITLEMENTS FOR JOURNEYS ON TOUR or TRAINING, DAILY ALLOWANCE, DAILY ALLOWANCE RATE FOR HALTS OUTSIDE THE STATE – STAY IN STATE HEADQUARTERS AND OTHER PLACES WITHIN AND OUTSIDE THE STATE, MILEAGE ALLOWANCE FOR JOURNEYS BY ROAD, FLAT CHARGE [TERMINAL CHARGES], TRAVELLING ALLOWANCE ON TRANSFER, CONVEYANCE ALLOWANCE TO VISUALLY CHALLENGED, LOCOMOTOR DISABLED AND HEARING IMPAIRED, LEAVE TRAVEL CONCESSION

7th Pay Commission: TN Revision of Rates of Travelling Allowance

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Know your Seventh Pay Revised Rates for Travelling Allowance (TA) to Tamil Nadu State Government Employees

 The Official Committee, 2017 constituted to examine revision of pay and allowances has inter-alia made recommendations regarding revision of Travelling Allowance.

The Government has carefully examined the recommendations of the Official Committee, 2017 and decided to accept them. Accordingly, the following orders are issued revising the rates of Travelling Allowance:-

 1.CLASSIFICATION OF EMPLOYEES FOR PURPOSE OF TRAVEL ENTITLEMENTS

 The classification of employees for the purpose of Travelling Allowance shall be based on Pay Level of the employees in the Pay Matrix in the revised pay structure. The Grades of employees fixed based on the Pay Level drawn by the employees in the revised pay structure for the purpose of Travelling Allowance for the employees as detailed below:

Grades

Classification of Employees

Grade – I(a) Employees drawing pay in Pay Level-28 and above in the Pay Matrix (including all officers of All India Services serving in the State drawing pay in Pay
Level-13 and above in the Pay Matrix of All India Service Pay Rules).
Grade – I(b) Employees drawing pay in Pay Level-25 and above in the Pay Matrix but below Pay Level-28 (including all officers of All India Services irrespective of the Pay
Level serving in the State).
Grade – II Employees drawing pay in Pay Level-13 and above in the Pay Matrix but below Pay Level-25.
Grade – III Employees drawing pay in Pay Level-5 and above in the Pay Matrix but below pay in Pay Level-13.
Grade – IV Employees drawing pay below Pay Level-5 in the Pay Matrix.

 2.ENTITLEMENTS FOR JOURNEYS ON TOUR or TRAINING

 

Grades

Classification of Employees

Grade – I(a)
Employees drawing pay in Pay Level-28 and above in the Pay Matrix (including all officers of All India Services serving in the State drawing pay in Pay Level-13 and above in the Pay Matrix of All India
Service Pay Rules).
Air Journey or AC First Class by Rail irrespective of whether the journey is within or outside the State.
Note: The Officers in Pay Level-32 in Pay Matrix (AIS Officers in Pay Level-14 and above in the Pay Matrix of All India Service Pay Rules) are eligible to travel by air in Executive Class.
Grade – I(b)
Employees drawing pay in Pay Level-25 and above but below Pay Level-28 in the Pay Matrix (including all officers of All India Services irrespective of Pay Level serving in the State).
(i) Air Journey outside the State.
(ii) First Class or AC Second Class by Rail for journey within or outside the State.
Grade – II
Employees drawing pay in Pay Level-13 and above but below Pay Level-25 in the Pay Matrix.
First Class by Rail.
Note: Wherever First Class is not available, travel in AC Third Class may be allowed on Official Tour or Leave Travel Concession.In case of journey to New Delhi where I Class is not available, travel in II Class AC Sleeper be allowed.
Grade – III & IV
Employees drawing pay below Pay Level-13 in the Pay Matrix.
Second Class by Rail.

 3.DAILY ALLOWANCE(DA)

The revised rates of daily allowance for the employees in the following four grades shall be as follows:- 

Grades

Revised DA Rates (Rs)
In Chennai

Other Places

Grade – I
Employees drawing pay in Pay Level-25 and above (including
officers of All India Service serving in the State).
 Rs.       800  Rs.           400
Grade – II
Employees drawing pay in Pay Level-13 and above but below Pay
Level-25 in the Pay Matrix.
 Rs.       600  Rs.           300
Grade – III
Employees drawing pay in Pay Level-5 and above but below Pay
Level-13 in the Pay Matrix.
 Rs.       400  Rs.           200
Grade – IV
Employees drawing pay below Pay Level-5 in the Pay Matrix.
 Rs.       320  Rs.           160

 4.DAILY ALLOWANCE RATE FOR HALTS OUTSIDE THE STATE – STAY IN STATE HEADQUARTERS AND OTHER PLACES WITHIN AND OUTSIDE THE STATE 

The revised rates of daily allowance for halt in New Delhi and other State Headquarters other than Chennai, for stay in Chennai and for stay in other places within and outside the State including Union Territories shall be as follows : 

Sl No Category of Officers New Delhi and All Other State Headquarters other than Chennai  Chennai Other Places within and
outside the State including
Union Territories
Stay In Hotel Stay in Guest House/Private
(Lodging & Boarding)
Stay In Hotel Stay in Guest House/Private
(Lodging & Boarding)
Stay In Hotel Stay in Guest House/Private
(Lodging & Boarding)
Lodging Boarding Lodging Boarding Lodging Boarding
1 Grade-I(a) 4500* 1000 1000 4500* 900 900 4500* 600 600
2 Grade-I(b) 3000^ 800 800 1800# 800 800 800 400 400
3 Grade-II 2250 600 600 1050 600 600 600 300 300
4 Grade-III 1150 400 400 750 400 400 450 200 200
5 Grade-IV 900 320 320 600 320 320 320 160 160

 *Reimbursement of upto Three Star Hotel subject to maximum of Rs.4500.

^ Reimbursement of upto Two Star Hotel subject to maximum of Rs.3000.

# Reimbursement of upto Two Star Hotel subject to maximum of Rs.1800.

5.MILEAGE ALLOWANCE FOR JOURNEYS BY ROAD

The Mileage Allowance for journey performed by Car and by Motor Cycle / Scooter / Moped shall be revised as follows.-

Sl No

Grades Mileage Allowance for Journeys
performed by
Car(Per KM)

Motor Cycle/Bike/
Moped(Per KM)

1 Grade – I
Employees drawing pay in Pay Level-25 (Rs.59,300-1,87,700) or more (including officers of All India Service serving in the
State).
 Rs.                12  Rs.                      6
2 Grade – II
Employees drawing pay in Pay Level-13 (Rs.35900-1,13,500) and above but below pay in Pay Level-25 (Rs.59,300-
1,87,700).
 Rs.                12  Rs.                      6
3 Grade – III
Employees drawing pay in Pay Level-5 (Rs.18,200-57,900) and above but below pay in Pay Level-13 (Rs.35900-1,13,500).
                        –  Rs.                      6
4 Grade – IV
Employees drawing pay below pay in Pay Level-5 (Rs.18,200-57,900)
                        –  Rs.                      6

6.FLAT CHARGE [TERMINAL CHARGES]

The Terminal Charges paid for the journey between residence,place of halt or work and Railway Station or Bus Terminal or Air Port shall be Rs.20/- for all Grades.

7.TRAVELLING ALLOWANCE ON TRANSFER 

The lumpsum allowance payable under Transfer Travelling Allowance for packing/loading and unloading/unpacking shall be as shown below:–

Sl No

Grades Transfer between station at a
distance
Beyond 8 kms.
but below 60 kms

Beyond 60
kms

1 Grade – I
Employees drawing pay in Pay Level-25 (Rs.59,300-1,87,700) or more (including officers of All India Service serving in the
State).
 Rs.          1,800  Rs.                                         3,600
2 Grade – II
Employees drawing pay in Pay Level-13 (Rs.35900-1,13,500) and above but below pay in Pay Level-25 (Rs.59,300-
1,87,700).
 Rs.          1,350  Rs.                                         2,850
3 Grade – III
Employees drawing pay in Pay Level-5 (Rs.18,200-57,900) and above but below pay in Pay Level-13 (Rs.35900-1,13,500).
 Rs.              900  Rs.                                         1,950
4 Grade – IV
Employees drawing pay below pay in Pay Level-5 (Rs.18,200-57,900)
 Rs.              450  Rs.                                         1,050

 8.CONVEYANCE ALLOWANCE TO VISUALLY CHALLENGED, LOCOMOTOR DISABLED AND HEARING IMPAIRED

The existing allowance shall be enhanced as a special case from Rs.1,000/- per month to Rs.2,500/- per month. The other conditions for payment of this conveyance allowance shall be continued.

9.LEAVE TRAVEL CONCESSION

The existing entitlements shall continue in the revised pay structure without any change.

The above orders shall take effect from 1st October, 2017.

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