7th Pay Commission: Transport Allowance fixed at maximuma at Rs 15,750 per month, minimum at Rs 900- key facts

Date of posting : 15 Jul 2017

After the notification of resolution conveying the central government’s decision on recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) on allowances, the central government employees are set to get monthly Transport Allowance of up to Rs 15,750 from their July month salaries.

Transport Allowance is granted to cover the expenditure involved in commuting between place of residence and place of duty.

Officers in Pay Level 14 and higher, who are entitled to the use of official car, will have the option to avail themselves of the existing facility or to draw the Transport Allowance at the rate of Rs 15,750 plus DA per month. Differently abled employees will continue to be paid at double rate, subject to a minimum of Rs 2,250 plus DA.

Cities where higher rate of Transport Allowance is applicable:

Hyderabad, Delhi, Bengaluru, Greater Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Surat, Nagpur, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Patna, Kochi, Kozhikode, Indore, Coimbatore and Ghaziabad.

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