7th CPC Transport Allowance

7th Pay Commission recommended the following rates of Transport Allowance to Central Government Employees

Employees drawing pay in Pay Level Rates of Transport Allowance per month
Employees posted in the cities as per Annexure Employees posted at all Other Places
9 and above Rs. 7200 + DA thereon Rs. 3600 + DA thereon
3 to 8 Rs. 3600 + DA thereon Rs. 1800 + DA thereon
1 and 2 Rs. 1350 + DA thereon Rs. 900  + DA thereon

Current Transport Allowance Rate

Transport Allowance calculated based on the current DA, considering current DA rate i.e. 21% from Jan 2020 following TA Rates will be applicable from Jan 2020

Transport Allowance from January 2020

7th CPC Transport Allowance Order

After the 7th CPC Recommendation for Transport Allowance, FINMIN accepted the recommended allowance and released the Office Memorandum on No.21/5/2017-E.II (B) dated 7th July 2017 with the subject Implementation of the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission relating to grant of Transport Allowance to Central Government employees.  [ Click here to view the FINMIN order].

Admissibility of Transport Allowance

(a) During Leave: The allowance will not be admissible for the calendar month(s) wholly covered by leave.

(b) During deputation abroad: The allowance will not be admissible during the period of deputation abroad.

(c) During Tour: If an employee is absent from the Headquarters /Place of Posting for full calendar month/months due to tour, he/she will not be entitled to Transport Allowance During that/those calendar month/months. However, if the absence does not cover any calendar month(s) in full, Transport Allowance will be admissible for full month.

(d) During training treated as duty: The allowance may be granted during such training, if no Transport Facility/ Traveling Allowance /Daily Allowance is provided for attending the training institute. During Official tour in him training course, the allowance will not be admissible when the period of the tour covers the whole calendar month. Also, during training abroad, no Transport will be admissible when the period of such training covers the whole calendar month.

(e) During inspections /survey duty by Members of Special Parties within the city but exceeding 8 kms. From the Headquarters or during continuous field duty either in or outside the Headquarters: Transport Allowance is given to compensate for the expenditure incurred for commuting for both to and fro between the place of duty and residence. In case when one gets Road Mileage/Daily Allowance or free transportation for field/inspections /survey duty or tour for a period covering the whole calendar month, he/she will not be entitled to Transport Allowance during that calendar month.

(f) To vacation staff: Vacation staff is entitled to Transport Allowance provided no free transport facility is given to such staff. However, the allowance shall not be admissible when such vacation spell, including all kinds of Leave, cover the whole calendar month(s).

(g) During Suspension: As a Government employee under suspension is not required to attend office, he/she is not entitled to Transport Allowance during suspension where suspension covers full calendar month(s). This position will hold well even if the suspension period is finally treated as duty. Where suspension period covers a calendar month partially, Transport Allowance payable for that month shall be reduced proportionately.

Transport Allowance – TPTA Cities

LIST OF CITIES/TOWNS ELIGIBLE FOR HIGHER RATES OF TRANSPORT ALLOWANCE ON RE-CLASSIFICATION OF CITIES/TOWNS AS PR CENSUS- 2011 (w.e.f 01.04.2015)

S. No. NAME OF THE STATES/ UNION TERRITORIES NAME OF THE CITY/TOWN
1 ANDAMAM & NICOBAR ISLANDS
2 ANDHARA PRADESH/ TELANGANA HYDERABAD (UA)
3 ARUNACHAL PRADESH
4 ASSAM
5 BIHAR Patna (UA)
6 CHANDIGARH
7 CHHATTISGARH
8 DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI
9 DAMAN & DIU
10 DELHI Delhi (UA)
11 GOA
12 GUJARAT Ahmadabad (UA), SURAT (UA)
13 HARYANA
14 HIMACHAL PRADESH
15 JAMMU & KASHMIR
16 JHARKHAND
17 KARNATAKA Bangalore / Bengaluru (UA)
18 KERALA Kochi (UA) , Kozhikode (UA)
19 LAKSHADWEEP
20 MADHYA PRADESH Indore (UA)
21 MAHARASHTRA Greater Mumbai (UA); Nagpur (UA), Pune (UA)
22 MANIPUR
23 MEGHALAYA
24 MIZORAM
25 NAGALAND
26 ODISHA
27 PUDUCHERRY/ PONDICHERRY
28 PUNJAB
29 RAJASTHAN Jaipur (UA)
30 SIKKIM
31 TAMILNADU Chennai (UA), Coimbatore (UA)
32 TRIPURA
33 UTTAR PRADESH Ghaziabad (UA), Kanpur (UA) , Lucknow (UA)
34 UTTARAKHAND
35 WEST BENGAL Kolkata (UA)

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