File No. 1-02/ 2012-PAP
Government of India
Ministry of Communications & IT
Department of Posts
Dak Bhavan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi - 110116
17th January, 2012
Subject: Grant of Travelling Allowance & Daily allowance to Mail Overseers in place of night halt allowance reg: -
The undersigned is directed to say that the issue of granting full travelling and daily allowances to the Mail Overseers in this Department has been under consideration of a committee on special allowances, headed by Shri Santhosh Gauriar, Chief Postmaster General. Madhya Pradesh Circle.
2. The reccomendations of the committee have been examined in consultation with the Integrated Finance Wing of the Department and the competent authority is pleased to accept the reccomendation as below:
(i) The Mail Overseers will be entitled to normal travelling and daily allowances for their journeys beyond eight kilometers from their headquarter stations and reimbursement of actual travelling expenses for their journeys within the sphere of eight kilometers from their headquarter stations, in accordance with the Fundamental and Supplementary Rules (Part II:TA Rules).
(ii) The existing night halt allowance payable to the mail overseers, is ordererd to be withdrawn with immediate effect.
3. These orders shall take effect from the date of their issue. Expenditure on the TA and DA of the mail overseers shall be debited to the normal Travelling Allowance Expenditure Head of the concerned Units/ Divisions and be met from their sanctioned grants.
4. This has been vetted by the Departmental IFW vide their dairy No. 21/ FA/ 12/ CS dated 17.01.2012.
Asst Director General (Estt)