12 June 2010

TA/DA Rules - Entitlement of food bills in respect of government officials on tour reg.

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
E.IV Branch

New Delhi, the 11thJune, 2010


Subject:      Travelling Allowance Rules - Implementation of the Sixth Central Pay Commission.


               The  Undersigned is directed to invite a reference to this Ministry's  OM of even number dated 23.9.2008 vide which revised TA/DA Rules  as per recommendations of 6th CPC, as accepted by the
Government, were notified. Para 3 of the Annexure to the above  mentioned OM prescribes the entitlement of food bills in respect  of government officials on tour.

2.      The matter  regarding availability of suitable hotel accommodation etc.  within the rates approved vide the O.M. to Government officials  while on tour has been taken up by the Ministry of Tourism with  various State Governments and also with ITDC. Some of the State  Tourism Departments and the ITDC have responded to the  initiative. The rates offered by various State Tourism  Departments and ITDC to the Government officials while on tour  can be accessed on the website of respective State Tourism
Departments. The Ministry of Tourism is also being requested to  collate the information centrally and post it on their website  for convenience of government officials.
3.      Government  Officials may, if they so desire, avail of their rates offered  by State Tourism Departments and ITDC while on official tour  depending on their entitlement as per OM dt. 23.9.2008

(Karan  Singh)

Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

Office Memorandum - 11.6.2010
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