Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
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 entitlements with regard to hotel accommodation, taxi charges and reimbursement 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
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India