File No. 12035/18/94-Pol.II (Journalists)
Government of India
Directorate of Estates
Subject:- Review of guidelines for allotment of Government accommodation to Journalist and Press-cameramen.
The undersigned is directed to refer this Directorate’s OM of even number dated 19.11.2001 vide which revised guidelines for allotment of Government accommodation to the Journalists and Press Cameramen were circulated. The matter has been further considered by the Government and it has been decided to revise limit of emoluments for Journalists / Press-cameramen Category- I and category- II. Accordingly para 1(b) (i) to (iii) of this office OM of even number dated 19.11.2001 has been substituted as under:
Para 1 (b)
(i) Journalists/Press Cameraman drawing emoluments up to Rs. 20,000/- per month (excluding (conveyance allowance), – Category-I
(ii) Journalists/Press Cameraman drawing emoluments from Rs. 20,001/- to Rs.40,000/- per month (excluding (conveyance allowance) – Category-II
(iii) Type-IV accommodation may be allotted to Category-I of journalists/Press Cameramen drawing emoluments up to Rs.20,000/- per month (excluding conveyance allowance) and Type-IV Spl. Accommodation may be allowed to Category-II of Journalists/Press cameramen drawing emoluments between Rs.20,001/- to Rs.40,000/- per month.
2. Other terms and condition of allotment of Government accommodation to the Journalists/press-cameramen from the Press Pool shall remain the same as were circulated vide this Directorate’s OMs of even number dated 15.06.2001 and 19.11.2001.