7th Pay Commission: Clarification on TA/DA, check pension calculator



The ministry of Finance has issued a clarification regarding the TA and DA following the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission. The ministry in its order seeks for wide publicity of the points.

The clarification is with regard to the recommendation and audit of TS/DA, LTC and PT. The order has been issued by the Dy Controller of Accounts of the Finance Ministry.

Order of clarification

Consequent upon the publication of Gazette Notification by Ministry Of Finance, Deptt. Of Expenditure dated 06/07/2017 regarding different allowances namely TA/DA, LTC etc , it is seen that entitlement of Govt. servant for different kind of journey and also entitlement for their mode of transport, stay and lump sum amount etc directly linked with Pay Levels of the Pay Matrix.

Hence, it is enjoined upon all concerned that, claim of the Govt. servant, who commence journey on or after 1st July 2017, may invariably to be indicated with Pay Levels of the Pay Matrix positively, to process the same as per entitlement at this end. Kindly ensure maximum / wide publicity of the above points within your jurisdiction for effecting compliance.

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Restoration of full pension

Restoration of full pension

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM of even no. dated 23-06-2017 on the above subject. As per the said OM, the benefit of the orders of Hori’ble High Court of Madras dated 02-08-2007 and the Orders of Hon’ble Supreme Court dated 01-09-2016 would be extended to all similarly placed absorbee pensioners. Accordingly, the words “absorbee petitioners” in para 8 of the above OM may be read as “absorbee pensioners”.

Retired employees of post and telegraph department entitlement

Retired employees of post and telegraph department entitlement

With reference to the above mentioned subject the undersigned is directed to draw attention the Memorandum No.S-11011/46/95-CGHS D-II/CGHS(P) dated 1st August 1996 and state it has now been decided to revoke OM dated 1.8.1996, in compliance of the Orders of Hon’ble Central Administrative Tribunal, Ernakulam Bench dated 12th July 2005 in O.A.N0. 563/2004 and 590/2004 and dated 01.06.2017 in C.P/180/21/2017 arising aut of OA No.180/563/2004 between Central Government Pensioners’ Association (Kerala) and Ors. Vs UOI & Others. The retired employees of Post and Telegraph Department shall hereinafter, be entitled to the CGHS facility, irrespective of whether they were members of CGHS prior to retirement or not, subject to the payment Of prevalent subscription for availing themselves of this facility as per rules as in the case of other Central Government pensioners.

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Story first published: Monday, July 24, 2017, 6:42 [IST]

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