Transport Allowance in r/o Officers who are drawing pay in Levels 14 and above of 7 CPC
Office of the Pr. Chief Commissioner of Income Tax,
9th Floor, C-Block, I.T. Towers, Masabtank, Hyderabad – 500 004
Ph: 040 – 23425492
F.No. Pr.CCIT/ Guard file/Accts./2022-23
All the Head of Offices/ DD0s,
A.P. & Telangana, Hyderabad.
Sub: Drawing Transport Allowance in r/o officers who are drawing pay in Levels 14 and above of 7 CPC – Forwarding of – reg.
Ref: GOI, MoF, Dept. of Expenditure’s OM No. 21/05/2017-E-II(B) dated 07.07.2017.
Kind reference is invited to the above.
The undersigned is directed to forward the copy of Letter received from the ZAO, CBDT, Hyderabad with regard to Drawing Transport Allowance in r/o. officers who are drawing pay in Levels 14 and above of 7 CPC and who are entitled to the use of official car. A copy of the letter received from ZAO, Hyderabad is enclosed herewith.
This is for your kind information and compliance at your end.
(S PREM KUMAR)
Administrative officer (DDO),
O/o Pr.CCIT, Hyderabad.
CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES
ZONAL ACCOUNTS OFFICE
4TH FLOOR, AAYAKAR BHAVAN
BASHEERBAGH, HYDERABAD – 500 004
Dt. 13th June 2022
The Commissioner of Income Tax (Admin),
O/o The Pr. Chief Commissioner of Income Tax (AP & TS)
I T Towers, A C Guards, Mas k, Hyderabad – 04
Sub: Drawing Transport Allowance in r/o Officers who are drawing pay in Levels 14 and above of 7 CPC – reg.
Ref: GOI, M/o Finance, Department of Expenditure’s OM No. 21/5/2017-E-II(B) dated 07/07/2017.
With reference to the subject cited above, it is intimated that monthly Transport Allowance is being drawn by some of the officers, who are drawing pay in Levels 14 and above in the 7 CPC pay matrix and who are entitled to the use of official car. But, as per para (iv) of the OM mentioned under reference –
(iv) Officers drawing pay in Levels 14 and above in the Pay Matrix, who are entitled to the use of official car in terms of Department of Expenditure’s O.M. No.20(5)-E.II(A)/93 dated 28.01.1994, shall be given the option to avail the official car facility or to draw Transport Allowance at the rates of Rs.15,750/- p.m. plus Dearness Allowance thereon. Before, allowing Transport Allowance @ Rs.15,750/- plus D.A. thereon, the option exercised by an officer will be examined by the administrative Ministry and his/her entitlement to the use of official car in terms of the O.M. dated 28.01.1994 ibid will require to be certified by the competent authority. In case, an officer opts to draw Transport Allowance @Rs.15,750/- p.m. plus D.A. thereon, he/she will not be allowed to change his/her option during the remaining period of his/her current assignment.
In this regard, it is intimated that necessary certificate may be obtained in r/o the officers who are working under the jurisdiction of your office and copies of the same may please be forwarded to this office for further necessary action while processing the salary bills.
Sr. Accounts Officer (PC)
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