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Petrol and Travelling Allowances


Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms
28 November 2005
Circular Note  No 10  of 2005
E/28/4/01 V8
From:     Senior Chief Executive, Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms
To:         Supervising Officers i/c Ministries and Departments
Petrol and Travelling Allowances
             Following the increase in the price of fuel, it has been decided that the petrol and travelling allowances be revised with effect from 03 October 2005 as follows:-
 
 
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Item
Revised Rates
1.
Petrol Allowances
 
(a)        Officers drawing monthly basic             salary of
            Rs 70,000 and above
Rs 11,870
            Rs 54,000 and up to Rs 65,000
Rs 8,530
            Rs 47,500 and up to Rs 52,000
Rs 6,820
(b)         Accounting Heads of Departments/Chief Executives drawing basic salary of Rs 45,000 and who benefit from the exclusive use of a self-driven Government vehicle.
 
 
Rs 5,115

 
 
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Item
Revised Rates
2.
Travelling Allowances
 
(a)         Travelling allowance for officers drawing Rs 42,500 or more but not qualifying for a chauffeur/self-driven car and who benefit from 100% duty remission for the purchase of a car of up to 1850 cc.
Rs 6,980
or
Rs 3.65 per km-together with car allowance of Rs 2,880 and an additional fixed cost allowance of Rs 2,000 a month.
(b)         Travelling Allowance for officers who have benefited from 100% duty remission.
             Travelling allowance (car)
Rs 6,980
or
Rs 3.65 per km together with car allowance of Rs 2,880.
(c)         Travelling Allowance for officers drawing basic salary between
Rs 19,400 – Rs 27,200 and entitled to Travel grant but not eligible for 100% duty remission.
             Travel grant
Rs 4,650
or
Rs 3.65 per km together with car allowance of Rs 2,880 a month.
(d)        Mileage Rates (car)
(i)           Rs 7.25 per km for the first 800 kms
(ii)           Rs 3.65 per km for mileage over 800 kms
(iii)        Rs 3.65 per km for distance which is not considered as official travelling (from residence to office) on days on which officers are required to carry out field duties.
(e)         Mileage Rates (Motorcycle)
(i)           Rs 2.25 per km
(ii)        Rs 1.55 per km for distance not considered as official travelling (from residence to office) on days on which officers are required to carry out field duties.

 
 
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Item
Revised Rates
 
(f)          Mileage Rates (Autocycle)
(i)           Rs 1.75 per km
(ii)        Rs 1.15 per km for distance not considered as official travelling (from residence to office) on days on which officers are required to carry out field duties.
 
(g)         Commuted travelling allowance payable to Police Officers who use their auto/motorcycles on official duties.
Rs 320 monthly.
  
2.         It would be appreciated if the contents of this Circular Note could be brought to the attention of all those concerned.
  
 
                                                                                                                           (R. Mudhoo)
                                                                                                                   Senior Chief Executive
 Copy to:         Secretary to Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service
                        Financial Secretary