GOVERNMENT OF KERALA
Travelling Allowance – personal staff accompanying Ministers on tour –Authorising Private Secretaries to ministers to exempt ceiling limit – order issued.
FINANCE (EXOENDITURE – C ) DEPARTMENT
G.O (P) No.554/2013/Fin.
Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 13.11.2013
G.O. (P) No.74/2012/Fin. Dated 28/01/2012.
As per Government order read above the monthly/quarterly Ceiling of Travelling Allowance for official journeys in respect of Government employees was revised and fixed with effect from 01/07/2011.
2. The Travelling Allowance of Personal staff accompanying Ministers on tour usually exceeds the ceiling limit fixed as per Government Order read above and there are many requests to exempt them from the ceiling fixed for state level officers.
3. Having examined the matter, Government are pleased to authorise Private Secretaries to Ministers to exempt the personal staff of Minister accompanying Ministers on tour, from monthly ceiling limit fixed Vide Government Order read above. The Private Secretaries to Ministers should ensure that such journeys are performed for the intended purpose only.
4. The G.O read stands modified to the above extend.
By order of the Governor
RAJESH KUMAR SINHA
Secretary, Finance (Expenditure)