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Grant of Transport Allowance to Central Government Employees —Extension of benefit of Transport Allowance at double the Normal Rates to Deaf and Dumb Employees

Grant of Transport Allowance to Central Government Employees —Extension of benefit of Transport Allowance at double the Normal  Rates to Deaf and Dumb Employees


No.21(2)/2011-E.II(B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 19th February, 2014. 

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Grant of Transport Allowance to Central Government Employees —Extension of benefit of Transport Allowance at double the Normal  Rates to Deaf and Dumb Employees — Implementation of the Order of the Apex Court — regarding. 

The undersigned is directed to refer to Order dated 12th December, 2013 of the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India in Writ Petition (Civil) No. 107/2011 of Deaf Employees Welfare Association & Another v/s Union of India & Others, and to say that in compliance of the said judgement of the Apex Court, it has been decided to extend the benefit of Transport Allowance, as admissible to blinds and orthopaedically handicapped employees in terms of para 2 (i) of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure O.M. NO.21(2)/2008-E.II(B) dated 29th August, 2008, to deaf and dumb employees of the Central Government also, with immediate effect, subject to the condition that the recommendation of the Head of ENT Department of a Government Civil Hospital is received by the Head of Department and fulfilment of other conditions mentioned in Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure O.M. No. 19029/1/78-E.IV(B) dated 31st August, 1978 read with O.M. dated 29.08.2008. 

2. In so far as the persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, this Order issues in consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India. 

Sd/-
(Subhash Chand)
 Deputy Secretary to the Government of India
 Tel:- 23093276 

Source: http://finmin.nic.in/the_ministry/dept_expenditure/notification/ta_ota/TA_DeafDumb19022014.pdf

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