Audit(Pay DA HRA CEA etc.)

    Ans: On DNI, his pay will be re-fixed and two increments will be granted in the Level from which promoted and fixed at a cell equal to or next higher, if no equal cell is available in the Level of the post to which promoted.

    Ans: The pay will be fixed at a stage next below in the Lower level and the difference in pay will be granted as personal pay to be absorbed in future increment(s).

    Ans: One increment for every two years will be granted subject to the condition that the pay arrived at after grant of such increment does not exceed the maximum level in the Pay Matrix.

    Ans: The fitment factor for the purpose of fixation of pay in Level 13 is 2.57.

    Ans: HRA is admissible with reference to the headquarters of the Government servant and therefore he will be eligible to draw HRA at 24%.

    Ans: DA will be regulated on the Subsistence Allowance.

    Ans: HRA during CCL in excess of first 180 days of leave, if otherwise admissible, can be drawn subject to furnishing of certificate proscribed in Para 8 (d) of OM, dated 27.11.1965.

    Ans: No. CEA or hostel subsidy cannot be claimed for a third child even if the same was not claimed for the first or second child because CEA is admissible for the two eldest surviving children only. Claim will be admissible for a third child if the second child birth resulted in multiple birth or in cases of failure of sterilization operation.

    Ans: CEA can be claimed for the same class twice only when the child fails in a particular class. If the child is admitted to the same class due to other reasons, CEA cannot be claimed twice for the same class.

    Ans: For any period which is treated as ”dies non’’ the Government servant is not eligible for allowance /reimbursement/subsidy.

    Ans: Reimbursement will be made once a year, after the completion of the financial year. The limits for CEA is Rs. 27,000 and hostel Subsidy is Rs. 81,000 and will be automatically raised by 25% every time DA goes up to 50%.

    Ans: No. The entitlement prescribed is exclusive of all taxes /GST. Taxes incurred will be reimbursed over and above the prescribed entitlement.

    Ans: Reimbursement of Rajdhani /Shatabdi rates will be allowed. If the fare paid on travel is less than the fare charged for Rajdhani/ shatabdi type trains, reimbursement would be limited to the actual expenditure.

    Ans: The classification of cities/towns for the purpose of transportation of personal effects has been done away with and therefore does not affect the rates in any way.

    Ans: For journey between places not connected by any Public/Government means of transport, reimbursement as per entitlement for a maximum of 100 kms. will be allowed. Expenditure for distance beyond 100kms. should be borne by the Government servant.

    Ans: If a Government servant is charged of misuse of LTC-

    • He shall not be allowed the next two sets of LTC in addition to the LTC already withheld.
    • In case of grave misuse, he may be disallowed more than two sets of LTC.
    • This will be without prejudice to the punishment for any proved misconduct in disciplinary proceedings.

    Ans: The time –limit for drawal of LTC advance is 125 days for journeys by train and 65 days for journeys by other modes of transport, viz. air/road/sea.

    Ans: Special (duty) Allowance is treated as an allowance.

    Ans: No, the prescription in original (or a self- attested photocopy) along with hospital bill is sufficient for treatment of procedures for which CGHS rates are available.

    Ans: As per the instant guidelines, private hospitals are recognized for a fixed period of 4 years from the date of issue of OM.

    Ans: No. The spouse drawing higher pay shall obtain the card and the other spouse can avail CGHS benefits as a member.

    Ans: When a nominee is convicted for murder or abatement of murder of the employee, his/her share of gratuity will be paid to the other members of the family as per extent rules.

    Ans: A higher rate of family pension (enhanced family pension) is admissible to the family, if the deceased Government servant had rendered not less than seven years ‘continuous service.