Revised Tiffin Allowance to Mechanical Staff (Automobiles)


No. 649-F(P1) Dated, Howrah, the 18th February, 2021.


Subject: Grant of Tiffin Allowance for overtime work to the Mechanical Staff (Automobiles) engaged in maintenance and repair of Government Vehicles

Consequent upon the recommendation of the Sixth Pay Commission in respect of Tiffin Allowance for overtime work admissible to the Mechanical Staff (Automobiles) employed in the Pool Car Establishment, the Governor has been pleased to order in supersession of this Department Memo. No. 11141-F(P) dated 18th December, 2009 that the regular and whole time Mechanical Staff employed in the Pool Car Establishment in the Districts including Kolkata under the Transport Department and other Departments will get Tiffin Allowance @ Rs. 30/- per hour subject to a maximum of Rs. 180/- per working day and also subject to the following terms and conditions:-

a) No allowance shall be payable to an individual for overtime work beyond 6 hours on any day and beyond 46 hours in a month;

b) Duties on Sundays and holidays for which weekly off or Compensatory Leave is granted shall not be taken into account for payment of Tiffin Allowance;

c) The total Tiffin Allowance payable to an individual employee in a month shall not exceed one third of the revised basic pay of the individual concerned;

d) Payment of Tiffin Allowance shall have to be made out of the existing budget provision for the concerned Department/ Office and no extra allocation will be made on this account.

2. Nothing of this memorandum shall apply to the Mechanical Staff employed in the Directorate of Tourism, Police and Fire & Emergency Services.

3. This also supersedes the provisions laid down under para 20 of Finance Department’s Memo. No. 5563-F dated 25.09.2019.

4. This will be deemed to have taken effect from 1st January, 2020.

Sd/- D.K. Roy
Joint Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal.

No. 649-F dated 18.02.2021, Source

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