West Bengal Chief Minister Ms Mamata Banerjee on Friday held a meeting with the federation of Government employees at Netaji Indoor Stadium and announced 10% DA to government employees.
Travelling Allowance Rules for West Bengal
A Government employee whose duties require him to travel extensively may be granted a permanent monthly travelling allowance subject to certain conditions.
Packing allowance will be admissible if any quantum of luggage is carried by the officers irrespective of the fact whether he has claimed transportation charges for the personal effects or not.
A Government employee on tour will draw daily allowance for the entire absence from Headquarters starting from departure from Headquarters and ending with arrival at Headquarters.
Employee having Pay between Rs. 12,300 and Rs. 16,400 may also be permitted to travel by air on tour at their discretion provided that the distance involved is more than 500 kms.
If a Government employee travels in a higher class of accommodation by air, rail, ship, bus etc. the reimbursement shall be limited to the fare of the entitled class of accommodation only.
Travelling allowance and Daily allowance admissible to the State Government employees for journeys on tour and transfer according to their Group (Pay Range).