7th Pay Commission Travelling Allowance Rules for Central Government Employees
For Armed Forces Defence Personnel and Railway employees, the concern department will issue separate orders in this subject respectively. Super session of all orders issued in earlier, particularly DoE Office memorandum No.19030/3/2008-E.IV dated 23.9.2008, in respect of Travelling Allowance rules.
What is TA/DA?
TA/DA stands for Travelling Allowance and Daily Allowance (not Dearness allowance). TA means the travel expenses as per entitlement on official duty. DA means the food and accommodation charges as per the entitlement. Travelling allowance and Daily allowance are fixed amounts as per the pay matrix level after 7th pay commission.
What is Travelling Allowance?
A reimbursement system on travelling expenses while on duty (official duty or temporary duty). And any kind of travelling expenses is permissible as per entitlements of TA/DA Rules. Other than travel expenses, accommodation, food and other related expenses are also eligible for reimbursement under Daily Allowance. The revised rates of TA and DA allowances after 7th pay commission are given below in detail.