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CLARIFICATIONS REGARDING ENTITLEMENT OF REVISED DAILY ALLOWANCE ON OFFICIAL DUTY WITHIN THE COUNTRY

 Clarifications regarding entitlement of revised rates of Daily Allowance on official duty within the country as per amended Punjab Travelling Allowance rules vis-a-vis queries raised by different quarters from time to time:- 


Query No.1

  • Whether a civil servant in BS-20 and above, who stays in a hotel, guest house, inspection bungalow or a residential club, is entitled to a Special Daily Allowance where applicable plus 05 special dailies for every night of he / she is entitled to only 5 dailies including the above referred Daily Allowance where residential accommodation receipts are submitted?
Clarification
  • A civil servant in BS-20 and above is  entitled to a Special Daily Allowance,  where applicable, plus up to five times the amount of Special Daily Allowance as reimbursement of room-rent, for staying in a single room, for every night (subject to Rule 2.39) in a hotel, guest house, inspection bungalow or a residential club, in connection with performance of official duties, subject to production of receipts / voucher(s), under the provision of Rule 2.37 (ii) and (ii) (a) of the Punjab Travelling Allowance Rules, read with Finance Department's Notification No.FD. SR 1/8-14/2016 dated 29.06.2017.  
Query No.2
  • Whether a civil servant in BS-20 and above is entitled to a Special Daily Allowance, where applicable, plus 02 special dailies, or only 02 special dailies or on staying out of station for every night in connection with performance of official duties where residential accommodation receipts are not submitted?
Clarification
  • A civil servant in BS-20 and above is entitled to a special daily allowance where applicable plus 02 special dailies for staying out of station for every night (subject to rule 2.39) in connection with performance of official duties when residential accommodation receipts / vouchers are not submitted under the provision of rule 2.37 (ii)(a) and note 4 of the rule 2.37 of the Punjab Travelling allowance inserted vide Finance Department's Notification No.FD.SR-1/8-14/2016 dated 29.06.2017.
Query No.3
  •  Where a civil servant in BS-20 and above who stayes in a hotel guest house, inspection bungalow or a residential club is entitled to an ordinary daily allowance where applicable plus 2.5 ordinay dailies or he /she is entitled to only 5 dailies including the above referred ordinary daily allowance?
Clarification
  • A civil servant in BS-20 and above is entitled to an ordinary daily allowance where applicable plus up to two and a half times of the amount of ordinary daily allowance as reimbursement of room rent for staying in a single room for every night (subject to rule 2.39) in a hotel, guest house, inspection bungalow or a residential club in connection with performance of official duties subject to production of receipts / vouchers under the provision of rule 2.37 (ii) and (ii) (b) of the Punjab Travelling Allowance rules read with Finance Department's Notification No.FD.SR-1/8-14/2016 dated 29.06.2017.

Query No.4
  • Whether a civil servant in BS-20 and above who stays out of station in connection with performance of duty when residential accommodation receipts / vouchers are not submitted is entitled to an ordinary daily allowance plus 02 ordinary dailies or he / she is entitled to only 02 dailies including the above referred ordinary daily allowance?
Clarification
  • A civil servant in BS-20 and above is entitled to an ordinary daily allowance where applicable plus 02 ordinary dailies for staying out of station for every night (subject to rule 2.39) in connection with performance of duty when residential accommodation receipts / vouchers are not submitted under the provision of rule 2.37 (ii) and note 4 of the rule 2.37 of the Punjab Travelling Allowance inserted vide Finance Department's Notification No.FD.SR-1/8-14/2016 dated 29.06.2017.
Query No.5
  • Whether a civil servant in BS-1 to BS-19 who stays in a hotel government rest house, guest house, lodge inspection bungalow or a residential club is entitled to a special daily where application plus 05 special dailies for every night or he / she is entitled to only 5 dailies including the above referred daily allowance?
Clarification
  • A government servant in BS-1 to BS-19 is entitled to a special daily allowance where applicable plus up to five times the amount of special daily allowance as reimbursement of room rent for staying in a single room for every night (subject to rule 2.39) in a government rest house, guest house, lodge or a residential club (and a hotel at divisional headquarters only, except Sahiwal) in connection with performance of official duties subject to production of receipts / vouchers under the provision of rule 2.37 (ii) (a) and 2.37 (iii) of the Punjab Travelling Allowance Rules read with Finance Department's Notification No.FD.SR-1/8-14/2016 dated 29.06.2017.
Query No.6
  • Whether a civil servant in BS-1 to BS-19 is entitled to a special daily allowance plus 02 special dailies or only 02 special dailies on staying out of station for every night in connection with performance of official duties where residential accommodation receipts are not submitted?
Clarification
  • A civil servant in BS-1 to BS-19 is entitled to a special daily allowance where applicable plus 02 special dailies for staying out of station for every night (subject to rule 2.39) in connection with performance of official duties when residential accommodation receipts / vouchers are not submitted under the provision of rule 2.37 (ii) and (iii) and note 4 of the rule 2.37 of the Punjab Travelling Allowance rules inserted vide Finance Department's Notification No.FD.SR-1/8-14/2016 dated 29.06.2017.
Query No.7
  • Whether a civil servant in BS-1 to BS-19 who stays in a hotel, guest house, inspection bungalow or a residential club is entitled to an ordinary daily allowance where applicable plus 2.5 ordinary dailies or he / she is entitled to only 5 dailies including the above referred ordinary daily allowance?
Clarification
  • A civil servant in BS-1 to BS-19 is entitled to an ordinary daily allowance where applicable plus up to two and a half times the amount of ordinary daily allowance as reimbursement of room rent for staying in a single room for every night (subject to rule 2.39) in a government rest house, guest house, lodge or a residential club (and a hotel at divisional headquarters only except Sahiwal) in connection with performance of official duties subject to production of receipts / vouchers under the provision of rule 2.37 (ii) (b) of the Punjab Travelling Allowance rules read with Finance Department's Notification No.FD.SR-1/8-14/2016 dated 29.06.2017.
Query No.8
  • Whether a civil servant in BS-1 to BS-19 who stays out of station in connection with performance of duty when residential accommodation receipts / vouchers are not submitted is entitled to an ordinary daily allowance where applicable plus 02 ordinary dailies or he / she is entitled to only 02 dailies including the above referred ordinary daily allowance?
Clarification
  • A government servant in BS-1 to BS-19 is entitled to an ordinary daily allowance where applicable plus 02 ordinary dailies for staying out of station for every night (subject to rule 2.39) in connection with performance of duty when residential accommodation receipts / vouchers and not submitted under the provision of rule 2.37 (iii) read with rule 2.37 (ii) and (ii) (b) and note 4 of the rule 2.37 of the Punjab Travelling Allowance rules inserted vide Finance Department's Notification No.FD.SR-1/8-14/2016 dated 29.06.2017.
Query No.9
  • Whether the civil servants who have been allowed fixed daily allowance against a particular number of days for performance of official duty in a calendar month are entitled to claim TA / DA in addition to the fixed dailies or otherwise?
Clarification
  • The civil servants who have been allowed fixed daily allowance (permanent travelling allowance) for a particular number of days e.g. 20, 18, 16, 15, 10 etc. to cover the cost of all journeys within the sphere of duty cannot draw any other travelling allowance / daily allowance in addition to the permanent travelling allowance for any such journey. If, however, such a civil servant travels outside the sphere of his duty, he may draw ordinary / special travelling allowance for such journeys in addition to permanent travelling allowance under the provision of rule 2.12 of the Punjab TA rules.
Query No.10
  • Whether revised rates of daily allowance notified / circulated by this department form time to time are applicable to the fixed dailies as referred to in serial no.9 above or otherwise?
Clarification
  • Rates of fixed dailies are allowed through very specific notifications / orders to the particular categories of officials / officers e.g. personnel of specialized healthcare and medical education department, primary & secondary healthcare department, cooperatives department, irrigation department, livestock & dairy development department, home department, forestry, wildlife & fisheries department, excise, taxation & narcotics control department, housing & urban development, punjab police, board of revenue, border military police (DG Khan and Rajanpur) Baloch Levy, DG Khan etc. As such the general notifications / orders in this behalf are not applicable to the ones drawing fixed daily allowance.
Query No.11
  • Whether the contract employees are entitled to claim the daily allowances as per above discussed scenarios or not?
Clarification
  • A contractual employee may claim a daily allowance on the analogy of daily allowance claimed by a civil servant in all above scenarios.











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