Monday, April 13, 2015
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER
OLD ST. STEPHENS COLLEGE BUILDING,
KASHMERE GATE, DELHI-110006
No. CEO/B&A (109)(50)/2009-LA/24025-24272 Dated: 02-03-2015
This office is in receipt of various representations from different departments/ individuals and RTI applications regarding payrnent/admissibility of Travelling Allowance (from residence to temporarily place of duty) to those who were deputed for Election Duty in various cells of District Election Offices or CEO (HQ) for a longer period.
In this regard, this office has received an endorsement from Dte. of Training & Technical Education, Govt. of NCT of Delhi vide which Finance Department, Govt. of NCT of Delhi has clarified that:-
“Travelling Allowance is not admissible for the journey performed by officers/officials from their residence to the temporary duty point. However, they are entitled to Travelling Allowance, provided they performed any local journey in connection with official duty from the temporary duty point, will be regulated as per SR-71”.
Therefore all the Head of Departments/Nodal Officers, Govt. of India, Govt. of NCT of Delhi, all autonomous bodies, District Election Officers/SDM (Elections) are hereby requested to settle the Travelling Allowance Claims for election duty as per Opinion given by the Finance Department, Govt. of NCT of Delhi. The cases already settled may also be reviewed accordingly.
This issues with the prior approval of Chief Electrol Officer, Delhi
DY. CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER