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Haryana Finance Dept issues notification revising allowances in various categories

Chandigarh, Jun 21 (PTI) Haryana Finance Minister Capt Abhimanyu said the Finance Department today issued notifications revising allowances in various categories.

The revision of allowances would be on the basis of recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission, effective from May 1, 2018, he said in an official release.

Abhimanyu said that now the state government has revised the existing rate of Children Education Allowance to Rs 1,125 from 750 per month per eligible child, limited to first two children.

"The state government has introduced Special Allowance for Child Care to differently-abled female government employees.

The allowance would be given on the basis of the recommendations of 7th CPC and recommendations of Allowance Revision Committee," he said.

He said that the conditions of Allowance Revision Committee included the rate of special allowance of Rs 1,500 per month per child. This allowance would be admissible to all the female government employees with 40 per cent disability and above as certified by an authority entitled to issue such a certificate.

It would be paid to a maximum of two eldest surviving children and it would be admissible for two years only.

This allowance would be applicable to disable female employees being mothers of children who are either young or with disability.

It could be claimed from the time of birth of such a child till he or she attains the age of two years.

The minister said that the state government has also revised the existing rates of non-practising allowance at the rate of 20 per cent of pay in pay matrix in the revised pay structure to the doctors working in the Health Department, Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development Department and Ayush Department.

The government employee posted against a clinical post and actually working against such a post alone and posted against a whole time post alone, is eligible to draw this allowance, he said.

Abhimanyu said that the government employee in whose case, there is ample scope of undertaking private practice alone is eligible to draw this allowance. This allowance would be admissible only in such cases and circumstances where it is necessary to prohibit private practice in public interest.

"The sum of the Pay+ NPA would not exceed Rs 2,24,550 per month. The Non-Practising Allowance would be treated as part of pay for the purpose of DA, entitlement of loans and advances and TA/DA only," he said.

He said that the rates of Hill Compensatory Allowance to the Haryana Government Employees posted in "Morni Hills" have been revised at 2.5 per cent of the pay in pay matrix, subject to minimum Rs 350 and maximum Rs 700 per month.

The rates of cycle allowance to all Group D employees in the state has also been revised at the rate of Rs 200 per month.

The existing rate of special allowance to all safai karmcharis has been revised at the rate of Rs 625 per month.

The existing rate of conveyance allowance to blind and orthopaedically differently-abled employees has been revised at the rate of ten per cent of the pay in pay matrix, subject to minimum Rs 2500 per month and maximum Rs 7200 per month, he added. PTI SUN MKJ


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