1. In terms of Para 4 of Board’s letter No. F[E]I/98/AL-28/9 dated 12.3.1999, Railway employees drawing pay of Rs.3200 and above in the 4th CPC scales of pay were entitled to perform official journeys by taxi locally within the city/urban agglomeration/contiguous locality in which the headquarters of the Railway servants are situated. In the wake of Government’s decision to implement 6th CPC Pay Bands/Grade Pay, in partial modification of para 4 of the letter dt. 12.3.1999, it has been decided by the Ministry of Railways that the Railway servants in Grade Pay Rs. 4600/- [PB-2] and above and are drawing pay Rs. 18,050/- in the pay band [excluding Grade Pay] will be entitled to travel by taxi /claim reimbursement of taxi hire charges for using one’s own car for the purpose of undertaking local journeys mentioned in the said letter dated 12.3.1999.
2. These orders are effective from the date of issue of this letter.