1. One of the Zonal Railways had sought clarification whether 30% of pay element is to be reckoned for the purpose of payment of Transport Allowance to Running Staff or otherwise.
2.The issue has already been considered and also discussed with the representatives of the Staff Side after the implementation of the Fifth CPC recommendations but was not agreed to. Therefore, it is clarified that 30% pay elements, is not to be reckoned for the purpose of payment of Transport Allowance to Running Staff.
3. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.