Ministry of External Affairs vide their Order No. Q/FD/695/3/2000 dated 21st September, 2010 in pursuance of the Ministry of Finance’s directives have decided to withdraw the 25% cut imposed on per diem allowance rates in various countries/territories. A copy of the revised daily allowance admissible is enclosed as Annexure for information and guidance. The revised rates are applicable on the Railways from the date of issue of the letter.
Copy of Ministry of External Affairs’ order No.Q/FD/695/3/2000 dated 21st September, 2010
O R D E R
Sub: Restoration of full Daily Allowance Rates.
1. In supersession of this Ministry’s Order of even number dated 1st December, 2000 conveying reduced rates of Daily Allowance in pursuance of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure’s Office Memorandum No.7(4) E-Coord/2000 dated 24.9.2000 regarding guidelines on expenditure management and enforcement of austerity measures, sanction of the President is hereby accorded to withdraw the 25% cut imposed on per diem allowance for journeys on duty abroad. The Daily Allowance rates in various countries /territories are given in the Annexure.
2. This order takes effect from September 21, 2010.
3. All other terms and conditions on daily allowance for journeys on duty abroad shall remain unchanged.
4. This issues with the concurrence of the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, vide their I.D. .No.19053/1/2010-E.IV dated 10th September, 2010 and Internal Finance Division of this Ministry vide Dy.No.1977/AS[FA]/10 dt. 15.9.2010.