1. The benefit of Transport Allowance was extended to casual labourers having temporary status vide Board’s letter No.PC-V/97/I/7/12 dated 10.6.98 ( RBE No.119/98). It has now been decided by the Government that physically handicapped casual labourers having temporary status are entitled to Transport Allowance at double the normal rates subject to terms and conditions contained in Board’s letter No.F(E)-I-78/AL-7/5 dated 23.10.78.
2. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.