Some important ‘Questions and Answers’ about TA / DA
Clarification given as ‘Questions and Answers’ pertaining to the subject of Travelling allowance and Daily allowance for Central Government employees.
Q. Whether DA is admissible on Sunday, holiday, casual leave and RH to Government Servant on temporary duty at out station?
Ans: 1. Government servant availing CL or RH while on tour is not entitled to draw DA.
2. DA is not admissible for any day whether Sunday or holiday unless the officer is actually and not merely constructively in camp.
Q. How mileage allowance is admissible when journey on tour is performed by longer route by rail partly by lower class and partly by the entitled class?
Ans: In such case claim shall be regulated on proportionate basis, by calculating mileage allowance for different modes/ classes by the shortest route in the ration of distance covered by such modes/ classes by the longer actually used route.
Q. Is TATKAL SEVA charges reimbursable?
Q. Whether DA to Government servant on tour returning to Headquarters daily is admissible?
Ans: Yes, a Government servant who returns to his Hqrs while on tour at outstation due to non availability of proper accommodation etc to suite his convenience, may draw DA at the rate applicable at temporary duty station, but on intervening Sundays and holidays no DA will be admissible.
Q. Whether hotel/ guest house should be registered/ recognised?
Ans: For any hotel the Government servant must have stayed in registered/ licensed as a hotel by proper authority.
Q. Whether cash receipt/ cash memo will be mandatory in support of the claims?
Ans: Yes actual expenditure incurred within the prescribed limit will be reimbursed as per normal procedure.