Grant of Transport Allowance to Railway Employees – Extension of benefit of Transport Allowance at Double the Normal Rates to Deaf and Dumb Employees – Implementation of the Order of the Apex Court – regarding. – RBE 28/2014
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
S.No.PC-YI/ 332- RBE No. 28 /2014
The General Managers/CAOs(R)
All Zonal Railways & PUs
(As per mailing list)
New Delhi, dated 11.03.2014
Sub:- Grant of Transport Allowance to Railway Employees-Extension of benefit of Transport Allowance at double the Normal Rates to Deaf and Dumb Employees – Implementation of the Order of the Apex Court – regarding.
In compliance of the Order dated 12th December, 2013 of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in Writ Petition (Civil) No. 107/2011 (Deaf Employees Welfare Association & Another Vis Union of India & Others), it has been decided to extend the benefit of Transport Allowance, as admissible to blind and orthopaedically handicapped employees in terms of para-2 (i) of Board’s letter NO.PC-V/2008/A/TA/2, dated 12.09.2008 (RBE No. 111/2008), to deaf and dumb Railway Employees also, with immediate effect, subject to the condition that the recommendation of the Head ot’ ENT Department of a Railway or Government Civil Hospital is received by the Head of Department and fulfillment of other conditions mentioned in Railway Board’s letter No. F(E)I-78/AL-7/S, dated 23.10.1978 read with Board’s letter dated 12.09.2008.
2. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of
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