Government of West Bengal
No : 1145-F(P) Kolkata, the 14 th February, 2011
The Fifth Pay Commission has submitted its recommendations on the rate of Conveyance Allowance admissible to the Bl ind & Orthopaedically Handicapped State Government employees. The existing rate of Conveyance Allowanace admissible to the Blind & Orthopaedically Handicapped State Government employees is 5% of Basic pay subject to a maximum of Rs. 200/- p.m.
After careful consideration of the existing rules and orders and recommendations of the Pay Commission in this regard the Governor, in partial modification of Rule 29A of West Bengal Service Rule, Part-II as am ended in Finance Department Memo No. 4730-F dt 25/05/99, is pleased to decide that the Conveyance Allowance to the Blind & Orthopaedically Handicapped State Government employees may be allowed at the rate of 5% of the revised Basic Pay under WBS(ROPA) Rules, 2009 which is the sum total of Band Pay and Grade Pay subject to a maximum of Rs. 400/- p.m..
This order shall take effect from 01.01.2011.
Formal amendments in the relevant Rules of WBSR, Part-II will be made in due course.
Sd/- S. K. Chattopdhyay
OSD & Ex-officio Special Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal, Finance Department.