Reimbursement of Briefcase allowance in the Defence Accounts Department.

Reimbursement of Briefcase allowance in the Defence Accounts Department.

Controller General of Defence Accounts

No. AN/14114114/III/JCM/Briefcase

Dated: 29.05.2020


All PCsDA/CsDA/PCA (Fys)
(Through Website)

Sub: Reimbursement of Briefcase allowance in the Defence Accounts Department.

Sanction of the Ministry of Defence (Fin.) is hereby conveyed for revision of rates and entitlement for reimbursement of briefcase allowances to the Officers and Staff of DAD as follows. The revised rates/ entitlement will be effective from 01st June 2020:-

Level of Officers/ Officials (Ministry)Level of Officers/ Officials
Level(7th CPC)Rates (Rs.)
Secretary/ Special SecretaryCGDALevel-1710000/‑
Addl. Secretary & equivalentAddl. CGDA/ PCsDA/ PIFA and equivalentLevel-16/ 158000/‑
Joint Secretary & equivalentCsDA/ IFAs and equivalentLevel-146500/‑
Director/ Dy. Secy./Sr. PPS & equivalentAddl. CsDA/ Jt.CsDA andeguivalentLevel-13/ 125000/‑
Under Secretary/ PPS &equivalentIlit sDA/ PPSs and   equivalentLevel-114000/‑
Desk Officer/ Section Officer & equivalentACsDA/ADs (OL)/Sr.AOs/AOs/ AAOs/SPSs
and equivalent
Assistant Section Officer/ PA or equivalentPS / Senior Translation Officer and equivalent
Staff in the Grade pay Rs. 4600/- and above.
Senior Secretariat Assistant (SSA) / Steno
or equivalent with grade pay Rs. 4200 and above.
Sr. Auditor/ DEO-C/ Steno-l/ Junior Translation
Officer in the Grade pay Rs. 4200/- and above.

2. The sanction is being conveyed within the existing budget and no additional allocation would be made on this account.

3. The officers/ staff entitled for Briefcase allowance can purchase briefcase/ office bag/ ladies purses of their own choice from any private/ public outlet. However, the reimbursement shall be restricted to the above mentioned ceiling limits.

4. The reimbursement for briefcase allowance shall be made to the entitled officers/ staff on joining the Department or on completion of three years from the date of issue of earlier one.

(Rajeev Ranjan Kumar)

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