Special Allowance and Qualification Pay
No. NGE- 18007/5/2020 -NGE- CGA-Part(1)/365
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
Controller General of Accounts
Mahalekha Niyantrak Bhawan
GPO Complex, Block-E, INA
New Delhi – 110023
Email ID:- hr4section [email protected]
Dated, the 18th October, 2022
Subject:- Clarification on admissibility of Special Allowance / Qualification Pay for CCAS Cadre employees – reg.
Attention is invited to this office’s O.M. No. A.11019/20/Misc/ 2015/MF.CGA (A)/NG/ Vol.III/2013 dated 29.11.2019 regarding grant of Special Allowance and Qualification Pay to the CCAS Employees on the basis of revised rates as per Seventh Central Pay Commission (7th CPC), consequent upon their passing AAO (Civil) CBT Examination (erstwhile AAO (Civil) Examination) and Departmental Confirmatory Examination for Accountants respectively conducted by O/o the CGA.
2. In this regard, it is clarified that the Special Allowance and Qualification Pay admissible to the qualified candidates of AAO (Civil) CBT Examination (erstwhile AAO (Civil) Examination) and Departmental Confirmatory Examination for Accountants may be granted at prescribed rate with effect from the day following the last date of respective Examination in which the candidate has come out successful.
3. However, the instructions contained in Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance O.M. No. 03.26/2020-E IIA) dated 29.06.2022, duly circulated by this office vide O.M. No. NGE-18007/5/2020 -NGE-CGA-Part(1)/226 dated 01.08.2022 (copy enclosed) may strictly be adhered to in respect of grant of Special Allowance to AAO (Civil) CBT Examination (erstwhile AAO (Civil) Examination) passed candidates.
This issues with approval of the Competent Authority.
Encl: As above.
(Chandra Kumar Salwan)
Sr. Accounts Officer (HR-IV)
Encls: Methodology of fixation of pay on promotion to SO(A/c) AAO on account of passing SAS Part-II / Appendix-II Examinations which involves Special Allowance.
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