Grant of Advances – 7th CPC Recommendations – Amendment to Rules of Compendium of Rules on Advances to Govt. Servants.

MoF L.No. 12(1)/E.II(A)/2016 – Office Memorandum – Grant of advances – 7th CPC recommendations – Amendment to Rules of Compendium of Rules on Advances to Govt. Servants.

No. 12(1)/E.II(A)/2016
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

New Delhi, the 7th October, 2016


Subject: Grant of advances – Seventh Pay Commission recommendations- Amendment to Rules of Compendium of Rules on Advances to Government Servants.

The undersigned is directed to say that in pursuance of the decision taken by the Government on the Seventh Pay Commission’s recommendations relating to advances, all the interest free advances stand discontinued as per attached annexure, with the exception that the interest free Advances for Medical Treatment, Travelling Allowance for family of deceased, Travelling Allowance on tour or transfer and Leave Travel Concession shall be retained.

2. In addition, the advance for training in Hindi through Correspondence Course, which is not mentioned in the Compendium of Rules on Advances to Government Servants, also stands abolished in pursuance of the decision of Government on 7th CPC recommendation.

3. These orders will take effect from the date of issue of this O.M. The cases where the advances have already been sanctioned need not be reopened.

4. In so far as persons serving in Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders issue in consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

5. All the Ministries/Departments are requested to bring the amendments to the notice of all its attached and subordinate offices for their information.

            Hindi version of this O.M. is enclosed.

(Pankaj Hazarika)
Director, E.II(A)


S. No.Name of AdvanceGoI Decision on 7th CPC
1.Bicycle AdvanceAbolished
2.Warm Clothing AdvanceAbolished
3.Advance of Pay on TransferAbolished
4.Festival AdvanceAbolished
5.Natural Calamity AdvanceAbolished
6.Advance of Leave SalaryAbolished
7.Advance for Law SuitsAbolished

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