Allahabad Bank: Salary & Allowances – Part I
An Officer is entitled to claim reimbursement of Boarding expenses, upto maximum amount equivalent to Halting Allowance as applicable to the concerned place and the scale of Officer. The amount of boarding expenses can be claimed on declaration basis. Where actual lodging, boarding expenses are claimed by way of production of bills / cash memos, ¼ halting allowance is also admissible.
Mode of Travel and Expenses on Travel
The following provisions shall apply wherever an officer is required to travel on duty:
(i) An Officer in Junior Management Grade is entitled to travel by 1st Class or AC 2-tier Sleeper by train. He may, however, travel by air (economy class) if so permitted by the Competent authority, having regard to the exigencies of the bank.
(ii) An officer in Middle Management Grade is entitled to travel by 1st Class or AC 2-tier Sleeper by train. He may, however, travel by air (economy class) if the distance to be travelled is more than
1000 kms. He may, however, travel by air (economy class) even for a shorter distance if so permitted by the Competent Authority, having regard to the exigencies of the bank.
(iii) An officer in Senior Management or Top Executive Grade is entitled to travel by AC 1st Class by train or by air (economy class)
(iv) An Officer in Senior Management or Top Executive Grade may travel by car between places not connected by air or rail provided that the distance does not exceed 500 Km. However, when a major part of the distance between the two places can be covered by air or rail only the rest of the distance should normally be covered by car.
(v) Any other officer may be authorised by the Competent Authority, having regard to the exigencies of bank, to travel by his own vehicle or by taxi or by the Bank’s vehicle.
An Officer on transfer will be reimbursed expenses for transporting his baggage by goods train upto the following limits :-
Pay range (in Rs)
Where an Officer has
Where an Officer
has no family
14,500/- per month to 19,400/- per month
19,400/- per month and above
Full wagon (6000
transported by road between two places connected by rail,the reimbursement will be limited to the actual freight charges
Where an Officer on transfer transports his baggage by lorry, for the purpose of reimbursement of actual charges, the maximum limit in cases where ‘full wagon’ is applicable shall normally be 60 quintals by
goods train. However, where the expenses incurred are beyond such maximum, the Bank may, keeping in mind the hardship involved to the Officer concerned, reimburse the actual expenses incurred on the basis
that the minimum charges for transport of goods in an 8 wheeler wagon would be 120 quintals provided the baggage is transported through approved transport operator.
It is also clarified that if the Officer on transfer is shifting his personal effects between the places by approved lorry transport, even if the two places are connected by train, then reimbursement of expenses may be made at the following rates subject to weight stipulation as above :
Distance in Kilometers
Rate per tonne per KM
Upto 1000 Kms.
Beyond 1000 Kms.
An Officer, who owns a car and/or scooter, motor cycle or any other vehicle will be eligible to claim the
cost of its transportation. If the vehicle is driven by road, the Officer will be eligible to claim at the following rates :-
Type of vehicle
per k.m. (Rs)
Four wheeler – Engine capacity of 1000 cc or more
Four wheeler – Engine capacity of less than 1000 cc
Motor Cycle and Scooter
Compensation on Transfer: (w.e.f 01.05.2010)
An Officer on transfer will be eligible to draw a lump-sum amount as indicated below for expenses connected with packing, local transportation, insuring the baggage etc. :
Lump sum amount (Rs)
Top Executive and Senior Management
Middle Management and Junior Management