No. 15022/4/90- Estt. (Allowances)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension
Department of Personnel and Training

New Delhi, the 9th June, 1994


Subject:- Revision of rates of OTA to Casual Employees.

The undersigned is directed to refer to Ministry of Financeís OM No. 6(2)/ E.II (B)/70, dated 2nd April, 1971 on the above subject and to say that th4 question of revision of rates of OTA for Casual employees has been under consideration of the Government for some time past. Keeping in view the Government policy regarding casual employees these employees have been classified into the following categories and the formula / rate to be adopted for the purpose of payment of OTA is specified against each:-


(i) Casual employees drawing Minimum of wages as notified by the Ministry of Labour or the State Govt. / UT Administration whichever is higher.

1/8th of the daily wage
(ii) Casual employees drawing 1/30th of the pay at the minimum of the relevant pay scale + DA read with para 1 (iv) of this Departmentís OM No. 49014/2/86- Estt. (C) dated 7.6.88. Minimum of the relevant pay scale + DA admissible at the current rates divided by 30 x 8.

(iii) Casual workers having temporary status under this Departmentís OM No 51016/2/90-Estt. (C), dated 10.9.93

As admissible for office staff at the rates contained in this Departmentís OM No. 15012/2/86-Estt (Allowances), dated 19.3.91.

2. Other conditions regarding deduction of one hour as free duty over and above the prescribed hours per day of duty ceiling on earnings of OTA etc. as applicable to regular staff vide this Departmentís OM No. 15012/3/86-Estt. (Allowances), dated 19.3.91 and Ministry of Financeís OM No. 15011/2/E-II(B)/76, dated 11.8.76 as amended from time to time shall equally apply to the casual staff.

3. These orders will take effect from the date of issue.

4. In so far as persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Departments are concerned, these orders issue in consultation with the C & AG of India.

4. Hindi version is enclosed.




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