- Local participants :
Rs. 300/- per working day per participant will be paid to the RCCB and HRDCs for providing hospitality. In case a local participant does not avail the facility of hospitality by the RCCB and HRDCs, he/she will be paid Rs. 300/- per working day..
- Outstation participants:
Teacher participants may be paid upto a limit of A/C III railway fare (all trains) or A/C deluxe bus fare on production of tickets.
Outstation participants may be provided free boarding and lodging by the University. To cover the cost of their boarding/ lodging, the Commission will pay the University on reimbursement basis Rs. 500/- per day for outstation participant for ‘A’ class cities, Rs. 400/- per day for other places. In case only free lodging is provided, DA will be allowed at 75 percent of the ordinary rate of daily allowance. The allowance will be used purely for the purpose of giving boarding/lodging to the participants.
In case the outstation participant does not avail the facility for boarding/lodging, he/she will be paid Rs.300/- per day..
- Resource persons:
Outstation resource persons may be paid TA/DA as per the norms given in Annexure- X. Honorarium to outstation/local resource person may be paid @ Rs 1500/- per person per session of 90 minutes subject to advanced submission of the full content or at least detailed abstract along with a ppt. Only two lectures per day will be allowed by a single resource person. This will be subject to a maximum of Rs.6,000/- per course. Outstation resource persons may be invited only once in a programme. Local resource persons may be paid upto @ Rs. 500/- as actual conveyance charges each way.
Annexure – X
UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION
BAHADUR SHAH ZAFAR MARG
Norms for TA/DA/Honorarium to Resource Persons and Working Expenses in the RCCB/HRDC
1. TA/DA and honorarium to Resource persons/visiting faculty: Honorarium to outstation/local resource person may be paid @ Rs 1500/- per person per session of 90 minutes subject to advanced submission of the full content or at least detailed abstract along with a ppt. Only two lectures per day will be allowed by a single resource person. This will be subject to a maximum of Rs.6,000/- per course. Outstation resource persons may be invited only once in a programme.
2. Honorarium to Course Coordinator:
The University may appoint, if required, one coordinator in case of Refresher Course only. A lump sum honorarium of Rs. 6,000/- will be admissible to the Coordinator. However, in special circumstances, more than one coordinator may be appointed. The Honorarium amount will be equally shared by them. The coordinators will not be entitled to draw honorarium for taking classes in the same course
3. Daily Allowance:
The outstation resource person invited for the course may be paid daily allowance at the rate of Rs.1000/- per day if the resource person makes his/her own arrangement for his/her stay. If free lodging is provided, daily allowance will be allowed at the rate of 75% of the said DA. If only Boarding is provided free, daily allowance shall be @ 50% of the normal rate. If both boarding and lodging are provided free, then 25% of the normal Daily Allowance will be admissible.
4. Travel to/ from airport/ railway station:
Actual conveyance hire charges incurred by the resource person for travel from/to residence/headquarters to/from the airport/ railway station as the case may be and from airport/railway station to their place of meeting/stay and back from place of meeting/stay will be reimbursed on production of actual receipts. Reimbursement will be allowed as per Central Government rules.
5. Travel by Air: Travel by air is allowed as per Central Government rules. Traveling between Chennai/Kolkata & Andaman and Nicobar Islands, between Bhubaneswar and Port Blair and between Kochi/Kozhikode and Lakshdweep by the Resource Persons will be governed by the rules as prescribed for Central Government employees. Only economy class apex fare would be paid by the UGC.
6. Travel by Rail/Road:
Travel by Rail/Road will be allowed as per Central Government rules.
7. Travel by Taxi/own car:
If the travel is undertaken by resource persons for Inter-city travel from the place of his/her residence / headquarters to the place of meeting by taxi or in own car, road mileage payable will be limited to rail fare by the highest entitled class available on that particular sector if the two stations are connected by rail. Where two stations are not connected by rail, road mileage for such a travel or part thereof will be paid at the rate as per the Central Government rules as modified from time to time. However, irrespective of the fact that two stations are connected by rail, travel by own car/taxi may be allowed at the rate as prescribed for Central Government employees or other statutory bodies whichever is higher. This concession may be allowed if the journey is not more than 400 kms.
8. Conveyance hires charge for local members:
Local resource persons may be paid upto @ Rs. 500/- as actual conveyance charges each way.
9. Local conveyance charges for outstation resource persons:
Mileage allowance for local journey at the tour stations to outstation resource persons will not be reimbursed as the DA being paid to resource
persons contains an element of traveling allowance for local journeys.