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5. Travelling allowance to attend the meeting

. - Travelling allowance for attending the meeting of Panchayat or any Committee thereof shall be given to the Presidents of Panchayats other than President of a District Panchayat, Vice Presidents, Chairman of Standing Committee and members in the following rate, but daily allowance shall not be given along with it.net


(i) for the Presidents of Block Panchayats and Village Panchayats, Vice-Presidents and Chairman of Standing Committee of Panchayats at any level and every member of a District Panchayat the travelling allowance entitled to Class 1 Officers of Government in accordance with the provisions of Kerala Service Rules for the time being in force:


(ii) for every member of Block Panchayat and Village Panchayat the travelling allowance entitled to Class II (A) Officers of Government in accordance with the provisions of Kerala Service Rules for the time being in force.

6. Attendance allowance to participate in the meeting.

The attendance allowance that may be allowed to participate in the meeting of Panchayat or any Committee thereof shall be at the rate specified below, namely:-

(i) 20[Seventy five] rupees 2"[per sitting] to the President Vice-President and Chairman of Standing Committee of Panchayat at any level and members of District Panchayat subject to a maximum of 20[three hundred and sixty] rupees for a month to a person;


(ii) At the rate of 22[sixty] rupees per day to every member of Block Panchayat and Village Panchayat subject to a maximum of 22[three hundred] rupees for a month.

7. Travelling allowance and daily allowance.-

(1) The President and Vice-President of Panchayat at any level shall be entitled to travelling allowance and daily allowance, while on tour for a public business, at the rate entitled to Class 1 Officers of Government in accordance with the provisions of Kerala Service Rules for the time being in force.


(2) Members of District Panchayat and Chairman of Standing Committee of Panchayat at any level shall be entitled to travelling allowance and daily allowance, while on tour for a public business, at the rate entitled to Class i Officers of Government in accordance with the provisions of Kerala Service Rules for the time being in force.


(3) Every member of Block Panchayat and Village Panchayat shall be entitled to travelling allowance and daily allowance at the rate entitled to Class II (A) Officers of Government in accordance with the provisions of Kerala Service Rules for the time being in force


(a) for the journey conducted to the District Panchayat headquarters or Block Panchayat headquarters with the approval of Panchayat;


(b) if invited to attend the meeting or training programmes convened by the Government or authorised Officer, journey conducted to attend such meeting or training programmes; and


(c) the journeys which are not included in clause (a) and (b) above but conducted for the business for Panchayat which is approved by a resolution passed by majority opinion of members present at the meeting of Panchayat.