Tamil Nadu G.O – Hike Festival Advance to Government Employees
Government of Tamil Nadu
FINANCE [Salaries] DEPARTMENT
G.O.Ms.No.240, Dated 02nd August 2019.
(Vikari, Aadi-17, Thiruvalluvar Aandu-2050)
ADVANCE – Festival Advance to Government Employees – Enhanced – Orders – Issued.
In the Government Order read above, Government have ordered for enhancement of Festival Advance from Rs.2,000/- to Rs.5,000/- to Government employees, Teachers, Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of the local bodies, aided educational institutions and the employees who are eligible to draw the Festival Advance, as per rules in force.
2. During the Budget Session for the year 2019-2020, the Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister, among others, made the following announcement:-
3. The Government after careful consideration, direct that the Festival Advance payable to the Government employees, Teachers, Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of the local bodies, aided educational institutions and the employees who are eligible to draw the Festival Advance be enhanced from Rs.5,000/- to Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten thousand only). There shall be no change in the existing procedure for sanction and recovery of Festival Advance.
4. These orders shall take immediate effect and apply to festivals to be celebrated after the date of issue of this order.
(BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR)
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT.