SRC Reviews Travel Allowance Rates For Teacher, TSC Staff- See New Rates Per JG
The Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) has revised the Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) rates-travel allowance-for civil servants, including teachers, across the country to cover local travel.
The new rates aim to provide fair compensation for travel expenses incurred during official duties.
In a circular dated August 7,2023 and signed by SRC Chairperson Lyn Mengich, the Commission noted that the new DSA applies to all cities, county headquarters and all other towns.
Teachers in Grade B5 (Primary Teacher II) and C1 (Secondary Teacher Ill, Lecturer Ill, Primary Teacher l) will receive a DSA of Ksh6,300.
Those in Grade C2(Secondary Teacher Il, SNE Teacher ll-Primary, Lecturer ll, Senior Teacher Il),C3(Secondary Teacher l, Lecturer I,SNE Teacher l-Primary, SNE Teacher Il-Secondary, Senior Teacher I),C4(Senior Lecturer IV, Senior Master IV, SNE Senior Teacher-Primary, SNE Teacher l- Secondary, Deputy Headteacher Il) and C5 (Senior Master Ill, Senior Lecturer Ill, Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher I, Curriculum Support Officer ll) will now receive a DSA of Ksh11,200.
Meanwhile, teachers in Grade D1 (Senior Master ll, Deputy Principal lll, Senior Headteacher, Senior Lecturer ll, Curriculum Support Officer I) D2 (Deputy Principal ll, Senior Master I, Senior Lecturer I), D3 (Principal, Deputy Principal l), D4 (Senior Principal) and D5(Chief Principal) will earn a DSA of Ksh14,000.
“This Circular supersedes any other Circular on Retreat Allowance, Taskforce Allowance, Sitting Allowance, for Institutional Internal Committees, and DSA (Local and Foreign Travel)in the public service.” Says the Circular.