Panaji, January 08, 2013 …. The Government has amended with immediate effect the ‘Rules for the use of Government Motor Vehicles of the Government of Goa’.
In rule 26 of the Principal Rules for the use of Government Motor Vehicles of the Government of Goa, and its amendments issued vide Notification dated 15/11/1990 shall be substituted as under: “26- The Secretaries to Government, Heads of Department and other Officers authorized under Rule 43 are permitted to use the vehicle for private purposes also, if they so desires, subject to the condition that an amount of Rs. 500/- per month is compulsorily deducted from their salary and fuel should not exceed quota allotted/sanctioned. Further, the exhausting fuel quota should also not be an excuse for not performing official journeys.”