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    (i) reimbursement of rent in any State Guest House or for single room in medium range Indian Tourism Development Corporation Hotels or State Government run Tourist hotel/hotels or residential accommodation provided by registered societies.

    (ii)                room rent for stay in private lodges/hotels will continue to be allowed up to the limits specified from time to time.

    (iii)               daily allowance at the rate of 90% of ordinary rates of daily allowance as admissible to officers in the pay range of Rs.5,100/- and above for boarding purpose.

    (iv)              In addition to the above, the out station, non-official members will be entitled to a sitting fee at the rate of Rs.300/- per day irrespective of the class of city.


    (2). Those Members of the Council who attend the work of the Council locally, shall be entitled to actual conveyance subject to a ceiling of Rs. 100/- day in 'A' and 'B-I' class cities and Rs.75/- per day in other cities.

    (5) Method of recruitment:

    (1)   Recruitment to the posts under the Council may be made by adopting any of the following methods, namely:

    (a) By direct recruitment by advertising the post:

          Provided that in respect of posts corresponding to Group 'C' and 'D' posts under the Central Government, the recruitment shall be made through the Employment Exchange; or

     (b)    by promotion; or 

    (c)     by deputation or transfer of persons employed in Government Offices or bodies whether incorporated or not, wholly or substantially owned or controlled by Government:

    Provided that the regular offices and employees of the erstwhile Press Council of India which was dissolved with effect from January 1, 1976 may also be absorbed in the Secretariat of the first Council. 

    (2)   The Council shall constitute such selection committees as may be considered necessary for the purpose of recommending suitable candidates for the posts. 

    (3)   The Council may make appointments to the posts taking into account the recommendations of the selection committees: -  .....continued....