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Coll 29/12 'Bushire: office allowance of consul-general' [‎61r] (123/603)

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The record is made up of 1 file (298 folios). It was created in 26 Oct 1918-24 Feb 1948. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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$23zJ&telegrams n o.24942 of 31st uctober 1943 and 140.21820
i nU of 1st octooer 1944 sanctioning special rates oT
dearness allowance to non-superior stafftministerial
and others) in Khorasan and Persian GHilf•
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2. officers of mdian Political service and other
superior services serving in Persia and Persian U-ulf
are not entitled to dearness allowance sanctioned for
non-superior staff, but draw only war allowance as
admissible to officers in India. Consequent on
representations received from these officers, oovernmert
of India consider that abnormal rise in cost of
living in Persia and Persian Culf and the fact that
His Majesty’s Government have sanctioned to their
officers ’Pormula* and other cost of living allowances
for increased cost of living justify greater relief
to Indian service officers stationed, m these areas.
They,therefore, propose to grant to their officers in
rersia and Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , a local compensatory
allowance, which will be in addition to existing war
allowance, on following terms with effect from the
1st July 1944, the date from which the war allowance
has been given to officers in india, up to end of
September 1946;-
Married officers with families
residing in stations of duty
Married officers whose families
reside elsewhere
at 17*%
at 10%
on first fe.1500/
of pay irr
espective of
total pay.
unmarried officers at 7*% on first &.1000/
of pay irr
espective of
total pay.
further continuance of this allowance, in part or full,
will be subject to review of position with regard to
cost of living in different localities concerned.
3. Grateful if concurrence of His Majesty ®s
Government in these proposals could be obtained and
communicated to Government of India as early as
possible by telegram.
The issue of the above has been authorised.
«SZ6;7 t
deputy Secretar;
CM^ *
t/ttir'Mvernment

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The file concerns the Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , in Bushire.

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The file is composed solely of internal correspondence between the Foreign Office, the India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. , the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , the Government of India, the British Legation at Tehran, and the Treasury.

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1 file (298 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at the inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the last folio with 299; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

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