Administrative Allowances for BDO/ SDO/ ADM/ DM


Government of West Bengal
Personnel and Administrative Reforms & e-Governance Department
IAS Cell, Nabanna, 325, Sarat Chatterjee Road, Howrah-711102.

No. 234-PAR(IAS)/8P-04/2017 Date: 7th February 2017.


The matter of revision of rates of Administrative Allowance for the field level officers e.g. Block Development Officer, Sub-Divisional Officer, Additional District Magistrate & District Magistrate has been under consideration of the Government for sometime past.

2. In partial modification of this Department’s G.O. no. 1382-150/SPAR/2012 dated 22.06.2012, the Governor is now pleased to decide that the above mentioned filed officers would be entitled to draw ‘Administrative Allowances’/ ‘Special Allowances’ at the following revised rates:

Field Level.Existing Allowances.Revised Allowances.
i) Block Development OfficerRs. 950/- per month.Rs. 1,200/- per month.
ii) Sub-Divisional OfficerRs. 950/ per month.Rs. 1,200/ per month.
iii) Additional District MagistrateRs. 950/ per month.Rs. 1,200/ per month.
iv) District MagistrateRs. 1000/- per month.Rs. 1,300/- per month.

3. The revised rates will come into effect from February, 2017.

4. This issues with the concurrence of Finance (Audit- Finance -Group P2) Department, Government of West Bengal vide their U.O. no. Group P2/2016-2017/0483 dated. 13/01/2017.

Sd/- Manoj Kumar Agarwal
Principal Secretary to the
Govt. of West Bengal.

No. 234-PAR dated 07.02.2017