Cash Handling Allowance as Additional Remuneration

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch

No. 11143-F(P), Dated: 18.12.2009.

Subject: Grant of cash-allowance as additional remuneration for handling cash additionally.

Consequent upon the recommendation of the Fifth pay Commission relating to sanction of cash allowance to the State Government employees who are to handle cash in addition to their normal duties, the Governor has been pleased to decide that the Senior Accounts Clerks or the Divisional Offices posted in the public works Departments and performing duties of handling cash may be allowed additional remuneration at the rate indicated below:

Amount of Average of Monthly Cash DisbursedRate of Additional Remuneration per Month
Upto Rs. 75,000/- p.m.Rs. 100/-
Above Rs. 75,000/- but upto Rs. 2.0 LakhRs. 150/-
Above Rs. 2.0 LakhRs. 200/-

2. The above amount of additional remuneration will not be admissible to the employees designated as Cashier-cum-Store Keeper etc. This will be admissible in terms of rule 5(33)(b) of the West Bengal Service Rules, Part – I.

Sd/- S.K. Chattopadhayay
Special Secretary to the
Govt. of West Bengal
Finance Department

No. 11143-F dated 18.12.2009

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