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DA to Employees (Pre-Revised Scale) from January, 2017

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GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
FINANCE (AUDIT) DEPARTMENT
NABANNA, MANDIRTALA, HOWRAH-711 102

No. 20-F(P2). Dated, Howrah the 2nd January, 2017.

Sub: Grant of Dearness Allowance to the State Government Employees/ Teachers and Non-Teaching Employees of Non-Government Educational Institutions/ Employees of Statutory Bodies/ Government Undertakings/ Panchayats including Panchayat Karmee and Municipal Corporations/ Municipalities, Local Bodies etc. who are drawing their pay in the pre-revised scale of pay with effect from January 01, 2017.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s Order No. 18-F(P2), dated 02.01.2017 revising the Dearness Allowance with effect from 01.01.2017 in respect of the State Government Employees/ Teachers and Non-Teaching Employees of Non-Government Educational Institutions/ Employees of Statutory Bodies/ Government Undertakings/ Panchayats including Panchayat Karmee and Municipal Corporations/ Municipalities, Local Bodies etc. who are drawing their pay in the pre-revised scale of pay.

The rates of Dearness Allowance to above categories of employees shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 156% to 173% with effect from 01.01.2017. All other conditions as laid down in 10902-F(P), dated 09.12.2009 will continue to apply.

The Dearness Allowance sanctioned hereinabove shall be rounded off to the nearest rupee in each case.

It has also been decided that in the case of Public Undertaking/ Statutory Bodies the additional expenditure should be borne by such Undertakings/ Bodies themselves out of their own resources or out of financial assistance provided to them in the budget and that no additional financial assistance will be given to them on account of sanction of Dearness Allowance.

Sd/- D. K. Mahapatra
Special Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal

No. 20-F dated 02.01.2017, Source