GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
FINANCE (AUDIT) DEPARTMENT
325, SARAT CHATTERJEE ROAD, NABANNA,
HOWRAH – 711102
No. 4038-F(P2) Dated, the 21st June, 2018
SUBJECT: Grant of Dearness Allowance to the State Government Employees, Teachers and Non-Teaching Employees of Government aided Educational Institutions, Employees of Statutory Bodies, Government Undertakings, Panchayats including Panchayat Karmee and Municipal Corporation/ Municipalities, Local Bodies etc. who are drawing their pay in the Pre-Revised Scale with effect from January 01, 2019.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s Order No. 4037-F(P2) dated 21st June, 2018 revising the Dearness Allowance from 100% to 125% with effect from 01-01-2019 in respect of the State Government Employees, Teachers and Non-Teaching Employees of Government aided Educational Institutions, Employees of Statutory Bodies, Government Undertakings, Panchayats including Panchayat Karmee and Municipal Corporations/ Municipalities, Local Bodies etc.
The rate of Dearness Allowance to the employees who are drawing pay in the Pre-Revised Scale of Pay shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 199% to 242% with effect from 01-01-2019. 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 shall 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
OSD & E.O. Special Secretary
Government of West Bengal