GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
DEPARTMENT OF MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS
WRITERS’ BUILDINGS, KOLKATA
No. 113/MA/N/C-2/1G-10/2005 Dated, Kolkata the 24th December, 2013.
Subject: Grant of Dearness Allowance to the employees of Municipal Corporations/ Municipalities/ Notified Area Authorities with effect from the 1st January, 2014.
In continuation of this Department’s Memo. No. 146/MA/N/C-2/1G-10/2005 dated 23.12.2011 the undersigned is directed to state that the Governor is pleased to decide that with effect from the 1st January, 2014 and until further orders the employees of Municipal Corporations/ Municipalities/ Notified Area Authorities holding the scale of pay under relevant provisions as circulated under Resolution No. 79/MA/O/C-9/2P-5/2009 dated 27.02.2009, No. 135/MA/O/C-5/CC/1R-1/2009 Dated 27.02.2009, No. 136/MA/O/C-5/CC/1R-1/2009 Dated 27.02.2009 and 137/MA/O/C-5/CC/1R-1/2009 Dated 27.02.2009 to whom the State Government has been providing Dearness Allowances at State Government rates i.e. 16% of Band Pay and Grade Pay taken together with effect from the 1st April, 2009 shall draw Dearness Allowance @ 58% with effect from the 1st January, 2014.
|Period from which payable||Pay Range||Rate of Dearness Allowance|
|01.01.2014||Pay upto Rs. 80,000/-||58% of Band Pay and Grade Pay taken together|
The calculation of Dearness Allowance shall be made taking into account the revised Band Pay, Grade Pay & Non Practising Allowance (NPA), if any but shall not include any other type of pay.
The rates of Dearness Allowance to the categories of employees who are drawing their pay in the prerevised scale of pay shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 115% to 127% with effect from 01.01.2014. All other constitutions as laid down in 10902-F (P) dated 09.12.2009 will continue to apply.
The Dearness Allowance sanctioned above shall be rounded off to the nearest rupee in each case.
This order issues in accordance with the Finance Department Memo No. 8842-F(P2), dated 16th December, 2013.
The Principal Accountant General (A&E), West Bengal/ Pay & Accounts Officer, Kolkata Pay & Accounts Office and Treasury Officers and other concerned are being informed.
Sd/- B.N. Das