Grant of Dearness Allowance @ 75% w.e.f. January, 2016
Update: Grant of Dearness Allowance @ 85% w.e.f. January, 2017
GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
NO. 8430-F (P2) Dated, the 14th December, 2015
SUBJECT: GRANT OF DEARNESS ALLOWANCE TO THE STATE GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AND FURTHER AD-HOC INCREASE IN THE WAGES OF DAILY RATED WORKERS UNDER THE GOVERNMENT WITH EFFECT FROM JANUARY 01, 2016.
The Governor is pleased to decide that the whole time State Government Employees drawing basic pay (i.e Band Pay + Grade Pay, NPA, if any ) up to Rs. 80,000/- shall draw Dearness Allowance @ 75% with effect from 1st January, 2016. The calculation of Dearness Allowance shall be made taking into account the revised Band Pay, Grade Pay & NPA , if any , but shall not include any other types of Pay.
2) The Dearness Allowance sanctioned herein above shall be rounded off to the nearest rupee in each case.
3) The Governor has also been pleased to decide that there will be a further ad-hoc increase in the existing daily rate of wages by Rs. 21/-(Rupees twenty one) only with effect from January 01, 2016 for the daily rated workers under the Government whose wages are not regulated by any statuary provisions like the Minimum Wages Act, etc.
Sd/- A.K. Das
O.S.D & Ex-Officio Joint Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal.
No. 8430-F dated 14.12.2015, Source