There are different types of allowances for West Bengal Govt. employees e.g. Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Medical Allowance, Compensatory Allowance, Hill Allowance, Spectacle Allowance, etc.
Revision of rates of Administrative Allowance/ Special Allowance for the field level WBCS(Exe) officers e.g. Sub-Divisional Officer, Additional District Magistrate & District Magistrate has been under consideration of the Government for sometime past.
Governor has been pleased to enhance the benefit of cash allowance in lieu of Ration Allowance from Rs. 900/- to Rs. 1500/- per month in respect of uniformed officials of Correctional Services viz. Warder (Male and Female), Head Warder, Chief Head Warder, Assistant Controller and Controller.
Governor is pleased to allow the members of Divisional Accountant Cadre viz Senior Divisional Accounts Officer, Divisional Accounts Officer Grade-I, Divisional Accounts Officer Grade-ll and Divisional Accountant, the benefit of Children Education Allowance.
Governor is pleased to accord approval towards payment in one lump of Cash Compensation to all the Block Development Officers of the State which will be equivalent to 30 (thirty) days of their Pay and Dearness Allowances for every completed year of service.
If the pay fixation memo has been issued for the earlier college, the college from where the employee is transferred will issue a non drawal certificate on the basis of an application of the concerned incumbent and send to the college where the employee is transferred to.
Introduction of new TR Form No. 73 for Drawal of various allowances etc which are not drawn through regular Pay Bills.
Vice-Principal of a Government-aided College appointed shall be eligible for a special allowance of Rs. 1500/- per month in addition to his regular pay and allowances.
‘Administrative Allowances’/ ‘Special Allowances’ for Block Development Officer, Sub-Divisional Officer, Additional District Magistrate is Rs. 1,200/- per month.
Court Staff who are deputed to attend Lok Adalat work shall be paid Compensatory Allowance @ 5% of their basic pay if they are deputed during general holidays.
The eligible RSBY smart cardholders will be entitled to receive Rs 600 as transport allowance at the time of discharge from all Medical College hospitals & teaching hospitals in the State.