West Bengal Government announced an additional 18% Dearness Allowance for West Bengal Government Employees, effective from January, 2019. The 10% Interim Relief will be merged with D.A.
Interim Relief for Employees and Pensioners
Interim relief is defined as a grant of something to give short-term help, or an order by the court before a full trial to preserve the current situation until the trial.
Recovery/adjustment of Interim Relief whose pension/family pension is/was determined with respect to the pay of the retired/deceased employee covered under UGC/AICTE scale.
Re-employment remuneration shall continue to be fixed as per the procedure laid down in F.D. Memo No. 3951-F dated 27.05.2009 without any deduction on account of IR.
Calculation of Interim Relief in respect of employees who were promoted on functional or non-functional basis on any date between 02.01.2016 and 01.07.2016.
All Bonus and Festival Advance bills may be prepared and submitted mandatorily through HRMS system only whenever the applicability of payment will arise.
Calculation will be on the basis of normal increment allowed in the lower post on 1st July and not on the basis of Band Pay arrived after fixation on promotion.
Fixation of remuneration for re-employed and contractually engaged State Government Pensioners/ Family Pensioners in view of grant of Interim Relief.
Governor is pleased to grant an Interim Relief @8% of the Basic Pension with effect from 01.07.2016 to the Pensioners/ Family Pensioners of West Bengal.
Calculation of Interim Relief will be on the Band Pay as on 01.07.2016 after allowing normal admissible increment. Any type of Allowance is not admissible.
All employees and Pension Holders of West Bengal Govt. incl. Teachers, Employees of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) will get 10% interim relief wef July, 2016.