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Dearness Relief to all Central Government pensioners.

October 5, 2011 Leave a comment

F. No. 42/15/2011-P&PW(G) 
Government of India 
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions 
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan, 
Khan Market, New Delhi – 110003 
Dater 5th October, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners — Revised rate effective from 1.7.2011.

1. The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s 0M No. 42/15/2011-P&Pw(G) dated 29th March, 2011 on the subject mentioned above and to state that the President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Relief (DR) payable to Central Government pensioners/ family pensioners shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 51% to 58% w.e.f. 1st July, 2011.

2. These orders apply to (i) All Civilian Central Government Pensioners/Family Pensioners (ii) The Armed Forces Pensioners, Civilian Pensioners paid Out of the Defence Service Estimates, (iii) All India Service Pensioners (iv) Railway Pensioners and (y) The Burma Civilian pensioners/family pensioners and pensioners/families of displaced Government pensioners from Pakistan, who are Indian Nationals but receiving pension on behalf of Government of Pakistan and are in receipt of ad-hoc ex-gratia allowance of Rs. 3500/- p.m. in terms of this Department’s 0M No. 23/1/97-P&PW(B) dated 23.2.1998 read with this Department’s 0M No. 23/3/2008-P&Pw(B) dated 15.9.2008.
3. Central Government Employees who had drawn lump sum  amount on absorption in a PSU/Autonomous body and have become eligible to restoration of 1/3rd commuted portion of pension as well as revision of the restored amount in terms of this Department’s 0M No. 4/59/97-P&pw (D) dated 14.07.1998 will also be entitled to the payment of DR @ 58% w.e.f. 1.7.2011 on full pension i.e. the revised pension which the absorbed employee would have received on the date of restoration had he not drawn lump sum payment on absorption and Dearness Pension subject to fulfillment of the conditions laid down in para 5 of the 0.M. dated 14.07,98. In this connection, instructions contained in this Department’s 0M No.4/29/99-P&pw (D) dated. 12.7.2000 refer.

4. Payment of DR involving a fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee.

5. Other provisions governing grant of DR in respect of employed family pensioners and re-employed Central Government Pensioners will be regulated in accordance with the provisions contained In this Department’s 0M No. 45/73/97-P&PW (G) dated 2.7.1999 as amended vide this Department’s 0M No. F. No. 38/88/2008-P&PW(G) dated 9th July, 2009. The provisions relating to regulation of DR where a pensioner is in receipt of more than one pension, will remain unchanged.

6. In the case of retired Judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts, necessary orders will be issued by the Department of Justice separately.

7. It will be the responsibility of the pension disbursing authorities, including the nationalized banks, etc. to calculate the quantum of DR payable in each individual case.
8. The offices of Accountant General and Authorised Public Sector Banks are requested to arrange payment of relief to pensioners etc. on the basis of these instructions without waiting for any further instructions from the Comptroller and Auditor General of India and the Reserve Bank of India in view of letter No. 528-TA, 11/34-80-II dated 23/04/1981 of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India addressed to all Accountant Generals and Reserve Bank of India Circular No. GANB No. 2958/GA-64 (ii) (CGL)/81 dated the 21M May, 1981 addressed to State Bank of India and its subsidiaries and all Nationalised Banks.

9. In their application to the pensioners/family pensioners belonging to Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue after consultation with the C&AG.

10. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance, Department of expenditure conveyed vide their 0M No. 1(4)/EV/2004 dated 5th october, 2011.

s/d 
(S. P. Kakkar) 
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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Kerala State Govt., announces 6% D.A. w.e.f. 01.01.2011

April 16, 2011 Leave a comment
   Dearness allowances to state Govt., employees and to the teachers coming under UGC/AICTE/MEDICAL education schemes  and dearness relief to state government  pensioners and family pensioners including those who coming under UGC/AICTE/MEDICAL education schemes and those drawing dearness relief at central rates with effect from 01.01.2001- revision order issued from the Kerala government.


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Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners – Revised rate effective from 1-1-2011

April 1, 2011 Leave a comment

F.No. 42/15/2011-P&PW(G) 
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare


3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi – 110003
Date : 29th March 2011




OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject :-       Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners – Revised rate effective from 1-1-2011 

1.      The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM No. 42/18/2010-P&PW(G) dated 27thSeptember, 2010 on the subject mentioned above and to state that the President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Relief (DR) payable to Central Government pensioners/ family pensioners shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 45% to 51% w.e.f. 1st January, 2011. 

2.       These orders apply to (i) All Civilian Central Government Pensioners/Family Pensioners (ii) The Armed Forces Pensioners, Civilian Pensioners paid out of the Defence Service Estimates, (iii) All India Service Pensioners (iv) Railway Pensioners and (v) The Burma Civilian pensioners/family pensioners and pensioners/families of displaced Government pensioners from Pakistan, who are Indian Nationals but receiving pension on behalf of Government of Pakistan and are in receipt of ad-hoc ex-gratia allowance of Rs. 3500/- p.m. in terms of this Department’s OM No. 23-1-97-P&PW(B) dated 23-2-1998 read with this Department’s OM No. 23-3-2008-P&PW(B) dated 15-9-2008. 

3.       Central Government Employees who had drawn lumpsum amount on absorption in a PSU/Autonomous body and have become eligible to restoration of 1/3rd commuted portion of pension as well as revision of the restored amount in terms of this Department’s OM No. 4/59/97-P&PW (D) dated 14-07-1998 will also be entitled to the payment of DR @ 51% w.e.f. 1-1-2011 on full pension i.e. the revised pension which the absorbed employee would have received on the date of restoration had he not drawn lumpsum payment on absorption and Dearness Pension subject to fulfillment of the conditions laid down in para 5 of the O.M. dated 14-07-98. In this connection, instructions contained in this Department’s OM No.4/29/99-P&PW (D) dated. 12-7-2000 refer. 

4.       Payment of DR involving a fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee. 

5.       Other provisions governing grant of DR in respect of employed family pensioners and re-employed Central Government Pensioners will be regulated in accordance with the provisions contained in this Department’s OM No. 45/73/97-P&PW (G) dated 2-7-1999 as amended vide this Department’s OM No. F. No. 38/88/2008-P&PW(G) dated 9th July, 2009. The provisions relating to regulation of DR where a pensioner is in receipt of more than one pension, will remain unchanged. 

6.       In the case of retired Judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts, necessary orders will be issued by the Department of Justice separately. 

7.       It will be the responsibility of the pension disbursing authorities, including the nationalized banks, etc. to calculate the quantum of DR payable in each individual case. 

8.       The offices of Accountant General and Authorised Public Sector Banks are requested to arrange payment of relief to pensioners etc. on the basis of these instructions without waiting for any further instructions from the Comptroller and Auditor General of India and the Reserve Bank of India in view of letter No. 528-TA, II/34-80-II dated 23/04/1981 of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India addressed to all Accountant Generals and Reserve Bank of India Circular No. GANB No. 2958/GA-64 (ii) (CGL)/81 dated the 21st May, 1981 addressed to State Bank of India and its subsidiaries and all Nationalised Banks. 

9.       In their application to the pensioners/family pensioners belonging to Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue after consultation with the C&AG. 

10.       This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure conveyed vide their OM No. 1(4)/EV/2004 dated 28rd March, 2011. 


s/d
(S.P.Kakkar) 
Under Secretary to the Government of India



(Source) 

Categories: DEARNESS RELIF, PENSIONERS

Dearness Relief granted for central Govt., Employees & Pensioners w.e.f 1.07.2010

September 27, 2010 Leave a comment
F. No. 42/18/2010-P&PW(G)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi – 110003
Date: 27″” September’, 2010
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners Revised rate effective from 1.7.2010.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM No. 42/18/2010-P&P\w(G) dated 31.3.2010 on the subject mentioned above and to state that the President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Relief payable to Central Government pensioners shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 35% to 45% w.e.f. July, 2010.
2. These orders apply to (i) All Civilian Central Government Pensioners/Family Pensioners (ii) The Armed Forces Pensioners, Civilian Pensioners paid out of the Defence Service Estimates, (iii) All India Service Pensioners (iv) Railway Pensioners and (v) The Burma Civilian pensioners/famiiy pensioners and pensioners/families of displaced Government pensioners from Pakistan, who are Indian Nationals but receiving pension on behalf of Government of Pakistan, who are in receipt of ad-hoc ex-gratia allowance of Rs. 3500/- p.m. in terms of this Department’s OM No. 23/1/97-P&PW(B) dated 23.2.1998 read with this Department’s OM No. 23/3/2008-P&P\w(B) dated 15.9.2008.
3. Central Government Employees who had drawn Iumpsum amount on absorption in a PSU/Autonomous body and have become eligible to restoration of1/3 rd commuted portion of pension as well as revision of the restored amount in terms of this Department‘s OM No. 4/59/97-P&PW (D) dated 14.07.1998 will also be entitled to the payment of DR 45% w.e.f. 1.7.2010 on full pension i.e. the revised pension which the absorbed employee would have received on the date of restoration had he not drawn Iumpsum payment on absorption and Dearness Pension subject to fulfillment of the conditions laid down in para 5 ofthe O.M. dated 14.07.98. In this connection, instructions contained in this Department’s OM (D) dated. 12.7.2000 refers.
4. Payment of DR involving a fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee.
5. Other provisions governing grant of DR in respect of employed family pensioners and re­empIoyed Central Government Pensloners will be regulated in accordance with the provisions contained in this Department’s OM No. 45/73/97-P&PW (G) dated 2.7.1999 as amended vide this Department’s OM No. F. No. 38/88/2008-P&PW(G) dated 9th July, 2009. The provisions relating to regulation of DR where pensioner is in receipt of more than one pension will remain unchanged.
6. In the case of retired Judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts, necessary orders will be issued by the Department of Justice separately.
7. It will be the responsibility of the pension disbursing authorities, including the nationalized banks, etc. to calculate the quantum of DR payable in each individual case.
8. The offices of Accountant General and Authorised Public Sector Banks are requested to arrange payment of relief to pensioners etc. on the basis of above instructions without waiting for any further instructions from the Comptroller and Auditor General of India and the Reserve Bank of India in view of letter No. 528-TA,II/34-80-II dated 23/04/1981 of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India addressed to all Accountant Generals and Reserve Bank of India Circular No. GANB No.2958/GA-64 (ii) (CGL)/81 dated the 21“ May, 1981 addressed to State Bank of India and its subsidiaries and all Nationalised Banks.
9. In their application to the pensioners/family pensioners belonging to Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue in consultation with the C&AG.
10. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure víde their OM No. 1(4)/EV/2004 dated 24“ September, 2010.

( V.K Wadhwa )
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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Dearness Relief granted for central Govt., Employees & Pensioners w.e.f 1.07.2010

September 27, 2010 Leave a comment
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DA increase by 10% for Central Govt., Staffs & Pensioners with effect from 1.7.2010 announced by the Cabinet today.

September 16, 2010 Leave a comment

Release of additional instalment of dearness allowance to Central Government employees and dearness relief to Pensioners due from 1.7.2010 to compensate for price rise  

   The Union Cabinet today decided to release an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners w.e.f. 1.7.2010 representing an increase of 10% over the existing rate of 35% of the Basic Pay/Pension, to compensate for price rise.

   The increase is in accordance with the accepted formula, which is based on the recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission.

   The combined impact on the exchequer on account of both Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief will be of the order of Rs. 9303.2 crore per annum and Rs. 6202.1 crore in the financial year 2010-2011 (for a period of 8 months from July,2010 to February, 2011). 

Sorce – PIB

Categories: D.A., DEARNESS RELIF, PAY HIKE

DA increase by 10% for Central Govt., Staffs & Pensioners with effect from 1.7.2010 announced by the Cabinet today.

September 16, 2010 Leave a comment
Categories: D.A., DEARNESS RELIF, PAY HIKE