Tamil Nadu Order – Dearness Allowance 54 % with effect from 1st July 2008
GOVERNMENT OF TAMIL NADU
FINANCE (ALLOWANCES) DEPARTMENT
G.O. No.491, Dated 13th November, 2008
(Ippasi 28, Thiruvalluvar Aandu 2039)
ALLOWANCES – Dearness Allowance – Enhanced Rate of Dearness Allowance from 1st July, 2008 – Orders – Issued.
READ – the following papers:
1. G.O.Ms.No.107, Finance (Allowances) Department, dated 22nd March, 2008.
2. From the Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, New Delhi, Office Memorandum No.1(3)/2008-E-II(B), dated 03rd October, 2008.
In the Government Order first read above, orders were issued sanctioning revised rate of Dearness Allowance to State Government employees as detailed below:-
|Date from which payable||Rate of Dearness Allowance (per Month)|
|1st January 2008||47 per cent of pay plus Dearness pay|
2. The Government of India in its Office Memorandum second read above has now sanctioned revised rate of Dearness Allowance to its employees who continue in the pre-revised scale of pay with effect from 1st July 2008 as follows:-
|Date from which payable||Rate of Dearness Allowance (per month)|
|1st July, 2008||54 per cent of pay plus Dearness Pay|
3. Following the orders issued by the Government of India, the Government sanction the revised rate of Dearness Allowance to the State Government employees as indicated below:-
|Date from which payable||Revised rate of Dearness Allowance (Per Month)|
|1st July, 2008||54 per cent of pay plus Dearness pay|
4. The Government also direct that the Dearness Allowance increase shall be paid in cash with effect from 1.7.2008.
5. The details of admissibility of revised Dearness Allowance for employees drawing pay at various stages are given in the Annexure to this Order. In cases where the pay of the Government employees fall between two pay ranges indicated in column (1) in the Annexure to this order, the revised Dearness Allowance shall be worked out at the percentage rate. While working out the revised Dearness Allowance, fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to next higher rupee if such fraction is 50 paise and above and shall be ignored if it is less than 50 paise.
6. The Government also direct that the revised Dearness Allowance sanctioned above, shall be admissible to full time employees who are at present getting Dearness Allowance and paid from contingencies at fixed monthly rates. The revised rates of Dearness Allowance sanctioned in this order shall not be admissible to part time employees.
7. The revised Dearness Allowance sanctioned in this order will also apply to the teaching and non-teaching staff working in aided educational institutions, employees under local bodies, employees governed by the University Grants Commission/All India Council for Technical Education scales of pay, the Teachers/Physical Directors/Librarians in Government and Aided Polytechnics and Special Diploma Institutions, Village Assistants in Revenue Department, Noon Meal Organisers, Child Welfare Organisers, Anganwadi Workers, Cooks, Helpers,
Panchayat Assistants/Clerks in Village Panchayat under Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department.
8. The expenditure shall be debited to the detailed head of account `03.Dearness Allowance’ under the relevant sub, minor, sub-major and major heads of account.
9. The Treasury Officers / Pay and Accounts Officers are requested to make payment of the revised Dearness Allowance when bills are presented without waiting for the authorisation from the Principal Accountant General (A&E) TN., Chennai-18.
(BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR)
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT