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Revision of Special and Cash Handling Allowance

DOPT has been receiving references regarding revision of Special allowance and Cash Handling Allowance subsequent to increase in the rate of DA @ 51% with effect from 1.1.2011.

This Department's O.M No:4/6/2008-Estt.(Pay II) dated 1st October, 2008 states that the rates of Special Allowance and Cash Handling Allowance will be automatically increased by 25% every time the dearness allowance payble on revised pay scales goes up by 50%

Consequently the cash handling allowance will be revised as follows:

Amount of average monthly cash disbursed Rate per month* Revised Rate per month
Up to Rs. 50,000 Rs.150 Rs.190
Over Rs. 50,000 and up to Rs. 2,00,000 Rs.300 Rs.375
Over Rs. 2,00,000 and up to Rs. 5,00,000 Rs.400 Rs.500
Over Rs. 5,00,000 and up to Rs. 10,00,000 Rs.500 Rs.625
Over Rs. 10,00,000 Rs.600 Rs.750

Download DOPT Office Memorandum No: 4/6/2008-Estt (Pay II) dated 13.09.2011