Dearness Relief – DA to Himachal Pradesh Government Pensioners

Dearness Relief – DA to Himachal Pradesh Government Pensioners and Family Pensioners from 1st January 2012

The State Government of Himachal Pradesh has revised the Dearness Allowance – DA applicable to state government Pensioners and family pensioners of himachal pradesh from 58% to 65% with effect from 1st January 2012.

The full text of the Office Memorandum No. Fin (Pen) B (10)-6/98-III dated 22.08.2012 issued by Himachal Pradesh State Government is as follows.

No. Fin (Pen) B (10)-6/98-III

Government of Himachal Pradesh

Finance (Pension) Department

Shimla-171002, the 22nd August, 2012.


Subject: – Grant of Dearness Relief to Himachal Pradesh Government Pensioners/ Family Pensioners-Revised rate effective from 01-01-2012.

   The undersigned is directed to refer to this departments O.M. No. Fin (Pen)B(10)-6/98-III dated 24th March, 2012 sanctioning one instalment of dearness relief with effect from 01-07-2011 and to say that the Governor, Himachal Pradesh is pleased to decide that dearness relief payable to the Himachal Pradesh Government Pensioners/Family Pensioners shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 58% to 65% w.e.f, 01-01-2012.

   2. Payment of Dearness relief involving a fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee.

   3. Other provisions governing grant of dearness relief to pensioners such as regulation of dearness relief during employment/re-employment, regulation of dearness relief where more than one pension is drawn etc. will remain unchanged.

   4. These orders shall apply to all H.P. Government Pensioners/ Family pensioners.

   5. As dearness relief will now be at a uniform rate, it has been decided to dispense with the issue of enclosing ready reckoner alongwith the dearness relief orders. It will be the responsibility of the pension disbursing authority, including the Nationalized Banks, etc. to calculate the quantum of dearness relief payable in each individual case.

   6. The Accountant General, Treasury Officers and authorized Public Sector Banks are requested to arrange the payment of Dearness Relief to pensioners on the basis of these orders.

   7. The Dearness Relief on pension & family pension @ 65 % will be paid with the pension/family pension for the month of August, 2012 payable in the month of September, 2012. The arrears accrued on account of dearness relief w.e.f. 01-01-2012 to 31-07-2012 shall be paid in cash in one instalment in the month of September, 2012.

By order

Principal Secretary (Finance) to the

Government of Himachal Pradesh
Download Government of Himachal Pradesh OFFICE MEMORANDUM No. Fin (Pen) B (10)-6/98-III dated 22.08.2012 for revision dearness relief from 01.01.2012

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