3.5% Dearness Allowance increased for Karnataka State Government Employees

Additional Dearness Allowance of 3.5% for Karnataka State Government Employees from 1st January 2015 – DA orders issued by Karnataka State Government

Karnataka Government has announced 3.5% hike in Dearness Allowance. The GO issued by the Karnataka Government is reproduced below:

PROCEEDINGS OF THE GOVERNMENT OF KARNATAKA

 

Sub:-  Revision of the rates of Dearness Allowance-reg.

READ:    (1) G.O.  No. FD 23 SRP 2011, dated: 15.06.2011
(2) G.O.  No. FD 07 SRP 2012, dated: 21.04.2012
(3) G.O. No. FD 17 SRP 2012, dated: 14~05.2012
(4) G.O. No. FD 25 SRP 2012, dated: 17.10.2012
(5) G.O. No. FD 09 SRP 2013, dated: 08.05.2013
(6) G.O. No.  FD 21 SRP 2013, dated: 03.10.2013
(7) G.O. No. FD 5 SRP 2014,   dated: 08.04.2014
(8) G.O. No.FD 17 SRP 2014 dated: 26.09.2014
(9) Representation dated: 10.04.2015 of the President,  Karnataka  StateGovernment Employees’ Association.

GOVERNMENT ORDER NO. FD 11 SRP 2015
BANGALORE,   DATED  24TH APRIL 2015

Government are pleased to  sanction increase in the rates of Dearness Allowance payable  to  the  State  Government Employees  in the  Revised Pay  Scales 2012  from the existing 25.25%  to 28.75%  of Basic Pay with effect from 1st January 2015.

2.        These orders will apply to the full time Government Employees, Employees of Zilla Panchayats, Work Charged Employees on regular time scales of pay,  full time  Employees of Aided Educational Institutions and Universities who are on regular time scales of pay.

3.          For the purpose of grant of Dearness Allowance, the term ‘Basic  Pay’  means, pay drawn by a Government Employee in the scale of pay applicable to the post held by him and includes:

a.    Stagnation increment, if any, granted to him above the maximum of the scale of pay.

b.  Personal Pay, if any,  granted to him under sub-rule (3) of Rule 7 of the Karnataka Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2012.

c.  Additional increment,  if any, granted to him above the maximum of the scale of pay.

4.        Basic Pay shall not include any emoluments other than those specified above.

5.         Government are also pleased to sanction increase in the rates of Dearness Allowance from the existing 25.25%  to 28.75%  of the Basic Pension/Family Pension with effect from
1st January 2015 to the State Government Pensioners/Family Pensioners and Pensioners/Family Pensioners of the Aided Educational Institutions whose Pension/Family Pension is paid out of the Consolidated Fund of the State.

6.         Government are also pleased to sanction increase in the rates of Dearness Allowance from the existing 25.25%  to 28.75%  of the Basic Pension/Family Pension with effect from 1st   January  2015   to  the  Pensioners/Family  Pensioners  who  were  drawing  pay  in  the UGC/AICTE/ICAR scales of pay.

7.            Separate  orders  will be issued  in respect  of Employees  on UGC/AICTE/ICAR/NJPC scales of pay and also in respect  of NJPC   Pensioners.

8.            The increase  in Dearness  Allowance  admissible  under this order is payable  in cash.

9.            The payment  on account  of Dearness  Allowance   involving  fractions  of 50 paise  and above shall be rounded  off to the next rupee and fractions  less than 50 paise  shall be ignored.

10.         The Dearness  Allowance  will be shown as a distinct  element  of remuneration and will not be treated  as pay for any purpose.

BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE
GOVERNOR OF KARNATAKA

Under Secretary to Government
Finance Department(Services-2)

Download Karnataka Government GO FD 11 SRP 2015 dated 24.04.2015

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