Odisha Sanctions 6% enhanced DA for State Employees effective 1st July 2015

Odisha Sanctions 6% enhanced DA for State Employees – D.A. in accordance with this Memorandum will also be admissible to the State Government Employees who were in service on the 1st July, 2015 but have ceased to be in service at the time of sanction of this enhanced D.A.

Ahead of the Dusshera festival, the Odisha Government announced a hike in the dearness allowance for its employees by 6 per cent.

With this increase, the DA is now 119 per cent compared with 113 per cent earlier. The new DA will benefit about four lakh government employees and pensioners. The State Government is estimated to take an additional burden of Rs. 305 crore by increasing the DA rate to 119 per cent, the sources said.

Sanction of Dearness Allowance @ 6% to the State Government Employees with effect from 01.07.2015.

GOVERNMENT OF ODISHA
FINANCE DEPARTMENT
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OFFICE MEMORANDUM

No. 27766/F., dated 17.10.2015
FIN-CS-II-(ALW)0001/2015

Sub: Sanction of Dearness Allowance @ 6% to the State Government Employees with effect from 01.07.2015.

Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure in their Office Memorandum No.1/3/2015-E-II(B), dated 23.09.2015 have enhanced Dearness Allowance payable to the Central Government Employees from existing 113% to 119% with effect from 01.07.2015.

2. Now, considering the overall financial resources and fiscal target stipulated under Odisha Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2005, the State Government have been pleased to release additional dose of D.A. @ 6% enhancing the same from the existing rate of 113% to 119% on the Basic pay and Grade Pay taken together with effect from 01.07.2015 in case of State Government Employees, who are covered under the ORSP Rules, 2008. The Additional dose of D.A. will be paid in cash and can be drawn in the Pay Bill of October, 2015 payable in November, 2015 and onwards. Arrear from the month of July, 2015 to September, 2015 on account of the enhanced D.A., shall not be drawn before the date of disbursement of salary of October, 2015.

3. Payment of enhanced D.A. @ 119% with effect from 1st July, 2015 to the State Government Employees and Employees of Aided Educational Institutions drawing pay under ORSP Rules, 2008 will be at par with D.A. sanctioned by Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure Office Memorandum No.1/3/2015-E-II(B), dated 23.09.2015.

4. This additional dose of D.A. @ 6% on Basic Pay and Grade Pay taken together with effect from 01.07.2015 and the manner of payment to the State Government Employees as above is also applicable to the following category of employees covered under ORSP Rules, 2008.

All India Service Officers serving in the affairs of the State Government for which General Administration Department will issue Orders separately.

The Teaching and Non-Teaching staff of Universities who are in receipt of regular scale of pay from whom the State Government is bearing full salary cost. These also include teachers of Universities who enjoy AICTE/UGC scale under ORSP (College Teachers) 2010 and Medical College Teachers under ORSP (Medical College Teachers) Rules, 2010.

Subordinate Judicial officers drawing their pay in accordance with Law Department Resolution No. 8318/L dated 02.08.2010.

Work-Charged Employees drawing in regular scale of pay under the ORSP Rules, 2008; and
Job Contract Workers of Consolidation and Settlement Organisation who are in receipt of fixed pay in regular scale of pay under ORSP Rules, 2008 and D.A. sanctioned thereon from time to time.

5. D.A. in accordance with this Memorandum will also be admissible to the State Government Employees who were in service on the 1st July, 2015 but have ceased to be in service at the time of sanction of this enhanced D.A.

6. The bill for drawal of enhanced D.A. @ 6% with effect from 01.07.2015 to the State Government Employees and Employees of Aided Educational Institutions, drawing pay under ORSP Rules-2008 will be submitted to the Treasuries/Special Treasuries/Sub-Treasuries alongwith Pay Bill for the month October, 2015 payable in November, 2015 onwards.

By Order of Governor

Special Secretary to Government.

Source: Business Line

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