Increase in DA from July 2018 for Rajasthan State Government Employees and Pensioners
2% increase in DA with effect from 1st July 2018 for Rajasthan State Government Employees and 2% Dearness Relief for Rajasthan State Government Pensioners in line with Dearness Allowance Granted to Central Government Employees
GOVERNMENT OF RAJASTHAN
No. F. 6(3) FD (Rules)/2017
Jaipur, dated: Jl 0 SEP JM1B
ORDER Sub: – Grant of Dearness Allowance to State Government employees.
The Governor is pleased to order that the existing rate of Dearness Allowance payable to the State Government employees, drawing pay in the Rajasthan Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2017, under Finance Department Order of even number dated 23-03-2018 shall be revised from 7% to 9% with effect from 01-07-2018.
2. The term ‘Pay’ for the purpose of calculation of Dearness Allowance shall be the Basic Pay i.e. pay drawn in the Pay Matrix of the prescribed Levels and shall not include any other type(s) of pay like Special Pay or Personal Pay etc.
3. The payment on account of Dearness Allowance involving fraction of 50 paisa and above may be rounded off to the next higher rupee and the fraction of less than 50 paisa may be ignored.
4. The amount of increase in Dearness Allowance for the period from 01-07-2018 to 31-08-2018 shall be credited to the General Provident Fund Account of the respective employees and cash payment shall be admissible from 01-09-2018 i.e. salary for the month of Sept, 2018 payable on 01-10-2018.
5. The arrear of DA from 01-07-2018 to 31-08-2018 to the employees recruited to the Civil Services on or after 01-01-2004 and who are governed by Contributory Pension Scheme, shall be paid in cash. 6. The payment of arrears of Dearness Allowance shall not be made before the date of disbursement of salary of Sept, 2018.
Dearness Relief applicable to Rajasthan State Government Pensioners with effect from 1st July 2018
GOVERNMENT OF RAJASTHAN
FINANCE DEPARTMENT (RULES DIVISION)
dated : J 0 SEP 2018
Subject: – Grant of Dearness Relief to State Government Pensioners.
The Governor is pleased to order that the existing rate of Dearness Relief sanctioned vide Finance Department Order of even number dated 23-03-2018 to the State Government Pensioners who are in receipt of superannuation, retiring, invalid, compensation, family and extraordinary pension etc. shall be revised from 7% to 9% with effect from 01-07-2018.
For the purpose of this order –
(i) Pension/Family Pension in the case of pre-01-01-2016 retirees and where Family Pension was sanctioned prior to 01-01-2016, means the Revised Pension or Revised Family Pension, as the case may be, effective from 01-01-2016 in terms of Finance Department Memorandum No. F.12(6)FD(Rules)/2017 dated 30- 10-2017 as amended vide Order No. F.12(6)FD(Rules)/ 2017 dated 09-12-2017 and F.12(6)FD(Rules)/ 2017 Pt.-I dated 06-06- 2018.
(ii) In the case of pensioners who retire from service on or after 01-01 -2017 or where family pension is sanctioned for the first time on or after 01-01-2017, Pension/Family Pension means the Basic Pension/Basic Family Pension, as the case may be, in terms of Finance Department Notification No. F.12(6)FD(Rules)/ 2017 dated 30-10-2017 as amended vide Order No. F.12(6)FD(Rules)/ 2017 dated 09-12-2017.
(iii) Dearness Relief will also be admissible on the additional quantum of pension / family pension allowed to the pensioners who have attained the age of 80 years and above.
(iv) Payment of Dearness Relief involving a fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee.
(v) Other provisions governing grant of dearness relief to pensioners’ such as regulation of dearness relief during employment/reemployment, regulation of dearness relief where more than one pension is drawn etc., will remain unchanged.
(vi) This order shall also be applicable in case of Pensioners/Family Pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension.
(vii) This order shall not be applicable in case of Old Age Pensions, Political Pensions or any other kind of similar pensions, which are not related to the service rendered under Government.
(viii) Dearness Relief at revised rates as above would also be admissible to pensioners who retired/retire from service of Panchayat Samiti or Zifa Parishad and whose Pension Payment Orders have been issued by the Director, Local Fund Audit Department or Director, Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare . Department, Rajasthan, Jaipur.
(ix) The payment of arrears of Dearness Relief shall be made after 01- 10- 2018.