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Dearness Allowance in the pre-revised scales of pay for Tamilnadu State Govt Employees

ALLOWANCES – Dearness Allowance in the pre-revised scales of pay – Enhanced Rate  of  Dearness  Allowance  from  1st   January,  2016

Tamilnadu Government has issued a GO for revision of DA effective from 01.01.2016.


G.O.No.130, Dated 02 May 2016


ALLOWANCES – Dearness Allowance in the pre-revised scales of pay – Enhanced   Rate  of  Dearness  Allowance  from  1st    January,  2016  – Orders – Issued.

READ – the following papers:

1. G.O.Ms.No.281,  Finance  (Allowances)  Department,  dated 26.10.2015.

2. From   the   Government   of   India,   Ministry   of   Finance, Department  of  Expenditure,  New  Delhi,  Office Memorandum No.1-(3)/2008 – E.II (B), dated 22.04.2016.


In the Government Order first read above, orders were issued sanctioning  revised  rate  of  Dearness  Allowance  in  the  pre-revised scales of pay to State Government employees as detailed below:-

Date from which payable Rate of Dearness Allowance in the    pre- revised scales of pay (per month)
1st   July, 2015

234 per cent of Pay plus
Dearness Pay

2.  The  Government  of  India  in  its  Office  Memorandum  second read  above  has  enhanced  the  Dearness  Allowance  to  its  employees who continue in the pre-revised scales of pay from 234% to 245% with effect from 1st January 2016.

3. Following the orders issued by the Government of India, the Government  sanction  the  revised  rate  of  Dearness  Allowance  to  the State Government employees who continue to draw their pay and allowances  in the pre-revised  scales of pay that  was in existence prior to 01.01.2006 as indicated below:-

Date from which payable Rate of Dearness Allowance in the pre-revised scales of pay (per month)
1st  January 2016 245 per cent of Pay plus Dearness Pay

4. The  Government  also  direct  that  the  Dearness  Allowance increase shall be paid in cash with effect from 01.01.2016.

5. While working out the revised Dearness Allowance, fraction of a rupee shall be rounded  off to next  higher  rupee if such fraction  is
50 paise and above and shall be ignored if it is less than 50 paise.

6.   The   Government   also   direct   that   the   revised   Dearness Allowance sanctioned above, shall be admissible to full time employees who are at present getting Dearness Allowance and paid from contingencies at fixed  monthly  rates.    The  revised  rates of  Dearness Allowance sanctioned in this order shall not be admissible to part time employees.

7. The revised Dearness Allowance sanctioned in this order will also apply to the teaching and non-teaching staff working in aided educational institutions, employees under local bodies, employees governed by the University Grants Commission/All India Council for Technical Education scales of pay, the Teachers/Physical Education Directors/Librarians   in   Government   and   Aided   Polytechnics   and Special  Diploma  Institutions,  Village  Assistants  in  Revenue Department,  Noon  Meal  Organisers,  Child  Welfare  Organisers, Anganwadi Workers, Cooks, Helpers, Panchayat Secretaries/Clerks in Village Panchayat under Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department.

8.  The  expenditure  shall  be  debited  to  the  detailed  head  of account `03. Dearness Allowance’ under the relevant minor, sub-major and major heads of account.

9.   The   Treasury   Officers   /   Pay   and   Accounts   Officers   are requested  to make  payment  of the revised  Dearness  Allowance  when bills are presented without waiting for the authorisation from the Principal Accountant General (A&E) Tamil Nadu, Chennai-18.




Download TN Govt G.O.No.130, dated 02.05.2016

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