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Personnel And Administrative Reforms Department

GOVERNMENT OF KERALA

Abstract

ALLOWANCE-DEARNESS ALLOWANCE/DEARNESS RELIEF TO STATE GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES/PENSIONERS WITH EFFECT FROM 1-7-2000 AND 1-1-2001-REVISION-ORDERS ISSUED.

FINANCE (PAY RESEARCH UNIT) DEPARTMENT

G.O.(P) No. 226/2003/Fin.                           Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 21st April 2003.

Read:-  1.   G.O.(p) No. 375/2002/Fin. Dated 13-6-2002.

2.      O.M.F. No 1 (6)/2000-EII  (B)/1050 dated 26-9-2000 from the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.

3.      O.M.No. 42/3/2000-p & PW (G) dated 28-9-2000 from the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare, Government of India.

4.      O.M.F. No 1 (1)/2001/EII  (B)/379 dated 4-4-2001 from the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.

5.      O.M.No. 42/2/2001-p & PW (G) dated 11-4-2001 from the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare, Government of India.

ORDER

Government are pleased to order that the rates of Dearness Allowance to Government Employees, Staff of Aided Schools, Private Colleges and Polytechnics, Full Time Employees borne on the contingent and work charged establishments and employees pf Local Bodies will be revised with effect from 1-7-2000 and 1-1-2001 as shown below.

Date from which payable

Percentage increase of D.A per month

Revised D.A

1-7-2000

3%

41% of pay

1-1-2001

2%

43%of pay

  1. The additional expenditure on this account in respect of Local Bodies will be met  

       from, their own funds.

  1. The revised rates of D.A will be applicable to the part-time teachers and part-time contingent employees also on the basis of pay drawn by them.
  2. In the case of those who opt to remain in the pre-revised scale, even after 1-7-2000 and 1-1-2001, D.A. will be sanctioned as given below.
  3. In the case of those who opt to remain in the pre-revised scale, even after 1-7-2000 and 1-1-2001, D.A. will be sanctioned as given below.

Date of effect

Pay Range

Rate of D.A. per month

1-7-2000

Basic pay up to Rs. 3500 p.m.

Basic pay above Rs. 3500 up to Rs. 6000 per month

Basic pay above Rs. 6000

250% of pay

208% of pay subject to Minimum of Rs. 8750

190% of pay subject to Minimum of Rs. 12480

1-1-2001

Basic pay up to Rs. 3500 p.m.

Basic pay above Rs. 3500 up to Rs. 6000 per month

Basic pay above Rs. 6000

255% of pay

213% of pay subject to Minimum of Rs. 8925

195% of pay subject to Minimum of Rs. 12780

  1. The accounting and drawl of arrears of D.A. will be regulated as follows:-

(i) The revised rates of D.A. from 1-7-2000 and 1-1-2001 will be paid in cash with the salary due for the month of June 2003.  The arrears for the period from 1-7-2000 to 31-5-2003 will be drawn and credited to the P.F. Account of the employees along with the salary bill for June, July, August, September, October or November 2003 in relaxation of Rule 176, Kerala treasury Code.

(ii) In the case of those drawing pay above Rs. 3500 in the pre-revision scale, the three installments DA sanctioned with effect from 1-7-1991, 1-1-1992 and 1-7-1992 will continue to be credited to the Provident Fund Account; the percentage off which will be shown as below.

Pay Rs. 3501 to Rs. 6000

24% of pay subject to a minimum of Rs. 1120

Pay above Rs. 6000

21% of pay subject to a minimum of Rs. 1440

(iii) In their case, the amount of DA that can be drawn in cash by them from salary of June 2003 will be 213% of pay subject to a minimum of Rs. 8925, 195% of pay subject to a minimum of Rs. 12780 as the case may be, minus the amount being credited to P.F.Account.

VIDE ANNEXURE

(i)                  The arrears due for the period from 1-7-2000 into 3-5-2003 will be claimed in the salary bill for June, July, August, September, October or November 2003 and credited to P.F.Account.

(ii)                Where the employees is not eligible to subscribe to any provident fund before 31-5-2003, the drawl of arrears of D.A shall be deferred, and as and when the Provident Fund Account is opened, it shall be drawn and deposited in it.

(iii)               For claiming the salary for the month of December, 2003 a certificate should be attached to the salary bill to the effect that “the arrears as per DA revision from 1-7-2000 to 31-5-2003 and 1-1-2001 to 31-5-2003have been claimed and credited to the Provident Fund Account of the employee”.

(iv)              The enhanced amount of D.A to be drawn and credited monthly to Provident Fund Account by those drawing pay above Rs.3500 per mensem may be shown separately in the Provident Fund Schedule and Certificate to that effect attached to the bill for each month as already ordered in G.O. (P) No 211/93/Fin. Dated 15-3-1993.

(v)                Interest on the D.A credited to the Provident Fund Account will accrue from the first month in which the bills are presented in the Treasuries.

(vi)              No withdrawal, other than final withdrawal, shall be made before the date specified below, from the arrears of D.A credited to Provident fund Account.

 

Date on which the amount will be permitted to be withdrawn

Arrears for the period from 1-7-2000 to 31-5-2003

1-6-2008 OR Retirement which ever is earlier

Arrears for the period from 1-1-2001 to 31-5-2003

1-6-2008 OR Retirement which ever is earlier

  1. The procedure mentioned under clause (vi) above will be applicable “mutatis mutandis” to Provident Fund other than General Provident Fund also.  In regard to Contributory Provident Fund, however, there will be no matching contribution from the Government in respect of the arrears of D.A.
  2. In the bill as well as in the Provident Fund Schedule, the arrears of D.A from 1-7-2000 to 31-5-2003 and 1-1-2001 to 31-5-2003 may be indicated separately.  Accordingly, the amount of arrears of D.A to be credited to Provident fund Account should be shown as a separate entry in the provident fund Schedule as shown below.
 

Subscription Proper

Refund of Advance

Arrears of DA

Amount

Amount

Month to which it relates

No. of installments

Amount

Month to which it relates

(i) From 1-7-2000 to 31-5-2003

(ii) From 1-1-2001 to 31-5-2003

Total

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

(13)

(6+9+11+12)

  1. The following categories of employees will be paid arrears of D.A in cash;

(i)                  Those who have retired since1-7-2000 and those who will be retiring on or before 31-3-2004.

(ii)                Those who have opted not to subscribe to the P.F. account during the last one year of their service prior to retirement.

(iii)               Those in whose cases it is not obligatory to maintain P.F. Account.

(iv)              Part-time teachers and part-time contingent employees

DEARNESS RELIEF TO STATE SERVICE PENSIONERS AND FAMILY PENSIONERS

  1. Government are also pleased to revise the rates of Dearness Relief to State service Pensioners and Family Pensioners with effect from 1-7-2000 and 1-1-2001 as shown below.

Date from which payable

Percentage increase of Dearness Relief

Revised Dearness Relief payable

1-7-2000

3% of Pension/Family Pension

41% of Pension/Family Pension

1-1-2001

2% of Pension/Family Pension

43%of Pension/Family Pension

11.  Pensioners/Family Pensioners including those governed by UGC/AICTE etc. whose pension has not undergone revision, as per G.O. (p) 3001/98/Fin. Dated 25-11-1998 and who are at present drawing Dearness Relief beyond 607points will be sanctioned Dearness Relief as shown below.

Date of effect

Pension/Family Pension per month

Rate of Dearness Relief per month

1-7-2000

Not exceeding Rs. 1750 p.m.

Exceeding Rs. 1750 but not exceeding Rs. 3000

Exceeding Rs. 3000

250% of Pension/Family Pension pay

208% of Pension/Family Pension pay subject to Minimum of Rs. 4375

190% of Pension/Family Pension pay subject to Minimum of Rs. 6240

1-1-2001

Not exceeding Rs. 1750 p.m.

Exceeding Rs. 1750 but not exceeding Rs. 3000

Exceeding Rs. 3000

255% of Pension/Family Pension pay

213% of Pension/Family Pension pay subject to Minimum of Rs. 4463

195% of Pension/Family Pension subject to Minimum of Rs. 6390

  1. The Revised Dearness Relief will be paid in cash with effect from June 2003 and the arrears of Dearness Relief shall be paid in three equal installments, in June2003, september2003 and December 2003.
  2. Payment of Dearness Relief involving fraction of a Rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee.

By order of the Governor,

SUDHA PILLAI

(Principal secretary (Finance)

To

The Accountant General (A & E), Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.

The Principal Accountant General (Audit), Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.

All Head of Departments

All Departments (all sections) of the Secretariat. 

The Secretary, Kerala Public Service commission (with C.L.)

The Registrar, University of Kerala/cochin/Calicut (with C.L.)

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The Registrar, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur (with C.L.)

The Registrar, Sanskrit University, Kalady, Ernakulam (with C.L.)

The Advocate General, Ernakulam (with C.L.)

The Secretary, Kerala State Electricity Board (with C.L.)

Then General Manager, Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (with C.L.)

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