Government of West Bengal
No. 2416-F, Kolkata, the 27th March, 2007
MEMORANDUMSubject : Grant of Dearness Allowance to the State Government Employees and further ad-hoc increase in the wages of daily rated workers under the Govt. w.e.f. 01.04.2007.
The State Government employees are in receipt of Dearness Allowance @ 71% of pay with effect from January 01, 2007.
2. Dearness Allowance equal to 50% of basic pay has already been merged with basic pay for the purpose of payment of Dearness Allowance only with effect from the April 01, 2007 in terms of Finance Deptt. Memo No. 2415-F, dt. 27.03.2007.
3. The Governor is now pleased to decide that the whole time State Government employees drawing pay upto 26,000/- p.m. shall draw Dearness Allowance @ 24% w.e.f. April 01, 2007. The calculation of Dearness Allowance shall be made taking into account the basic pay drawn in the prescribed scales of pay including stagnation increments & N.P.A., if any, and Dearness pay as introduced in Finance Department Memo No. 2415-F, dt. 27.03.2007.
4. The Dearness Allowance sanctioned above shall be rounded off to the nearest rupee in each case.
5. The Governor has also been pleased to decide that the daily rated workers under the Government whose wages are not regulated by any statutory provisions like the Minimum Wages Act etc., there will be a further ad-hoc increase in their existing daily rate of wages by Rs. 10/- (Rupees ten) only with effect from April 01, 2007.
Sd/- P. K. Dasgupta
O. S. D. & ex-officio Special Secretary of the
Government of West Bengal, Finance Department.
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