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Monday, March 21, 2011

Government may declare Dearness Allowance of 6% to Central Government Employees...

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Tomorrow Government may announce the additional Dearness Allowance of 6% to Central Government Employees...

The Central Government is likely to declare of Additional Dearness Allowance to Central Government Employees and Pensioners after the Union Cabinet meeting scheduled tomorrow, sources said. More than 50 lakh Central Government Serving Employees and 38 lakh Central Pensioners are expecting this decision to compensate the price hike. Presently, the DA is paid at 45% of the basic pay, hence the Central Staff and Pensioners will be paid total of 51% DA or DR from 1.1.2011.

There is no recommondations in 6th CPC that Dearness Allowance crosses 50% would merge with baisc pay. But some allowances and advances will be increased by 25% on crossing of Dearness Allowance by 50%.

Re-classification of cities / towns for grant of House Rent Allowance (HRA)

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No.2(13)12008-E.II(B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
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New Delhi, 4th March, 2011.



OFFICE MEMORANDUM



Subject:      Decision of the Government on the recommendations of the sixth Central Pay Commission relating to re-classification of cities/towns for grant of House Rent Allowance (HRA).

      The undersigned is directed to refer to para 6 of this Ministry’s O.M. of even number dated 29.08.2008 on the above mentioned subject, vide which the special dispensation for grant of HRA has been allowed to continue to (i) Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Noida & Gurgaon at “X” class city rates and (ii) Jalandhar Cantt., Shillong, Goa & Port Blair at “Y” class city rates and to state that the special dispensation allowed to Panchkula for grant of HRA at par with Chandigarh vide this Ministry’s O.M. No.2(2)/2001E.II(B) dated 16.06.2003, shall also continue.

2.       In this context, it is also clarified that any other similar special dispensation allowed by this Ministry in the past in respect of other cities for grant of HRA at higher rates and not specifically mentioned in this Ministry’s O.M. of even number dated 29.08.2008, shall continue to apply, if the same has not been superceded / dispensed with or the existing classification of such city has not been revised to a higher classification on account of the population criteria, vide O.M. dated 29.08.2008.

3.       These orders shall be effective from 1st September,2008.

4.       All other conditions governing grant of HRA under existing orders shall continue to apply.

5.       In so far as the persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders issue in consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.

6.       Hindi version is attached.



(Anil Sharma)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India



Source: www.finmin.nic.in

Declaration of Holiday on 14th April, 2011 for all Central Government Offices

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Declaration of Holiday on 14th April, 2011 for all Central Government Offices including Industrial Establishments throughout India.

F.No.12/2/2011-JCA-2
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
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North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 21th March 2011



OFFICE MEMORANDUM



Subject :-       Declaration of Holiday on 14th April, 2011- Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.

      It has been decided to declare Thursday, the 14th April 2011, as a Closed Holiday on account of the birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, for all Central Government Offices including Industrial Establishments throughout India.

2.      The above holiday is also being notified in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (26 of 1881).

3.       All Ministries/Departrnents of Government of India may bring the above decision to the notice of all concerned.



s/d
( Dinesh Kapila )
Director to the Government of India



Source :www.persmin.gov.in



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