Saturday, December 04, 2021
image
Nagaland

State govt employees granted DA and ADA

1
By EMN Updated: Nov 15, 2014 1:09 am
A A A

DIPR
DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 14

The State government has granted Dearness Allowance/Additional Dearness Allowance to the State government employees with effect from January 1, 2014 and July 1, 2014 respectively. The allowances have been granted at revised rates and are subject to conditions.
1st installment w.ef. 01.01.2014:
Dearness Allowance for employees drawing pay under ROP Rules, 2010:
Increase of 10% w.e.f., 01.01.2014 from the existing rate of 90% to 100% of pay in the Pay-Band including Grade Pay.
(ii) Dearness Allowance for employees drawing pay under ROP Rules, 1999:
Increase of 17% w.e.f., 01.01.2014 from the existing rate of 183% to 200% of pay including Dearness Pay.
(iii) Additional Dearness Allowance for employees drawing pay under ROP Rules, 1993:
Increase of 47% w.e.f., 01.01.2014 from the existing rate of 635% to 682% of pay.
2nd installment w.ef. 01.07.2014:
(iv) Dearness Allowance for employees drawing pay under ROP Rules, 2010:
Increase of 7% w.e.f., 01.07.2014 from the existing rate of 100% to 107% of pay in the Pay Band including Grade Pay.
(v) Dearness Allowance for employees drawing pay under ROP Rules, 1999:
Increase of 12% w.e.f., 01.07.2014 from the existing rate of 200% to 212% of pay including Dearness Pay.
(vi) Additional Dearness Allowance for employees drawing pay under ROP Rules, 1993:
Increase of 33% w.e.f., 01.07.2014 from the existing rate of 682% to 715% of pay.
The provisions contained in paras 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 & 9 of the Finance Department’s O.M. No FIN/ROP/4/84(Vol-I) Dated 1st November 2011 shall continue to be applicable while regulating Dearness Allowance/Additional Dearness Allowance under these orders.
2. The arrears from 01.01.2014 upto 31.10.2014 shall be credited to the respective GPF/CPF accounts of the employees concerned. Cash payment shall be made from 1.11.2014 salary onwards (that is, from the salaries of November, 2014 payable in December, 2014). No part of the arrears upto 31.10.2014 shall be paid in cash except in case of those employees who have already retired from service or have died or are due to retire on superannuation on or before 30.4.2015. The Government servants who have not yet opened Provident Fund Account can be allowed to draw the arrears only after the Provident Fund Accounts are opened so that the arrears can be credited to their Provident Fund Accounts. Arrears of DA/ADA may have to be paid in cash in respect of those employees who are not required to subscribe to Provident Fund under the Rules applicable to them which shall also include those employees who are covered under the New Pension Scheme (NPS).
3. All heads of offices/DDOs are hereby instructed to carefully scrutinize all arrears DA/ADA bills to ensure that no cash payments are allowed except in respect of those who have already retired or died or are due to RETIRE ON SUPERANNUATION on or before 30.4.2015.
All such bills must be certified to that effect by the head of office/DDO concerned. In case of Government servants due to retire on superannuation, the exact date of retirement shall be recorded in each case. In case of gazetted officers claiming cash payment on account of being due for retirement on superannuation, certificate to that effect indicating exact date of retirement shall be recorded on the body of the bill. The Treasury Officer shall personally ensure that no cash payment of arrears in respect of serving gazetted officers is allowed in the absence of such certificate.
4. The amount of arrears credited to the Provident Funds shall not be treated as accumulation for the purpose of temporary or Non-refundable withdrawals till 28.02.2016. While sanctioning temporary or Non-refundable withdrawals from Provident Funds, the sanctioning authority shall take care to EXCLUDE this lump sum credit till 28.02.2016. However, this condition shall not apply in case of final withdrawal from Provident Funds in respect of employees, who have retired, died or have ceased to be in service otherwise.

1
By EMN Updated: Nov 15, 2014 1:09:12 am