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DA from 1st January 2022 for TN Government Employees: G.O.Ms.No.3

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DA from 1st January 2022 for TN Government Employees: G.O.Ms.No.3

Government of Tamil Nadu
2022

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FINANCE [Allowances] DEPARTMENT
G.O.Ms.No.3, Dated: 1st January 2022.

(Pilava, Margazhi-17, Thiruvalluvar Aandu 2052)

ABSTRACT

ALLOWANCES – Dearness Allowance – Enhanced Rate of Dearness Allowance from 1st January 2022 – Orders – Issued.

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Read the following:-

1. G.O.Ms.No.323, Finance (Allowances) Department, dated: 17-10-2019.
2. G.O.Ms.No.232, Finance (Allowances) Department, dated: 27-04-2020.
3. From the Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, New Delhi Office Memorandum No.1/1/2020-E-II(B), dated: 20-07-2021.
4. From the Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, New Delhi Office Memorandum No.1/4/2021-E-II(B), dated: 25-10-2021.

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ORDER:

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

Date from which payable Rate of Dearness Allowance
[per month]
[1]  [2] 
01-07-2019 17 per cent of Basic Pay

2. In the Government Order second read above, the Government has decided to adopt the decision of the Government of India for State Government employees, teachers and pensioners / Family Pensioners for freezing the Dearness Allowances at current rates till July, 2021 in view of crisis arising out of COVID-19.

3. Government of India in its Office Memorandum third and fourth read above has enhanced the Dearness Allowance payable to its employees from the existing rate of 17% to 28% and 28% to 31% respectively with effect from 1st July 2021.

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4. Hon’ble Chief Minister has made announcement under Rule 110 of the Legislative Assembly that Dearness Allowance shall be given to the State Government Employees with effect from 01.01.2022. Accordingly, the Government sanction the revised rate of Dearness Allowance by enhancing 14% as indicated below:

Date from which payable Rate of Dearness Allowance
[per month]
[1]  [2] 
01-01-2022 31 per cent of Basic Pay

5. The enhanced rate of Dearness Allowance payable under these orders shall be paid in cash with effect from 01-01-2022. Dearness Allowance for the period from 01-01-2020 to 31-12-2021 shall be paid at the rates of 17% continuously.

6. The Payment of Dearness Allowance for the month of January, 2022 shall be drawn and disbursed by existing cashless mode of Electronic Clearance System (ECS). 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.

7. 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.

8. The revised Dearness Allowance sanctioned in this order shall 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 and other employees drawing pay in the
prescribed Level of Pay in the Pay Matrix.

9. The expenditure shall be debited to the detailed head of account “303. Dearness Allowance” under the relevant minor, sub-major and major heads of account.

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

(BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR)

N.MURUGANANDAM
ADDITIONAL CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT

 

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