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Sanctioned 7% Dearness Allowance hike to Kerala Government Employees

                         Kerala Cabinet sanctioned an additional dearness allowance of 7 per cent to State government employees and pensioners today (15-01-2015). With this, the total dearness allowance will be 80 per cent of the basic pay.
                         Announcing this, Sri.K.M.Mani, Hon'ble Minister said that the decision would have retrospective effect from July 2014.  

                    The recommendation comes in the wake of a hike in the DA of central government employees. The cabinet has also decided to give the salary scale of secretariat staff to university employees. 

Salary : -
                    The rate of Dearness Allowance payable in respect of State Government Employees, Teachers, Staff of Aided Schools, Private Colleges and Polytechnics, Full time Employees borne on the contingent and work charged establishments and employees of Local Bodies will be enhanced from the existing rate of 73% to 80% w.e.f . 1.7.2014
                    The Dearness Allowance payable in respect of those employees continuing in the per-revised scale of G.O(P) No.145/2006/Fin dated 25.03.2006 will be enhanced from the existing rate of 191% to 203% w.e.f. 1.7.2014.
                    The increased dearness allowance at the enhanced rates will be paid in cash with the salary for the month of March 2015 onward. The arrears for the period from 01-07-2014 to 28-02-2015 will be drawn and credited to the Provident Fund Account of the employees along with the salary bill for any of the months from March 2015 to September 2015. 
Pension :-
                    The Dearness Relief payable to State Service Pensioners and Family Pensioners (whose pension/family pension has been revised as per G.O.(p) No.87/2011 fin, dated 28.02.2O11) will be enhanced from the existing rate of 73% to 80% with effect from 1.7.2014.
                    The enhanced rate of Dearness Relief due from 01-07-2014 will be paid along with the pension in cash along with the pension for March 2015.

Download the Government order for more details
GO (P)No.72/2015/Fin Dated 07/02 /2015
Download the Government order from finance department web portalGO (P)No.72/2015/Fin Dated 07/02 /2015

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