Bank Dearness Relief for the Month of August 2017 & January 2018
Indian Banks Association
HR & INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
Designated Officers of all Member Banks
Which are parties to the Bipartite Settlement on Pension
Dearness Relief Payable to Pensioners for the Period August 2017 to January 2018
The confirmed all India average consumer price index numbers for industrial workers (Base 1960=100) for the quarter ended June,2017 are as follows:-
April 2017 – 6322.77
May 2017 – 6345.60
June 2017 – 6391.25
In terms of Regulation 37 of Bank Employees Pension Regulations, 1995 Dearness Relief is paybale to pensioners at rates specified in Appendix II to the Regulations.
Pending amendments to pension Regulations, Banks may pay on ad hoc basis, the Dearness Relief paybale to pensioners for the period August 2017 to January 2018 as per Annexure.
S K Kakkar