Sikkim Dearness Allowance/ Relief 5% to 7% from 01.01.2018
GOVERNMENT OF SIKKIM
FINANCE, REVENUE & EXPENDITURE DEPARTMENT
In continuation to the Department’s Circular No.GOS/1(32)/Bud/Fin/18/45 dated 24.11.2017, the Governor is pleased to enhance the rate of Dearness Allowance to the State Government Employees and Dearness Relief to the State Government Pensioners from the existing rate of 139% to 142% w.e.f. 01.01.2018.
The Dearness Allowance at the above rate will also be admissible to the above rate will also be admissible to the employees appointed on contract basis and work-charged establishment drawing pay in the regular scales of par of the State Government.
Accordingly, the rate of DA admissible to the All India Service Officers who continue to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay band/grade pay as per the 6th CPC recommendation shall be enhanced from the existing 139% to 142% w.e.f. 01.01.2018.
However, the DA of All India Service Officers drawing pay in the revised basic pay as per recommendation of the Seventh Central Pay Commission shall be enhanced from existing 5% to 7% from 01.01.2018.
The payment on account of Dearness Allowance/Relief involving fraction of 50 paisa and above may be rounded off to the next higher rupee and fraction of less than 50 paisa may be ignored