Rajasthan Dearness Relief July 2017
GOVERNMENT OF RAJASTHAN
Jaipur, dated :30th October,2017
Subject: Grant of Dearness Relief to State Government Pensioners.
The Governor is pleased to order that the State Government Pensioners who are in receipt of superannuation, retiring, invalid, compensation pension, family pension and extra-ordinary pension etc. shall be paid Dearness Relief at the rate as indicated below:-
|Rate of Dearness Relief per month|
5% of pension/Family Pension
For the purpose of this order —
(i) Pension/Family Pension in the case of pre-01.10.2017 retirees and where Family Pension was sanctioned prior to 01.10.2017, means the Revised Pension or Revised Family Pension, as the case may be, effective from 01.10.2017 in terms of Finance Department Memorandum No. F.12(6)FD(Rules)12017 dated 30.10.2017.
(ii) In the case of pensioners who retire from service on or after 01.10.2017 or where family pension is sanctioned for the first time on or after 01.10.2017, Pension/Family Pension means the Basic Pension/Basic Family Pension, as the case may be, in terms of Finance Department Notification No. F. 12(6)FD(Rules)/2017 dated 30.10.2017.
(iii) Payment of Dearness Relief involving a fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee.
(iv) Other provisions governing grant of dearness relief to pensioners’ such as regulation of dearness relief during employment / re-employment, regulation of dearness relief where more than one pension is drawn etc., will remain unchanged.
(v) The payment of Dearness Allowance under this order from 01.10.2017 shall be made after adjusting the amount of Dearness Allowance already paid from 01.10.2017, if any, under orders No. F. 12(3)FD/R/2013 dated 04.10.2017.
(vi) This order shall also be applicable in case of Pensioners/Family Pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension.
(vii) This order shall not be applicable in case of old Age Pensions, political pensions or any other kind of similar pensions, which are not related to the service rendered under Government.
(viii) Dearness Relief at revised rates as above would also be admissible to pensioners who retired/retire from service of panchayat samiti or zila parishad and whose pension payment orders have been issued by the Director, Local Fund Audit Department or Director, pension and pensioners’ Welfare Department, Rajasthan, Jaipur.
By order of the Governor
Secretary, Finance (Budget)