Rates of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 01-01-2013 to the Railway employees continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised scale as per 5th CPC.

Rates of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 01-01-2013 to the Railway employees continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised scale as per 5th CPC.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RMLWAYS
(Railway Board)

S.No.PC-VI/ 323
No.PC-V/2009/A/DA/1

RBE No.70/2013
New Delhi, dated 16/07/2013

The General Managers/CAO(R),
All Indian Railways & PUs
(As per standard mailing list)

Sub :- Rates of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 01-01-2013 to the Railway employees continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised scale as per 5th CPC.

In continuation of Ministry of Railways letter of even Number dated 22-11-2012, (PC-VI/305, RBE No.131/2012) revising rates of Dearness Allowance w.e.f. 01/07/2012 in respect of Railway Servants who continue to draw their pay and emoluments in the pre-revised scales of pay (5th CPC Scales), the rates of Dearness Allowance admissible to these categories of employees shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 151% to 166% w.e.f. 01/01/2013. All other conditions as laid down in the Board’s letter dated 17/11/2008 (RBE No.179/2008) will continue to apply.

2. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.

3. Hindi version is enclosed.

(Authority: MoF’s OM No.1(3)/2008-EII (B), dated 02/05/2013)

sd/-
(NP.Singh)
Dy.Director, Pay Commission – V
Railway Board

Source: NFIR

10% raising in DA and DR from July 2013 to CG Employees and CG Pensioners

10% raising in DA and DR from July 2013 to CG Employees and CG Pensioners
 
Expected DA from July 2013 : AICPIN for the month of May 2013
 
Expected Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief from July 2013 : Central Government employees and Pensioners will get one more installment of additional DA and DR from July 2013 will be 10%, as per the release of AICPIN for the month of May 2013. Though the requirement of one more month of AICPIN for June to finalise the enhancement of Dearness allowance, there is possible to get 90% Dearness allowance and Dearness Relief from July 2013. The calculation table describes the steps as under…

Month
/
Year
B.Y. 2001
=100
Total
of

12 Months
12 Months
Average
% Increase
over 115.763
App. DA DA %
Dec-12 219 2512 209.33 93.57 80.83 80
Jan-13 221 2535 211.25 95.49 82.49 82
Feb-13 223 2559 213.25 97.49 84.22 84
Mar-13 224 2582 215.17 99.41 85.87 85
Apr-13 226 2603 216.92 101.16 87.38 87
May-13 228 2625 218.75 102.99 88.97 88
Jun-13 Expected 90
 
Labour Bureau released the statistics number of Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) for the month of May 2013 on its official portal , which is important factor to calculate additional DA and DR to CG employees and CG Pensioners and the same is reproduced here for your information…

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW)-May, 2013

 
The All-India CPI-IW for May, 2013 rose by 2 points and pegged at 228 (two hundred and twenty eight). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by 0.88 per cent between April and May compared with 0.49 per cent between the same two months a year ago.
 
The largest upward contribution to the change in current index came from Food group which increased by 1.22 per cent, contributing 1.64 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Rice, Arhar Dal, Fish Fresh, Poultry (Chicken), Milk, Chillies Green, Garlic, Ginger, Tomato, Root & Green Vegetables, Tea Leaf, Tea (Readymade), Cigarette, Country Liquor, Electricity Charges, Medicine (Allopathic), Repair Charges, etc. are responsible for the rise in index. However, this was compensated by Petrol putting downward pressure on the index.
 
The year-on-year inflation measured by monthly CPI-IW stood at 10.68 per cent for May, 2013 as compared to 10.24 per cent for the previous month and 10.16 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 13.24 per cent against 12.39 per cent of the previous month and 10.61 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.
 
At centre level, Chennai and Nagpur recorded the largest increase of 8 points each followed by Nasik (7 points) and Warrangal, Coonoor, Hubli Dharwar, Madurai and Tripura (6 points each). Among others, 5 points rise was registered in 2 centres, 4 points in 14 centres, 3 points in 6 centres, 2 points in 12 centres, and 1 point in 12 centres. On the contrary, a decline of 6 points was reported in Delhi, 5 points in Ghaziabad, 4 points in Srinagar, 3 points in 2 centres, 2 points in 2 centres and 1 point in 7 centres. Rest of the 10 centres’ indices remained stationary.
 
The indices of 38 centres are above All-India Index and other 38 centres’ indices are below national average. The index of Jabalpur and Haldia centres remained at par with all-India index.
 
The next index of CPI-IW for the month of June, 2013 will be released on Wednesday, 31 July, 2013. The same will also be available on the office website www.labourbureau.gov.in.
 

Source: 90paisa

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Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) April 2013.

Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment

31-May-2013 18:07 IST

Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) April 2013.

According to a press release issued today by the Labour Bureau, Ministry of Labour & Employment the All-India CPI-IW for April, 2013 rose by 2 point and pegged at 226 (two hundred and twenty six). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by 0.89 per cent between March and April  compared with 1.99 per cent between the same two months a year ago.

The largest upward contribution to the change in current index came from Food group which increased by 2.08 per cent, contributing 2.07 percentage points to the total change. This was followed by Fuel & Light group with 0.91 percent increase contributing 0.12 percentage points to the change.  At item level, largest upward pressure came from Rice, Wheat & Wheat Atta, Arhar Dal, Milk (Cow), Ginger, Root & Green Non-leafy vegetables, Tea Leaf, Tea (Readymade), Snack Saltish, Cigaratte, Electricity Charges, Medicine (Allopathic) etc. However, this was  compensated by Mustard Oil and Petrol putting downward pressure on the index.

The year-on-year inflation measured by monthly CPI-IW stood at 10.24 per cent for April, 2013 as compared to 11.44 per cent for the previous month and 10.22  per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 12.39 per cent against 13.21 per cent of the previous month and 10.66 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

At centre level, Mysore recorded the largest increase of 13 points followed by Giridih, Bengaluru  and Puducherry (8 points each) and Darjeeling (7 points). Among others, 6 points rise was registered in 6 centres, 5 points in 2 centres, 4 points in 7 centres, 3 points in 15 centres, 2 points in 17 centres and  and 1 point in 13 centres. On the contrary, a decline of 4 points was reported in  Godavarikhani, 2 points in 4 centres and 1 point in one centre. Rest of the  7 centres’ indices remained stationary.

The indices of 40 centres are above All-India Index and other 35 centres’ indices are below national average. The index of  Chandigarh, Haldia and Ahmedabad centres remained at par with all-India index.

The next index of CPI-IW for the month of May, 2013 will be released on Friday, 28 June, 2013. The same will also be available on the office website www.labourbureau.gov.in.

‘Merger of 50% of DA and DR with basic pay’ – Finance Ministry

‘Merger of 50% of DA and DR with basic pay’ – Finance Ministry

‘Merger of 50% of DA and DR with basic pay’ – Finance Ministry explained as a reply to a unstarred question in the Parliament on 14th December, 2012.

The below explanation was presented by the Minister of States for Finance Shri.Namo Narain Meena to the questions regarding merger of DA / DR with basic pay of Central Government employees and Pensioners in the Parliament on 14.12.2013…

Whether various Associations/ Organisations of Central Government employees demanded merger of 50 per cent Dearness Allowance into the basic pay of Central Government employees and pensioners and the recommendation of the Sixth Central Pay Commission in this regard and action taken by the Government thereto?

Yes, A number of representations have been received from Associations/Organizations of Central Government Employees/Pensioners and individuals demanding merger of 50% of Dearness AHowance/ Dearness Relief with basic pay/pension respectively. The demand has been considered by the Government and not agreed to since the 6th Central Pay Commission has not recommended as such.

The 6th Central Pay Commission did not recommend merger of dearness allowance with Basic Pay at any stage. Government accepted this recommendation vide Government of India Resolution dated 29.08.2008.

(Note : Merger 50% of Dearness Allowance with basic pay to the employees of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) following 1997 Industrial Dearness Allowance (IDA) pattern of scales of pay with effect from 1.1.2007.)

Source: 90Paisa

7 per cent hike in DA for MP employees

7 per cent hike in DA for MP employees

Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister Raghavji yesterday announced seven per cent increase in dearness allowance of the government employees and pensioners from April 2012. With this, the dearness allowance of state employees have been brought at par with their Central counterparts, he said while presenting the state’s annual budget for 2012-13 in the Vidhan Sabha. Hike in DA would entail additional burden of Rs 1057 crore to the state exchequer, he said, adding Panchayat Secretaries and Adhyapaks would also be benefitted by this. Employees of boards and corporations on deputation to the government getting only Fourth and Fifth Pay Panel scales would now be paid 560 per cent of basic pay and 77 per cent dearness allowance.

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