Rajasthan Government revises the Dearness Relief to State Government Pensioners

Mar 30, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Government of Rajasthan vide order dated March 23, 2018 has revised the rate of Dearness Relief  to the State Government Pensioners who are in receipt of superannuation, retiring, invalid, compensation, family and extraordinary pension etc. from 5% to 7% with effect from January 01, 2018.

For the purpose of this order –

(i)                 Dearness Relief will also be admissible on the additional quantum of pension / family pension allowed to the pensioners who have attained the age of 80 years and above.

(ii)               Payment of Dearness Relief involving a fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee.

(iii)             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.

(iv)             The payment of arrears of Dearness Relief shall be made after April 01, 2018.

[No.F.12 (8) FD (Rules)/2017]

URL: http://finance.rajasthan.gov.in/PDFDOCS/RULES/F-RULES-7402-23032018.pdf


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