The Government of India in its Office Memorandum (No.1/1/2016-E-II (B), dated, 7th April 2016) second read above has now enhanced the Dearness Allowance to its employees from 119% to 125% with effect from 1st January, 2016. Following the orders issued by the Government of India, the State Government of Tamil Nadu sanction the revised rate of Dearness Allowance to the State Government employees as indicated below:-
Date from which payable : 1st January, 2016
Rate of Dearness Allowance (per month) : 125 per cent of Pay plus Grade Pay
The Government also direct that the above increase in Dearness Allowance shall be paid in cash with effect from 01.01.2016. The arrears of Dearness Allowance for the months of January, February and March 2016 shall be disbursed in cash.
G.O.No.118 Dt: April 20, 2016 : PENSION – Dearness Allowance to the Pensioners and Family Pensioners – Revised rate admissible from 1st January, 2016 – Orders – Issued.
G.O.No.117 Dt: April 20, 2016 : ALLOWANCES – Dearness Allowance – Enhanced Rate of Dearness Allowance from 1st January 2016 – Orders – Issued.