Dearness Allowance to the State Government Employees from 1st of July, 2017


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GOVERNMENT OF TELANGANA
ABSTRACT
ALLOWANCES – Dearness Allowance – Dearness Allowance to the State Government
Employees from 1st of July, 2017 – Sanctioned – Orders – Issued.
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FINANCE (HRM.IV) DEPARTMENT
G.O.Ms.No. 55 Dated: 17-05-2018.
 Read the following:
1. G.O.Ms.No.35, Finance (HRM.IV) Department, dated 01-10-2014.
2. G.O.Ms.No.26, Finance (HRM.IV) Department, dated 18-03-2015.
3. G.O.Ms.No.129, Finance (HRM.IV) Department, dated 09-09-2015.
4. G.O.Ms.No.25, Finance (HRM.IV) Department, dated 08-03-2016.
5. G.O.Ms.No.103, Finance (HRM.IV) Department, dated 01-09-2016.
6. G.O.Ms.No.58, Finance (HRM.IV) Department, dated 20-04-2017.
7. G.O.Ms.No.135, Finance (HRM.IV) Department, dated 22-09-2017.
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O R D E R:
 Government hereby order revision of the Dearness Allowance (DA) sanctioned in the
Government Order Seventh read above to the employees of Government of Telangana from
24.104% of the basic pay to 25.676% of basic pay from 1st of July, 2017.



2. The Dearness Allowance sanctioned in the above para shall also be payable to:
i) The employees of Zilla Parishads, Mandal Parishads, Gram Panchayats,
Municipalities, Municipal Corporations, Agricultural Market Committees and Zilla
Grandhalaya Samasthas, Work Charged Establishment, who are drawing pay in a
regular scale of pay in the Revised Pay Scales, 2015.
ii) Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of Aided Institutions including Aided
Polytechnics who are drawing pay in a regular scale of pay in the Revised Pay
Scales, 2015.
iii) Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of Universities including Professor K.
Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University and Jawaharlal Nehru
Technological University, Hyderabad who are drawing pay in a regular scale of pay
in the Revised Pay Scales, 2015.
3. Government also hereby order revision of the Dearness Allowance rates in respect of
State Government employees drawing the Revised U.G.C Pay Scales, 2006, from 136% to 139%
of the basic pay with effect from 1st of July, 2017.
3.1. The above rate of Dearness Allowance is also applicable to:
(i) The Teaching and Non-Teaching staff of Government and Aided Affiliated
Degree Colleges who are drawing pay in the Revised U.G.C Pay Scales, 2006.
(ii) The Teaching staff of the Universities including the Professor K. Jayashankar
Telangana State Agricultural University and the Jawaharlal Nehru
Technological University, Hyderabad and the Teaching staff of Govt.
Polytechnics who are drawing pay in the Revised UGC/AICTE Pay Scales,
2006.
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4. Government also hereby order revision of rate of the Dearness Allowance in respect of
Judicial Officers whose pay scales were revised as per Shri E. Padmanabhan Committee Report
vide G.O.Ms.No.73, Law (LA&J, SC-F) Department, dated: 01.05.2010 from 136% to 139%
with effect from 1st of July, 2017.
5. Government hereby order revision of the Dearness Allowance rate sanctioned in the G.O.
fifth read above to the State Government employees in the Revised Pay Scales 2010 from
102.72% of the basic pay to 105.288% of the basic pay with effect from 1st of July, 2017 in the
Revised Pay Scales of 2010.
5.1 The Dearness Allowance sanctioned in the above para shall also be payable to:
 i) The employees of Zilla Parishads, Mandal Parishads, Gram Panchayats, Municipalities,
Municipal Corporations, Agricultural Market Committees and Zilla Grandhalaya
Samasthas, Work Charged Establishment, who are drawing pay in a regular scale of pay
in the Revised Pay Scales, 2010 and to the full time contingent employees whose
remuneration has been revised from Rs.3850/- to Rs.6700/- per month vide
G.O.Ms.No.171, Finance (P.C.III) Department, dated 13.05.2010.
ii) Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of Aided Institutions including Aided Polytechnics
who are drawing pay in a regular scale of pay in the Revised Pay Scales, 2010.
iii) Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of Universities including Professor K. Jayashankar
Telangana State Agricultural University and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University,
Hyderabad who are drawing pay in a regular scale of pay in the Revised Pay Scales,
2010.

6. Government also hereby sanction an ad-hoc increase of Rs.100/- per month in cash to
the Part-Time Assistants and Village Revenue Assistants from 1st of July, 2017.

7. The Dearness Allowance sanctioned in the paras 1-5 above shall be paid in cash with
the salary of May, 2018 payable on 1st of June, 2018. The arrears on account of payment of
Dearness Allowance for the period from 1st of July, 2017 to 30th of April, 2018 shall be credited
to the General Provident Fund Account of the respective employees.

7.1. However, in the case of employees who are due to retire on or before 31st of October,
2018, the arrears of Dearness Allowance shall be drawn and paid in cash as the employees due to
retire on superannuation are exempted from making any subscription to the General Provident
Fund during the last four months of service.
7.2. In respect of the employees who were appointed to Government service on or after
01.09.2004 and are governed by the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), 10% of the Dearness
Allowance arrears may be claimed in the Month of July, 2018 and shall be credited to the PRAN
accounts of the individuals along with the Government share as per the existing orders. The
remaining 90% of Dearness allowance arrears shall be paid in cash, with the salary for the
Month of June, 2018, payable on 1st July, 2018.
7.3. In respect of Full Time Contingent Employees, who are not eligible for GPF Accounts, the
arrears may be paid in cash, with the salary for the month of June, 2018, payable on 1st of July,
2018.
7.4. In the event of death of any employee before the issue of these orders, the legal heir(s)
shall be entitled to the arrears of Dearness Allowance in cash.
8. The term ‘Pay’ for this purpose shall be as defined in F.R.9 (21) (a) (i).
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9. The Drawing Officer shall prefer the bill on the Pay & Accounts Officer, Hyderabad, or
the Pay & Accounts Officer/ the Assistant Pay & Accounts Officer of the Telangana Works
Accounts Service or the Treasury Officer, as the case may be, for the amount of arrears for the
period from 1st of July, 2017 to 30th of April, 2018 to be adjusted to the General Provident Fund
Account in the case of an employee who has opened a General Provident Fund Account.
10. The Drawing Officers shall ensure that the Bills are supported by proper schedules in
duplicate indicating details of the employee, the General Provident Fund Account Number and
the amount to be credited to the General Provident Fund Account, to the Pay & Accounts
Officer/Treasury Officers/Assistant Pay & Accounts Officers or Pay & Accounts Officers of the
Telangana Works Accounts Service, as the case may be. The Pay & Accounts Officer/Assistant
Pay & Accounts Officer or Pay and Accounts Officer of the Telangana Works Accounts
Service/District Treasury Officer/Sub-Treasury Officer shall follow the usual procedure of
furnishing one copy of the schedules along with bills to the Accountant General based on which
the Accountant General shall credit the amounts to the General Provident Fund Accounts of the
individuals concerned. The second copy of the schedules shall be furnished to the Drawing
Officers with Voucher Numbers.
11. All Drawing Officers are requested to ensure that the bills as per the above orders are
drawn and the amounts credited to General Provident Fund Account by 31st of July, 2018 at the
latest. The Audit Officers (Pay & Accounts Officer, Deputy Directors of District Treasuries and
Pay & Accounts Officer of Telangana Works Accounts Service, etc.) are requested not to admit
the pay bills of the Office concerned for the month of July, 2018 unless a certificate is
enclosed to the bills to the effect that the arrears of difference in Dearness Allowance for
the period from 1st of July, 2017 to 30th of April, 2018, are drawn and credited to the
General Provident Fund Account before 30th of June, 2018.
12. In respect of employees working in Government Offices in the Twin Cities, the Pay
and Accounts Officer shall consolidate and furnish information in the proforma annexed
(Annexure-I) to this order to the Finance (HRM.IV) Department to reach on or before 31st of
September, 2018.
13. All the Audit Officers (Sub-Treasury Officers) are requested to furnish the figures of
the amount credited to the General Provident Fund Account and the amounts credited to
Compulsory Savings Account in the prescribed proforma (Annexure-I) enclosed, to the District
Treasury by the end of 15th of September, 2018.
14. The Deputy Directors of District Treasuries, in turn, shall consolidate the information
and furnish the same in the same proforma to the Director of Treasuries and Accounts by
15th of October, 2018, and who in turn, shall furnish the consolidated information to
Government by 31st of October, 2018.
15. In respect of employees of Local Bodies, the Drawing Officers shall furnish the above
information in the prescribed proforma as per Annexure-II to the Audit Officer of the District
concerned before 15th of August, 2018 and who will, in turn furnish the consolidated
information to the Director of State Audit by 15th of September, 2018. The Director of State
Audit in turn shall furnish the consolidated information to the Secretary to Government, Finance
(HRM.IV) Department by 15th of October, 2018.
16. In regard to the Project Staff, the Joint Director of Accounts of each Project shall
furnish the information in the prescribed proforma as per Annexure-II to the Director of
Works Accounts by 15th of September, 2018, and who, in turn, shall furnish the information to
the Finance (HRM.IV) Department by 15th of October, 2018.
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17. All the Drawing and Disbursing Officers and Audit Officers are requested to intimate
to the employees working under their control as to how much amount of arrears of Dearness
Allowance is credited to the General Provident Fund Account/Compulsory Savings Account as
per the Proforma annexed (Annexure-II) to this order. They are further requested to adhere to
the above instructions and any deviation or non-compliance of these instructions will be viewed
seriously.
18. All Departments of Secretariat and Heads of the Departments are requested to issue
suitable instructions to the Drawing and Disbursing Officers under their control and to see that
these instructions are followed scrupulously. The Director of Treasuries and Accounts/ Director
of State Audit/Pay & Accounts Officer/Director of Works Accounts, Telangana, Hyderabad, are
requested to issue suitable instructions to their subordinate Audit Officers so that these
instructions are carefully followed by them.
19. The expenditure on the Dearness Allowance to the employees of Agricultural Market
Committees and Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation shall be met from their own funds in
view of the orders issued in G.O.Ms.No.9, Finance (PC-I) Department, dated: 18.01.2010.
20. This G.O. is available on Internet and can be accessed at the address
http://goir.telangana.gov.in.
(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF TELANGANA)
K. RAMAKRISHNA RAO
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT
To
The Principal Accountant General (Audit – I), Telangana, Hyderabad. (20 copies)
The Principal Accountant General (Audit – II), Telangana, Hyderabad (20 copies)
The Accountant General (A & E), Telangana, Hyderabad. (by name)
The Director of Treasuries & Accounts, Telangana, Hyderabad.
The Director of State Audit, Telangana, Hyderabad.
The Director of Works Accounts, Telangana, Hyderabad.
The Pay & Accounts Officer, Telangana, Hyderabad.
The Principal Secretary to Governor of Telangana, Hyderabad.
The Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister and Private Secretaries to all Ministers.
All Special Chief Secretaries / Principal Secretaries / Secretaries to Government with a request
to communicate to all concerned.
All Departments of Secretariat.
All Heads of Departments including District Collectors, Superintendents of Police and District
Judges of all districts.
The Registrar, High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for the State of Telangana and State of AP,
Hyderabad. (with a covering letter)
The Secretary, Telangana TRANSCO/Telangana GENCO, Vidyuth Soudha, Hyderabad (with a
covering letter).
The Secretary, T.S. Public Service Commission, Hyderabad (with a covering letter).
The VC & MD, Telangana State Road Transport Corporation, Hyderabad (with a covering letter).
All the Joint Directors of Works Projects.
All the District Treasury Officers.
All the Chief Executive Officers of all Zilla Parishads.
All the District Educational Officers.
All the Secretaries to Agricultural Market Committees through the Commissioner and Director
of Agricultural Marketing, Telangana, Hyderabad.
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All the Secretaries of Zilla Grandhalaya Samasthas through the Director of Public Libraries,
Telangana, Hyderabad.
All the Commissioners/Special Officers of the Municipalities/Municipal Corporations.
All the Recognized Service Associations.
The Registrar of all the Universities.
Copy to Finance (BG) Department, for obtaining Supplementary Grant, if necessary.
Copy to the General Administration (Cabinet) Department.
Copy to SF/SCs.
/FORWARDED BY ORDER//

SECTION OFFICER
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ANNEXURE – I
(As per paras 12 to 14 of G.O.Ms.No. 55, Finance (HRM.IV) Department, dated:17-05 -2018.)
1. Name of the Sub-Treasury/
 District Treasury/Audit Officer. ::
2. The amount of arrears of D.A.
 credited to G.P.F. Accounts. ::
3. The amount of arrears of D.A.
 credited to Compulsory Savings
 Account. ::
4. Total amount of arrears of D.A.
 credited to the G.P.F. Accounts
 and credited to Compulsory
 Savings Account. ::
Date: Signature of the Audit Authority
Office Seal
ANNEXURE - II
(As per paras 15 to 17 of G.O.Ms.No. 55, Finance (HRM.IV) Department, dated: 17 - 05 -2018.)
1. Name of Office ::
2. Designation of the Drawing and
 Disbursing Officer. ::
3. Name and designation of the employee. ::
4. Whether the amount of arrears credited
 to the General Provident Fund Account/
 Compulsory Savings Accounts. ::
5. The amount of arrears of D.A.
 so credited to G.P.F. Account/
 Compulsory Savings Account. ::
Date:
Office Seal Signature of the Drawing and
 Disbursing Officer

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