Rajasthan government Dearness Relief orders July 2013
GOVERNMENT OF RAJASTHAN
No.F.12(3)FD(Rules)/2013 Jaipur, dated : 21-09-2013
Subject: – Grant of Dearness Relief to State Government Pensioners.
The Governor is pleased to order that the existing rate of Dearness Relief sanctioned vide Finance Department Order of even number dated 19-04-2013 to the State Government Pensioners who are in receipt of superannuation, retiring, invalid, compensation, family and extra ordinary pension etc. shall be revised from 80% to 90% with effect from 01-07-2013.
For the purpose of this order –
(i) Pension/Family Pension in the case of pre-01-01-2006 retirees and where Family Pension was sanctioned prior to 01-01-2006, means the Consolidated Pension or Consolidated Family Pension, as the case may be, effective from 01-01-2006 in terms of Finance Department Memorandum No. F.12(3)FD(Rules)/ 2008 dated 12-09-2008 as amended vide ED Memorandum dated 06-04-2013.
(ii) In the case of pensioners who retire from service on or after 01-01-2006 or where family pension is sanctioned for the first time on or after 01-01-2006, Pension/Family Pension means the Basic Pension/Basic Family Pension, as the case may be, in terms of Finance Department Notification No. F.12(3)FD(Rules)/ 2008 dated 12-09-2008 as amended vide FD Notification dated 06-04-2013.
ii) 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.
(iv) Payment of Dearness Relief involving a fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee.
(v) 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.
(vi) This order shall also be applicable in case of Pensioners/Family Pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension.