Dearness Allowance to Himachal Pradesh Govt Employees from January 2019

Government of Himachal Pradesh
Finance (Regulations) Department

Dated Shimla-171002,

the 21 August, 2019


Subject: Grant of Dearness Allowance to the employees of the State Government w.e.f. 01.01.2019.

In continuation of this Department’s OM of even number dated the 18th February, 2019, the Governor, Himachal Pradesh, is pleased to enhance Dearness Allowance @ 4% from the existing rate of 144% to 148% with effect from 01.01.2019 in respect of the employees of the State Government and @ 3% from existing rate of 9% to 12% in respect of the officers of All India Services who are drawing pay in the revised pay scales.

2. This additional rate of Dearness Allowance of 4% and 3% shall be paid in cash with the salary of August, 2019 payable in September, 2019 and the arrears accrued from 01.01.2019 to 31.7.2019 shall be credited in the GPF Accounts of the employees with the salary of August, 2019. The interest on this account shall accrue w.e.f. 1st September, 2019.

3. In the case of Government employees who have retired in between or who have closed GPF Accounts and employees who are governed under Contributory Pension Scheme, the arrears on account of release of additional installment of DA w.e.f. 01.01,2019 will be paid in cash with salary of August, 2019 payable in September, 2019.

4. Other terms and conditions as contained in OM of even number dated 26th August, 2009 shall continue to be applicable.

5. These orders will be applicable only to the regular employees covered by HP Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2009, HP Civil Services (Category/Post-wise Revised Pay) Rules, 2012 and Work charged employees drawing pay in Pre-revised Scale. These orders will also apply to HP Judicial Services Officers and State Government employees covered by UGC Pay Scales.

6. The payment on account of Dearness Allowance involving fraction of 50 paise and above may be rounded off to the next higher rupee and the fraction of less than 50 paise may be ignored.

7. As far as the PSUs/ Universities/ Autonomous Bodies/ Boards etc, are concerned, the managements of these PSUs/ Universities /Autonomous Bodies/ Boards etc. would take an appropriate decision in this regard, considering the availability of resources in their organizations.

8. Please see these orders on www.himachal,

Prabodh Saxena
Principal Secretary (Finance) to the
Government of Himachal Pradesh

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