TN 7CPC: Dearness Allowance(DA)

TN 7CPC: Dearness Allowance(DA)

© Government of Tamil Nadu 2017


G.O.Ms.No.303, Dated 11th October 2017.
(Heyvilambi, Puratasi-25, Thiruvalluvar Aandu 2048)


OFFICIAL COMMITTEE, 2017 – Recommendations of the Official Committee, 2017 on revision of pay, allowances, pension and related benefits – Revision of Pay – Orders – Issued – The Tamil Nadu Revised Pay Rules, 2017 –
Read the following:-
1. G.O.Ms.No.40, Finance (Pay Cell) Department, dated: 22-02-2017.
2. G.O.Ms.No.189, Finance (Pay Cell) Department, dated 27-06-2017.



The Government of Tamil Nadu in the Government Order first read above constituted an Official Committee to examine and make recommendations on revision of scales of pay and allowances for State Government employees and teachers including employees of Local Bodies and revision of pension, family pension and retirement benefits based on the decisions of the Government of India on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission and the High-Level Committee constituted by it for revision of allowances other than Dearness Allowance.

2. The Official Committee was also requested to submit its report to Government within four months i.e. on or before 30-06-2017. On the request of the Official Committee, 2017, its tenure was extended in the Government Order second read above upto 30-09-2017.

3. The Official Committee, 2017 has submitted its report to Government on 27-09-2017. The Government after careful consideration of the report of the Official Committee, 2017 has decided to accept its
recommendations and pass the following orders:

TN 7CPC: Dearness Allowance(DA)

In the revised pay structure, dearness allowance shall be sanctioned to State Government employees whenever granted by the Central Government to its employees at the same rates and from the same dates. Accordingly, the dearness allowance under the revised pay structure shall be as indicated below: –

Dearness Allowance(DA) in the pre-2006 scales of pay – Enhanced Rate of Dearness Allowance from 1st July, 2017 in TN Govermant Order

Tamil Nadu Government DA 139% with Effect from 1st July 2017

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