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GO.138 Dearness Relief to Pensioners from 1st Jan 2013

GO.138 13th June 2013-Pension – Dearness Relief (DR) to Pensioners with effect from 1st Jan 2013.
Government hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief to pensioners sanctioned in the G.O. 16th read above from 47.936% to 54.784% from 01.01.2013 in respect of: -
  • (i) those who retired from service after 01.07.2008 and drawing pension in the Revised Pay Scales, 2010; 
  • (ii) those who retired prior to 01.7.2008 and whose pension was consolidated in the light of orders issued in the G.O. 2nd read above. 
GO.138 Dt 13th June-DEARNESS RELIEF TO PENSIONERS FROM 1ST JAN 2013-DOWNLOAD
2. Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief from 133.764% to 147.894% with effect from 01.01.2013 to the Pensioners who are drawing their pension in Revised Pay Scales, 2005 and not consolidated in terms of the orders issued in the reference 2nd read above.
3. Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief from 146.422% to 158.692% with effect from 01.01.2013 to the Pensioners who are drawing their pension in Revised Pay Scales, 1999 and not consolidated in terms of the orders issued in G.O.(P) No.248, Finance (Pen.I) Department, dated 04.10.2005.
4. Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief in respect of pensioners who retired after 01.01.1996 drawing UGC Pay Scales 1996 from 151% to 166% with effect from 01.01.2013 since the Dearness Relief was regulated upto 01.01.2007 by merging 50% Dearness Relief with basic pension through G.O (P) No.183 Finance (Pen.I) Department dated 2.8.2007 based on the orders issued in G.O. (P) No.173 Finance (PC.I) Department dated 23.7.2007.
5. Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief to the pensioners who retired while drawing UGC Pay Scales 2006 from 01-01-2006 from 72% to 80% with effect from 01-01-2013.
6. Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief to the pensioners/family pensioners whose pension was consolidated as per orders issued in G.O.Ms.No.54, Higher Education (UE.II) Department, dated 08.06.2011 and G.O.Ms.No.31, Higher Education (UE.II) Department, dated 24.05.2013 from 72% to 80% with effect from 01-01-2013.
7. Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief sanctioned in G.O.Ms.No.4 Law (Law & J-SC.F) Department dated 06.01.2011 to the Pensioners who drawing pension as per Justice E.Padmanabhan Committee report from 72% to 80% with effect from 01-01-2013.