No Freezing of Dearness Relief for Industrial Central Government pensioners – DoT Clarification

No order for central government pensioners to freeze IDA / IDR -DOT Clarification – Applicable to BSNL and MTNL pensioners.

भारत सरकार/ GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
संचार मंंत्रालय / MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS
दूरसंचार व‍िभाग/ DEPARTMENT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS
20-अशाोका रोड, संचार भवन/20, ASHOKA ROAD, SANCHAR BHAWAN
नई द‍िल्‍ली-110001/ NEW DELHI-110001

No. 1/Misc/ Pen/Issue/BSNL/ DDG(Accounts)/ 2019-Part-1/ 1585-1615

Date 26.05.2020

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Ref: O. M. No. 1/Misc/Pen/Issue/BSNL/DDG(Accounts)/2019-Part-1/1407-1439 dated 28.04.2020 (copy enclosed)

Kindly refer to this office O. M. No. 1/ Misc/ Pen/ Issue/ BSNL/ DDG (Accounts)/ 2019-Part-1/ 1407-1439 dated 28.04.2020 on the subject of Industrial Dearness Relief for Central Government pensioners.

The matter has been reviewed and on account of no orders on freezing of IDA/ IDR, it has been decided that in partial modification of previous order under reference all pension related benefits be released as per rate of Dearness Relief as per latest extant order from DPE i.e. @ 160.7%.

Also check: No DA/DR to Central Government employees till July 2021

Sd/-
(S. N. Mishra)
Director (DFU)
E-Mail: div.dfu-dot@gov.in


भारत सरकार/ GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
संचार मंंत्रालय / MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS
दूरसंचार व‍िभाग/ DEPARTMENT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS
20-अशाोका रोड, संचार भवन/20, ASHOKA ROAD, SANCHAR BHAWAN
नई द‍िल्‍ली-110001/ NEW DELHI-110001

No. 1/Misc/Pen/ Issue/BSNL/ DDG (Accounts)/2019- Part-1/1407-1439

Date 28.04.2020

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

The decision to freeze dearness relief for central government pensioners at current rates (prior to 1.1.2020) vide OM dated 23.4.202 has been taken. Instruction on similar lines has not been issued by DPE which shall be applicable to BSNL and MTNL pensioners drawing pensioner from Govt of India. In view of the current status it has been decided that:

Also read: AIDEF REQUEST FOR EXTENDING TO THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES & PENSIONERS BY RELEASING ADDITIONAL DA/DR DUE FROM 01/01/2020

  • Pension for the month of April 2020 be disbursed at dearness relief @ 160.7% till further guidelines from DPL for pensioners retiring prior to 1.4.2020.
  • For those retiring in April 2020, retirement benefits (paid by CCAs) be paid at old Dearness relief as on 1.4.2020 till further guidelines from DPE.

Director (DFU)

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