Dearness Allowances DA Order April 2024

DA dearness allowances

4% Dearness Allowance/ Dearness Relief was announced for West Bengal Government employees and pensioners w.e.f. 01.05.2024. Now the finance Department West Bengal has changed the effective date from 01.05.2024 to 01.04.2024.

Dearness Allowance Rate List

DA (Dearness Allowance) 14% wef April 2024

Earlier the Dearness Allowance rate was 10% as per order no. 56-F(P2), Dated 03.01.2024 fromJanuary 2024 in revised pay structure under ROPA Rules 2019. The rate has been enhanced by 4% to make it 14% from May 2024 in order number 1090-F(P2) Dated, Howrah, the 1st March, 2024. Now the effective date of the 14% Dearness Allowance has been changed and new effective date is 01.04.2024.

At present Central Govt employees are enjoying Dearness Allowance @50% (Central employees DA rate) since January 2024.

Government of West Bengal
Finance (Audit) Department “Nabanna”
Mandirtala, Howrah-711102.

No. 2691-F(P2) Dated : 11th June, 2024.


The Governor has been pleased to decide that enhancement of rate of Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief in respect of the employees and Pensioners/ Family Pensioners respectively of the State Government and Government aided Educational Institutions, Statutory Bodies, Government Undertakings, Panchayats including Panchayat Karmee, Municipal Corporations/ Municipalities, Local Bodies etc. and Daily Rate of Wages for the daily rated workers as was allowed vide in Finance Department Memorandum No. 1090-F(P2) dated 01/03/2024 shall be effective from 01/04/2024 instead of 01/05/2024.

Sd/- Dr. Manoj Pant
Additional Chief Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal

Source : WB Finance

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