Enhancement of EDP Allowance by 25% every time DA payable on the revised pay structure goes up by 50%.
Office of the Controller General of Defence Accounts,
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The PCA (Fys.) Kolkata
The CIA (Fys.) Kolkata
Subject: Enhancement of EDP Allowance by 25% every time DA payable on the revised pay structure goes up by 50%.
Consequent upon issue of Ministry of Finance OM date 27.03.2014 enhancing the rate of Dearness Allowance (DA) from existing 90% to 100%, approval of competent authority is conveyed for 25% Increase on the basic allowance in the quantum of EDP Allowance being paid to the officers/staff who are employed for EDP jobs, w.e.f. 01.01.2014 i.e. the date on which the Dearness Allowance (DA) on the revised pay scales has gone upto 100%.
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2. EDP Special Allowance is granted by the HQrs. Office, to the officers/staffs deployed on specific EDP Jobs as prescribed In Govt. of India, MOD (Fin.) letter No. F.29(7)(5)/ C/98 dated 13.07,1998, against specific EDP vacancy, In any particular office, based on the recommendations of the PCDA/CDA concerned. Accordingly, the EDP Special Allowance shall be discontinued immediately on transfer out of such officers/staffs from that specific EDP task. Whenever, such officers/staffs are re-deployed op EDP jobs either in the same office or in some other office, fresh proposals along with necessary certificates/recommendations are required to be submitted to HQrs. Office for proper sanction, as per procedure prescribed In HQrs. Office letter dated 18/19.02.2010. EDP Special Allowance should not be paid, in a routine manner, based on the Last Pay Certificate etc., issued by the previous office.
3. It is also requested to ensure that any change in the details of EDP personnel is reported to HQrs. Office, on monthly basis: by 10th of every month.
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