New Dlehi the 11th September, 2008
Subject:- Grant of increased rate of Washing Allowance to common categories of Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ employees of various Ministries/ Departments.
Consequent upon the decisions taken by the Government on the recommendations made by the Sixth Central Pay Commission and in supersession of this Department’s O.M. No.14/9/95-JCA dated 12.12.2000 on the subject of Washing Allowance, the President is pleased to order that the rate of Washing Allowance will be revised from the existing Rs.30/ – per month to Rs.60/- per month for all common categories of Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ employees who have been supplied with uniforms. Moreover, the rate of washing allowance will be increased by 25% every time the Dearness Allowance payable on revised pay scales goes up by 50%.
2. These order shall be effective from 1st Septernber, 2008.
3. Insofar as persons serving in the Indian Audit & Accounts Department are concerned, these orders issue after consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.
4. Hindi version will follow.
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. Of India