New Delhi the 1st October, 2008
Subject: Revision of Special Allowance and Cash Handling Allowance – Recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission.
Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the recommendations made by the Sixth Central Pay Commission and in supersession of this Department’s O.M. No. 4/4/97-Estt. (Pay II) dated 22.4.98 and O.M. No.4/5/97-Estt. (Pay II) dated 5.5.98 on the subject of Special Allowance and Cash Handling Allowance respectively, the President is pleased to double the existing rates of these Allowances. The rates of these allowances will be increased by 25% every time the Dearness Allowance payable on revised pay scales goes up by 50%.
2. These orders shall be effective from 1st September, 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 follows.