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GDS Order: Annual Increment, Other Allowances, Dearness Allowance, Productivity Linked Bonus

GDS Order: Annual Increment, Other Allowances, Dearness Allowance, Productivity Linked Bonus

3 Annual Increase. 

The annual increase of TRCA is 3%. After fixation of TRCA in the appropriate stage in the TRCA Matrix /slab as specified in Para 2.2 above, the next annual increase will be effected after completion of 12 months of continuous engagement from that date subject to para 3.2 below. Subsequent increase in TRCA scale shall be at the immediate next stage in the respective levels of new TRCA matrix at Table 3. 

3.1 In respect of the GDSs engaged on or after 01.07.2018, the initial fixation will be done on first stage of Level 1 of the respective category. 

3.2 There shall be two dates of annual increase in TRCA namely, 1st July and 1st January of every year; provided that a GDS shall be entitled to only one annual increase in TRCA on either one of these two dates depending on the date of engagement. 

4 Other Allowances: 

Other allowances namely, Office Maintenance allowance, Fixed Stationery Charges, Cycle Maintenance Allowance, Combined Duty Allowance, Risk and Hardship Allowance have been revised as detailed in Annexure-I

5 Dearness Allowance 

The existing practice to grant the Dearness Allowance will continue, as per the Seventh CPC recommendations, as a separate component, and also as revised from time to time, whenever it is revised for Central Government Servants. 

6 Productivity Linked Bonus 

Present calculation of Ex-gratia bonus by applying the calculation ceiling of 7,000 as basic TRCA + DA shall continue until further orders. 

7 Date of Effect 

The revised TRCA as per the matrix at Table-3 for all GDSs shall be applicable w.e.f. 01.07.2018. The revised rate of other allowances at Annexure-I shall also take effect from 01.07.2018. 

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