Clarification - Grant of Various Allowance to Central Government Employees - Dress Allowance



Government of India

Ministry of Communications

Department of Postal (Establishment Division)

Dak Bhawan, Sanead Marg, New Delhi —110001.

Dated- 06 March, 2020. 





All Chief Postmasters General/ Postmaster General



Chief General Manager, BD Directorate/Parcel Directorate/ PU





Director RAKNPA/ GM CEPT/Directors of All PTCs




Addl. Director General, Army Postal Service, R.K. Puram, New Delhi

All General Managers (Finance)/ DAP/ DDAP

Sub      Implementation of the recommendation of 7th CPC- Grant of Various allowance to Central Government Employees- Dress Allowance- reg.


This is regarding issues raised by the units for the payment of Dress Allowances to the fresh recruits and the persona retiring and have less than one year service.

The issue was examined by the committee constituted for the purpose and following recommendation were made for payment of dress allowance on the issue of admissibility of full /part dress allowance on non-completion of full year.

On the issue of admissibility or full/part Dress Allowance on non- completion of full one year, the Committee recommends the following stipulation that the Dress Allowance shall be paid in the month of July only -

(i) (In case of Person Retiring)

Person retiring after December of the calendar year shall be eligible for full Dress Allowance. Those retiring by December in the calendar year shall be eligible for half of the Dress Allowance.

(ii) (In case of Persons newly joining the Department)

For person joining service during July to December of the previous calendar year shall get full Dress Allowance in next calendar year. Those who join after December call be entitled to half of the Dress Allowance in July of the year.

The above recommendation of committee has been accepted by the competent authorized with retrospective effect from 01.07.2017.

It is requested to take necessary action as per the above recommendations and in any case of deviation from the above, the advice of the Directorate may be sought for.

This issue with the concurrence of AS & FA vide diary No.190fFA/2019-CS dated 27.02.2020.


Yours faithfully,

 (D.K. Tripat)

Assistant Director General (Estt.)


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