Newly Proposed Dress Allowance will be paid annually in four slabs

Newly Proposed Dress Allowance will be paid annually in four slabs

Washing Allowance, Uniform Allowance, Kit Maintenance Allowance and  Outfit Allowance are rationalized and subsumed in a new Allowance . The name of this new Allowance is Dress Allowances. The Committee has recommended to Pay this Allowance Annually. This will be paid in four slabs at the rate of Rs.5000, Rs.10000, Rs.15000 and Rs.20000 for various category of employees. The Cabinet Decision on Dress Allowance is given below

Dress Allowance will be paid annually

At present, various types of allowances are paid for provisioning and maintenance of uniforms/outfits such as Washing Allowance, Uniform Allowance, Kit Maintenance Allowance, Outfit Allowance etc. These have been rationalised and subsumed in newly proposed Dress Allowance to be paid annually in four slabs @ ₹5000, ₹10,000, ₹15,000 and ₹20,000 per annum for various category of employees.

This allowance will continue to be paid to Nurses on a monthly basis in view of high maintenance and hygiene requirements. Government has decided to pay higher rate of Dress Allowance to SPG personnel keeping in view the existing rates of Uniform Allowance paid to them (which is higher than the rates recommended by the 7th CPC) as also their specific requirements. The rates for specific clothing for different categories of employees will be governed separately.

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