GOVERNMENT OF PUDUCHERRY
Puducherry, the 14th June 2019.
In exercise of the powers conferred under
sub-section (1) of section 3 and sub-section (2) of section 5 of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, read with the notification issued vide G.O. Ms. No. 9/AIL/Lab./ G/2016, d a t e d 22-8-2 0 1 6, the undersigned hereby revises the rates of Dearness Allowance for the employees employed in “Shops and Establishments” in the Union territory of Puducherry with effect from 01-01-2019 on the basis of rise in the average consumer price index number reaching 308 from 299 (Base year 2001 = 100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 9 points calculated on the basis of average rates of Dearness Allowance with effect from 01-01-2019.
Accordingly, the Dearness Allowance payable to the classes of employees employed in the Shops and Establishments in the Union territory of Puducherry with effect from 01-01-2019 would be ` 162 per month (cumulative).
P. JAWAHAR, I.A.S.,
Secretary to Government (Labour).