No 11(2)/C/2000 (903)
Ministry of Defence (Finance)
DAD (Coord), Room No, 24-A, South Block
New Delhi 27th May, 2013

The Controller General of Defence Accounts
Delhi Cantt. 110 010.

Sub: Grant or revised rates of Bhutan Compensatory Allowance (BCA) in respect of DAD personnel posted in Project Dantak – (Bhutan).
I am directed to refer to your UO No. 13012(4)/79/AN-XIV/BCA dt 07.02.2013 and this Ministry’s letter Na 11(2)/C/2000(909) dt. 09.08.2011, on the above mentioned subject and to convey the sanction of the President of India to therevised rates 01 .04.2010 and 01.04.2011 of Bhutan Compensatory Allowance(BCA) to the employees of the Defence Accounts Department serving with Project Dantak in Bhutan at par with General Reserve Engineer Force (GREE) employees serving under Project Dantak in Bhutan in terms of two letters of Govt. of India, Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport & Highways, BRDB, New Delhi both bearing No. F.BRDB/03/71/2010/GE-I dt. 23.11.2012. The revised rate of BCA after adhoc increase with effect from 01.04.2010 and 01.04.2011 for different categories are given as under:


Sl. No. DAD Officer/Officials (Amt. in Rs.)

BCA rate per month with effect from

01.04.2010 01.04.2011
1. Officers drawing Grade Pay of Rs. 10000/- p.m. and above
2. Officers drawing Grade Pay of Rs. 8700/- p.m. and above but less than Rs. 10000/- p.m.
3. Officers drawing Grade Pay of Rs. 6600/- p.m. and above but less than Rs. 8700/- p.m.
4. Other Group ‘A’ Officers drawing Grade Pay of Rs.5400/- p.m. and above but less than 4800/- p.m.
5. Group ‘B’ Gazetted Officers drawing Grade Pay of Rs. 4600/- p.m. and above but less than Rs. 6600/- p.m.
6. Non Gazetted Staff drawing Grade Pay of Rs. 1900/- p.m. and above but less than Rs. 4800/- p.m.
7. Staff drawing Grade Pay less than Rs.1900 p.m.
2.    Grade pay at initial appointment should be considered only and not after MACPs.  For example an Assistant – level official who may be drawing a GP of Rs, 4800/- Rs. 5400/- Rs. 6600/- should be placed in sixth category.
3.  The slab deduction prescribed in BRDB letter No. BRDB/03/71/92/GE-I dt. 01.12.1999 will continue to be applicable on the rate of Bhutan CompensatoryAllowance.
4. All other terms and conditions for drawal of Bhutan Compensatory Allowanceincluding depression of 6% for Officers and 4% for Personnel Below Officer Ranks as stipulated in BRDB’s letter No. BRDB/03/71/91/E-1. dated 22nd September 2006 shall remain unchanged.
5. This issues with the concurrence of Addl FA(DR) & JS as IFA(DAD) vide Dy. No, 319/Addl FA & JS/DR dt. 20.5.2013.


Yours faithfully,
(Kanwaldeep Singh)

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