West Bengal BDO Salary 2021:In-hand salary, allowance, perks, and other benefits

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Sat, 14 Aug 2021 12:17 AM IST


Check out West Bengal BDO Salary here with Safalta. Get to know the in-hand salary, allowance, perks, and other benefits.

West Bengal Public Service Commission conducts an examination for the recruitment of Block Development Officers. The BDO is recruited through the state PCS examination. For the year of 2021 examination for recruitment is yet to be conducted. Earlier the date of examination was 31st May 2021. The exam was postponed due to rising COVID.  Candidates who are aspiring to appear for WB  PCS should be familiar with the salary details of West Bengal BDO salary and job profile this will help them to understand the demand of examination and the nature of the profession better.

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The salary is paid as per the provisions of the 7th pay commission. Along with a handsome amount of salary, candidates are also eligible to receive various allowances like dearness allowance, traveling allowance, house rent allowance, etc. The allowances added with various benefits attached make the West Bengal BDO Salary attractive. This space will cover the details such as basic salary, pay scale, allowances, and job profile of Block Development Officers (BDO). If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, then download our app- 'Exam Taiyari App' and boost your preparation. Prepare for any competitive exam with Free Courses, E-books, and Mock-Tests on Safalta App.

West Bengal BDO Salary 2021

The basic salary of West Bengal BDO  is Rs. 9000/- to Rs. 40500/-, as per the pay band PB2 based on 7 th CPC. Their grade pay is  Rs 4,700. The annual salary is Rs. 2,66,400 to  Rs.4 lack /- per annum. They are also eligible for a number of allowances. The salary structure of Uttarakhand BDO is given below.
Pay Band  PB 2
Level  6
Basic Pay Rs. 9000/- to Rs. 40500/-
Grade Pay Rs. 4,700
Annual Salary  Rs. 2,66,400 to  Rs.4 lack /- per annum

West Bengal BDO Allowances and Benefits

The various allowances are given to BDO based on the location of the job, expenses incurred, and inflation in the economy. The allowances make the salary structure of BDO attractive.  
  • DA: It rises from time to time. The DA can even be  113% of the basic pay.
  • House Rent Allowances 
  • Medical allowances to secure BDOs against any type of medical situation.
  • Other perks: vehicle, phone bills, quarters, education allowances are being paid to the BDOs in different states.
  • Hardship allowances- Depending upon the area of posting.

West Bengal BDO Job Profile

Block Development Officer is a crucial part of the execution of schemes and programs at the Block level. His roles and responsibilities are mentioned below.
  • Supervisors of the block area developments.
  • Overseeing revenue matters in the block.
  • Implementation of schemes at the ground level.
  • Identification of beneficiaries at the village level.
  • They ensure the training and skilling of rural youth.
  • They maintain a record of all the small-scale industries functioning at the block level.

West Bengal BDO Career Growth

Candidates who are selected for the post of BDO have to serve a training period of 6 months and additional two years of service on probation. They are given various chances and opportunities for growth with time they can reach up to senior BDO levels mentioned below.
  1. Chief Executive Officer/ District Development Officer 
  2. Deputy Development Commissioner.

To know more read here.
Uttarakhand VDO Salary UPSSSC VDO Salary PCS Officer Salary UPPSC PCS Salary 

West Bengal BDO Salary FAQs

Q. What is the grade pay of West Bengal BDO?

A. The grade pay of West Bengal BDO is Rs. 4,700.

Q. What is the basic pay of West Bengal BDO?

A. The basic pay of West Bengal BDO is Rs. 9300 to 34800.

Q. What is the annual salary of West Bengal BDO?

A. The annual salary of West Bengal BDO is Rs. 2,66,400 to  Rs.4 lack /- per annum.

Q. Does a West Bengal BDO have to serve any probation period?

A. Yes, West Bengal BDO has to serve a probation period of 2 years.

Q. What are the posts after the promotion for West Bengal BDO?

A. The posts after the promotion for West Bengal BDO are :
  1. Chief Executive Officer/ District Development Officer 
  2. Deputy Development Commissioner.

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