Consequent upon increase of Dearness Allowance to Central Government Employees drawing 6 CPC scales, the Govt. has decided to increase the rates of DA for Officers who continue to draw their salary as per pre revised 5th CPC scales. The rate of DA has been enhanced from the existing rate of 127% to 139% w.e.f. 01.01.2012.
Full text of OM dated 20.04.2012 is reproduced below:
No. 1(3)/2008-E.II (B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 20th April 2012
Subject:- Rates of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 01.01.2012 to the employees of the Central Government and the Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre revised scale as per 5th CPC
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Departments O.M. of even No. dated 17th October, 2011 revising the Dearness Allowance w.e.f. 1.7.2011 in respect of the employees of the Central Government and the Central Autonomous Bodies who continue to draw their pay and allowances in the pre-revised scales of pay as per 5th Central Pay Commission.
2. The rates of Dearness Allowance admissible to the above categories of employees of the Central Government and the Central Autonomous Bodies shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 127% to 139% w.e.f. 01.01.2012. All other conditions as laid down in the O.M. of even number dated 3rd October, 2008 will continue to apply.
3. The contents of this Office Memorandum may also be brought to the notice of the organizations under the administrative control of the Ministries/Departments which have adopted the Central Government scales of pay.
4. Hindi version is also attached.
Sd/- (Subhash Chand)
Dy Secretary to Govt. of India.