GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 12.04.2018
All Zonal Railways & Production Units,
(as per mailing list)
Sub: Rate of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. from 01.01.2018 to Railway employees continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scale/ grade pay as per 6th Central Pay Commission.
Please refer to this Ministry’s letter of even number dated 17.11.2017 (S.No. PC-VI/379, RBE No.169/2017) revising the rates of Dearness Allowance w.e.f. 01.07.2017 in respect of railway employees continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scale/ grade pay as per 6 Central Pay Commission.
2. The rate of DA admissible to railway employees of above category shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 139% to 142% w.e.f. 01 01.2018.
3. The provisions contained in Paras 3,4 & 5 of, this Ministry’s letter of even number dated 09.09.2008 (S.No. PC-VI/3, RBE.No. 106/2008) shall continue to be applicable while regulating Dearness Allowance under these orders.
4. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
Dy. Director Pay Commission-VI
Authority: M.oF’s OM No.1/3/2008-E.II(B)dated 28.3.2018).