Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi – 110003
Date: 24th May, 2013
Subject: Grant of Dearness Relief at the rate of 5th CPC w.e.f. 1 1.2013.
In continuation of this Department’s OM No. 42/13/2012-P&PW(G) dated 25th October, 2012, the President is pleased to grant the Dearness Relief at the rate of 5th CPC w.e.f. 1.1.2013 to the following :
(i) The surviving CPF beneficiaries who have retired from service between the period 18.11.1960 to 31.12.1985 and are in receipt of ex-gratia @ Rs.600/- p.m. w.e.f. 1.11.1997 under this Department’s OM No. 45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16.12.1997 are entitled to Dearness Relief @ 166% w.e.f. 1.1.2013.
(ii) The following categories of CPF beneficiaries who are in receipt of ex gratia payment in terms of this Department’s OM No. 45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16.12.1997 are entitled to DR @ 158 % w.e.f. 1.1.2013.
(a) The widows and dependent children of the deceased CPF beneficiary who had retired from service prior to 1.1.1986 or who had died while in service prior to 1.1.1986 and are in receipt of Ex-gratia payment of Rs. 605/- p.m.
(b) Central Government employees who had retired on CPF benefits before 18.11.1960 and are in receipt of Ex-gratia payment of Rs. 654/-, Rs.659/-, Rs. 703/- and Rs. 965/-.
2. Payment of DR involving a fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee. In their application to the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue In consultation with the C&AG.
3. Orders have been Issued vide OM No. 38/6/2010-P&PW(A)(Pt.) dated 18th March, 2013 for revision of provisional pension sanctioned before 1.1.2006. Therefore, the revised rates of DR applicable after 6th CPC will be applicable to the revised provisional pension w.e.f. 1.1.2006.
4. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide their OM No. 1(4)/EV/2004 dated 24th May, 2013.
5. Hindi version will follow.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
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