Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, dated the 26th September, 2017
Subject: Rate of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 01.07.2017 to employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continues to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scales/Grade Pay as per 6th Central Pay Commission
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even No. dated 7th April, 2017 revising the rate of Dearness Allowance w.e.f. 01.01.2017 in respect of employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scale/Grade Pay as per 6th Central Pay Commission.
2. The rate of DA admissible to above categories of employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies shall be enhanced from the existing 136% to 139% w.e.f. 01.07.2017.
3. The provisions contained in paras 3, 4 and 5 of this Ministry’s O.M.No.1(13)/2008-E.II(B) dated dated 29th August, 2008 shall continue to be applicable while regulating Dearness Allowance under these orders.
4. The contents of this Office Memorandum may also be brought to the notice of all organisations under the administrative control of the Ministries/Departments which have adopted the Central Government scales of pay.
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India
All Ministries/Departments of the Government of India (as per standard
Copy to: C&AG, UPSC, etc.(as per standard endorsement list).
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