5th CPC Dearness Allowance from July, 2016 @ 256% and Jan, 2017 @ 264%: Finance Ministry Orders
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Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, dated the 7th April, 2017.
Subject:- Rate of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f.1.7.2016 and w.e.f..1.1.2017 to employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scales as per 5th Central Pay Commission
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department's O.M.of even No. dated 22nd April, 2016 revising the rates of Dearness Allowance w.e.f.01.01.2016 in respect of employees of the Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scales as per 5th Central Pay Commission.
2. The rate of DA admissible to above categories of employees of the Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 245% to the revised rates as under:-
|Date from which payable||Rate of Dearness Allowance admissible per month|
|1.7.2016||256% of basic pay|
|1.1.2017||264% of basic pay|
3. The provisions contained in paras 3, 4 and 5 of this Ministry’s O.M. No. 1(13)/97-E.II(B) dated 3rd October, 1997 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