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DA 7% from Jan 2012 – Order issued

The additional dearness allowance @ 7% from First January 2012 for Central Government Employees has approved by cabinet. The Finance ministry has issued order to grant additional DA from January, 2012 vide his No. 1(1)/2012-E-II(B) dated 3rd April, 2012.

No. 1(1)/2012-E-II (B) Government of India Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, the 3rd April, 2012. 


Subject: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees –
Revised Rates effective from 1.1.2012.

     The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s Office Memorandum No.
1 (14)/2011-E-II(B) dated 3rd October,2011 on the subject mentioned
above and to say that the President is pleased to decide that the Dearness
Allowance payable to Central Government employees shall be enhanced from the
existing rate of 58% to 65% with effect from 1st January, 2012.

2     The provisions contained in paras 3, 4 and 5 of this Ministry’s O.M. No. 1
(3)/2008-E-II(B) dated 29th August, 2008 shall continue to be
applicable while regulating Dearness Allowance under these orders.

3     The additional instalment of Dearness Allowance payable under these orders
shall be paid in cash to all Central Government employees.

4     These orders shall also apply to the civilian employees paid from the
Defence Services Estimates and the expenditure will be chargeable to the
relevant head of the Defence Services Estimates. In regard to Armed Forces
personnel and Railway employees separate orders will be issued by the Ministry
of Defence and Ministry of Railways, respectively.

5     In so far as the persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts
Department are concerned, these orders issue in consultation with the
Comptroller and Auditor General of India.


(Anil Sharma)
Under Secretary to the Government of India 

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DA from 01-01-2012 Order in English

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