Dearness Relief payable on Original Basic Pension before commutation: Clarification by DoP&PW

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Dearness Relief payable on Original Basic Pension before commutation: Clarification by DoP&PW

Dearness Relief payable on Original Basic Pension before commutation as revised on implementation of recommendations of Pay Commission: Clarification by DoP&PW

No. 42/15/2022-P&PW(D)/1
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110003

Date:- 25th Oct, 2022

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub:- Clarification regarding Dearness Relief payable on Original Basic Pension -reg

In accordance with Rule 52 of CCS (Pension) Rules, 2021, Dearness Relief on Pension and Family Pension against price rise is granted to Pensioners including the persons drawing compassionate allowance under Rule 41 and Family Pensioners at such rates and subject to such conditions as the Central Government may specify from time to time.

2. References/Representations have been received in this Department seeking clarification whether the Dearness Relief is payable on original basic pension or on pension as reduced after commutation. It is clarified that dearness relief is payable on the original basic pension before commutation or such basic pension before commutation as revised on implementation of recommendations of Pay Commission etc. and not on the pension as reduced after deduction of commuted pension.

Sd/-
(Charanjit Taneja)
Under Secretary

1. All Ministries/Departments of the Government of India (as per standard distribution list).
2. C&AG of India, UPSC, etc. as per standard endorsement list.

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COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 2
  • M. Luikham 1 month ago

    The clarification regarding calculation of DA is most welcome and will gladden thousands of CG pensioners spread throughout the country.

  • Swapan Chakraborty 1 month ago

    Good