Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 7th April, 2022.
Subject:- Revised rates of Dearness Allowance to the 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 from 01.01.2022
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. No. 1/3(1)/2008-E.II(B) dated 1st November, 2021 on the subject mentioned above and to say that the rate of Dearness Allowance in respect of employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies who are continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised Pay Scale/Grade Pay as per 6th Central Pay Commission, shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 196% to 203% of Basic Pay w.e.f. 01.01.2022
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 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.
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