No. 1(3)/2008-E.II (B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi Dated the 22nd April, 2016.
Subject: Rates of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 1.1.2016 to employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised scale as per 5th Central Pay Commission.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even No, dated 1st October, 2015 revising the rates of Dearness Allowance in respect of employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies who continue to draw their pay and allowances in the pre-revised scales of pay as per 5th Central Pay Commission.
2.The rates of Dearness Allowance admissible to the above categories of employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous bodies shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 234% to 245% w.e.f. 1.1.2016. All other conditions as laid down in the O.M. of even number dated 3rd October, 2008 will continue to apply.
3.The contents of this Office Memorandum may also be brought to the notice of the organizations under the administrative control of the Ministries/Departments which have adopted the Central Government scales of pay.
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India