Rate of DA(284% to 295%) applicable to employees of Central Government & Central Autonomous Bodies(5th CPC)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 8th March, 2019.
Subject:- Rate of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 01.01.2019 to the 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 Departments O.M. No, 1/3/2008-E.II(B) dated 11th September, 2018 revising the rate of Dearness Allowance (DA) w.e.f. 01.07.2018 in respect of 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.
2. The rate of DA admissible to above categories of employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies shall be enhanced from the existing 284% to 295% w.e.f. 01.01.2019.
3. The provisions contained in paras 3, 4 and 5 of this Ministry’s 0.111No.1(13)/97-ElI(B) dated 3rd October, 1997 shall continue to be applicable while regulating Dearness Allowance under these orders.
4. The payment of arrears of Dearness Allowance shall not be made before the date of disbursement of salary of March, 2019.
5. 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.
Under Secretary to the Government of India