DEARNESS ALLOWANCE TO BE PAID FROM JULY-2011 TO ALL CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES IS 58%
The Union Cabinet committee today decided to Enhance the Rate of Dearness Allowance by 7% to all the Central Government employees.
Dearness Allowance (DA) will be enhanced from 51% to 58% w.e.f.July -2011.
Release of additional installment of dearness allowance for this year to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief to Pensioners from July-2011 is to compensate the price hike of essential commodities.
The revised rates of Dearness Allowance from 1.7.2011 to 31.8.2011 may be paid in cash as arrears and for the month of September 2011 may be disbursed with the salary.
The enhancement of Dearness Allowance is in accordance with the accepted formula, which is based on the recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission.
Government Order from Finance Department will be published very soon.