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Wednesday, September 12, 2018


Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
[Establishment Division / PAP Section]
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi -,110 001
                                                        Dated 12th September,2018


1. All Heads of Circles,
2. Director RAKNPA,
3 Sr. Deputy Director Generate (PAF) / CGM(PLI)/CGM(BD).
4. All Heads of Postal Accounts Offices,
5. ADG (Admn.), Postal Directorate,
6.. All Heads of PTCs.

Sub. : Grant of Dearness Allowance to Central Government Employees _ Revised Rates effective from 01 07 2018.

I am directed to forward herewith a copy of the Ministry  of Finance, Department of Expenditure's Office Memorandum No.1/2/2018-E-II(B) dated  07th September, 2018 on the subject cited above for information, guidance and further necessary action.

This issues with the approval of the competent authority

(S.B. Vyavahare)
Asstt. Director General (ESTT)

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 7th September 2018
Office Memorandum

Subject: Grant of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees – Revised Rates Effective from 1.7.2018

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s Office Memorandum No.1/1/2018-E-IL (B) dated 15th March 2018 on the subject mentioned above and to say that the President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Allowance payable to Central Government employees shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 7% to 9% of the basic pay with effect from 1st July, 2018.

2. The term ‘basic pay’ in the revised pay structure means the pay drawn in the prescribed Level in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC recommendations accepted by the Government, but does not include any other type of pay like special pay, etc.

3. The Dearness Allowance will continue to be a distinct element of remuneration and will not be treated as pay within the ambit of FR 9(21).

4. The payment on account of Dearness Allowance involving fractions of 50 paise and above may be rounded to the next higher rupee and the fractions of less than 50 paise may be ignored.

5. These orders shall also apply to the civilian employees paid from the Defence Services Estimates and the expenditure will be chargeable to the relevant head of the Defence Services Estimates. In respect of Armed Forces personnel and Railway employees, separate orders will be issued by the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Railways, respectively.

6. In so far as the employees working in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders are issued with the concurrence of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
(Nirmala Dev)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

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