Friday, March 13, 2009

Payment of D.A from 1.1.2009

No. 1 (1) / 2009- E.II- B
Govt. of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi the 13th March,, 2009
Subject:- Payment of Dearness Allowance to Central Government Employees - Revised Rates effective from 1.1.2009.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry's Office Memorandum No. 1 (3)/2008-E-II (B) dated 29th August, 2008 on the subject mentioned above and to state that the President is pleased to state that the Dearness Allowance payable to Central Government Employees shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 16% to 22% with effect from 1st January 2009.
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 additonal installment of Dearness Allowance payable unde these orders shall be paid in cash to all Central Government Employees.
4. The payment of arrears of Dearness Allowance for the months of January and February 2009, shall not be made before the date of disbursement of salary of March, 2009.
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 regard to Armed Forces Personnel and Railway employees, separate orders will be issued by the Ministry of Defense andMinistry of Railways, respectively.
6. In so far as the persons concerned serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders issue arter consultation with Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
(R.Prem Anand)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India