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The Department of Expenditure (DoE) of the Ministry of Finance has announced through an official memorandum dated October 12, 2022 that the Dearness Allowance (DA) for Central Government employees drawing salaries as per 6th and 5th Work Commission is enlarged.

Employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies drawing pay as per the 6th Central Pay Commission’s revised scale of pay or grade of pay from the existing 203 per cent to 212 per cent of basic pay will now enjoy an increase in DA proposed by the government of the Union.

Central Government employees and employees of Central Autonomous Bodies drawing their salaries as per the pre-revised pay scale or grade pay of the 6th Central Pay Commission will get an increase in DA from the existing 203 per cent to 212 per cent of the basic pay. as proposed by the Union Government.

However, the Dearness Pay Allowance for employees of the Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies drawing pay under the pre-revised pay scale or grade of pay of the 5th Central Pay Commission will be increased from the existing 381 percent to 396 percent.

DA increment is calculated on the basic pay of a government employee. This means if the basic pay of a central government employee is Rs 43000 per month then he gets salary as per 6th pay commission. However, according to the recent DoE memorandum, the DA will increase from the existing 203 percent to 212 percent. Which means if the old DA amount was Rs. 87,290 will now increase to Rs. 91,160 – the increase in DA is from Rs.3,870.

Meanwhile, DA and DR for Central Government employees and pensioners drawing salaries as per 7th Central Pay Commission has been increased from 34 percent to 38 percent on September 28, 2022. The revised salary will be effective from July 1, 2022.

Whereas the employees and pensioners who are getting salary or pension as per 6th and 5th pay commission are still waiting for their DA or DR revision from Govt.

What is a dearness allowance:

Dearness Allowance is a cost-of-living adjustment paid by the government to public sector workers and pensioners. But to cope with rising inflation, the effective salary of civil servants is revised periodically. The Union Government revises the DA twice every year – in January and July.

It should be noted that the dearness allowance of each employee varies according to his place of employment whether it is urban sector, semi-urban sector or rural sector.

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