Grant of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees - Revised Rates effective from 1.1.2019.
No. 1/1/2019-E-II (B) Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Expenditure ***** North Block, New Delhi Dated the 27th February, 2019. OFFICE MEMORANDUM Subject: Grant of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees - Revised Rates effective from 1.1.2019. The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry's Office Memorandum No. 1/2/2018-E-ll (B) dated 7th September, 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 9% to 12% of the basic pay with effect from 1st January, 2019 . 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