Finance Ministry issued Dearness allowance order July 2011
Payment of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees – Revised rates effective from 1.07.2011.
Finance Ministry has issued the order for enhancing the Dearness allowance from 51% to 58% with effect from 1st July 2011. The key points of the order is that the payment of Dearness allowance to Central Government employees at revised rates from 1.7.2011 shall be paid in cash.
These order 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 respective ministries.
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