Central July 2016 DA 2 % to central Employees and Pensioners New DA

Posted by SSC Material Income Tax Software FA SA CCE Model Papers DA on Friday, October 28, 2016

Central DA Announced 2 per cent for central government employees, pensioners from 01/07/2016. Centre 2% hike in dearness allowance (DA), due from July 2016, will benefit about lakhs of Central government employees and pensioners. 50 lakh central employees and 58 lakh pensioners ahead of Diwali, the Centre on Thursday announced a 2 per cent dearness allowance to be effective from July 1, 2016.

Central Govt declared 2% DA to Employees and Pensioners from July 2016



Dearness allowance and dearness relief is provided to employees and pensioners to neutralise the impact of price rise on their earnings. The central government had increased DA by 6 per cent to 125 per cent in March this year. DA was later merged with the basic pay following the implementation of 7th Pay Commission.

Compare to Central and State DA :

Bringing into force their employees to the PRC central government, state Government Employees DA turns ratio.
According to the 1.7.16 of the central 1% DA = State is 1.184% DA.

  • 1% = 1.184%
  • 2% = 2.368%
So State Govt. Employees will get :  2.368%DA ( July 2016)
AP Pending DA 3. 144% ( January 2016 DA) in future may be 2017

Centre 2% hike in dearness allowance



2 percent hike in dearness allowance (DA), due from July 2016, will benefit about lakhs of Central government employees and pensioners. 50 lakh central employees and 58 lakh pensioners ahead of Diwali, the Centre on Thursday announced a 2 per cent dearness allowance to be effective from July 1, 2016. Dearness allowance and dearness relief is provided to employees and pensioners to neutralise the impact of price rise on their earnings. DA was later merged with the basic pay following the implementation of 7th Pay Commission.

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2 comments:

  1. Sir,

    The Government of India have sanctioned 2% D.A to employess who opted to draw pay scales in 7th C.P.C whereas the GoI have sanctioned 7% D.A to employees who are continue in 6th C.P.C. Thus D.A. 01.07.2016 to State Government employees will be 3.668 (7 x 0.524 = 3.668). But,not 2.368 % as mentioned above. D.A. Sanctioned by the GOI is enclosed for perusal.


    OFFICE MEMORANDUM

    Subject:- Rate of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 1.7.-2016 to employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scale/grade pay as per 6th Central Pay Commission

    Consequent upon acceptance of the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission by the Government, this Department vide O.M.No. 1/2/2016-E.II(B) dated 4th November, 2016 had. issued orders on rate of Dearness Allowance (DA) payable to Central Government employees based on the revised pay structure that came into effect from 01.01.2016.

    2. The above rate, however, is not applicable to- those Central Government employees who had exercised an option to continue in the pre-revised scales of pay based on 6th CPC’s recommendations or to those whose pay and allowances had not been revised, for different reasons.

    3. Further, as the recommendations of 7th CPC have not been made applicable to the employees of Central Autonomous Bodies as of now, they continue to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay band/grade pay as per 6th CPC recommendations. Therefore, the above rate of DA is also not applicable to these employees also.


    4. The rate of DA w.e.f.01.01.2016 for Central Government employees and employees of Central Autonomous Bodies in pre-revised scale of pay, were issued by Department of Expenditure vide O.M.No. 1/1/2016-E.II(B) dated 7th April, 2016.

    5. Accordingly, the rate of DA admissible to employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies who continue todraw their pay in the pre-revised pay band/grade pay as per 6th CPC recommendations, shall be enhanced from the existing 125% to 132% w.e.f. 01.07.2016.

    6. The contents of this Office Memorandum may also be brought to the notice of the Organisations under the administrative control of the Ministries/Departments which have adopted the Central Government scales of pay.

    sd/-
    (Nirmala Dev)
    Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India

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