DA Hike: Great news! Dearness allowance of central employees increased, implemented from January 2023


DA Hike News : There is good news for central employees. Dearness Allowance ie DA has increased. Government employees eagerly wait for the increase in DA. Months in advance, they start to find out how much DA will increase this time and when the increased dearness allowance will come in the salary, where will it be used.

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The dearness allowance of central employees increases twice a year. One from January and the other from July. The Government has increased the basic pay from the existing rate of 396% to 412% with effect from 1.1.2023. Let’s find out-

In the office memorandum issued by Dr. Vivek Dwivedi, Deputy Secretary, Government of India, it has been said- According to the 5th Central Pay Commission, the Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies employees who draw their salary in the pre-revised pay scale / grade pay Revised rates of Dearness Allowance for-

The undersigned is pleased to refer to this Department’s Office Memorandum No. 1/3(2)/2008-EN(B) dated October 12, 2022 on the above subject and to say that dearness allowance in relation to the employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies ( DA) continue to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scale as per 5th Central Pay Commission, will be enhanced to 412% from the existing rate of 396% of basic pay with effect from 1.1.2023.

The provisions contained in Para 3, 4 and 5 of this Ministry’s Office Memorandum No. 1(13)/97-E.I(B) dated 3rd October, 1997 shall continue to be applicable while regulating the Dearness Allowance under these orders. The contents of this Office Memorandum may also be brought to the notice of all organizations following Central Government pay scales under the administrative control of the Ministries/Departments.

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