Dearness Allowance w.e.f. 1.7.2008 in respect of employees of Central Government and Autonomous Bodies who continue to draw their pay and allowances in the pre-revised scales of pay were issued.
The rates of DA admissible to above categories of employees of CG and Central Autonomous bodies shall be enhanced from the existing 54% to 64% w.e.f. 1.1.2009. All other conditions as laid down in the O.M. dated 3rd October, 2008 will continue to apply.
The payment of arrears of DA for the months of January and February, 2009 shall not be made before the date of disbursement of salary of March, 2009.
The contents of this O.M. may also be brought to the notice of the organizations under the administrative control of the Ministries/Departments which have adopted the Central Government scales of pay.