5th CPC Dearness Allowance shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 396% to 412% of Basic Pay to Central Autonomous Bodies Employees w.e.f. 01.01.2023
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 12th June, 2023
Subject: Revised rates of Dearness Allowance to the employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scale/Grade Pay as per 5th Central Pay Commission
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. No. 1/3(2)/2008-E. 11(B) dated 12th October, 2022 on the subject mentioned above and to say that the rate of Dearness Allowance (DA) in respect of employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies, who are continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scale as per 5th Central Pay Commission, shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 396% to 412% of Basic Pay w.e.f. 01.01.2023.
- The provisions contained in paras 3, 4 and 5 of this Ministry’s O.M.No.1(13)/97-E.li(B) dated 3rd October, 1997 shall continue to be applicable while regulating Dearness Allowance under these orders.
- The contents of this Office Memorandum may also be brought to the notice of all organizations under the administrative control of the Ministries/Departments which have adopted the Central Government scales of pay.
(Dr. Vivek Dwivedi)
Under Secretary to the Govt, of India
What is 5th CPC Dearness Allowance?
The 5th Central Pay Commission Dearness Allowance is an additional component added to the basic salary of Central Autonomous Bodies (CABs) employees in India.
What is the current rate of 5th CPC DA for CABs employees?
The 5th CPC DA rate for CABs employees is 412% from 01.01.2023. This means that employees will receive an additional 412% of their basic salary as DA.
When will the new rate of 412% be effective?
The new rate of 412% for 5th CPC DA will be effective from 01.01.2023. This means that from this date onwards, employees will receive the increased DA amount in their monthly salary.