Government of India
Ministry of Railways
Railway Board

S.N o. PC-Vl/372                                                                                              RBE NO. 150/2016

New Delhi, dated /14/12/2016

No. PC-Vl/2008/117 /2/1
The GMs/CAO(R),
All Zonal Railways & Production Units,
(as per mailing list)

Subject:- Rate of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f.1.7.2016 to Railway employees 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, M/o Rai I ways vide letter No. PC-Yll/20 16/1/7/2/ I dated 11.11.2016 (RBE. No. 131/2016) had issued orders on rate of Dearness Allowance (DA) payable to Railway employees based on the revised pay structure (7th CPC) that came into effect from 01.01.20 16.
2. The above rate, however, is not applicable to those Railway employees who had exercised an option to continue in the pre-revised scales of pay based on 6th CPCs recommendations or to those whose pay and allowances had not been revised, for different reasons.
3. The rate of DA w.e.f 01.01.2016 for Railway employees in pre-revised scale of pay, were issued by M/o Railways vide letter PC-Vl/2008/117/2/1 dated 08.04.2016 ( PC-VI/364, RBE No. 32/20 16).
4. Accordingly, the rate of DA admissible to Railway employees who continue to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay band/grade pay as per 6 th CPC recommendations, shall be enhanced from the existing 125% to 132% w.e.f. 01.07.2016.
5. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
(Authority:- MoF’s OM No. 1/3/2008-E(II)B dated 09.11.20 16.)

Joint Director, Pay Commission
Railway Board.
New Delhi, dated .12.2016

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