Rate of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 01.07.2016 to Armed Forces Officers and Personnel – 6th CPC
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
The Chief of the Army Staff
The Chief of the Air Staff
The Chief of the Naval Staff
New Delhi, the 23rd November, 2016
Subject: Rate of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 01.07.2016 to Armed Forces Officers and Personnel Below Officer Rank including NCs(E) continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scale/grade pay as per 6th Central Pay Commission.
I am directed to refer to this Ministry’s letter No. 1(2)/2004/ D (Pay/Services) dated 18th April, 2016 on the subject cited above and to say that the President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Allowance payable to Armed Forces Officers and Personnel Below Officer Rank, including Non-Combatants (Enrolled), shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 125% to 132% with effect from lst July, 2016.
2. The provisions contained in paras 2, 4 and 5 of this Ministry’s letter No.1(2)/2004/D (Pay/Services) dated 25th September 2008 shall continue to be applicable while regulating Dearness Allowance under these orders.
3. This letter issues with the concurrence of Finance Division of this Ministry vide their Dy. No. 435 dated 21.11.2016 based on the Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure) O.M. No. 1/3/2008-E-II (B), dated 9th November, 2016.
Under Secretary to the Government of India