F. No. 42/13/2012-P&PW(G)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi – 110003
Date: 30th April. 2012
Subject : Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension in the pre-revised scale of 5th CPC w.e.f. 1.1.2012.
In continuation of this Department’s O.M No. 42/15/2011-P&PW(G) dated 21st October, 2011 sanctioning the Dearness Relief to those Central Government pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension in the pre-revised scales of 5th CPC, the President is pleased to grant the Dearness Relief to these Central Government pensioners as under :
(i) Those who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension in the pre revised scales of 5th CPC are entitled to Dearness Relief @ 139% w.e.f 1.1.2012.
(ii) The surviving CPF beneficiaries who have retired from service between the period 18.11.1960 to 31.12.1985 and are in receipt of ex-gratia a Rs. 600/p.m. w.e.f. 1.11.1997 under this Department’s 0M No. 45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16.12.1997 are entitled to Dearness Relief @ 139% w.e.f 1.1.2012.
2. The following categories of CPF beneficiaries who are in receipt of ex gratia payment an terms of this Department’s 0M No. 45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16.12.1997 are entitled to DR @ 131% w.e.f. 1.1.2012.
(i) The widows and dependent children of the deceased CPF beneficiary who had retired from service prior to 1.1.1986 or who had died while in service prior to 1,1.1986 and are in receipt of Ex gratia payment of Rs. 605/- p.m.
(ii) Central Government employees who had retired on CPF benefits tefore 18.11.1960 and are in receipt of Ex-gratia payment of Rs. 654/-, Rs. 659/-, Rs. 703/- and Rs. 965/-.
3. Payment of DR involving a fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee. In their application to the pensioners/family pensioners belonging to Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue in consultation with the C&AG.
4, This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide their 0M No. 1(4)/EV/2004 dated 30th April, 2012.
5. Hindi version will follow
Under Secretary to the Government of India