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7th CPC DA from Jan 2024 for CDA pattern employees of CPSEs : DPE OM

7th CPC DA from Jan 2024 for CDA pattern employees of CPSEs : DPE OM

F. No. W-02/0038/2017-DPE (WC)-GL-VI/2024
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Public Enterprises

Public Enterprises Bhawan,
‘Block 14, CGO Complex, Lodi Road,
New Delhi- 110003,
Date: the 14th March, 2024


Subject : – Payment of DA to the CDA pattern employees of CPSEs, drawing pays in 7th CPC pay scales.

The undersigned is directed to refer to Para No. 3 and Annexure-II(a) and II(b) to this Department’s O.M. No. W-02/0058/2016-DPE(WC) dated 17.08.2017 wherein the rates of DA payable to the employees who are following CDA pattern pay scales have been indicated.

2. The IDA payable to the employees may be enhanced from the existing rate of 46% to 50% with effect from 01.01.2024.

3. The payment of Dearness Allowance involving fractions of 50 paise and above may be rounded off to the next higher rupee and the fractions of less than 50 paise may be ignored.

4. These rates are applicable in the case of CDA employees whose pay have been revised with effect from 01.01.2016 as per IDPK’s O.M. dated 17.08.2017.

5. The payment of arrears of Dearness Allowance shall not be made before the date of disbursement of salary of March, 2024.

6. All administrative Ministries/Departments of Government of India are requested to bring this to the notice of Central Public Sector Enterprises under their administrative control for action at their end.

7. This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.

(Rajesh Puri)
Deputy Director


All administrative Ministries/Departments of the Government of India.

Copy to:

  1. The Chief Executives of Central Public Sector Enterprises.
  2. The Comptroller & Auditor General of India, 9 Dean Dayal Upadhayay Marg, New Delhi.
  3. Financial Advisers in the Administrative Ministries.
  4. Department of Expenditure, E-II Branch, North Block, New Delhi.
  5. NIC, DPE with a request to upload this OM on the DPE website.

(Rajesh Puri)
Deputy Director

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