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Cabinet approved 4% DA / DR from Jan 2020

Cabinet approves release of an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief due from 1.1.2020

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved to release an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners w.e.f. 01.01.2020. There will be an increase of 4 percent over the existing rate of 17 percent of the Basic Pay/Pension, to compensate for price rise.

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The combined impact on the exchequer on account of both Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief would be Rs.12,510.04 crore per annum and Rs.14,595.04 crore in Financial Year 2020-21 (for a period of 14 months from January, 2020 to February, 2021). It will benefit about 48.34 lakh Central Government employees and 65.26 lakh pensioners.

The increase is in accordance with the accepted formula, which is based on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission.



  1. I have retired from Central govt during 1997 with basic pay of Rs.4600. in the pay scale of Rs.4000-100-6000. But consequent on implementation of delinking of 33 years of service my pension has been fixed Rs4920. wef 1.1.2006 to 31.12.2015. Instead of Rs.5478. Please clarify.

  2. plz.reply my question dt.16/03/2020.

    Radhe Shyam Dubey ,ESM
    C/82,Arpita Enclave,Nanakheda,
    Ujjain ( M.P. ) 456010

  3. Resp.Sir,
    I have been invalided out of Army service on medical ground on 05/03/1972 with Q.S. 2.5yrs.At present I am getting Ser. Ele.Of. Dis.Pen.@14015/ PM wef01/01/2016.Whether I am entitled for MSP in my pension,if so plz.confirm and calculate my revised pension accordingly.
    With warm regards
    Yours Sincerely
    R.S.Dubey ESM

  4. MACP scheme is less advantageous for me.I was appointed as Supvr in pay scale of 4000-6000. My pay may be fixed after giving on non regular promotion to the next grade pay in the promotional hierarchycan it be given? Reply from the expert’s


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