The additional dearness allowance @ 8% from 1st January 2013 for Central Government Employees was approved by cabinet. The Finance ministry has issued order to grant additional DA from July, 2012 vide his No. 1(2)/2013-E-II(B) dated 25th April, 2013. Text of said OM are reproduced below:
Government of India Ministry of Finance
Subject: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees - Revised Rates effective from 1.1.2013.
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