Ministry of Finance has issued the OM No: 1(3)/2010-E-II(B) dated 26.3.2010 for revising the Dearness Allowance applicable to Central Government Employees from 27% to 35% with effect from 1.1.2010.
The said order issued in this connection says that the additional instalment of DA payable under these orders shall be paid in Cash to all Central Government Employees.
The arrears for DA for the months of January and February 2010 will be paid after the date of disbursement of salary for March-2010.
These orders shall also be applicable to civilian employees paid from defence services. In regard to armed forces personnel and railway employees separate orders will be issued by the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Railways respectively