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Revised DA from January 2013 for Railway Employees – Orders issued

Revised DA from January 2013 for Railway Employees – Railway Board issued Orders

In line with grant of revised DA from January 2013, to Central Government Employees, Railway Board has issued orders today to revise the Dearness Allowance of Railway Employees from 72% to 80% with effect from 1st January 2013.

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The full text of Railway Board’s order for revision of DA from January 2013 is given below

Government of India 

Ministry of Railways

(Railway Board)

S.No.PC-VI/ 315

                                                                                    RBE No.-38 /2013

No. PC-VI/2008/1/7/2/1

                                               New Delhi, dated 26.04.2013

The GMs/CAO(R),

All Indian Railways & Production Units

(as per mailing list)

Sub: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Railway employees — Revised rates effective from 01.01.2013.

Please refer to this Ministry’s letter of even number dated 03.10.2012 (S.No PC-VI/303, RBE No.112/2012) on the subject mentioned above. The President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Allowance payable to Railway employees shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 72% to 80% with effect from 1st January, 2013.

2.    The provisions contained in Paras 3, 4 & 5 of this Ministry’s letter of even number dated 09.09.2008 (S.No.PC-VI/3, RBE No 106/2008) shall continue to be applicable while regulating Dearness Allowance under these orders.

3.    The additional installment of Dearness Allowance payable under these orders shall be paid in cash to all railway employees. The arrears may be charged to the salary bill and no honorarium is payable for preparing separate bill for this purpose.

4.    This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.

Download Railway Board Orders for Revised DA of 80% to Railway Employees with effect from 1st January 2013