Enhancement of allowances by 25% for Defence Accounts employees

Following the decision of DOPT to enhance certain allowances by 25% consequent on increase of Dearness allowance more than 50%, Controller General of Defence Accounts has also issued orders for enhancing certain allowances by 25%.  The text of the said orders is as follows.

Controller General of Defence Accounts

Ulan Batar Road, Palam, Delhi Cantt -110 010

No AN-XIV/14162/6th CPC/Corr./Vol-XII

Dated: 24.11.2011



Subject: Enhancement of rate of various allowance by 25% to Central Government employees, when DA goes up by 50%.

A number of references have/are been/being received in this HQrs office regarding enhancement of the rate of various allowances by 25% consequent upon increasing rate of DA beyond 50%. The case has been examined in this HQrs office with reference to the recommendation of 6th CPC which has been accepted by the Govt. and it has been decided that the rate of following allowances will automatically be increased by 25% with effect from the date on which the Dearness allowance went up by 50% i.e. 01/01/2011.


S.No. Allowances No. & date.
1. Special Compensatory (Remote Locality) Allowance No. 3(1)/2008-E.II(B)29.8.2008
2. Special Compensatory Hill Area Allowance No. 4(2)/2008-E.II(B) 29.8.2008
3. Bad Climate Allowance No. 5(1)/2008-E.II(B) 29.8.2008
4. Project Allowance No. 6(3)/2008-E.II(B) 29.8.2008
5. Daily Allowance on Tour No. 19030/3/2008-E.IV 23.9.2008
6. Mileage for road journey by taxi/own car/auto rickshaw/own scooter/bicycle etc. No. 19030/3/2008-E.IV  23.9.2008
7. Transportation of personal effects. No. 19030/3/2008-E.IV  23.9.2008
8. Schedule/Tribal Area Allowance No. 17(1)/2008-E.II(B) 29.8.2008
9. Cycle Maintenance Allowance No. 19039/3/2008-E.IV 29.8.2008
10. Washing Allowance No. 14/3/2008-JCA 11.9.2008

2. It is therefore requested to all concerned that necessary action may be taken accordingly.

This issues with the approval of Jt.CGDA(AN).