Increase in Dearness Relief to CPF beneficiaries from 1st January 2016

pre-2016 Pensioners

Department of Pension OM  revising Grant of Dearness Relief to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment w.e.f 01.01.2016

Department of Pension & Pensioners’  Welfare has issued an OM revising the ex-gratia w.e.f. from 01.01.2016

increase in dearness relief for CPF beneficiaries

F.  No.42/06/2016-P&PW(G)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, Public  Grievances & Pensions

Department of Pension & Pensioners’  Welfare


3rd    Floor,    Lok   Nayak   Bhavan

Khan  Market,   New  Delhi  –  110003

Date:-  03rd May,  2016


Subject:  Grant  of  Dearness Relief  to  CPF  beneficiaries    in  receipt   of  ex-gratia payment w.e.f    01.01.2016.

In  continuation  of this Department’s OM No.42/10/2014-P&PW(G) dated 28th Oct, 2015,  the  President  is  pleased  to  grant the  Dearness Relief at the rate of  5th CPC  w.e.f. 1.1.2016 to the following:

(i) The surviving CPF beneficiaries who have retired from service between the period 18.11.1960 to 31.12.1985  and are in  receipt  of ex-gratia@  Rs.600/-p.m. w.e.f. 01.11.1997 under  this  Department’s OM No.  45/52/97-P&PW(E)   dated 16.12.1997 & revised to Rs.3000, Rs.1000,  Rs.750 & Rs.650  for Group  A,  B,  C & D respectively  w.e.f   4th June,2013   vide  OM No.  1/10/2012-P&PW(E) dtd.  27th  June,  2013 are entitled  to Dearness Relief @ 245% w.e.f. 01.01.2016.

(ii)   The following categories of CPF beneficiaries who are in  receipt of ex-gratia  payment in  terms of this  Department’s OM No.45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16.12.1997 are entitled to DR @237% w.e.f. 01.01.2016.

(a)  The widows  and dependent children  of the deceased CPF beneficiary who had   retired  from service prior to  1.1.1986 or who had died  while  in  service prior to 1.1.1986 and are in  receipt  of Ex-gratia payment of Rs.  605/- p. m.  & revised to Rs 645/- p.m    with  effect from   04th  June, 2013   vide  OM No.1/10/2012-P&PW(E)    dated 27th June, 2013.

(b) Central  Government employees  who  had  retired on  CPF  benefits  before 18.11.1960 and are in receipt of Ex-gratia   payment of Rs.654/-,  Rs. 659/-,  Rs.703/- and Rs.965/-.

2.  Payment of DR involving  a fraction  of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher  rupee. In  their application  to the Indian  Audit and Accounts Department,  these orders  issue  in  consultation with  the C&AG.

3.  This   issues  as  per  Ministry   of  Finance,    Department  of  Expenditure vide their OM No 1(4)/EV/2004 dated 25.05.2015   and OM No.1(3)/2008-E.ll(B)   dated 22.04.2016.

4.  Hindi  version  will follow.

( Charanjit  Taneja)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Download Department of Pensions OM F. No.42/06/2016-P&PW(G) dated 03.05.2016