Dearness Relief – Ex-gratia Pensioners will be entitled for Dearness Relief of 151%

Dearness Relief – Ex-gratia Pensioners will be entitled for Dearness Relief of 151%

Dearness Relief – SRPF (Contributory) beneficiaries receiving ex-gratia will be entitled for Dearness Relief of 151%
(Railway Board)
RBE No.140/2012
New Delhi, dated 12.12.2012
The General Managers/CAO(R),

All Indian Railways & PUs,

(As per standard mailing list)

Sub: Grant of Dearness Relief to the Railway pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension in the pre-revised scale of 5th CPC w.e.f.01.07.2012.
A copy of Office Memorandum No.42/13/2012-&PW(G) dated 25th October, 2012 of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions (Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare) on the above subject is sent herewith for your information and necessary action.
2. In pursuance of the enhanced rates of ex-gratia to the surviving SRPF(C) retirees issued vide Board’s letter No.F (E)III/98 1/Ex-Gr./3 dated 15-11-2006, para 1(ii) of DoP&PW’s O.M. dated 25th October, 2012 may be read as under :-

“The surviving Group ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’ and ‘D’ SRPF (Contributory) beneficiaries who had retired from service during the period from 01.04.1957 to 31.12.1985 and have been sanctioned enhanced slab-wise ex-gratia @ Rs.3000/-, Rs.1000/-, Rs.750/- and Rs.650/- per month respectively w.e.f 01.11.2006, in lieu of uniform rate of Rs.600/- p.m. are entitled to Dearness Relief @ Rs.151% w.e.f. 01.07.2012.”

3. A concordance of various instructions and orders referred to in the enclosed office memorandum with reference to corresponding Railway instructions is indicated below :-
S.No. Para No. and Date of OM No.and date of  Deptt. of Pension & Pensioners’ welfare’s O.M. No.& date of Corresponding orders issued by Railway Board.
1. Para-1 of OM dt. 25.10.2012 OM No.42/13/2012-P&PW (G) dated 30.04.2012 PC-V/2009/A/DR/I dated 11.07.2012
2. Para-2 of OM dt. 25.10.2012 OM No.45/52/97-P&PW (E) dt. 16.12.97 F(E)III/97/PNI/EX-Gr/3 dated 31.12.1997
4. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
5. Hindi version with follow.


Dy.Director, Pay Commission-V

Railway Board

Source : NFIR

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