Dearness Relief payable on Original Basic Pension – Clarification by DoPPW vide O.M. No.42/15/2022-P&PW(D)/1 dated 25th Oct, 2022
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-1 10003
Date:- 25th Oct, 2022
Sub:- Clarification regarding Dearness Relief payable on Original Basic Pension -reg
In accordance with Rule 52 of CCS (Pension) Rules, 2021, Dearness Relief on Pension and Family Pension against price rise is granted to Pensioners including the persons drawing compassionate allowance under Rule 41 and Family Pensioners at such rates and subject to such conditions as the Central Government may specify from time to time.
2. References/Representations have been received in this Department seeking clarification whether the Dearness Relief is payable on original basic pension or on pension as reduced after commutation. It is clarified that dearness relief is payable on the original basic pension before commutation or such basic pension before commutation as revised on implementation of recommendations of Pay Commission etc. and not on the pension as reduced after deduction of commuted pension.
- All Ministries/Departments of the Government of India (as per standard distribution list).
- C&AG of India, UPSC, etc. as per standard endorsement list.
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