Find the orders and instructions issued by competent authority on DA Freeze for Central Government and Public Sector Undertaking employees / pensioners till the specified date at current rates of dearness allowance…
Additional Secretary to GOI under Ministry of Finance – Department of Expenditure vide letter number 1/1/2020-E-II (B) dated the 23rd April 2020 has issued the instructions towards Freezing of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief to Pensioners at current rates till July 2021.
As per the above said order, In view of the crisis arising COVID-19, it has been that the additional installment of Dearness Allowance to Central Government Employees and DR to pensioners due from 01.01.2020 shall not be paid and the future additional installments shall not be paid as per the below
|DA Revision Date||Paid Status|
|01.07.2021||To be paid|
Dearness Allowance for Central Government employees and DR for Pensioners at current rates as per the rates started from 01.07.2019 will continue until removing of freeze order.
As per the order the rates of DA and Dearness Relief as effective from 01.01.20, 01.07.20, 01.01.21 will be restored prospectively and will be subsumed in the cumulative revised rate effective from 01.07.2021.
As per the orders given, Arrears should not be paid to employee or pensioner for the period of due against DA / DR rates from 1st January 2020 to 30th June 2021.
Letter No 1/1/2020-E-II (B) dated the 23rd April 2020 given by Finance Department shall applicable only for Central Government Employees and Pensioners, where as for PSUs the other necessary instruction will be released because of different DA (IDA) pattern.