Government of India
Ministry of Railways
(Railway Board)

RBE No. 32 /2016

S.No. PC-VI/364
No. PC-VI/2008/l/7 /2/1                                                                            New Delhi, dated 08.04.2016

The GMs/CAO(R).
All Zonal Railways & Production Units,
(as per mailing list)
Sub: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Railway employees– Revised rates effective from 01.01.2016.
Please refer to this ministry’s letter of even number dated 24.09.2015 (S.No. PC-Vl/356 RBE No. 115/20 15) on the subject mentioned above. The President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Allowance payable to Railway employees shal1 be enhanced from the existing rate of 119% to 125% with effect from I st January, 2016.
2. The provisions contained in Paras 3, 4 & 5 of this Ministry’s letter of even number dated 09.09.2008 (S.No. PC-VI/3, RBE No. 106/2008) shall continue to be applicable while regulating Dearness Allowance under these orders.
3. The additional installment of Dearness Allovvancc payable under these orders shall be paid in cash to all railway employees. The arrears may be charged to the salary bill and no honorarium is payable for preparing separate bill for this purpose.
4. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
No. PC-Vl/2008/l/7 /2/1

Jt. Director, Pay Commission
Railway Board.
New Delhi, dated 08.04.2016