Dearness Allowance to Railway employees – Revised Rates effective from 01.07.2023: RBE No. 118/2023
Announcement of Increased Dearness Allowance for Railway Employees – Updated Rates effective starting July 1st, 2023. We would like to draw your attention to the correspondence sent by this Ministry, under RBE No. 50/2023 dated April 10th, 2023 (F.No. PC-VII/2016/I/7/2/1), regarding the aforementioned subject matter. It is our pleasure to inform you that the President has taken the decision to raise the Dearness Allowance granted to Railway employees. The allowance will now be increased from the current rate of 42% to 46% of their Basic Pay, starting from July 1st, 2023.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (भारत सरकार)
Ministry of Railways (रेल मंत्रालय)
Railway Board (रेलवे बोर्ड)
PC-VII No.- 210
File No. PC-VIV/2016/1/7/2/1
New Delhi, dated: 23.10.2023
The General Manager/CAOs(R),
All India Railways & Production Units,
(As per mailing list)
Sub:– Grant of Dearness Allowance to Railway employees – Revised Rates effective from 01.07.2023.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s letter RBE No. 50/2023 dated 10.04.2023 (F.No. PC-VII/2016/I/7/2/1) on the subject mentioned above and to say that the President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Allowance payable to Railway employees shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 42% to 46% of the Basic Pay with effect from 1st July, 2023.
2. The term ‘Basic Pay’ in the revised pay structure means the pay drawn in the prescribed Level in the Pay Matrix as per 7 CPC recommendations accepted by the Government, but does not include any other type of pay like special pay, etc.
3. The Dearness Allowance will continue to be distinct element of remuneration and will not be treated as pay within the ambit of Rule 1303 (FR 9(21)), Indian Railway Establishment Code, Volume —II (Sixth Edition – 1987) – Second Reprint 2005.
4. The payment on account of Dearness Allowance involving fractions of 50 paise and above may be rounded to the next higher rupee and the fractions of less than 50 paise may be ignored.
5. This issues with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways
(Jaya Kumar G)
Deputy Director, Pay Commission-VII & HRMS