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DEARNESS RELIEF (DR) TO PENSIONERS


The rate of Dearness Relief to pensioners/Family Pensioners is revised bi-annually in accordance with the scheme of Dearness Allowance introduced for serving personnel. Dearness Relief is computed with reference to basic pension/family pension of the pensioner. The rates of DR since 1.1.2016 has been revised at the following rates.
Period
Rate of DR on Pension(%)
From
To
Percentage
01.01.2016
30.06.2016
0
01.07.2016
31.12.2016
02
01.01.2017
30.06.2017
04
01.07.2017
31.12.2017
05
01.01.2018
30.06.2018
07
01.07.2018
31.12.2018
09
01.01.2019
till date
12

  1. Rates of Dearness Relief from 01.01-2006 to 31-12-2016
    The Dearness Relief on the pension is revised and paid by the Pension Disbursing Agencies.
  2. Rates of Dearness Relief from 01.01-1996 to 31-12-2006
    The Dearness Relief on the pension is revised and paid by the Pension Disbursing Agencies.
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