With effect from January 1, 2022, DA for railway personnel will increase from 31 percent to 34 percent of basic pay

Railway Employees DA from Jan 2022

Railway Employees DA from Jan 2022 Railway Board Order
Railway Employees DA from Jan 2022

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (भारत सरकार)
Ministry of Railways (रेल मंत्रालय)
Railway Board (रेलवे बोर्ड)

PC-VII No.- 182

RBE No: 40/2022

File No. PC-VII/2016/1/7/2/1

New Delhi, dated: 05.04.2022

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 01.01.2022.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s letter RBE No. 76/2021 dated 26.10.2021 (F.No. PC-VII/2016/1/7/2/1) 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 31% to 34% of the Basic Pay with effect from 1st January, 2022.

Also check: Grant of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees – Revised Rates effective from 01.01.2022 PDF – DoE

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.

Also check: DA for Postal Employees Revised Rates effective from 01.01.2022 PDF

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. The payment of arrears of Dearness Allowance shall not be made before the date of disbursement of salary of March, 2022.

6, This issues with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways.

(Jaya Kumar G)
Deputy Director, Pay Commission-VII & HRMS
Railway Board

Download Grant of Dearness Allowance to Railway employees – Revised Rates effective from 01.01.2022 PDF Railway Board Order

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