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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 1.1.2006 has been revised at the following rates.
Period
Rate of DR on Pension(%)
From
To
 
01.01.2006
30.06.2006
0
01.07.2006
31.12.2006
02
01.01.2007
30.06.2007
06
01.07.2007
31.12.2007
09
01.01.2008
30.06.2008
12
01.07.2008
31.12.2008
16
01.01.2009
30.06.2009
22
01.07.2009
31.12.2009
27
01.01.2010
30.06.2010
35
01.07.2010
31.12.2010
45
01.01.2011
30.06.2011
51
01.07.2011
31.12.2011
58
01.01.2012
30.06.2012
65
01.07.2012
31.12.2012
72
01.01.2013
30.06.2013
80
01.07.2013
till date
90

* Old Revised rates of Dearness Relief since 01.01-1996
The Dearness Relief on the pension is revised and paid by the Pension Disbursing Agencies.
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