DR hike for central govt. pensioners and family pensioners from 1st July 2022

Dearness Relief (DR) hike from 1st July 2022 for Central Government pensioners / family pensioner for 7th CPC pay scale with DPPW letter:

The DoPPW has issued the 1st July 2022 DR hike order dated 8th Oct 2022. The DR, dearness relief for the pensioners either for Central Government pensioners and for family pensioners has been hiked from 1st July 2022.

Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare under Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions announces the Dearness Relief two times in a year.

DR hike for for central govt. pensioners and family pensioners from 1st July 2022
DR hike for for central govt. pensioners and family pensioners from 1st July 2022

These rates of DR hike will be applicable to the following pensioners:

  1. Civilian Central Government Pensioners / Family Pensioners including Central Govt. absorbee pensioners in PSU / Autonomous Bodies in respect of whom orders have been issued vide this Department’s OM No. 4/34/2002-P&PW(D) Vol II dated 23.06.2017 for restoration of full pension after expiry of commutation period of IS years.
  2. The Armed Forces Pensioners, Civilian Pensioners paid out of the Defence Service Estimates.
  3. All India Service Pensioners.
  4. Railway Pensioners / family pensioners.
  5. Pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension.
  6. The Burma Civilian pensioners / family pensioners and pensioners / families of displaced Government Pensioners from Burma / Pakistan, in respect of whom orders have been issued vide this Department’s OM No. 23/3/2008-P&PW(B) dated 11.09.2017.

Past DR hike for Central Government pensioners / family pensioner for 7th CPC pay scale:

Below is the list of past DR hike for Central Government pensioners / family pensioner for 7th CPC pay scale. The official order has been attached under ‘letter by DPPW’.

Period of DR hikeDR applicable (%)DR hike (%)Letter by DPPW
01-07-2022 to 31-12-202238%4% DPPW Notif., 08.10.2022
01-01-2022 to 30-06-202234%3% DPPW Notif., 05.04.2022
01-07-2021 to 31-12-202131%14 % DPPW Notif., 22.07.21
01-01-2021 to 30-06-202117 %0 %DR Freezed till 30.06.21
01-07-2020 to 31-12-202017 %0 %DR Freezed till 30.06.21
01-01-2020 to 30-06-202017 %0 %DR Freezed till 30.06.21
01-07-2019 to 31-12-201917 %5 %DPPW Notif., 21.10.19
01-01-2019 to 30-06-201912 %3 %DPPW Notif., 06.03.19
01-07-2018 to 31-12-20189 %2 %DPPW Notif., 18.09.18
01-01-2018 to 30-06-20187 %2 %DPPW Notif., 22.03.18
01-07-2017 to 31-12-20175 %1 %DPPW Notif., 28.09.17
01-01-2017 to 30-06-20174 %2 %DPPW Notif., 07.04.17
History of Dearness relief DR hike for central government pensioners of 7th CPC Pay scale

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