Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
New Delhi dated 17.04.2009
Subject : Revision of the rates of Desk Allowance – Recommendations of the VI Central Pay Commission
Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the implementation of the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission, the President is pleased to double the existing rates of Desk Allowance prescribed vide this Department’s OM No. 2/24/97-PIC dated the 16th October 2000, from Rs.300 per month to Rs. 600 per month.The rates of the allowance will be increased by 25% every time the DA payable on revised pay scales goes up by 50%.
The other conditions laid down in the above said OM of this Department dated 16th October 2000 will remain unchanged.
The revised rates will be effective form 1st September 2008.