DA Order for Armed Forces Officers and PBOR including NCs(E) from 01.07.2017
No. 1(2)/2004/D(Pay/ Services)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
New Delhi, the 3rd October, 2017
The Chief of the Army Staff
The Chief of the Air Staff
The Chief of Naval Staff
Subject: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Armed Forces Officers and Personnel Below Officer Rank including NCs(E) Revised rates effective from 01.07.2017.
I am directed to refer to this Ministry’s letter No. 1(2)/2004-D(Pay/ Services) dated 18th August 2017, on the subject cited above and to say that the President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Allowance payable to Armed Forces Officers and Personnel Below Officer Rank, including Non-Combatants (Enrolled), shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 4% to 5% with effect from 01.07.2017.
2. This letter issues with the concurrence of Finance Division of this Ministry vide their Dy. No. 311-PA dated 29.09.17 based on Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure) O.M. No. 1/9/2017-E.II(B), dated 20th September 2017.
(C. K. Ramaswamy)
Under Secretary to the Government of India