As per G.O.MS.NO 178 Dated 04/07/2012. The D.A . Raised from 35.952% to 41.944%..Cash will be paid from 01/05/2012.The arrears on account of payment of Dearness Allowance forthe period from1st January 2012 to 30th April 2012 shall be credited to the GeneralProvident Fund Account of the respective employees. TO Down load G.O. CLICK HERE.