7th pay commission latest news: Understanding central govt employees' DA, what will happen to June 2021 Dearness Allowance? EXPLAINED
The wait of Central government employees ended on Wednesday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government announced good news for them in the form of Dearness Allowance (DA).
The good thing about the announcement was that they will get hiked DA from July itself instead of September as reported earlier.
DA decision taken by Cabinet Committee chaired by PM Modi
DA, DR hike percentage and restoration dates
DA to be given at 28 per cent
"Now, the government has decided to increase the Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief to pensioners with effect from July 1 to 28 per cent representing an increase of 11 per cent over the existing rate of 17 per cent of the Basic Pay/Pension," the release said. Source: Reuters