Dearness Allowance

7th Pay Commission: Here's what could hinder additional pay hike in April

While the country is waiting with bated breath for some good news on the 7th Pay Commission front to kick-start the new fiscal, the situation on the ground suggests that a further pay hike is far from a given. The latest news from various states suggests that clearing the 7th Pay Commission itself has led to higher-than-projected revenue deficits.

7th Pay Commission: Dearness Allowance for central government employees hiked to 7 per cent

The Union Cabinet approved two per cent hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) for central government employees on Wednesday. This decision will see 1.10 crore central government staff and pensioners receive 7 per cent of their basic pay as DA, instead of 5 per cent. The hike will be put into effect from January 01, 2018.

HC seeks papers on DA parity

The high court asked two unions of Bengal government employees on Tuesday to submit documents to substantiate their claims that other states paid dearness allowances (DA) on a par with the central government.

The division bench headed by Justice Debasish Kargupta issued the directive while hearing pleas by the unions seeking an order to the state government to pay DA at the same rate as the Centre.

Hiked DA for government employees, pensioners of this state

It’s a big good news for government employees in Himachal Pradesh as they will get additional three per cent dearness allowance (DA) for this month.

7th Pay Commission – After HRA Changes, Here Is What Salary Impact Would Be

The 7th Pay Commission report is having an impact on inflation. The other reasons for this impact on inflation expected to go up are the rising oil prices, GST effect etc.


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