7th Pay Commission DA News: Lakhs of central employees can get another good news. According to the Seventh Pay Commission, their dearness allowance (DA) may once again increase and it can be increased to 31 percent. This can lead to a good increase in the salary of central employees going forward.
According to many media reports, the government is going to decide the dearness allowance DA government for the month of June. However, no statement has come from the government in this regard yet. According to the information that has come out from the June data of the All India Consumer Price Index (AICPI), there may be an increase of 3 percent in dearness allowance. That is, further dearness allowance can be 31 percent.
Now dearness allowance is 28%
It is worth noting that at present 28 percent dearness allowance is being given to central employees and pensioners. This dearness allowance has been linked to his July salary only. The employees are waiting for the announcement of Dearness Allowance for the half of June 2021. If dearness allowance increases by 3 percent, then there can be a good increase in their salary. The government can make an announcement in this regard soon.
Last month, the government decided to increase the DA and DR from 17 to 28 per cent with effect from July 1, 2021. This decision was taken in the meeting of the Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 14. The central government says that this increase will compensate for the previous loss. But the government was not ready to pay the arrears.
There was a ban on three installments
Significantly, in the midst of the Corona crisis, the Central Government had banned three installments of Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) payable from 1 January 2020, 1 July 2020 and 1 January 2021. Even after the constant demand of the employee unions, the government was not ready to pay its arrears. But the government said that from July 1, the dearness allowance will be reduced to 28 percent. Now the employees are eagerly waiting for the decision regarding the half-yearly installment of June 1, 2021.