Sep 24, 2012

Dearness allowance 7% hiked to central government employees

Cabinet has approved 7% hike in dearness allowance DA for central government employees and central government pensioners. This hike is effective from July 2012. 

Earlier the dearness allowance and dearness relief for central government employees and ex-employees was 65% and has increased 7% to 72% on basic emoluments which is effective from 1 July 2012