Dearness allowance hike

Dearness allowance hike News

Government hikes dearness allowance from five per cent to seven per cent

The new increase will come into effect retrospectively from January 1, 2018. At present, Central government employees and pensioners are entitled to 5 per cent DA, which was effected from July 1, 2016.

Centre hikes dearness allowance to 5 per cent for 1.1 crore employees, pensioners

"Release of additional installment of DA is an increase of 1 per cent over the existing rate of 4 per cent of the basic pay/pension, to compensate for price rise," according to an official statement.


Govt employees get 7% hike in DA

Gap with central Dearness Allowance now reduced to 42 per cent from 49 per cent.

Centre to hike DA by 10%, will make it 100%

It would be the second double digit DA hike in a row.

Central govt employees rejoice over 5% DA hike

The government announced a five per cent increase in the dearness allowance for the central government employees and pensioners,with effect from July 2009.