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Govt hikes DA by 5 percentage points for staff, pensioners

The Cabinet also relaxed the mandatory requirement of Aadhaar-seeded data as a precondition for release of funds to the beneficiaries under PM-Kisan scheme.

Top news today evening: Govt staff's DA hiked, 2019 Chemistry Nobel awarded and more

From the government increasing the Dearness Allowance to 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to 3 scientists, here are the top news evening headlines.


Govt hikes DA for its employees by 2 per cent

The increase will cost the exchequer Rs 6,112 crore annually, and Rs 4,074.8 crore this year as it will be effective from July 1 and will be for eight months in the 2018- 2019 financial year.

7th Pay Commission: Dearness Allowance hiked to 7% from 5%

7th Pay Commission: The combined impact of the two per cent hike of DA and DR on the exchequer would be Rs 6077.72 crore per annum and Rs 7090.68 crore in the financial year 2018-19, a government statement said.

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.

Beating code, Centre, Bihar hike Dearness Allowance by 6 per cent for central govt employees

Union cabinet approved six percent increase in DA for central government employees, making the total to 119 percent, a move that would benefit 48 lakh employees 55 lakh pensioners.


Govt approves 7% DA hike; raises it to 107% from July 1

The average rate of retail inflation for industrial workers from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014 was 7.25 per cent.

Cabinet clears 7% hike in DA for central employees

Centre said that this increase is in accordance with the accepted formula, which is based on the recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission.

Haryana govt revises dearness allowance

The Haryana government has revised the rates of dearness allowance (DA) relief for its pensioners and family pensioners from 65 to 72 per cent with effect from July 1,2012.

Govt may approve 10 per cent DA hike on Friday,to benefit 80 lakh

The Union Cabinet is likely to approve a proposal to hike dearness allowance to 90 per cent.