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3% DA Hike For Central Government Employees

The Central authorities staff are more likely to get a hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) for the January-June 2020 interval from July 2021 onwards as per the advice of seventh Pay Fee.

As per Labour Ministry’s AICPI (All India Shopper Worth Index), an increase within the inflation within the inflation throughout the January-June 2020 interval by 2 per cent could end result a hike in DA for the central authorities staff.

As a consequence of that rise in inflation, the federal government staff could get a Three per cent hike of their DA, reported Zee Enterprise.

Nonetheless, an official affirmation associated to the identical is but to be made.

“DA hike is announced on the basis of AICPI hike. Since the AICPI number rose from 330 to 332 during January 2020 to June 2020. We can expect the DA hike to the tune of 3 per cent,” stated Harishankar Tiwari, Former Chairman at Pragyagraj-based AG Workplace Brotherhood.

The central authorities staff are presently getting 17 per cent DA. In the meantime, the Centre not too long ago  freezed the DA until June 2021 as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

This determination of the Centre was misinterpreted by many with the Congress lashing out on the Narendra Modi authorities for freezing the DA.

Nonetheless, the BJP later clarified that there was no minimize in DA and dearness reduction (DR). The extra hike over 17 per cent, at the moment paid, can be reinstated prospectively, efficient January 2020.

“There is no cut in DA and DR. It’s a temporary HOLD on the additional HIKE, which will be reinstated. DA and DR at the current rate, the highest ever rate at 17% brought by Modi government, will continue to be paid,” the ruling-BJP stated in a tweet.

It additional stated, “When the government decides to release the instalments of DA and DR from 1 July, 2021, the effective rates from January 2020, July 2020 and January 2021 will be restored prospectively and will be subsumed in the cumulative revised rate effective from 1 July, 2021.”

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