7th Pay Commission: During the covid pandemic the central government employees did not receive DA. They have not received this arrears for 18 months. According to a report, the government may make a decision on the outstanding DA for these 18 months soon.
In such a case, good news will be delivered to government employees and pensioners. If the Modi government follows through on this decision, it will benefit 48 lakh employees and more than 68 lakh pensioners. Let us find out who will receive a DA of Rs 2 lakh.
According to media reports, these employees will receive good news following Holi this year. This is something that thousands of government employees and pensioners are looking forward to. Let us inform you that DA arrears of 18 months remain unpaid during the pandemic. It is now expected that the government will give this gift to employees during Holi. Central employees are constantly requesting that the dearness allowance be increased.
2 lakh 18 thousand rupees to be received
This dearness allowance can range from Rs 1,23,100 to Rs 2,15,900 for Level-13 officers. And the DA arrears for Level-14 (pay-scale) will range from Rs 1,44,200 to Rs 2,18,200. If this occurs, 48 lakh central government employees and over 68 lakh pensioners will be able to celebrate Holi. Let us explain that DA arrears money is distributed to employees based on their salary band.
47 lakh employees and 68 lakh pensioners will benefit
Significantly, the increase in the dearness allowance (7th Pay Commission) by the central government will benefit about 47 lakh employees and 68 lakh pensioners of the country. The government had increased DA by 3 per cent at the beginning of the year, after which the dearness allowance had gone up to 38 per cent. Then by increasing DA by 3 percent, the dearness allowance will increase to 41 percent.
Dearness allowance is revised twice a year
Actually the dearness allowance of central government employees is revised twice a year. The first is given from January to June, while the second comes from July to December. Let us tell you that the AICPI index plays an important role in deciding the dearness allowance of central employees.
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