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dearness allowance

Centre hikes DA by 4 pc for its employees; announces bonus for railway staff

The release of the additional instalment of Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) will be applicable from July 1, 2023

18 Oct 2023 11:35 PM

Government hikes DA by 3 pc for Central govt employees

The additional instalment will be effective from January 1, 2022

31 Mar 2022 7:39 AM

Govt hikes DA by 3 pc for central govt employees

The additional instalment will be effective from January 1, 2022

30 Mar 2022 9:49 PM

7th Central Pay Commission: Centre approves 3% DA increase for Central govt employees

Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief will go up from 28 per cent to 31 per cent and the increase will be effective from July 1, 2021

21 Oct 2021 5:10 PM

7th Pay Commission: Govt restores DA for employees; raises it 28% effective July 1

The increase in the DA and DR will impose an additional annual burden of Rs 34,401 crore on the exchequer

14 Jul 2021 4:45 PM


Congress to Modi: Why is Central Vista dearer to you than employees' DA?

Congress leaders direct sharp criticism at Modi regime for being keen on Lutyens Delhi project

25 Apr 2020 10:21 PM

Cabinet approves 5 pc hike in dearness allowance: Javadekar

'This is the highest ever 5 percentage points increase in DA in one go by central govt,' Javadekar said.

09 Oct 2019 2:25 PM

No TA/DA for Army officers: Def Min wing issues order, backtracks after uproar

Army officials started an uproar on social media and subsequently the PCDA removed the information from its website.

05 Feb 2019 11:47 AM

Port workers' 10.6 pc wage hike to cost govt Rs 560 crore per year

This is the first time that the negotiations have happened in a cordial way.

30 Aug 2018 2:04 PM

Cabinet approves additional 2 pc hike in DA; to benefit 1.1 cr employees

The impact on the exchequer on account of both DA and DR would be Rs 6,112.20 crore per annum.

29 Aug 2018 1:50 PM


Calcutta HC to govt workers: Accept 15 per cent DA hike

The division bench directed that the matter would come up for further hearing in November, when these issues can be agitated before the court.

14 Sep 2017 7:07 AM

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

This move will benefit about 49.26 lakh central government employees and 61.17 lakh pensioners.

12 Sep 2017 5:45 PM

Dearness allowance hiked to 5 per cent from 4 per cent

Cabinet also approves introduction of Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 in Parliamnet.

12 Sep 2017 5:37 PM

Decision on 30 pc House Rent Allowance likely today

Empowered Committee of Secretaries to discuss today allowance structure for central govt employees.

24 May 2017 1:15 PM

7th Pay Commission: Top basic pay Rs 2.5 lakh; HRA Rs 60,000

At present, there are as many as 43 lakh central govt employees and 53 lakh pensioners.

24 Apr 2017 4:15 PM


Two per cent DA hike for govt staff, big UP infra boost

The total project cost based on the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan norms for the proposed 50 new KVs is Rs 1,160 crores.

16 Mar 2017 1:06 AM

10 per cent hike in DA for government staff

The state will cough up Rs 3,000 crore for paying the DA.

31 Dec 2016 6:05 AM