7th Pay Commission: There is good news once again for the central employees. After the increase of 3 percent in the Dearness Allowance, the way has been cleared for the bumper increase in the salary of central employees. After the increase in DA, many allowances of central employees are going to increase.
With the increase in DA, Travel Allowance and City Allowance will also increase. Along with this, Provident Fund and Gratuity will also increase automatically. Actually, the monthly PF and gratuity of central employees is calculated from the basic salary and DA. In such a situation, due to increase in DA, PF and Gratuity are also sure to increase.
Not only this, due to increase in DA, House Rent Allowance (HRA) and Travel Allowance (TA) of central employees will also increase. It is being told that this increase can be up to 3 percent.
Let us tell you that on March 30, the Central Government increased the Dearness Allowance (DA) of central employees by 3 percent. Due to this, the DA of central employees has doubled in 9 months. Central employees and pensioners will now get DA and DR at the rate of 34 per cent. This announcement will benefit 50 lakh employees and 65 lakh pensioners. However, this will increase the burden of Rs 9544.50 crore annually on the government.
Meanwhile, the Central Employees Organization is continuously pressurizing the government for the arrears. These people say that the ruling of the Supreme Court is that salary and allowance are the rights of the employees and it cannot be stopped. In such a situation, there is a pressure to pay the outstanding DA arrears from January 2020 to June 2021. In such a situation, good news can also be heard about the DA arrears of central employees.
first published:April 25, 2022, 6:30 a.m.