Tuesday April 7, 2015
In a bonanza to over one crore central government employees and pensioners, the Cabinet on Tuesday hiked dearness allowance (DA) by 6 per cent to 113 per cent of their basic pay with effect from January.
Thursday September 4, 2014
The increase is in accordance with the accepted formula, which is based on the recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission, it said.
Sunday August 31, 2014
The government is likely to approve a hike in dearness allowance (DA) to 107 per cent from the existing 100 per cent, benefiting the Centres around 30 lakh employees and its 50 lakh pensioners including dependents.
Thursday March 27, 2014
The Centre on Thursday notified its decision to raise dearness allowance (DA) to 100 per cent, from 90 per cent, benefiting 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh pensioners.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 28, 2014
The government today raised Dearness Allowance or DA to 100 per cent, from existing 90 per cent, benefiting its 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh pensioners.
Tuesday February 25, 2014
This increase in the dearness allowance by the UPA-2 government comes ahead of the imposition of the model code of conduct by the Election Commission.
Wednesday February 19, 2014
At present, the central government contributes 1.16 per cent of workers' basic wages, including basic pay and dearness allowance, towards Employees' Pension Scheme 1995 (EPS-95) run by the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO).
Sunday February 2, 2014
The Centre is likely to announce next month a hike in dearness allowance by 10 per cent to 100 per cent, benefiting about 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh pensioners, according to an official source.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 2, 2014
Centre is likely to announce next month a hike in dearness allowance (DA) by 10 per cent to 100 per cent, benefiting about 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh pensioners.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 10, 2013
Following the hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) for central government employees, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today announced a 10 per cent hike in DA for state government employees, teachers, pensioners and family pensioners.
Friday September 20, 2013
According to an official statement, the combined impact on the exchequer on account of both dearness allowance and dearness relief would be of the order of Rs 10,879.60 crore per annum and Rs 7,253.10 crore in the financial year 2013-14 (for a period of eight months from July, 2013 to February 2014).
Sunday September 1, 2013
According to official source, dearness allowance hike will be 10 per cent and would be effective from July 1, this year.
Sunday August 4, 2013
According to official sources, the preliminary assessment suggests that dearness allowance hike will be in the range of 10-11 per cent and would be effective from July 1 this year.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 2, 2013
Tamil Nadu government today announced hiking the Dearness Allowance of state government employees by eight per cent, a move that will benefit 18 lakh persons including pensioners.
Thursday April 18, 2013
The move, will benefit about 50 lakh serving employees and 30 lakh pensioners.
Monday September 24, 2012
The move will benefit about 50 lakh of its employees and 30 lakh pensioners.
Monday September 24, 2012
The cabinet is also likely to consider hiking the dearness allowance of government employees by 7 percentage points - from 65 per cent to 72 per cent - of the basic pay.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday September 24, 2012
The Union Cabinet is expected to meet on Monday to consider a 7 per cent hike in the Dearness Allowance (DA) of Central government employees.
Thursday September 20, 2012
"The Cabinet, CCEA (Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs) and CCI (Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure) meetings scheduled for Friday, have been postponed," an official announcement said.
Wednesday September 19, 2012
The hike, once approved, will be effective from July 1, 2012, and the employees would be entitled for arrears from this date.
Chandigarh News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 20, 2012
The Punjab government on Wednesday raised the Dearness Allowance (DA) rate payable to the state government employees and pensioners by 7 per cent, which will cost Rs 744.48 crore to the state exchequer.
Friday March 23, 2012
The new DA rate of 65 per cent of basic pay against 58 per cent earlier will be applicable retrospectively from January 1, 2012, sources said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 23, 2012
Giving relief to its employees and pensioners from inflation, the central government today announced a seven percentage point increase in dearness allowance (DA) which will cost the exchequer an additional Rs 7,500 crore.
NDTV Correspondent | Saturday November 26, 2011
In a bid to provide relief from high inflation, the government has hiked the dearness allowance (DA) by a minimum of 7 per cent, benefiting over 50 lakh central government employees and 38 lakh pensioners. The hike will come into effect from July 1, 2011. Dearness allowance is revised twice a year, on January 1 and July 1. The relief comes ...