NDTV | Wednesday September 9, 2015
As per the agreed formula, the dearness allowance rate increase is an average of 12-month consumer price index-industrial workers from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.
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.
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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 19, 2010
Government has increased the Dearness Allowance for central government employees and pensioners by eight percentage points to compensate for price rise.