29 Aug : New Delhi : News Express 24 :-
Modi government has given a good message to government employees and pensioners. Government employees’ dearness allowance has been increased by two percent and this important decision has been taken in the Union Cabinet meeting.
Central employees now get 7 percent dearness allowance. But now it will get 9 percent dearness allowance due to increase of 2 percent. The union cabinet had earlier raised the hike of 2 percent in March. It was implemented from 1st January. Due to the formula set out in the seventh pay commission, there was an increase in dearness allowance. The decision will come into effect from July 1 after the Cabinet approval. There are more than 48 lakh central employees in the country and more than 61 lakh pensioners are in the country.