Dearness Allowance News


DA hiked to 50%: Will it lead to higher basic salary for central government employees? Key questions answered

The 7th Pay Commission did not recommend any such measure of merging dearness allowance with basic pay. So, this is unlikely to happen, although a similar recommendation was made by the 5th Pay Commission.

1 min read14 Mar 2024

17% salary hike to DA: Top 5 benefits PSU bank employees set to get after IBA, unions pact

The salary hike will be effective from 1st November 2022, the joint note of IBA, bank employees’ unions says

2 min read9 Mar 2024

Uttarakhand government increases DA for employees, pensioners to 46%

The State Finance Department has issued orders to this effect, raising the DA of employees from 42 to 46 percent in the state.

1 min read14 Jan 2024

Central government likely to increase dearness allowance to 45% for employees and pensioners

Indian government likely to increase dearness allowance for employees and pensioners by 3% to 45% from existing 42%.

1 min read7 Aug 2023

Kerala gratuity order to cause irreparable loss: HDFC Bank

HDFC Bank’s appeal is against an order by Aneish Ravindra, assistant labour commissioner, Ernakulam, acting as the controlling authority under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972

2 min read1 May 2023

7th Pay Commission: Haryana hikes dearness allowance (DA) for state govt employees

In accordance with the 7th Pay Commission, the Haryana government on Thursday announced a 4% hike in state government employees’ dearness allowances (DA).

2 min read21 Apr 2023

After Centre, Rajasthan govt hikes DA by 4% for state employees, pensioners

The state employees and pensioners in Rajasthan will now receive 42% dearness allowance.

1 min read26 Mar 2023

Cabinet meeting on DA hike for govt employees likely today: Report

Currently, over one crore central government employees and pensioners are getting 38% DA. the last revision on the DA hike was made on 28 September 2022

2 min read15 Mar 2023

Bengal DA hike: Employees to hold protest today; Mamata Banerjee’s govt reacts

West Bengal: Employees of 18 organisations are demanding that their DA be raised to the level of what their counterparts in the central government get

3 min read10 Mar 2023

Bengal govt hikes DA for employees by 3% - All you need to know

The development came mere days after state government officials staged protests demanding pending dearness allowance. Earlier this week the issue also reached the Lok Sabha as BJP and TMC MPs locked horns over the pending dearness allowance payments.

1 min read15 Feb 2023
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