Sunday, April 10, 2016

After DA, central govt employees now in wait for 7th Pay Commission award

New Delhi: After the government on Thursday notified its decision to raise Dearness Allowance (DA) to125 per cent from 119 per cent, benefiting its 48 lakh central government employees and 52 lakh pensioners, in a bid to ease the inflationary pressure.

All eyes of central government employees are now on government, which will take a final decision in 7th Pay Commission award.

The increasing of Dearness Allowance (DA) of central government employees and officials were not helpful for maintaining their living standard, Finance Ministry’s official said on Thursday.

They also said the 7th Pay Commission award should implement which would give them some financial comfort, a step they had hoped might be taken within the next two months.

Sources in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said the central government may make a formal announcement on 7th Pay Commission award when model code of conduct over, which is currently in place for five states assemblies’ poll.

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