Govt. set to discuss proposal to hike DA to 80% - April 2, 2013

The government is considering hiking Dearness Allowance (DA) from 72% to 80%. It would benefit 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh people on pension on pay from Central Government.

The government is considering hiking Dearness Allowance (DA) from 72% to 80%. It would benefit 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh people on pension on pay from Central Government. The DA was last hiked in September the previous year. If the proposal is accepted, the hike would be effective from January 2013.

Source: www.economictimes.com, April 2, 2013. “Cabinet to consider sugar decontrol, hike in DA to 80%”

loading...