Central employees are going to fill their pockets soon. After the increase in Dearness Allowance (DA) by the central government, now the House Rent Allowance (HRA) has also been increased.
New Delhi: Central employees are going to fill their pockets soon. After the increase in Dearness Allowance (DA) by the central government, now the House Rent Allowance (HRA) has also been increased.
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While the central government has increased the DA to 28 percent, while increasing the HRA, it has been increased to 27 percent. There is much to celebrate for central government employees due to this decision.
Meanwhile, there is another great news for the central employees that the salary of these people will increase from the month of August. Earlier, there was talk of increasing salary in September. The salary for August will also include the increase in DA, DR and HRA in the past. That is, the salary of central employees of August will come with a double bonanza.
Dearness Allowance increased to 28 percent
It is worth noting that the Modi government has lifted the moratorium on dearness allowance, which has been frozen for the last 18 months. Not only this, the DA of the employees has been increased by 11 percent. The government has increased the dearness allowance (DA) of central employees from 17 percent to 28 percent.
In view of the coronavirus pandemic, the government had stopped three additional installments of DA and DR of central employees. These installments were due from January 1, 2020, July 1, 2020 and January 1, 2021. The government has made it clear that no arrears will be paid for the period from January 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. The rate of DA/DR for this period will remain the same at 17 per cent.
Increase in DA and DR has been implemented from July
Under the 7th Pay Commission, now all central government employees and pensioners will be paid DA and DR at the rate of 28 percent. Also, the government has made it clear that this increase will be applicable from July 1, 2021 i.e. this month. The payment will be made in the month of September based on the new slab.
In the salary of September, DA will be paid at the rate of 28 percent, while arrears for two months (July, August) will also be given.