Cabinet Approved 10% Hike in Dearness Allowance from January 2014
100% Dearness Allowance for Central Government employees and Pensioners with effect from 1.1.2014
The Union Cabinet today gave its approval to release an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to central government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners w.e.f. 1.1.2014 representing an increase of 10% over the existing rate of 90% of the Basic Pay/Pension, to compensate for price rise. The increase is in accordance with the accepted formula, which is based on the recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission.