Dearness Allowance: News

01 Jun 2024

Central Government

Central government hikes gratuity limit for employees by 25%

The Indian government has raised the gratuity limit for its employees by 25%.

18 Oct 2023

Government of India

Bonus for government employees: Centre hikes DA by 4%

The Union Cabinet has approved a 4% increase in dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief (DR) for central government employees and pensioners.

09 Aug 2023

Delhi

Employees want old pension scheme, 'maha rally' on Thursday

Thousands of government employees will likely gather for a "maha rally" at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan on Thursday to demand the reinstatement of the old pension scheme.

7th Pay Commission: Government employees may soon receive salary hikes

The 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) is reportedly planning to increase the Dearness Allowance (DA) and fitment factor for nearly 50 lakh government employees.

07 Mar 2023

West Bengal

'Chop off my head': CM Mamata Banerjee over DA protests

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday that the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) government could not give more dearness allowance (DA) to the state government employees, even if they "chop off" her head, reported ANI.

28 Sep 2022

Narendra Modi

Cabinet approves 4% DA hike for central government employees

In a significant move for central government employees, the Union Cabinet has approved the proposal to hike the dearness allowance (DA) by 4%.

30 Mar 2022

Government of India

DA, DR for central government employees, pensioners hiked by 3%

In a major relief for central government employees, the Union Cabinet has approved the proposal to hike the dearness allowance (DA) by 3%.

21 Oct 2021

Central Government

Cabinet approves 3% DA hike for central government employees

The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a 3% hike in dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief (DR) for central government employees and pensioners.

14 Jul 2021

Anurag Thakur

Dearness Allowance for government employees hiked from July 1

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a hike in the Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) for employees of the central government and pensioners.

23 Apr 2020

Union Cabinet

Coronavirus: Installments of Dearness Allowance for government-employees put on hold

With coronavirus pandemic hurting the economy, the government said on Thursday it was holding installments of Dearness Allowance meant for Central government employees and pensioners.

14 Nov 2019

India

#CareerBytes: About IFS Officers and the salary, perks they enjoy

The Indian Foreign Service (IFS) is one of the most coveted Civil Services in India just like other premier ones like Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and Indian Police Service (IPS).

09 Oct 2019

Diwali

Diwali gift for government employees, Dearness Allowance increased by 5%

Diwali has come early for lakhs of central government employees as the Centre on Wednesday announced that their Dearness Allowance will be increased by 5%.

18 Jun 2019

India

#CareerBytes: About IFS Officers and the salary, perks they enjoy

The Indian Foreign Service (IFS) is one of the most coveted Civil Services in India just like other premier ones like Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and Indian Police Service (IPS).

26 Nov 2018

India

Salary and perks of an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer

Needless to say, the path to become an IAS officer requires dedication and hard work. The Civil Services exam for IAS isn't an easy nut to crack, to say the least.

13 Oct 2018

India

Life of an IAS officer: Roles, career path, salary, perks

Becoming a civil servant is one of the most sought-after, respected and challenging career choices in India.

06 Oct 2018

India

Salary and perks of an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer

Needless to say, the path to become an IAS officer requires dedication and hard work. The Civil Services exam for IAS isn't an easy nut to crack, to say the least.

31 Aug 2018

India

What is the salary structure of an IAS officer?

Needless to say, the path to become an IAS officer requires dedication and hardwork, and the UPSC Civil Services exam for IAS isn't an easy nut to crack, to say the least.

29 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

Cabinet approves 2% hike in DA; to benefit 1.1cr employees

The Cabinet today approved additional 2% hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR), a move that will benefit about 1.1cr Central Government employees and pensioners, an official release said.

07 Aug 2018

Maharashtra

Maharashtra: 17 lakh govt-employees on 3-day strike for salary hike

Around 17 lakh employees of the Maharashtra government began their three-day strike today to press for various demands, including implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission report.

07 Mar 2018

Union Cabinet

Dearness Allowance hiked by 2% for central government employees

The Union Cabinet today increased the Dearness Allowance (DA) for its 11 million employees and pensioners to 7 per cent, from 5 per cent, from January 1, 2018.

12 Jan 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir's 2018-19 budget is all rainbows and smiles

It is raining good news for Jammu and Kashmir's transgender community.

12 Sep 2017

Narendra Modi

Centre hikes dearness allowance benefiting 1.1 crore employees and pensioners

The Centre has increased the dearness allowance and dearness relief by 1% over the existing rate of 4% of the basic pay or pension.

20 Apr 2017

7th Pay Commission

7th Pay Commission: Lavasa Committee on Allowances to submit report

The high-level Committee on Allowances headed by Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa under the 7th Pay Commission is likely to submit its much-delayed report to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley this week.