Dearness Allowance

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

23 Apr 2020

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.

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

14 Nov 2019

#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).

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

09 Oct 2019

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%.

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

18 Jun 2019

#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).

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

27 Nov 2018

#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).

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

26 Nov 2018

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.

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

13 Oct 2018

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.

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

06 Oct 2018

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.

What is the salary structure of an IAS officer?

31 Aug 2018

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.

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

29 Aug 2018

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.

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

07 Aug 2018

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.

Dearness Allowance hiked by 2% for central government employees

07 Mar 2018

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.

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

12 Jan 2018

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

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

Centre hikes dearness allowance benefiting 1.1 crore employees and pensioners

12 Sep 2017

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.

7th Pay Commission: Revised allowances for govt employees from July

08 Jul 2017

7th Pay Commission: Revised allowances for govt employees from July

In a move that would benefit over 48 lakh central government employees, Finance Ministry asked Central Ministries and Departments to ensure the Cabinet-approved revised allowances are paid from July.

Lalit Modi's latest leaks target MS Dhoni

09 May 2017

Lalit Modi's latest leaks target MS Dhoni

Lalit Modi, the former IPL chairman, is back with attacking N Srinivasan.

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

20 Apr 2017

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.

Dearness allowance hiked by 2%

16 Mar 2017

Dearness allowance hiked by 2%

The government has announced a 2% hike in the dearness allowance, benefiting 50 lakh government employees and 58 lakh pensioners.

Government announces hike in DA for employees, pensioners

28 Oct 2016

Government announces hike in DA for employees, pensioners

The Central Government approved a 2 percent hike in dearness allowance; the increase will benefit nearly 50.68 lakh government employees and 54.24 lakh pensioners.