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7th Pay Commission: Central Government Employees DA ALERT! What about Dearness Allowance for 1st Jan 2020 to 30th June 2021?

7th Pay Commission: Central Government Employees DA News: The Cabinet Committee chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 14 had approved the increase in the Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief to pensioners with effect from 01.07.2021 to 28% representing an increase of 11% over the existing rate of 17% of the Basic Pay/Pension.

In view of the unprecedented situation which arose due to the COVID-19 pandemic, three additional instalments of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners, which were due from 01.01.2020, 01.07.2020 and 01.01.2021, had been frozen.

DA HIKE: increase of 11% over the existing rate of 17%

Now, the Government has decided to increase the Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief to pensioners with effect from 01.07.2021 to 28% representing an increase of 11% over the existing rate of 17% of the Basic Pay/Pension, as per Cabinet statement. 

Increase in DA 

The increase reflects the additional instalments arising on 01.01.2020, 01.07.2020 and 01.01.2021.  

DA for 1st Jan 202o to 30th June 2021?

The rate of Dearness Allowance/Dearness Relief for the period 01.01.2020 to 30.06.2021 shall remain at 17%, as per Cabinet statement.