7th Pay Commission Allowance: Central Government employees have a good news in regard to the Dearness Allowance (DA) hike they are expecting for January to June 2020 period.
Central Government employees have a good news in regard to the Dearness Allowance (DA) hike they are expecting for January to June 2020 period. As per the AICPI (All India Consumer Price Index) of the Labour Ministry, inflation has gone up by around 2 points from January to June 2020. So, on the basis of this Ministry of Labour data, experts are of the opinion that in such a case central government employees may well expect 3 per cent DA hike announcement. Though, its actual benefit will get added into their monthly salary from July 2021.
Speaking on how much the DA hike can be expected on the basis of this Ministry of Labour data, Harishankar Tiwari, Former Chairman at Pragyagraj-based AG Office Brotherhood said, “DA hike is announced on the basis of AICPI hike. Since, the AICPI number rose from 330 to 332 during January 2020 to June 2020. We can expect the DA hike to the tune of 3 per cent.”
For information of the readers, central government employees are currently getting 17 per cent Dearness Allowance but due to the Coronavirus pandemic, their DA hike has been frozen till June 2021. In this period, the central government will announce the DA but it will get added into the monthly salary of a central government employees from July 2021 onward.