Government announced 50% merger of DA with Basic Pay – AIRF reports in its website
As per the news released in All India Railway Federation Website (AIRF), Government has approved 50% DA Merger with Basic Pay. Dearness Allowance from January 2014 payable to Central Government Employees and Pensioners has also beeen increased to 100% from 90%.
Update : AIRF has removed the flash news relating to merger of DA with Basic Pay posted in this official website www.airfindia.com/
Breaking News as per AIRF
Government today Hiked DA to 10%, Total DA as of Now is 100%. Rates effective from 01.01.2014. With the efforts of AIRF Governement has also announced 50% merger of DA with Basic Pay
However, CNN IBN Live states that while Union Cabinet approved the proposal to increase DA from 90% to 100% with effect from 1st January 2014, merger of DA with Basis Pay was not considered.
Conflicting this report of CNN IBN, Business Standard has reported that Cabinet approved the proposal of merging 50% DA with basic pay of Central Government Employees