All India Consumer Price Index for January 2017 – On 1-month percentage change, it decreased by (-) 0.36 per cent between December, 2016 and January, 2017
All India Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers for December 2016 released – Ministry of Labour and Employment Press Release
7th Pay Commission upgraded Grade Pay – Allowances to increase based on upgraded GP – Department of Posts OM regarding payment of Allowances to PS Group “B” officers whose grade pay has been up graded from Rs. 4800 to 5400.
Grant of Transport Allowance at double the normal to Hearing and Speech Challenged employees of Central Government – Finance Ministry Order.
Labour Ministry Press Release on Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) AICPIN for the month of November 2016 – One point decrease in CPI (IW) in the month of Nov-2016
Travelling Allowance claim by family of deceased Government employees time limit extended – Applicability of provision below SR-147 – Clarification
Serving (State/Central) Government servants, Semi Government/ Autonomous Bodies, Employees paid from the Consolidated Fund of India or through Grants-in-aid are treated as Official Members.
Pay Commmision has studied all allowances with respect to the need for its continuation, how many employees are getting such allowance and quantum of the allowance
7th CPC recommendations on the Holiday Allowances are (1) Holiday Compensatory Allowance for sensitive departments like IB will be covered under National Holiday Allowance up to 12 holidays. For other s only compensatory off will be provided
Transport allowance rates recommended by 7th Pay commission are at higher side marginally while comparing the present rates and also DA payable on the same
The present rate of 10%, 20% and 30% in respect of House rent allowance have been reduced by 7th Pay Commission to 8%, 16% and 24% respectively.
Central Government Employees DA with effect from January 2015 is 113%. On the basis of AICPI (IW), DA from July 2015 is now confirmed to be 119%. DA from July 2015 will be announced by Govt in the month of September 2015 or October 2015 normally.
Finance Ministry’s OM for re-classification / Upgradation of of Citeis for the purpose of higher HRA to Central Governemnt Employees will be effective from 1st April 2015
Two Point increase in CPI (IW) provides scope for 6% likely increase in DA payable to Central Government Employees and Pensioners from July 2015
30% HRA for Central Government Employees in Pune and Ahmedabad from 01.04.2014 – Details of re-classification / upgradation of cities for HRA and Transport Allowance