Grant of dearness allowance to the state government employees and further ad-hoc increase in the wages of daily rated workers under the Government with effect from January 01, 2017.
On Wednesday, the Tripura government declared an additional five per cent dearness allowance (DA) for its 209,000 state employees and pension holders.
As a New Year bonanza, the Madhya Pradesh government announced a 7 per cent hike in dearness allowance (DA) for its six lakh government employees.
The odisha government today hiked the dearness allowance (DA) for the employees and dearness relief for pensioners by seven percent with retrospective effect from July, 2016.
Central government employees were not satisfied with the 2 percent Dearness Allowance(DA) announced by the government for July to December 2016 period.
Tamil Nadu Government announcement of 7 seven percent of Dearness Allowance to its employees and pensioners with effect from July 2016.
Payment of Dearness Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) on basic TRCA from 125% to 132% at revised rates w.e.f. 01.07.2016 onwards
6th CPC DA Orders – DA orders for Armed Forces Officers and PBOR Rank including NCs(E) – Rate of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 01.07.2016
Railway Board order on Revised DA from July 2016 for Railway Employees – 7th CPC DA from July, 2016 @ 2%
Ministry of Finance OM for increase of DA of 7% to Central Government Employees drawing 6th CPC Pay – Total DA will be @ 132%
Expected DA from January 2017 – NFIR assumption on DA from Jan 2017 Probable DA rise w.e.f. 01.01.2017 in case 277 continues 4.24% (round off to 4%)
Labour Ministry Press Release on AICPIN for the Month of September 2016
Dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief is provided to employees and pensioners to neutralise the impact of price rise on their earnings.
However, what is annoying, is the silence of the the Federations in the Dearness Allowance (DA) issue.
The unions are of the view that after the implementation of 7th Pay Commission, the dearness allowance computation formula and the base year must be changed.