Merger of DA with Pay of Central Government Employees – Minister’s reply

Merger of DA with Pay of Central Government Employees – Minister’s reply in the Lok Sabha

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2831

ANSWERED ON 07.02.2014

 

MERGER OF DA WITH PAY

UNSTARRED QUESTION 2831

Shri RANJAN PRASAD YADAV/ AVTAR SINGH BHADANA

Will the Minister of FINANCE be pleased to state:-

ANSWER

MINISTER OF THE STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE(SHRI NAMO NARAIN MEENA)

(a) the percentage of Dearness Allowance (DA) with respect to basic pay of the Central Government Employees as on date;

(b) whether there is any proposal to merge 50 per cent DA into basic pay of Central Government Employees and Pensioners;

(c) if so, the details thereof; and

(d) if not, the reasons therefor?

(a) With effect from 1st July, 2013, the rate of Dearness Allowance (DA) payable on the revised pay of Central Government employees is 90%.

(b) No Sir.

(c) In view of (b) above, the Question does not arise.

(d) The Sixth Central Pay Commission did not recommend merger of DA with basic pay at any stage. This has been accepted by the Government vide Resolution dated 29th August, 2008.

Source : loksabha.nic.in

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