Merger of DA with Basic Pay
Finance Ministry says ‘6th CPC did not recommend merger of DA with Basic Pay’
With respect to a Lok Sabha Query, Minister of state for Finance Shri. Namo Narain Meena replied that 6th Central Pay Commission did not recommend merger of dearness allowance with Basic Pay at any stage which has been accepted by Government.
The full text of this Lok Sabha Query is as follows.
3632 . Shri SOMENDRA NATH MITRA
Will the Minister of FINANCE be pleased to state:-
(a) whether various Associations/ Organisations of Central Government employees demanded merger of 50 per cent Dearness Allowance into the basic pay of Central Government employees and pensioners;
(b) if so, the details thereof and reaction of the Government thereto; and
(c) the recommendation of the Sixth Central Pay Commission in this regard and action taken by the Government thereto?