Central Government Employees to Get Additional Instalment of DA, DR

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Cabinet approves a 4% increase in Dearness Allowance (DA) for Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) for pensioners. 
  • The increase compensates for a price rise, impacting Rs.12, 868.72 Crore per annum. 
  • Benefits 49.18 lakh Central Government employees and 67.95 lakh pensioners. 
  • The increase aligns with the 7th Central Pay Commission’s recommendations.
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