: In line with the Seventh Pay Commission matrix, around 52 lakh central government employees had a piece of good news last month when the Narendra Modi government made it clear that Central Government employees (CGS) would soon be paid full DA (DA). Benefit will be given.
Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur made the announcement in this regard in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha. He said that the entire DA benefit will be given to the Centralemployees from 1 July 2021.
As a result, central government employees are eager to receive dearness allowance (DA), which has been pending since January 2021. The government had withheld three installments of DA for Central Government employees and DR (Dearness Relief) due to pension. Causes of COVID-19 epidemic on January 1, 2020, July 1, 2020 and January 1, 2021. This decision allowed the government to save Rs 37,430.08 crore and let them face catastrophe.
As announced by Anurag Thakur from 1 July 2021, the effective DA for central government employees can increase from the current 17 per cent to 28 per cent. Once the DA is restored, it will please the faces of about 60 lakh retired central government pensioners.