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7th Pay Commission Update! Central Government Employees To Get DA Arrears of Rs 2 Lakhs Before January 26

The central government employees to get their pending DA arrears of up to Rs 2lakhs before January 26. Know complete details inside the article.

M Kanika
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7th Pay Commission: The central government employees may expect good news before Republic Day. Central govt. employees who are eagerly waiting for good news from Prime Minister Narendra Modi government for a long time may soon get their pending Dearness Allowance (DA) arrears, which have been suspended for the past 18 months, would be reimbursed. 

Also, if the Dearness Allowances Increases then, the salaries of the central government employees will automatically increase.

DA Arrears To Release In January 2022

According to the most recent report, the central government plans to release the Dearness Allowance (DA) arrears of Central Government employees, which have been pending for the past 18 months, in January 2022. According to the calculations, the employees will receive more than Rs 2 lakh as DA arrears this year.

3% to 34% Increase In Dearness Allowances

Along with a 3% increase in Dearness Allowances, the overall DA for the Central government employees will be 34%. It means that a Central government employee earning Rs 18,000 per month will receive Rs 73,440 in annual dearness allowance.

Central Government To Increase DA & DR to 31%

According to various media reports, the Union Cabinet is planning to take the decision in its next meeting. Let us remind you that the central government raised the DA and DR from 17% to 31% in October of last year.

However, they have yet to get their dues. According to reports, the Union Cabinet has proposed a one-time settlement amount for DA dues that have been on hold for the past 18 months.

DA & DR Increases Twice A Year  

Employees and retirees receive Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief twice a year to reimburse them for inflation or general price increases. The DA hike was put on hold in May 2020 owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, on June 30, 2021, the Center began increasing the DA. However, no decision on the outstanding sum was made at the time.  

Decision to be Made Soon   

According to estimates, DA dues for Level-1 employees can range from Rs 11,880 to Rs 37,554, while it can range from Rs 1,44,200 to Rs 2,18,200 for Level-13 employees. The Union Cabinet is likely to make a decision on the DA arrears very soon. 

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