7th Pay Commission: H12020 DA hike of 4 per cent to roll in today
New Delhi, Mar 13: There will be some good news on the 7th Pay Commission very soon.
A decision has been taken to increase the Dearness Allowance of Central Government employees by 4 per cent. The decision was taken by the Union Cabinet.
The 4 per cent hike in the DA is being rolled out for the period January 2020 to June 2020. This is based on the 3 per cent spike in the inflation figures between July 2019 and June 2020.
Their salaries could increase in the range of Rs 720 and Rs 10,000. The hike in the salaries is dependant on the pay drawn at the various levels. The DA hike is announced twice a year. The announcement could be made between January 2020 and June 2020.
The DA hike is announced on the basis of inflation in the previous half of the year. The DA hike is announced on the basis of the inflation from July to December in the previous year and January to June in the same year.
This comes as a major relief for the CG employees who have been awaiting good news on the 7th Pay Commission.