7th Pay Commission: Another gift to central employees, after DA, now this allowance will increase! bumper salary increase


7th Pay Commission: Central employees are going to get good news once again. The government has increased the DA, along with it, now another allowance is being considered to increase. If this happens, then there will be a big increase in the salary of the employees. According to the information, HRA hike can also be announced along with DA hike. Actually, with the increase in DA, revision in HRA is also expected.

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38% may be DA

The DA of central government employees and pensioners has been increased by 4%. That is, from this month employees will get increased salary. Along with this, an increase in HRA can also be announced soon. Earlier, the HRA was increased in July last year. Then the DA was also increased to 28 percent. Now that the DA has become 38 percent, then the HRA can also be amended.

How HRA is Determined

Now let us see how HRA is decided for government employees. Let us tell you that the cities whose population is more than 50 lakhs come under the ‘X’ category. At the same time, those whose population is more than 5 lakhs, they come in the ‘Y’ category. And cities with a population of less than 5 lakhs come under the ‘Z’ category. The minimum HRA for all three categories will be Rs 5400, 3600 and Rs 1800.

How much can HRA increase

Accordingly, the HRA of the employee is determined by the category of the city where they work. According to media reports, the HRA of government employees living or working in X category cities is likely to increase by 4 to 5 percent, similar to DA.

At present, the employees of these cities get HRA of 27 per cent of the basic salary. At the same time, 2 percent increase in HRA is possible for Y category cities. At present, these employees get 18-20 per cent HRA. At the same time, 1 percent HRA can be increased for Z category cities. They are currently given HRA at the rate of 9-10 per cent.

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