7th Pay Commission: Good mews for employees! DA increased by 4%, arrears will be given with the salary of next 3 months


7th Pay Commission: Central employees are waiting for the increase in dearness allowance (DA) for the second half of the year i.e. from July to December. Meanwhile, some states are increasing dearness allowance for different periods.

In this episode, Gujarat has announced a 4 percent increase in dearness allowance. This allowance will come with the next three months’ salary in the form of arrears.

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About 10 lakh employees benefited

This decision will be effective from January 1, 2024 for those employees who come under the Seventh Pay Commission. This will benefit 4.71 lakh Karmayogis and about 4.73 lakh retired employees or pensioners of Gujarat. Officials said that the state government will disburse a total of Rs 1129.51 crore to settle these dues of the employees.

Arrears will be given in three installments

The arrears of dearness allowance for six months from 1 January 2024 to 30 June 2024 will be given in three installments along with the salary. According to the information, the arrears between January 2024 to February 2024 will be included in the salary of July, the arrears of March and April in the salary of August and the arrears of May and June in the salary of September.

When will the central government employees get a gift?

Central employees are waiting for the hike in allowance for the half year from July to December. Its announcement is made by September or October but it becomes effective from the month of July itself. In simple language, the allowance of central employees will increase from July 1 but its official announcement will be made in September or October. Let us tell you that right now the allowance of central employees is 50 percent.

Meanwhile, the buzz about the 8th Central Pay Commission has also started. Let us tell you that a Central Pay Commission is usually constituted at an interval of ten years. However, the Narendra Modi government has told the House that there is no proposal to constitute the 8th Central Pay Commission. Now it is important to see whether a decision is taken on this in the new government or not.

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