There is good news for more than one crore employees and pensioners of the Centre. The wait for their DA and DR hike will end soon. It is estimated that before Navratri, the government may give a big gift and pension to the central employees.7th Pay Commission: Big gift to central employees before Navaratri.
In fact, the central government may soon announce an inflation hike for its employees and pensioners. This time, it is expected that the gratuity will increase by 4%. If DA is increased by 4%, it will increase from 34% to 38%.7th Pay Commission: Big gift to central employees before Navaratri.
According to information from sources, a major meeting of the Union Cabinet will be held on September 28. Increase in DA and DR of central employees and pensioners may be announced in this meeting. It is said that the payment will start before Navratri. Along with this, they will get two months of July and August dues from October.
Lakhs of employees and pensioners of the Center will benefit
50 lakh employees and 65 lakh pensioners of the country will benefit from the increase in their wages by increasing the government pension. Earlier in the year, the government had increased DA by 3 per cent, after which the gratuity increased to 34 per cent. Now as DA has increased by 4%, the dearness allowance will increase to 38%.
The AICPI data were significant in increasing DA
AICPI index plays an important role in determining the minimum allowance of central employees. After February, there is a jump in the AICPI index. The AICPI index figure was 125.1 in January 2022, which declined to 125 in February. It had reached 126 points in March. After this, it rose to 127.7 in April. It reached 129 points in May and 129.2 points in June. This has increased the expectation that DA of central employees may increase by 4%.
The salary of central employees will be very high
18,000 as minimum basic pay in 7th Pay Commission and Rs 56,900 at Cabinet Secretary level. As per 38 percent, on a basic pay of Rs 18000, the total increase in DA per annum will be available at Rs 6840. The total DA will increase by Rs.720 per month. In the maximum basic pay scale of Rs 56,900, the total increase in annual dearness allowance will be Rs 27,312. 2276 as compared to 34 per cent for those in this pay scale.
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DA increases twice a year
The gratuity of employees is increased twice a year in January and July. So far the government has not increased the DA for the month of July. In such a situation, the government is expected to increase the DA soon.