The Union Cabinet on Thursday (Oct 21) approved a three per cent hike in dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief (DR) for central government employees and pensioners.
It seems as if the Central government employees are being compensated for having suffered a grim 2020. Ahead of the festival season, the employees will avail the much awaited double bonanza.
A month after increasing the dearness allowance of central government employees to 28 percent, the Narendra Modi-led government has come up with another good news for the CG employees in Pay Commission scale.
If you are a central government employee or a pensioner, here is something that will cheer you up as there are a plethora of benefit schemes announced or are likely to be implemented this year.
Around 52 lakh Central government employees and over 65 lakh pensioners are all set to start receiving hiked Dearness Allowances (DA) and other related benefits approved under the 7th Pay Commission from July 1.
Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Communications has issued a circular to clarify queries received in respect of Special Cash Package equivalent in lieu of Leave Travel Concession Fare for Central Government employees during the block period 2018-21. Earlier, the Finance Department had released three sets of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) in the month of October and […]
At a time when the Central government employees are expecting a hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) as per the 7th Pay Commission recommendations, the rise in COVID-19 cases across the country has once again brought around an ambiguous situation. Though expectations are still there that the centre will unfreeze the DA and announce it for […]
Bhubaneswar: The Central government is likely to implement the New-Wage Code Bill 2021 from April 1, 2021. This may change the existing monthly Provident Fund (PF) and gratuity contributions by employees. As per the provisions under the new system, the share of basic salary in CTC could be 50 per cent or more. It means […]
The COVID-19 lockdowns and shutdowns shattered many lives with people even losing their source of income. Amid all these woes and wait for DA announcement as per the 7th Pay Commission recommendations, the government has come up with a relief for the Central government employees. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many Central government employees failed to […]
Amid the buzz around the possible hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) of the Central government employees, reports are there that a 25 per cent hike in their allowance as per the 7th pay commission recommendations is expected from next month. The central government employees are presently getting a DA of 17 per cent as the […]
New Delhi: Amidst the wait for DA and salary hike, here comes a major relief for the central government employees and pensioners. The Supreme Court recently delivered a verdict which states that reimbursement of medical bills cannot be denied to a central government employee either during service or after retirement if s/he does not seek […]
Bhubaneswar: The Department of Personnel and Training has released the list of holidays for the Central Government Employees for the year 2021. As per the official notification, each employee shall benefit all the compulsory holidays along with 3 out of 14 optional holidays. The Central government administrative offices located outside Delhi/ New Delhi shall observe […]
In a good news for the 50 lakh Central government employees and over 60 lakh pensioners, the Narendra Modi government is likely to unfreeze the Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) this month. If the government unfreezes the DA, the Central government employees will get it at the current 28 per cent rate of […]
In what could provide a major relief to central government pensioners in this pandemic crisis, the Centre has extended the date of submission of life certificate up to February 28, 2021. The extension of date will also benefit all pensioners covered under the 7th Pay Commission, sources said. Union Minister Jitendra Singh said that the […]
The Central government employees have been expecting a hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) and an increase in the basic pay for quite some time now. Though reports are there that there will be an increase in the DA as per 7th Pay Commission recommendations in July next year, COVID-19 seems to have dampened the hope […]
New Delhi: As we approach the beginning of another year, some good news is in store for the central government employees. The employees can start celebrating the New Year 2021 from today itself as they are most likely to take home an increased salary in 2021. The Narendra Modi-led Central government is expected to restore […]
Bhubaneswar: The Central government has clarified that no transport allowance would be paid to employees who did not attend office during the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown period. “Transport allowance (TA) is provided to Central Government Employees to compensate them for the amount spend on commuting between residence and office. The Central government employees who could not […]
The Central government employees have been waiting for the hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) from the beginning of this year. Though the Centre had announced that the employees will continue to get DA and Dearness Relief (DR) at the current rates, a hike in the allowance is expected soon after June 2021. The DA is […]
The Centre is all set to change the base year for the consumer price index for industrial workers (CPI-IW). If it happens, there will be a possible hike in the minimum wage of the workers and the dearness allowance (DA) of Central government employees. Union Labour and Employment Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar is likely to […]
The Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) has issued orders relaxing the Leave Travel Concession (LTC) facility for the government employees to travel by Air to visit Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, North Eastern Region and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public […]
Amid the wait for the hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) as per the 7th Pay Commission recommendations, the Centre recently clarified that the Central government employees will continue to get DA and Dearness Relief (DR) at the current rates. The central government employees are presently getting 17 per cent DA and they have been waiting […]
7th Pay Commission: Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a message has been doing the rounds claiming that the Centre has withdrawn its order to suspend dearness allowance (DA). The Centre has clarified that it is fake news as it has not passed any such order. “It has been decided that the additional instalment of Dearness Allowance […]
7th Pay Commission: The Central government employees get the benefits of the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS). They are eligible to get treatment under the scheme. It is worth mentioning that it is a mandatory health insurance cover for the central government employees who pay a nominal monthly premium which is deducted from their monthly […]
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Central government employees are likely to get a hike in their salary soon. As per the recommendation of 7th Pay Commission, the government employees’ may soon get Dearness Allowance (DA) for the January-June 2020 period from July 2021 onwards. The central government employees are presently getting 17 per cent DA […]
The Narendra Modi government has issued a clarification on the VRS scheme of the central government employees with disabilities. A central government employee can now have the option to continue in service with the same pay scale and service benefits if turns disabled during its service period. The latest DoPT order read, “The undersigned is […]