Big news for employees-pensioners, update on outstanding DA arrears of 18 months, big statement of Union Minister, know whether money will be received or not?

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DA Hike: Government's gift to employees! 9% DA increased, these employees will get benefits
DA Hike: Government's gift to employees! 9% DA increased, these employees will get benefits

Minister of State Pankaj Chowdhary said that the arrears of DA are for 2020-21, which is not considered appropriate to give, still the financial deficit of the government is double the level fixed under the FRBM Act.

When the question was asked to the government that how much amount is needed for this DA arrears, then the Minister of State for Finance told that it has saved Rs 34,402.32 crore. This money has been used to deal with the economic impact caused by the Corona epidemic.

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7th Pay Commission 18 Month DA Arrears: There is big news for 1 crore central employees and pensioners. The fresh update on DA arrears stuck for a long time 18 months ahead of speculations of 4 per cent dearness allowance hike has come. The Central Government has refused to give the outstanding DA arrears. Minister of State for Finance Pankaj Chaudhary, in response to a question during the Question Hour in the Lok Sabha, refused to give the outstanding DA in clear words.

According to media reports, with the beginning of the second phase of the budget session of Parliament, during the question hour in the Lok Sabha, the issue of outstanding DA arrears of central employees and pensioners arose that the dearness allowance of 18 months of employees-pensioners has been stopped during the Corona period. Are there any plans to release it in the near future? Presenting its clarification on this, the Central Government has clearly said that it has no plans to issue DA arrears.

Know what the Union Minister said on DA arrears

Union Minister of State for Finance Pankaj Chaudhary replied in writing that there is no plan to give arrears of 3 installments of dearness allowance and dearness relief to central employees and pensioners. The decision to freeze the DA to be issued on 1 January 2020, 1 July 2020 and 1 January 2021 was taken due to the economic disruption caused by the corona pandemic, to reduce the financial burden on the government, which will affect 2020-21 and Even after that it has been seen.

Minister of State Pankaj Chowdhary said that the arrears of DA are for 2020-21, which is not considered appropriate to give, still the financial deficit of the government is double the level fixed under the FRBM Act. When the question was asked to the government that how much amount is needed for this DA arrears, then the Minister of State for Finance said that it has saved Rs 34,402.32 crore, this money was used to deal with the economic impact caused by the Corona epidemic. Is.

Arrears are due from 2020 to 2021

In fact, central employees-pensioners are owed DA arrears from July 2020 to January 2021, because 2 years ago, during the Corona period, the central government had banned the DA / DR of 48 lakh employees and 64 lakh pensioners, for which they have been demanding for a long time. In this regard, Shiv Gopal Mishra, Secretary of the Staff Side National Council, also wrote a letter to the Cabinet Secretary and Chairman of the National Council ‘JCM’ on August 18, 2022 and also gave the option to the Central Government to release the amount of arrears.

If she wants to prepare a mechanism for this, then the employees will help the government. In his letter to the Cabinet Secretary, the JCM Secretary had also cited a decision given by the Supreme Court in February 2021. The same pensioners and pensioners union had also written a letter to PM Narendra Modi appealing to restore it, but no decision could be taken.

Who owes how much DA Arrear, see complete calculation

Shiv Gopal Mishra of the National Council of JCM says that the DA arrears of Level-1 employees ranges from Rs 11,880 to Rs 37,554. Level-13 (7TH CPC Basic Pay Scale Rs 1,23,100 to Rs 2,15,900) Or if the calculation is done for Level-14 (pay-scale), then an employee has to pay Rs 1,44,200 to Rs 2,18,200 as dearness allowance arrears.
If the basic pay of the employee is Rs 18,000, the DA arrears payable to him for 3 months was (4,320+3,240+4,320) = Rs 11,880. Level-13 (7TH CPC Basic Pay-Scale Rs.1,23,100 to Rs.2,15,900). For Level-14 (Pay-Scale) the DA Arrears Rs.1,44,200 to Rs.2,18,200.

(This figure is shown as an example, it is subject to change.)

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