‘Merger of 50% of DA and DR with basic pay’ – Finance Ministry

‘Merger of 50% of DA and DR with basic pay’ – Finance Ministry

‘Merger of 50% of DA and DR with basic pay’ – Finance Ministry explained as a reply to a unstarred question in the Parliament on 14th December, 2012.

The below explanation was presented by the Minister of States for Finance Shri.Namo Narain Meena to the questions regarding merger of DA / DR with basic pay of Central Government employees and Pensioners in the Parliament on 14.12.2013…

Whether various Associations/ Organisations of Central Government employees demanded merger of 50 per cent Dearness Allowance into the basic pay of Central Government employees and pensioners and the recommendation of the Sixth Central Pay Commission in this regard and action taken by the Government thereto?

Yes, A number of representations have been received from Associations/Organizations of Central Government Employees/Pensioners and individuals demanding merger of 50% of Dearness Allowance/ Dearness Relief with basic pay/pension respectively. The demand has been considered by the Government and not agreed to since the 6th Central Pay Commission has not recommended as such.

The 6th Central Pay Commission did not recommend merger of dearness allowance with Basic Pay at any stage. Government accepted this recommendation vide Government of India Resolution dated 29.08.2008.

(Note : Merger 50% of Dearness Allowance with basic pay to the employees of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) following 1997 Industrial Dearness Allowance (IDA) pattern of scales of pay with effect from 1.1.2007.)

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  1. COLRANBIRLAMBA says

    DEAR SIR
    1. KINDLY TAKE UP CASE WITH PM & FOR WELFARE OF SERVING & PENSIONER

    2.ANOMALY IN SIXTH PAY COMMISSION 50% DA MERGERS ORDER WERE NEGLECTED IN 6th PAY COMMISSION.

    3. THE SERVING HAVE BEEN GIVEN 25% HIKE IN ALL ALLCES + 3% HIKE IN PAY. BUT A GREAT INJUSTICE HAS BEEN DONE TO RETIRES ,.NEITHER MERGER OF DA ON ATTAINING SLAB OF 50% NOR YEARLY INCREMENT IS GIVEN TO PENSIONER. A VOILATON OF ARTICLE 14 OF CONSTITUTION

    4.A BLUNDER ,BUT WHO SHOULD BE MADE ACCOUNTABLE FOR CREATING PROBLEMS FOR EX SERVICEMEN

    5..IN 5TH CPC 50%DA WAS MERGED IN BASIC PENSION AS DP ONCE IT CROSSED 50%

    6.. IN 6TH CPC WHEN DA CROSSED 50%, VARIOUS ALLOWANCES WERE HIKED BY 25 % OF SERVING PERSONS, BUT DA WAS NOT MERGED AS DP FOR SERVING & PENSIONERS

    7.THE MINISTER OF FINANCE MENTIONED IN LOK SABHA[DETAILS APPENDED BELOW] THAT DA ON CROSSING SLAB OF 50% IS NOT BEING MERGED AS DP, BECAUSE IT IS NOT MENTIONED IN 6TH CPC

    7.THE MINSTER OF FINANCE SHOULD HAVE SWIFTLY ISSUED AMENDMENT FOR 50% DA MERGER AS DP THEN HE WOULD HAVE EARNED GOOD WILL OF ALL & UPA.

    8..IT IS GREAT INJUSTICE TO PENSIONER.

    9.HOW IT IS JUSTIFIED THAT ON ONE SIDE YOU INCREASE ALL ALLOWANCES AS 25% BUT FORGET TO TAKE CARE OF MOTHER OF ALL ALLOWANCES>DA MERGER AS DP

    10.PENSIONER SHOULD BE GIVEN THE RIGHT FULL DUE TO THEM IN A DEMOCRATIC SET UP