Central employees awaiting next govt nod on DA merger

Central employees awaiting next govt nod on DA merger

Central employees awaiting next govt nod on DA merger

New Delhi: Central government employees are awaiting next government nod on merger of 50 percent dearness allowance to basic Pay in the view of model code of conduct.

Family finances of government employees are being squeezed from all sides as inflation is rising at its fastest level in last four years. How can government employees cope with raising inflation besides merger of 50 percent dearness allowance (DA) to basic pay.

High prices of day-to-day goods make it difficult for government employees to afford even the basic commodities in their lives.

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NMC pleads with seventh CPC for merger of 50% DA

NMC pleads with seventh CPC for merger of 50% DA

Jammu: President of the National Mazdoor Conference (NMC) Subash Shastri on Monday pleaded that seventh pay commission should recommend to the central government for merger of 50% Dearness Allowance (DA) and payment of 20% interim relief in favour of employees till the commission submit its final report to the central government.

Subash Shastri, president, National Mazdoor Conference pleaded with seventh central pay commission for merger of 50% DA.

Subash Shastri, president, National Mazdoor Conference pleaded with seventh central pay commission for merger of 50% DA.
He pointed out that inflation has its worst impact on government employees. High prices of day-to-day goods make it difficult for government employees to afford even the basic commodities in their lives.

He also urged the seventh central pay panel to commence visits of various states of the country to discuss with all the stake holders for devising formula for finalizing its recommendations well in time.

Addressing a rally of NMC activists here, Shastri said that a calendar of meetings with representatives of central government employees and pensioners organizations, state governments and all other concerned should be drawn up so that recommendations of the seventh CPC are simultaneously implemented in favour of both centre and state governments employees and pensioners and there are no anomalies, whatsoever, while implementing the report of the commission.
Shastri suggested that seventh central pay panel should be also recommended to the central government to arrange the resources for the states having facing financial constraints to enable them to implement its all recommendation in one go.

Source: www.tkbsen.in
[http://tkbsen.in/2014/03/nmc-pleads-with-seventh-cpc-for-merger-of-50-da/]

Possibility to announce Interim Relief before elections

Possibility to announce Interim Relief before elections..!

Proposals of Enhancement of Retirement age and Merger of D.A may not materialize

It was learnt from the sources close to the Union Government that the proposals of Enhancement of Retirement age of Central Government Employees from 60 to 62 years and Merger of D.A to basic pay may not be materialized now before General elections. Accordingly, these two proposals have not been taken up for consideration by the union Cabinet in its meeting held on friday. But there is possibility to announce Interim Relief (I.R) before elections.

Source: www.postalinspectors.blogspot.in
[http://postalinspectors.blogspot.in/2014/02/proposals-of-enhancement-of-retirement.html]

Retirement Age 62 and 10% DA from Jan 2014 – Cabinet expected to clear on Friday (28.202014)

Retirement Age 62 and 10% DA from Jan 2014 – Cabinet expected to clear on Friday (28.202014)

As per media news, Union cabinet is going to meet on Friday(28.2.2014) and the Cabinet is expected to clear two main agenda points in the meeting as follows…

One is Retirement Age 62: Retirement age of Central Government employees will increase by two years from 60 to 62 with effect from 1.3.2014.

Additional 10% DA from 1.1.2014 : 10% of Additional Dearness allowance from 1.1.2014 to all Central Government employees and pensioners, may be declared in the meeting.

No merge DA with Basic Pay – Minister replied in Parliament

No merge DA with Basic Pay – Minister replied in Parliament

Yesterday the Minister of Finance Namo Narain Meena informed in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha that the ‘6th Central Pay Commission had recommended not to merge Dearness Allowance with basic pay at any stage’. Some Central government employees associations have been demanding for the merger of 50% Dearness allowance with basic pay and the constitute of 7th Pay Commission.

And also he added, the next pay commission is considered normal after a gap of ten years between two successive pay commission.