10% DA for TN State Government Employees

10% DA for TN State Government Employees An another announcement of hiking in Dearness allowance to the employees of State Government of Tamil Nadu today. Tamilnadu Chief Minister announces an additional DA to state employees from 1.1.2014. Following the Central Government, the state government has declared DA to its employees from the existing rate of 90% to 100% with effect from 1.1.2014. The arrears of Dearness Allowance for the months of January, February and March 2014 shall be … [Read more...]

50% DA MERGE OR INTERIM RELIEF FOR CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

50% DA MERGE OR INTERIM RELIEF FOR CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES As everyone knows the Central Government has constituted the 7th Pay Commission and named its Chairmen recently. The decision of the government to constitute the 7th CPC has triggered many expectations among the central government employees. Among them was the merger of 50% DA with basic pay as done in the 5th CPC. But the 6th CPC did not recommended anything like that. It is understood that the employees are eagerly awaiting for … [Read more...]

Merger of 50% DA will soon be considered by Central Government before the budget session of Parliament in February 2014…

Merger of 50 percent DA may soon be considered by Central Government – Sources Sources close to the Central Government Employees Federations told that Merger of 50% DA will soon be considered by Central Government before the budget session of Parliament in February 2014. According to the sources, the central government is likely to consider the central government employees  demand for merging of 50 % DA, for the reason that the DA will be crossing 100% level after January 2014. The rate … [Read more...]

DA reached 80% – what will happen, if DA crosses 100%

DA reached 80% - what will happen, if DA crosses 100% What will happen DA reaches 100%..! At present DA is getting ready to touch 80% level. We can expect that it will reach to 100% level near future. Dearness Allowance Vs Price Rise The central government employee’s confederation opined that The Dearness allowance which the cg employees are receiving now is not enough to meet the price rise of essential commodities. (see here) The retail price of those commodities which go into making of … [Read more...]

How to calculate IDA..?

How IDA increase is calculated? We have been reporting the increase in IDA every three months, always before official announcement is made. We have not been making predictions or assumptions.  Our reporting has always been based on standard calculation used for the purpose.  We feel that the members also should be aware of the calculation. Hence this article. The IDA rate revision is based on All India Consumer Price Index.  After Second Pay Revision w.e.f. 1.1.2007, the base … [Read more...]